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mt. 200 asl - about 78.000 inhabitants.
Como is situated on a green area surrounded by morenic hills, in front on the south-west extreme part of the lake.
The town was founded by Julius Caesar in the 69 A.C.

You can visit many different kind of buildings: religious, museums, monuments and ville

Religious buildings:

  • The Basilica of S. Carpoforo, built on XI century
  • The Basilica of S. Fedele, built on XII century
  • The church of S. Agostino, built on XIV century

Museums and monuments:

  • The War Memorial
  • The Memorial to the European Resistance Movement
  • The Volta Temple
  • Museums of Archaeology and of Art
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi Museum


  • Villa Resta Pallavicino, built at the end of the 18th century
  • Villa Gallia, built in the 17th century
  • Villa la Gallietta, built in 2 years starting from the 1625

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