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Fantastic Things to Do in Lake Como

Lake Como is a beautiful lake area in northern Italy, less than an hour north of Milan. The beautiful mountainous landscapes surrounding the beautiful inverted Y-shaped lake are a slice of paradise. Some of the best-known towns are Como, Bellagio, Menaggio, Lenno, Tremezzo, and Varenna, but there are many more to explore around the lake. …

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Six Great Places for Spring Travel in Europe

It’s always a stunning time in Europe when the sleet and snow of winter make way for the glowing renewal of spring. Parks and gardens blossom and bloom, cities return life again. Ahead of the summer throngs, it’s also a fabulous time to bulk the European crowds, while keeping the back pocket in tact with …

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Italy’s Lake Como: Spectacular Villas, Gardens and Active Sports

Lake Como, about 25 miles north of Milan, is a hugely popular spot, and it’s easy to see why. This gorgeous blue lake, 30 miles long, surrounded by mountains, is Europe’s deepest and has a 106-mile shoreline. There is no limit to the activities available, including bicycling, mountain biking, hiking, sailing, kayaking, and climbing. You …

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