Those keen to enjoy a break to a villa in Italy will surely find no better place to head than a luxury villa on the shores of Lake Como.
Italy has long been a popular place for Brits to head to for a sunshine break and Como, in the region of Lombardy, is a perfect spot to visit, with its beautiful scenery, wide range of historical attractions and plenty of Italy villas to choose from.
Visiting a Villas in Italy is a great way to explore the Lombardy region as it offers unrivalled privacy and somewhere to relax and retreat to after a long day of exploring the area’s many attractions.
What is there to do on a Lake Como break?
The beautiful area around Lake Como is perfect for any type of traveller, no matter what sort of holiday they are after.
From the woodland ideal for exploring, to the rolling hills and gardens which surround the water, the region is truly beautiful and visitors could easily spend an hour or two, camera in hand, snapping the spectacular scenery.
History buffs and museum lovers will want to find time in their Italy holiday villa break to visit the Paolo Giovio Archaeological Museum, which holds fascinating exhibits showing the history of the area and artefacts dating right back to the prehistoric period.
Also, a visit to the neoclassical Voltiano Temple should not be missed on an Italy villa break. Tourists should also try and fit in a stroll around the region’s beautiful cathedral, which dates back to the 14th century, and the Trennial Gallery.
Water sports and fun in the sun
While Lake Como may usually be seen as a place to hire an Italy villa and relax, sporty and active types could also find the region a perfect holiday spot.
The lake offers a wide range of water sports, including water skiing, rafting, sailing and swimming. There is no better way to see the amazing scenery around the lake than by boat and holidaymakers should certainly find time to have a lazy row around the shore.
Those feeling a bit more active could hire a bike and explore the area on two wheels and after a day of activity, what better way to relax that by sampling one of the region’s well known wines or one of its 250 different food specialities.