Close to the border of Switzerland, there is the magnificent and famous Lake Como. The lake is your perfect gateway trip during your stay in Milan. In fact you can reach Como easily from Hotel Galles Milan either by car, only 50 minutes' drive , or by train, about 1 hour trip. For further information and bookings about trains, please visit the official Trenitalia website: www.trenitalia.com
Once in Como, you will be able to spend pleasant hours by visiting the lake by boat. For information and reservations, visit the website www.navigazionelaghi.it/eng/
Como is also very well known for its spectacular villas. Visit some of the most famous ones:
Villa Carlotta - Tremezzo, famous for the breathtaking gardens with over 150 species of flowers and plants.
Visit the official website www.villacarlotta.it
Villa Serbelloni - Bellagio
Built in 1605, it is now property of Rockefeller Foundation and it is used for conferences purposes. .
Visit the official website www.bellagiolakecomo.com
Villa del Balbianello - Lenno
Built in 1700 for the will of Cardinal Durini, it is now property of FAI (Italian Environment Foundation) and it is one of the most spectacular panoramic place to admire the view of the lake.
Visit the official website www.fondoambiente.it