Bellagio is a small town located in the province of Como, in the northern Italian region of Lombardy. Situated on the tip of a peninsula that divides Lake Como into two branches, Bellagio is often referred to as the "pearl of Lake Como" for its picturesque beauty and charm. The town is famous for its stunning villas, gardens, and panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Highlights of Bellagio

  1. Villa Melzi Gardens - a beautiful botanical garden with rare plants and stunning views of the lake.

  2. Villa Serbelloni Park - a historic park with extensive gardens and breathtaking views of the lake.

  3. Bellagio Waterfront Promenade - a scenic walk along the lakefront lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants.

  4. Church of San Giacomo - a historic church with ornate Baroque architecture and beautiful frescoes.

  5. Punta Spartivento - a scenic lookout point offering panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

  6. Ferry rides on Lake Como - a relaxing way to explore the lake and visit other towns on its shores.

Directions by car:

If you're traveling by car, Bellagio is easily accessible from Milan and other nearby cities. From Milan, take the A9 motorway towards Como and then follow signs for Bellagio. The drive takes approximately 1.5 hours.

Directions by plane:

If you're flying into Italy, the closest airports to Bellagio are Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate. From either airport, you can rent a car and follow the directions above or take public transportation to Como and then take a ferry or bus to Bellagio. Alternatively, you can arrange for a private transfer or hire a taxi to take you directly to Bellagio.