Holidays in Como
|Flight time||Transfer time
|Milan||1 hour 55 mins||55 mins|
Sitting on the south western shores of picturesque Lake Como is Italy's popular tourist city of Como. Famed for being the inspiration for the Star Wars movies' scenes for Naboo, Como’s natural and cosmetic beauty has been bringing tourists to this lovely part of Italy for well over 100 years. The city has wonderful public parks and gardens, some fantastic museums and palaces, plenty of cafés and restaurants serving some superb local cuisine and is the getaway to the magical waters of Lake Como. So if you are after a break to a gorgeous Italian city that is steeped in history and offers plenty for all to enjoy then a holiday to Como may just be the thing for you!
Holidays to Como ensure you'll never be stuck for things to do. In the centre of town, the civic archaeological museum of Como has a collection of precious artefacts and objects found in the local area that date from pre-historic times and Roman era, while the city’s 19th Duomo is a classic example of Gothic-Renaissance architecture and is ornately decorated inside. The neo-classic Villa Olma is a spectacular 18th summer place that has green, ornamental gardens and now hosts lavish exhibitions of art and theatre.
If you're after a spot of retail therapy then Como will not disappoint. Located around the Lake and near the old city there are plenty of pedestrian shopping streets where you can browse handicrafts, souvenirs and the locally handmade silk products that Como is renowned for.
Explore Lake Como
The waterfront of Como is a wonderful place to relax, with gelaterias and cafés lining the promenade where you can sip on a refreshing drink. Also on the waterfront is the Tempio Voltiano, or Temple Volta, a museum that houses an exhibition about the famous scientist Alessandro Volta. For the best views in town head to the Volta Lighthouse, located on a hill just outside of town, which offers spectacular panoramic views of Lake Como.
Whether you're looking for an exciting holiday by one of Italy’s greatest lakes, or you just want to kick back in one of the fantastic hotels in Como, easyJet holidays has great deals on holidays to Como, and by booking your easyJet flight and hotel together you’ll get away for even less. Plus, with easyJet holidays you can book flexible dates, so you can have an Italy holiday that's tailored to you!