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*Take the '''ferry''' and explore the villages on the opposite side of the lake: [[Menaggio]], [[Griante]] or [[Bellagio]]. Go by car or on foot.
 
*Take the '''ferry''' and explore the villages on the opposite side of the lake: [[Menaggio]], [[Griante]] or [[Bellagio]]. Go by car or on foot.
*Head either north or south by '''train'''. Note that there is no ticket office in the station. You are advised to either buy tickets from the travel office on the approach to the station from the ferry port, or to buy tickets from the conductor on the train itself.
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Revision as of 00:46, 4 March 2013

Varenna is in situated on Lake Como in the Lombardy region.

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Get in

  • By train: Trains run directly from Milan Centrale once every two hours during the day, taking about an hour. About €6 each way. Once you are beside the lake, the ride becomes very scenic.

Get around

Varenna is very small, and is best enjoyed on foot.

See

The biggest draw of Varenna is simply to be able to stroll around by the lakeside or through the winding alleyways, enjoy the traditional Italian architecture and take in the serene atmosphere.

The castle of Vezio whence you can admire a beautiful panorama of Lake Como. Also, you can meet the Falconer of the castle, showing birds of prey to tourists. [1] Note that the castle appears to be closed in winter, only open between March-October.

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Albergo del Sole by the village square offers a good range of Italian food. They also have a range of delicious fish from Lake Como.

Drink

There are a few bars around, specially on the lakeside. L'Orso is last one to close (at 2 am).

Sleep

Contact

Get out

  • Take the ferry and explore the villages on the opposite side of the lake: Menaggio, Griante or Bellagio. Go by car or on foot.
  • Head either north or south by train. Note that there is no ticket office in the station. You are advised to either buy tickets from the travel office near the station, or to buy tickets from the conductor on the train itself.



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