Montorfano By The LakeApartment - Via Como, 15 - Montorfano
Montorfano By The Lake is the perfect getaway spot for a family or a group of friends. Situated in the little municipality of Montorfano, it offers quiet relaxation by the tiny Lake Montorfano while also staying within reach of the city of Como and its famous lake.
This house is perfect for a family or a group of up to six people but also for a couple looking for a romantic experience. The house has a double bedroom with a lake view, a bedroom with two single beds (perfect for two children), and a living room with a double sofa bed. There is an equipped kitchen and a possibility to enjoy meals in the garden. Swimming enthusiasts will enjoy the easy lake access from the garden as well as the public beach which is a 15-minute walk away.
In this property, pets are allowed upon request and at an additional cost to ensure an allergy-free cleaning.
Baby beds are available at an extra cost.
Extra cleaning and linen are available at an additional cost.
Transportation can be provided, please contact us!
There are stairs in the house.
Private parking is available.
HIGHLIGHTS & HOME TRUTHS
>Lake Montorfano is perfectly suitable for swimming, paddling, and splashing, even for children!
>A convenient and quiet location with private parking, but just a short drive takes you to Como city center.
>Children and dogs (and adults too!) will love the little garden.
Montorfano is a small municipality in the province of Como. It takes 15 minutes to drive to the center of Como city. If you wish to stay in Montorfano, there are also shops, bars, and restaurants in the neighborhood. Additionally, it takes around 15 minutes to walk to the public beach ("lido") with a beach bar and restaurant.
For the guests' convenience, we suggest arriving by car. That way you can easily access both Como and Lecco as well as shops and restaurants in the area.
Traveling to and from Montorfano is also doable with public transport, although more challenging if you wish to explore a lot. There is an ASF Autolinee bus stop near the property, and bus lines can take you to Como city and other lakeside towns. Tickets can be obtained from the driver (cash only) or at the main bus station in Como. Please note that the buses don't run very often and services stop at around 8 pm! Taxi rides are available, but not easily attainable in the region.
From Como, it is easy to travel to Milan and Switzerland (Lugano, Bellinzona, Locarno) by train. There are also public ferries traveling to other lakeside towns from the pier in Como center. Please be advised that the waiting lines at the ticket office can be long, you can also buy the tickets on the Navigazione Laghi website.
The nearest airports are Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate, and Orio Al Serio in Bergamo. It is possible to arrange a direct shuttle to and from the airport at an additional cost.
For more questions regarding transportation, please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to help and ensure that you reach your preferred destination!
>To travel and walk around Lake Como, especially in the little towns, comfortable shoes are a must.
>There are many public drinking-water fountains in the little towns, and the water is safe to drink unless stated otherwise. Tap water is also drinkable. You can carry your own refillable bottle!
>In Italy, many shops (especially the little ones) and services are closed in the middle of the day, so be careful to plan your shopping accordingly.
>Lake Como is one of the deepest lakes in Europe and the deepest in Italy. Swimming and diving are prohibited in many areas and can be dangerous. For those who wish to dwell in the water, however, there are some options. In Como city, there is an outdoor pool near Villa Olmo, but swimming in the lake is mostly not recommended or forbidden. Locals and visitors also enjoy traveling to Nesso where the bravest swimmers can jump into the lake from the ancient Roman bridge near the waterfall.
>The property is located in a mountainous region. The surrounding pre-Alps might not seem very high, but the climate is nevertheless affected by the nearby mountains, and temperatures can change quickly. Be particularly attentive to the weather when hiking, and bring some warm and waterproof clothes with you!
There are so many great things to do in the area around Lake Como! We can suggest and help you to arrange the following:
>Private boat rides
>Kayaks/SUPs in the lake
>Flights in a seaplane above the lake
>Yoga and meditation classes
>Hiking and foraging
>Trekking in the mountains
>Guided tours to Milan
For more information, please contact us, and we will be thrilled to advise specific experiences that would suit your taste!
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE
Please note that all guests are required to pay a city tax of 1€ per night per person.
According to Italian laws, every guest's personal ID will be requested before check-in. In order to speed up the check-in process, we kindly ask all guests to fill out the online check-in form which is sent via e-mail along with the booking confirmation.
Check-in: 15:00 - 19:00
Standard occupancy: 2
Max occupancy: 6
Via Como, 15 - Montorfano