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Discover Lake Como with holiday homes in Varenna

Varenna holiday homes are ideal for a quiet peaceful holiday in Italy. This picturesque village in Lombardy is set on the Lake Como shoreline, a perfect place to relax and enjoy the Italian lake and countryside. Varenna Holiday rentals enjoy a privileged location enabling visitors to explore this stunning region of Italy as it is very well served by transport links with ferries, roads, buses and trains to many of the surrounding towns and villages.

What to do while in Varenna

The sun shines warmly on Varenna making outdoor activities a pleasure. There are lovely little beaches where you can enjoy sunbathing and or maybe a relaxing drink in a shorefront café. One of the benefits of Varenna holiday rentals is great food and wine, but the pace of life in Varenna is lazy and some of the restaurants even retain the old custom of closing over the lunch period.

About the past of Varenna

Varenna is a colourful historical town and bears various signs of its wealthy past. Most noticeable is the size and creative architecture of the villas around the Albergo Royal Victoria, which is the town’s main square. The grand old villas, some of which have been updated or converted to provide Varenna holiday accommodation enhance the feeling of times gone by. Others remain as imposing as they have been for centuries and make for interesting viewing on walks around the town. There’s a Tourist Information Office in Varenna that can provide details of what to see.

Trips on the lake

Taking the ferry for an outing on Lake Como with its surrounding mountains is an excellent way of viewing and appreciating the beauty of the area, which is simply spectacular. The lake also offers sporting facilities such as sailing or you could simply spend some time fishing or enjoying a refreshing swim. There are many areas for enjoying lovely walks or hikes and as you climb higher into the hills you have the reward of a wonderful panoramic view of the region. On the way back to your Varenna holiday villa, stop off and enjoy a latte or cappuccino at one of the many little cafes.

Pay a visit to Bellagio

Nearby Bellagio is considered as the jewel of Lake Como with its enormous gardens laid out to perfection and its outstanding views. It’s close enough to Varenna holiday homes to pop over for an excellent lunch or dinner in one of the waterfront restaurants.

The weather in Varenna

From March until the end of September, the weather is a pleasure in Varenna. The temperature can go as high as 30deg.C and the evenings are delightfully mild.

Dining outside on the patio of your Varenna holiday villa while watching the sun set and cast a shadow over Lake Como is a memorable experience.

How to reach your Varenna destination

There are direct flights to Rome from Australia. Once arriving in Italy, connecting flights can be made to either Bergamo or Milan, both within reasonable distance of holiday rentals in Varenna.

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                                                                                                      The view from the villa is wonderful!

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                                                                                                      The view from the villa is wonderful!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04/08/2015
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2015

                                                                                                      If you want an apartment in Varenna-this is it!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I can totally endorse the comments made by the other guests. Spacious, clean, very well equipped, great views, gracious host. Plenty of travel information provided at apartment, and by owner. I was transferred from and to railway station.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18/10/2013
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2013