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Price and Availability Index in Lake Como
Holiday Letting Price Information in Lake Como
This graph displays average prices of the holiday cottages and holiday apartments located in Lake Como. Prices reach their peak during one week in July. The average price per night in a holiday letting in Lake Como this week (27/07 - 03/08) is £136. On the other hand, in October you will find the cheapest prices (19/10 - 26/10). The average price this week is £101 a night.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Lake Como
Check out the graph above to find out how many holiday rentals are available in Lake Como (in %). The week with the highest booking rate in the next 6 months is in February (01/02 - 08/02), when 50% of the holiday lettings are booked. Conversely, you will find the highest number of available rentals during one week in May (04/05 - 11/05).
The Weather in Lake Como
You can see our climate diagram above. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. January is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to -1°. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is December.
Holiday lettings in Lake Como: a mix of Alpine and Mediterranean style
With its villages of pastel-colored houses, lush green mountainsides and sparkling blue waters, Lake Como has a charm all of its own. Its excellent road and rail connections, as well as its proximity to the Alps and Milan, make Lake Como a great base for exploring the beautiful region of Lombardy. Most holiday lettings are just a walk or a short drive from everything you could possibly need during your self-catering holiday, from supermarkets to sushi.
More than just pizzas and gelati
All around Lake Como, you will be spoilt for choice for eateries offering mouth-watering Italian cuisine. Pizza, pasta and gelati (ice cream). The classics are offered throughout the year but have you ever tried perch risotto or fritto misto di lago, another local speciality? This popular fried dish features a variety of fish straight from the lake.
Chinese food, sushi and fast food are also available in Como's wide variety of restaurants.
For the perfect way to end the day simply pick a bar or lakeside terrace and enjoy a cocktail or glass of Italian wine as you watch the sun set over Lake Como.
When to travel
Lake Como enjoys warm weather from around April to October. Swimming in the lake in summer is a wonderful experience but the city and its surroundings can become very busy in July and August. Travel just before or after high season if you would prefer a bit of extra breathing space.
Some attractions close in winter but don't be put off Lake Como could still be a perfect base for a skiing holiday or relaxing city break with fantastic food and a spot of retail therapy in Italy's fashion capital, Milan.
Lake Como highlights
Villa del Balbianello
Perched on the western shores of the lake near Lenno, this historic 18th Century villa is best viewed from the water – so why not combine a visit with a boat trip? Guided tours of the villa are available.
Built in the 17th Century, this magnificent waterfront villa with impressive views is celebrated for its lush and colourful botanical gardens.
A key feature of the city's skyline, Como's marble-adorned cathedral is beautiful inside and out and well worth a visit. Guided tours are available.
The Gardens of Villa Melzi
You might like to spend a morning or afternoon wandering around these beautiful gardens, which line the lake shore near Bellagio and are known for their colourful azaleas and rhododendrons in springtime. The gardens are open from March to October.
With a house, a museum and a botanical garden, this former monastery has plenty to keep you busy. Take a boat from Menaggio or Bellagio and make a day of it.
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