Lake Como, Italy - Popular Tourist Place in Italy

Lake Como

Surrounded bye gardens and forests and backed by the snowcapped Alps. The first sight of the dramatic expanse of Lake Como is likely to evoke strong emotions, sometimes strong enough to be an artist’s muse. Lord Byron (poet), Stendhal (novelist), Verdi and Rossini (composers) are just a few. It’s peace and quite has also attracted the rich and the famous to build summer villas here. George Clooney being the latest Hollywood celebrity to buy a villa here last. Apart from attracting movie stars, Como has also been the setting for many

movies including George Lucas’ Star Wars II – Attack of the Clones. Easily accessible (only an hour from Milan), Como has also been a great holiday spot with many Italians and international travelers coming to enjoy the lake’s pristine water and surroundings.