EXCLUSIVE ITINERARIES ON LAKE COMO
Come and discover one of the most beautiful lakes in the world on board our Riva…
Curiosity on the way:
from Como to Varenna an itinerary of monuments, villas and breathtaking landscapes…
Sculpture “The Life Electric” by architect Daniel Libeskind; dedicated to Alessandro Volta, located at the end of the breakwater – in the form of two opposing electrical waves – it weighs 29 tons and is about 14 m high.
Volta Temple, erected in memory of Alessandro Volta – famous Italian scientist whose studies led him in 1799 to the realization of the electric battery. This invention was so important that the name of Volta was given to the unit of measurement of electricity, the volt; The “World War I memorial” created in 1933 on the original drawing of the futurist architect Sant’Elia.
Towards Cernobbio you will see many prestigious villas including Villa Olmo and Villa Erba, jewel of architecture built at the end of ‘800 and setting of many movies (one of the most popular Ocean’s Twelve).
Towards Bellagio you can admire the most exclusive places where famous people have purchased estates, in Laglio Villa Fontanelle ex Gianni Versace’s Villa and Villa Oleandra owned by George Clooney.
On the opposite bank, in Torno, you can admire the impressive Villa Pliniana, whose construction dates back to 1573.
Again crossing the lake in a northerly direction we will find the famous Isola Comacina, the only one on Lake Como, who played an important rule during the Roman time and early medieval time. Continuing on the extreme tip of the Dosso di Lavedo you can admire one of the most beautiful and romantic residences of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello, and then continue towards Tremezzo with its prestigious Villa Carlotta. Crossed the bank we will meet the Pearl of the Lake “Bellagio” and then finally reach the characteristic Varenna.