Exploring Como City: A Guide to Unforgettable Adventures and Sights

Nestled on the shores of the stunning Lake Como in Italy, Como offers a unique and unforgettable experience for those looking to explore this picturesque city. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, there’s a wealth of activities to enjoy in Como City. In this article, we’ll take you on a journey through the best things to do in Como, including the incredible experiences you can have with us, Wave Boat Como.

Como City

Explore the Historic Old Town

Como City boasts a rich history, and one of the best ways to immerse yourself in it is by strolling through the charming Old Town. The town is filled with narrow, winding streets, historical buildings, and bustling squares. Don’t miss the Como Cathedral, a stunning example of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and take a leisurely walk along the medieval city walls.

Como City

Take a Ride on the Funicular Railway

For panoramic views of Lake Como and the surrounding area, hop on the Como-Brunate Funicular Railway. This unique mode of transportation takes you from the city center to the scenic village of Brunate, offering spectacular vistas along the way.

Funicolare di Como

Indulge in Local Cuisine

Como City is a gastronomic paradise. Savor traditional Italian dishes at one of the local trattorias or dine in style at upscale restaurants along the lakefront. Don’t forget to try local delicacies such as fresh fish from the lake and a good pasta. For the complete list of the suggested restaurant, you can click here.

Pasta preparation

Shopping in Como

For those who love shopping, Como offers a delightful experience. Stroll along the streets filled with boutique shops, antique stores, and artisanal craftsmen. The “fashion street” is the famous Via Vittorio Emanuele: here you can find the best high-end boutiques. But make sure you don’t miss the other small and more typical boutiques around the city. Don’t leave without buying a piece of exquisite Italian fashion or some of the finest silk Como is renowned for.

Shopping in Como

Discover the Iconic Lake Como

Lake Como is often described as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, and it’s easy to see why. Its crystal-clear waters are surrounded by majestic mountains, lush greenery, and charming lakeside towns. Renting a boat with Wave Boat Como is the perfect way to explore this natural wonder and also see places like the James’ Bond Villa (Villa Balbianello), the house George Clooney (Villa Oleandra), the house of Gianni Versace (Villa Fontanelle), Nesso Waterfall etc etc. Enjoy a leisurely cruise, soak in the breathtaking scenery, and even take a dip in the pristine waters.

Villa Balbianello- Lenno


Como City is a destination that caters to a variety of interests, from nature enthusiasts to history buffs and water sports enthusiasts. When visiting this charming city, be sure to experience the beauty of Lake Como with Wave Boat Como, and take full advantage of the countless activities and attractions Como has to offer. Create lasting memories in this Italian gem, and enjoy an unforgettable adventure on the shores of Lake Como.

Plan your visit and book a boat tour with us today to immerse yourself in the beauty and elegance of Lake Como.


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