Located on the Swiss border, Lake Como is a major tourist draw. It is a stunningly beautiful part of the country. Here you will find majestic clear blue lakes and superb Alpine peaks. If you are travelling from Ireland to Como then your best option is to fly into Milan Malpensa or Milan Linate Airport. It should only take about half an hour to get to Lake Como from here. Hiring a car in Milan is an option as is making use of our car hire Como service. There are also train and bus options to Como.
Throughout the year Italians and visitors from further afield come to the town of Como for a relaxing break. Como is a lovely walled town steeped in history. There are some excellent examples of various architectural styles such as the tower of Porta Vittoria, the basilica of San Corpoforo and the cathedral. Electricity pioneer Alessandro Volta is honoured at the Tempio Voltiano which houses some of the great mans tools.
There are plenty of excellent shopping opportunities in Como with lots of designer brands on offer. There is a market in the Piazza San Fedele which is great for finding cheap deals. It runs on the 1st Saturday of each month.
Cernobbio is well worth the short drive from Como. Here you will find an old town featuring gorgeous homes and fine hotels. Check out Isola Comacina also which is situated to the north of Lake Como.