Category: Day Trips & Excursions, Day Trips, Day Trips
Location: Lombardy, Tremezzo – Italy
Leaves from: Tremezzo, Italy
Duration: 6 to 7 hours
Walking tour: Tremezzo, Isola Comacina , Villa Balbianello
At 9:30 starts our walking tour from Tremezzo, typical village looking the central part of the lake, in front of Bellagio and Varenna. We walk from Tremezzo to Ossuccio through an ancient connection road, the “Greenway of the lake” discovering gentle paths, hidden corners of local history and enchanting lake views. We reach Ossuccio and from there the Comacina island by public boat. Comacina island is the only one island of Lake Como, one of the most interesting archeological sites in northern Italy for the early Middle Ages. The area, called Zoca de l’Oli for its mild climate, is covered by mediterranean vegetation and olive trees for the production of local oil.
From Comacina Island return trip by public boat to Ossuccio, from Ossuccio by walk to Villa Balbianello, in Lenno. Villa Balbianello is located on a wooded promontory on Como lake. This elegant, romantic 18th century mansion and its magnificent garden have hosted writers and travelers, including Guido Monzino, the last owner.
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