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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.
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Revision as of 00:34, 4 March 2013

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

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.


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.




  • 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.


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



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.

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