Visit Como with a local guide and enjoy the beauty of the historical town near the lake in Italy
Visit Como with a local guide and enjoy the beauty of the historical town near
the lake in Italy. Como is a city rich in history located in the southern part
of Lake Como. It is known for the panoramic funicular and the pedestrian path
along the lake and also for all the historical monuments and places we can see
in the city.
The Gothic-style Duomo is one of the most important monument in Como together with the “Broletto” - town hall Palace, the eighteenth century “Teatro Sociale” and the church of San Fedele - a fine example of the Romanesque style. Another important Romanesque church in Como is Sant'Abbondio church, at its side stands a monastery built in the Middle Ages, which today, after being restored, houses the Faculty of Law.
Como is also famous as one of the most appreciate tourism destination thanks to its enviable geographical position on the shores of the lake, framed by the embrace of the hills. Como is a city of culture and art, enjoy a cultural journey along the alleyways of the historical city center with a professional guide.
The old town features elements from its Roman and medieval past, as well as religious buildings and palace. You will start the tour at Cavour's square and be guided through the city streets to discover the famous “Broletto” - town hall Palace, Villa Geno. You will have the possibility to take the Funicolar to go to Brunetto and enjoy the view from Bellavista.
You will visit also the walls of Como, called Barbarossa Walls, which surround the historic city center on three sides. The walls are still well preserved for 70% of the original perimeter and date back to the medieval period. You can admire the breathtaking overview from the ancient walls.
One of the important spots is Porta Torre that is one of the most interesting examples in Italy of military architecture of Romanesque tradition and one of the entrance gates of the city of Como. Your tour will end in Villa Olmo and back in Cavour's square.