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February 13, 2015

Beautiful Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como in ItalyWe love returning year after year to Lake Como, one of our favorite destinations in Italy. Villa d’Este is our preferred lakeside hotel. A classic grand hotel in the European tradition, it’s perfect for both families and seekers of Old World romance. We love its immaculately manicured gardens, excellent restaurants, clay tennis courts and the saltwater pool floating in the lake.

Artisans of Leisure can arrange boat charters to Bellagio and other lake district towns, visits to favorite villas and gardens around the lake, privately guided hiking excursions, shopping in local designer outlets, and tours of nearby Lugano.  However, relaxing on the hotel terrace with a cocktail while taking in the spectacular views is our favorite pastime of all.

Lake Como makes a great base for exploring the Italian Riviera, the Alps and this year’s Expo Milan 2015 World’s Fair.

View Artisans of Leisure’s private Italy tours, or contact one of our Italy experts to start planning.

Destinations:  Europe, Italy

Tags:  boat rides, Expo Milan, gardens, Italy, Italy tours, Lake Como, luxury hotels, luxury Italy tours, romance, World's Fair