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Brienno Lago di Como

Next stop on our trip towards Como is Brienno. Brienno is your typical small Italian village: A church, a small harbour, some restaurants, tiny streets, a post office, peaceful lifestyle. Most tourists pass the village on the SS340, but we recommend to stop for a while and enjoy this unspoilt jewel on Lake Como.

Brienno Harbour

This is the (admittedly) very small harbour of Brienno...

Brienno Church

...and here we see the old church overlooking the lake.

Cycling Lago Di Como

The roads between Brienno and Carate Urio (our next stop) are perfect for cyclists: You will encounter both uphill and downhill passages, but only very few cars.

Carate Urio Lago di Como

Here we are in Carate Urio, another small and beuatiful village at the western shore of Lago di Como. The houses look a bit tidier than in Brienno, but the atmosphere is very Italian and completely authentic.

Albergo Ristorante Fioroni - Carate Urio - Lago di Como

The "Albergo Ristorante Fioroni" in Carate Urio has a prominent spot at the lake. The Fioronis run this house since 1928, and they have focused on quality of the accommodation and...

Ristorante Fioroni - Carate Urio - Lago di Como

...the typical food of the Lario area that is cooked from local resources and presented in the winter garden of the restaurant with awesome views of the lake.

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