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Lake Como Hiking

Our most recommended Lake Como Hiking

Bellagio: The Devil’s Bridge Wilderness Walk

1. Bellagio: The Devil’s Bridge Wilderness Walk

Visit a place that is so close to Bellagio and yet, little known and little visited. The village of Lezzeno, between the mountains and the lake, is mysterious — disturbing, according to some. Tradition says that witches and the devil himself used to feel at home here.  It’s hard not to believe tradition when you arrive at this village and see the hidden Devil’s Bridge. This bridge, suspended through wilderness, will be your starting point as you follow a trail that reveals a paradise-like landscape. Take in the rarely seen views on the opposite shore where Villa Balbianello stands. This spectacular walk, accompanied throughout by a view of Lake Como, ends in the heart of an unmissable village for those who want to know the hidden soul of this territory.

Val Senagra: The Enchanted Valley Tour

2. Val Senagra: The Enchanted Valley Tour

The Senagra Valley is one of the most beautiful and lesser known places in the Lake Como area. Here, the Senagra River flows sometimes placid, sometimes impetuous. On this tour, you'll start by leaving the center of Menaggio as your guide takes you on a discovery of this magical place.  During your walking tour, see a blend of naturalistic beauty and important traces of historical activity. A simple walk through the ancient hamlet of Loveno where you will come across narrow alleys suddenly opens up to spectacular views of the lake and important historical villas. Continuing towards the heart of the valley, magical and little frequented, you will meet a suspended bridge and evidence of the productive history of this place. Visit an old brick factory, now converted into a museum, and an old needle factory which is now a restaurant and trout/sturgeon farm. Get to visit the farm in the company of the owner before sitting down together to taste the typical products of this amazing farm.

Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

3. Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

Climb to the top of Mount Resegone to admire the glow of the sunset on this hiking tour from the city of Lecco. Delight your senses during a beer tasting experience at a brewery on Lake Como and choose a bottle of beer to take with you to enjoy during the sunset. Meet your local guide and start by sampling some local craft beers at one of the most recognized craft breweries on Lake Como. Pair your beer tasting with some delicious appetizers. Choose a beer to take with you and get ready for your hike. Head to a natural reserve on Lake Como which proudly stands over Lecco, the Adda River, and Brianza. Discover mountain foraging techniques from your guide and be surprised by how much food you can find on your hike. Once you reach the summit of Mount Resegone have a seat, relax, and sip on your beer while the warm light of the sunset falls on the stunning view below. If you’re hungry when you get back from the hike, you can use your discount voucher at the brewery.

Lake Como: The Story of the Local Rebels Tour

4. Lake Como: The Story of the Local Rebels Tour

Lake Como is a land of wonderful landscapes and history, but also, a place full of tales of smugglers, brigands, and soldiers. In this frontier land between Italy and Switzerland, the mountains just off the center of Como were excavated to accommodate trenches, fortresses and hiding places. The forests have been inhabited by thousands of soldiers and the trails were crossed from one side of the border to the other by men with allegiances to both countries. Your guide will lead you on a fascinating tour through the Spina Verde park, a still green area of Como, where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the park, beautiful views of the city, the lake and learn very peculiar aspects of the local history.

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