Category Archives: Walks

Quick Walks out of Como 2: Parco Spina Verde

The Parco Spina Verde is a line of hills formed from  glacial deposits that runs initially north to south along the western edge of Como before extending westwards to form the border with Switzerland. As with Brunate, the change of … Continue reading

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Quick Walks out of Como 1. San Donato – Garzola

One of the beauties of Como is that green hills are clearly visible to both east and west from its centre. By foot it just takes 10 minutes to leave the city behind you for a total immersion in nature … Continue reading

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Como to Montorfano for Wild Swimming

My motive for visiting Lake Montorfano was to swim in its beautiful, clean, super-tranquil water since nothing feels better than swimming in the wild! And it’s even better if the swim is at your destination after an  hour’s walk  through … Continue reading

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Intrepid Exploration: Brienno to Laglio on the Via Regina

This walk is a further step out on the ancient Via Regina on the west side of Lake Como. Readers may wish to combine this walk with the stretch from Laglio to Moltrasio described elsewhere on the blog. But beware, … Continue reading

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From Laglio to Moltrasio

This is an easy, relaxing walk traversing those communities which grew alongside the ancient Roman way called the Via Regina. We are on the west side of Lake Como south of Argegno in the area marked by luxury villas on … Continue reading

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Strada Regia – From Torno to Pognana

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Como to Torno Revisited

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A Walk in the Cosia Valley and Camnago Volta

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M&M: Mendrisio to Maslianico

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Lake and Mountain – Como to Torno via Brunate

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