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From the Hills to the Lakes

  • 4 guests

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

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Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Como, this apartment boasts an enviable location just a short stroll from shops, bars, restaurants and Riva Bianca beach. Comfortable and well-equipped for four guests, just bear in mind that two will be sleeping on the sofa bed in the living area here. And while the curtains don’t entirely block out the light, the Italian sun streaming in is a lovely wake-up call, and just what’s needed to get you out of bed to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area.


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What to expect


Highlights

Enjoy the coastal air at Riva Bianca beach, just 500m away

Enjoy the coastal air at Riva Bianca beach, just 500m away

Soak up the Italian sun as you sip wine on the terrace

Soak up the Italian sun as you sip wine on the terrace

Indulge in a cornetto at the breakfast bar before heading out for the day

Indulge in a cornetto at the breakfast bar before heading out for the day

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Home truths

    Given the home's central spot, expect to hear some street noise throughout your stay.

    At full occupancy, two guests will be sleeping on the sofa bed in the living area.

    There's open-air parking available near the apartment building.

    The curtains here don't fully block out the sunlight. If you're hoping to enjoy a lie-in, you might want to pack an eye mask.

    There's a terrace to enjoy here, accessible via an external staircase.

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Dryer

Patio / terrace

TV

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 2 beds

1 bathroom

Extras


VIP services

Daily cleaning

Luggage storage

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Arrivals between 3pm and 6pm will receive a personalised welcome here – an additional fee of €50 will apply for arrivals outside of office hours specified by your host at the time of booking.

  • Your host can arrange a welcome hamper containing pasta, Italian sauce, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, crackers, a bottle of still water and a bottle of Prosecco for an additional €50.

  • Your host can also arrange a breakfast pack containing breakfast biscuits, rusks, coffee, a pack of cereals, mini jams, a pack of classic tea and dessert cookies for an additional €25.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Varenna

Varenna, perched on the eastern shore of Lake Como, embodies the quintessential charm of Italian lakeside villages. With its colourful facades, lush gardens, and narrow cobbled streets, Varenna feels like a step back in time to a more tranquil, graceful era. The town's waterfront promenade offers stunning views of the lake and mountains, making it a perfect spot for leisurely strolls at sunset. The heart of Varenna is its bustling piazza,...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Contemplate the Beauty of Chiesa San Giorgio

Contemplate the Beauty of Chiesa San Giorgio

Listen to the bells and experience the spirit-filled Mass at this small, peaceful church. Marvel at the detailed frescoes and be moved by the 'Sorrowful Mother' statue. A place of worship worth visiting.

11 min
Start the day with delectable treats at Sister's Café

Start the day with delectable treats at Sister's Café

This charming local café in Lierna offers a variety of yummy food options, including fresh sandwiches, pistachio cream, and chocolate filled croissants. The friendly service and homey atmosphere make it a perfect spot for a delicious cappuccino.

1 min
Experience Italian cuisine at Il Crotto

Experience Italian cuisine at Il Crotto

Experience the warmth and hospitality at Il Crotto, where you'll be treated to delicious homemade food, accommodating service, and a lively atmosphere. Indulge in the best pasta and enjoy a memorable dining experience in Italy.

8 min
Wander through the Stunning Gardens of Villa Monastero

Wander through the Stunning Gardens of Villa Monastero

A waterfront villa with terraced gardens, offering breathtaking views of Lake Como. Wander through the greenery, take iconic photos, and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Entrance tickets are affordable, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely visit.

10 min
Try the Bruschetta at Caffe Varenna

Try the Bruschetta at Caffe Varenna

Cozy lakeside cafe with stunning views of Lake Como. Enjoy authentic Italian dishes, friendly staff, and a charming terrace overlooking the water.

11 min
Swim and Relax at Abbadia Lariana Beach

Swim and Relax at Abbadia Lariana Beach

Relax on the white-stone beach of Lake Como, swim in calm waters, and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains. With bars, restaurants, and equipment rentals, it's the perfect spot for a day by the lake.

12 min
Explore Moto Guzzi Museum

Explore Moto Guzzi Museum

Discover the rich history of Moto Guzzi motorcycles at this fascinating museum. With over 160 bikes on display, including the first ever made by Carlo Guzzi, it's a must-visit for any Guzzi enthusiast. Book a guided tour online and immerse yourself in the world of these beautiful works of art.

10 min
Dine at Galli & Gufi

Dine at Galli & Gufi

Indulge in delicious Italian cuisine at this classy yet hip restaurant. With high-quality steak, a phenomenal wine collection, and friendly service, it's a must-try when in town!

8 min
Experience a personal dining experience at Te lo do io il Vegano... sul Lago!

Experience a personal dining experience at Te lo do io il Vegano... sul Lago!

Indulge in the best vegan food at Antonella's cozy restaurant by beautiful Lake Como. Enjoy the delicious home-cooked meals, warm hospitality, and the chance to meet like-minded people from around the world. A must-visit for vegans and food enthusiasts alike.

10 min
Try the elegant dishes at Ristorante Il Giardinetto

Try the elegant dishes at Ristorante Il Giardinetto

An Italian restaurant with excellent lake views, a Michelin-level tasting experience, creative dishes, and incredible wine recommendations. Attentive staff and the beautiful terrace only add to the experience.

10 min

Get around

Airport

Milan Bergamo

1 hr 19 min

Linate

1 hr 18 min

Milan Malpensa

1 hr 29 min

Train station

Lierna

3 min

Bus stop

Lierna

3 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

38 min

Cafe

1 min

Pharmacy

1 min

Points of interest

Beach

Spiaggia di Lierna

2 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No smoking

No pets

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    24

    hours

    Cancel at least 24 hours before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 24 hours away.

Host


This home is managed by Carlo

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Carlo, Paolo and their team manage a portfolio of homes in Varenna. They're a team of seasoned professionals, devoted to making sure you get the most out of your stay.

Registration or licence number: 097049-CIM-00017.

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