It is the third Italian lake as a surface with 145 km ² and the first for perimeter development with 170 km. It is located 199 m s.l.m. Among the deepest in Europe , has depths in cryptodepression. It is the fifth deepest basin in Europe with its 410 meters after 4 Norwegian lakes. It reaches a length of 46 km (Gera Lario - Como) and has a width from 650 meters to 4.3 km. Bifido fjord entirely excavated in the circle of the Lombard Prealps , with a characteristic shape of inverted "Y" or , as goes the popular local saying, man-shaped :
- Lake Como is shaped like a man , and that other one leg in Lecco in Como, in Domaso the nose and sit in Bellagio -
It is one of the most beautiful Italian landscapes , settled in 800 by the major poets of Romanticism , by Alessandro Manzoni , Stendhal, George Gordon Byron, Franz Liszt.
Strong is the nautical vocation of the territory. Along the coast of the lake is a series of small private docks and moorings public, many are also equipped marina.
Our nautical center proposed as a starting point to discover the lake Como. From Domaso you can reach in 25 minutes the central lake and 50 minutes to get to Como.
The Lake of Como is particularly favourable and renowned for its generally mild and humid climate which assists the lushness of nature. All of this is possible due to the Alpine ridge which resists th ...
Domaso lies on the west side of the northern lake.
It was a fishing village, now transformed into an agreable dynamic tourist area.
It is composed by narrow and steep lanes.
Domaso is ...
Lake Como seen from the lake is a succession of fantastic places, beautiful neo-classical villas, prestigious palaces, Romanesque churches, villas of famous people and characteristic villages.
The lake is situated in a basin area and is surrounded by mountains divided by numerous valleys which reach the banks of the lake.
These allow a great variety of air currents to circulate the la ...
To navigate on Lake Comomust be observed Italian laws on navigation and boats shall be equipped with on-board equipment for navigation within 1 mile.
WARNING:In a small lake in th ...