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City break in Como. Active leisure ideas for Como - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Como suits not only for those who love to visit cultural attractions, but also for those who can’t imagine their rest without visiting entertainment places. There are some beautiful parks for both active sport types and those preferring just to walk around. Villa Meltzi and Villa Serbelloni parks are probably the most beautiful ones. Later one features total of 18 kilometers walkways and alleys for cycling and walking. Villa Serbelloni park is popular amongst local citizen and foreigners; the territory is good for camping and picnic holidays.
First settlers appeared on the territory of the modern city in 196 BC. During several centuries in medieval the unique lands of Como were the reason of fighting between Spain, France and … Open
The funicular connecting Como to antique village of Brunate located at nearby mountain is very popular among tourists. The walk around picturesque natural landscapes will please you. The view point built on top of the mountain provides an excellent all-round view over city and Lake of Como situated on the other side of mountain ridge. There is also a suitable place for rest that fans of water recreation would enjoy. If you like to rest by the sea there's excellent beach next to Villa Olmo. Open entire warm season it provides excellent opportunity for family holidays and sun baths.
City of Como features unique seaplanes club open for public. You can book flight tour over picturesque suburbs or try yourself as a pilot under experienced coach advice. For those preferring night life Como offers a number of clubs and bars open until late at night and providing entertainment shows. The most popular night clubs are located at the downtown along with best restaurants and shopping malls. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
City of Como restaurants range from exclusive ones from Michelin's list to tiny bistro. Amongst them is Il Solito Posto restaurant situated in 19th century historical building. Il Solito … Open
If you need some fresh fruits and vegetables or delicacies, you have to visit Olivetum shop. It offers a huge variety of food, moderate prices and its own bakery. Great choice of souvenirs and local handcraft are being sold all around the city street markets. Most of them are only open on weekend morning hours, but there are always souvenir shops at shopping malls that serve tourists till late in the evening.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Como
♥   World Heritage Site 'Monte San Giorgio' , 15.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 56.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 108.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Como
♥   Amusement park 'Greenland' Limbiate, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Volandia' Somma Lombardo, 35.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf Adventure' Milano, 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Europark Idroscalo Milano' Segrate, 40.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Como
♥   Water park 'Gardaland waterpark' Milano, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 102.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'River Park' Rivergaro, 106.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Como
♥   Restaurant 'The Market Place Restaurant' Como. Type - Creative. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Antica Trattoria' COMO. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Namaste' COMO. Type - Indian. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Er Più' COMO. Type - Classic cuisine. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Navedano' COMO. Type - Classic cuisine. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Como from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Verzasca Dam

From the series “Thrilling points for bungee jumping”
According to the script, James Bond has jumped during the pursuit of this dam. Thousands of people from all over the world wanted to repeat his heroic deed. The attraction is not only accessible during the day, but also at night. At dawn the jump becomes a bit more expensive. In order to enjoy the unforgettable entertainment, you have to go through the medical examination, book the time of the jump and pay the jump price to one of the organizing companies. … Read further

Borromeo Palace

From the series “The most wonderful castles and palaces”
The design of the surrounding territory was done just as carefully as building the palace. In addition to the building, there were some excellent views and terraces from which you can enjoy the panorama of Lake Magiore. The adjoining territory is adorned with the exotic plants that were made for the garden of England. Among the luxuriant undergrowths of the rare trees and flowers you can see many beautiful sculptures and fountains. One of the most important modern peculiarities of the castle park complex are the rare white peacocks. … Read further

Duomo di Milano

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
The main building material is white marble. The Italian Simone de Orsenigo is considered to be the original author of the project. Later, best experts from Germany and France were attracted to participate in construction. For hundreds of years, the best masters of Europe were working to create the unique facade and interior design. Their work resulted in the fabulously beautiful cathedral with the spire of 106.5 meters high. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Como

Guide to your best city break in Como - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Como - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Como?' disappears immediately.
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