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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
The city of Como favorably located at the foothills of the Alps is one of the best options for a family vacation. All possible entertainments are available here for each family member. The … 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.
In addition to all of the above, in Como, you can ride a boat along the picturesque lake. This kind of entertainment is attractive to both those who prefer a relaxed pastime and those who want to spend time actively. A must-visit place is I Falconieri del Feudo, where one can get a unique experience by watching magnificent flights of eagles and hawks. Besides that, there is an opportunity to hold the birds. Many tourists are happy to visit Como for one simple reason: here, in the vicinity, is Grotte di Rescia, where it feels like the real world ceases to exist, giving way to magic (what if it's true?). It would be especially interesting to visit the cave on Christmas Eve when it is delightfully decorated, which gives this place an even more special charm.
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
Those wishing to play bowling, board games or billiards, as well as try out virtual reality, will like to spend time in Bowling PlayUp. In Room Escape Como, visitors have the opportunity to try out one of the rooms styled in the appropriate manner, trying to get out of it using all their wit and ingenuity. Among these rooms are both quite “scary” ones and those that can be visited with small children. Such a pastime is ideal for a noisy group of friends. Another interesting escape club is Countdown. Among its rooms, one can choose the "Elven Forest" with a magical atmosphere or "Back from Alpha Centauri" with its amazing space theme.
Those who want to go to the movies are recommended to visit Cinelandia providing comfortable halls and a great bar. Go-kart enthusiasts can be met in Top Race Park or Mokart where leisure is perfect for spending time with friends. Piscina Comunale, a swimming complex known for being always well-groomed and clean, is another advisable place in Como, which is frequented by locals and tourists who like to relax in a comfortable setting.
The city of Como is characterized by a very unhurried and measured rhythm of life. Locals are not accustomed to hurrying, they always have some time to rest and pay great attention to … Open
Local spas are ideal for relaxation, the best ones include FZ Massoterapia and Santa Maria Novella. Among bars and clubs where one can spend time after dusk, it is worthwhile to highlight a few ones that will surely appeal to every visitor to the city. Thus, party makers who want to enjoy strong drinks while listening to music will be happy to visit L'Officina della Musica, Enoteca Capitan Drake is recommended for wine lovers, and if you want to dance and enjoy life all night long, feel free to explore Made Club. Another great place for those wishing to enjoy a great alcoholic drink and admire the magnificent views is Ceccato Bar.
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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
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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. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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