Cernobbio is the first village after the town of Como to the west, along the Via Regina. Sitting at the feet of Monte Bisbino, It is an elegant, quiet place full of charm, ideal for those who are willing to enjoy their stay avoiding the crowds of tourists that pack the streets of the city of Como. Cernobbio is also home to some of the most famous Lake Como villas. In the second half of May takes place the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este(Competition of Elegance of Villa d’Este), an elegance competition for classic and vintage cars, an event not to miss if you are visiting the area on this date. Cernobbio is so nice that you feel totally relaxed.
It is a very stylish small place situated on the shores of Lake Como, with its square, its narrow and quiet streets, its restaurants and trattoria and its elegant residents. From Como to Cernobbio take a taxi which will cost not more than 20 euros or take the boat that will leave you at the small port at Piazza Risorgimento. The purpose is to set base in Cernobbio to visit the area around Lake Como. A boat trip on Lake Como is the perfect way to see the lake and its landscapes, the villas and small villages. You can move around easily, there are different options from taxi boat services to rental car companies, bicycle, buses or boat cruises. Navigation Laghi is a good option.
Cernobbio is very small and the choices are few however a stroll along the narrow streets of the old town and the lovely promenade is a must. Visit one of the world’s finest hotels or even better, stay there. The Villa d’Este is just a few blocks away from Piazza Risorgimento, the main square and the heart of Cernobbio. The gardens of Villa D’Este are a delight to the eye