Active Holiday on Lake Como

Your outdoor holiday between air, ground and water of Lake Como

Air, water, ground… The territory of Lake Como gives the possibility to enjoy yourself with an active holiday, thanks to the typical characteristics and the sceneries of this land.

The varied territory of Lake Como, from the lake to the mountains, from the cities to the gentle hills of Brianza, to the far aways valleys surrounded by mountains up to 2700 m, offers sports lovers of all ages the chance to practice their favourite sport, or to try new experiences in a unique location.

Watersports enthusiasts can spend whole days sailing, canoeing, wind and kitesurfing, enjoying a motorboat ride, diving or water-skiing. Above that Como also offers a school for piloting seaplanes.

Those who prefer to take to the air can enjoy gliding, hangliding and paragliding from Mount Cornizzolo to fly above Brianza lakes. Lovers of the mountains can go rock-climbing or enjoy walks with breathtaking views of Lake Como. There are also centres where you can hire mountain bikes, e-bikes to ride across the trails in the woods, or go horse riding in farms. Golfers will find 7 courses, including the oldest in Italy, the famous 18 holes of the Menaggio and Cadenabbia Club.
During the winter season, the suggestive Lake Como Mountains are covered by snow, becoming the ideal destination for winter sports lovers. From ski areas to snowpark, from the rings for crosscountry ski, ski lifts for young riders and marvellous routes for winter hikers are some examples of the offers for winter sports on Lake Como. Try a night excursion on snowshoes!

Water Sports on Lake Como
Lake Como is the ideal destination for who loves play water sports, with the possibility to spend days on the water. You can rent a boat, sail or motorize, in one of the several nautical centres, where is possible taking part to courses for every levels. Be like Daniel Craig in 007 James Bond – Casinò Royale, sailing on a speedboat, maybe designed and built in one of the historical shipyard on Lake Como… For who wants relax and sunbathe, the shores of Lake Como offers beaches where you can stop and enjoy the marvellous sceneries under the sun. If you are a nature lover, we suggest you to discover the real peace with a day spent for fishing!

Air Sports on Lake Como
You can take lessons of hang-gliding and paragliding in the flight schools, flying down from Mount Cornizzolo above Brianza lakes, or flying above Lake Como in helicopter or seaplane. When you were young and loved climbing trees, here you can enjoy in adventure parks, with pulleys and vines. The laziest can admire the cities and the valleys from the glasses of cableways, until reach the sky.

Ground Sports on Lake Como
Lake Como is a place to enjoy open-air, across woods, mountains and hills, playing outdoor sports for families. For active holiday lovers, the territory offers several opportunities to be in contact with the nature, appreciating unusual views and breath-taking sceneries. Mountain, hills, flatland: canyoning, trekking, walking, climbing, horse riding, golf, cycling or mountain bike. A holiday on Lake Como to be in moving!

Winter Sports on Lake Como
Lake Como Mountains are the perfect frame for winter sports lovers. New-generation lift systems, ski slopes for every sports, trekking itineraries just for winter: they are some of the wide range of opportunities offer in the valleys around Lake Como.
Between a skiing session and a walk on snowshoes, or at the end of an excursion in a couloir on Resegone full of snow, we suggest you to taste a plate of Polenta, to warm body and soul!

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