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2009 Trip - Italy - Planning, Part 6

Lake Como To-Do List

Our second stop in Italy is Lenno on Lake Como where we will spend four days. We have a few things we would like to do while we are there.

When we were in Lenno in 2006, one of the highlights was a tour of Villa del Balbianello. The setting is so beautiful, and we would really like to revisit the Villa. Here is one of the photos I took in 2006:


Bill has requested that we take a day trip by train into Switzerland. Since Como is only a few miles from the Swiss border, that shouldn't be a problem. So, maybe just a short trip for lunch and back again. Or maybe the Bernina Express. Guess I need to do a little more research on that!


I have read a little bit about Isola Comacina, the only island on Lake Como. It sounds like an interesting place to visit. A restaurant on the island, Locanda dell'Isola Comacina, serves a multi-course meal that has been on the menu since 1947!


Last but certainly not least, I would like to have a George Clooney sighting. That would really make my day! Here are some photos of his Villa Oleandra in Laglio, Lake Como.



Of course, I read in People Magazine that David Beckham is subletting the villa, so maybe George won't be around.

Comments (4)

That sure would be fun to see George. He was in Bellagio a couple of days before I arrived there a few years ago on his bike.

Terry (teaberry):

Nancy, it sounds like you have a fabulous trip in store for you.

If you see George, give him a full frontal hug from me!


Oh Terry, I would LOVE to do that!

Barb Cabot:

This is going to be so much fun!

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