The small town of Moltrasio is located on stunning Lake Como, and is renowned for its period villas that beautifully line the lake’s shores. These grand villas have been made into holiday homes, hotels and even wedding venues. Moltrasio’s charm is showcased in its small harbour, cafes, bars and restaurants, and various monuments. Housing many relics, the Church of St. Martin is a must-see, as is the Cascade del Torrente Pizzallo, the lovely waterfall at the centre of town. There’s also a popular public lido that’s perfect for long summer afternoons. Moltrasio is also well-connected to some of the region most popular towns, including Como and beautiful Bellagio.
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The closest airport to Lake Como is Milan Malpensa (MXP). Direct flights to Milan are available from Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester and take approximately 2 hours.
Direct flights to Milan Bergamo (BGY) depart from London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, East Midlands and Belfast and take approximately 2 hours.
When to go
Lake Como is a summer destination, with the season generally running from April to October. Temperatures are at their hottest in July and August and this is when Como is at its busiest. The ideal time for swimming in the lake is from July to September when the water temperature exceeds 20 degrees. The climate in the spring and autumn is still warm which makes it perfect for visiting at the beginning or end of season too. For those who want to avoid the busiest crowds but still enjoy warm temperatures, May, June and September are ideal months to visit.
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