Lake Como is set along the southern banks of the Alps in northern Italy and is Italy's third largest lake and stretches from Piedmont to Lombardy and the Veneto, Lake Como consists of about 24 towns and villages.
It is even easier to get to the city of Como from Milan on the newly opened Pedemontana highway. This route brings you from Malpensa (the international airport in Milan) to Como in just about 30 minutes.
It takes about 37 minutes on the regional train from Milano Centrale station directly to Como San Giovanni Station. You can purchase tickets through the Trenitalia website or app.
1) visit the duomo di como The first spot you must check out is the impressive cathedral (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta; Duomo di Como). The cathedral, like most in Italy, took over 350 years to build and has incredible Gothic and Renaissance paintings and tapestries.