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Isola Comacina

Via Somalvico, 22010 Ossuccio, Italy
+39 0344 56369
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Take water with you..

A beautiful spot and interesting archaeological site but the only way there is by boat (or canoe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WernMachine
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Amazing Fireworks

This was a great surprise to be visiting the weekend when there was a massive fireworks display to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SalidNZ
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Starting from the Antiquarium Museum, near which you can visit the Romanesque church of St. Mary Magdalene with it’s famous Gothic tower, you embark on the waters of the lake, crossing the so-called “Zoca de l’oli” to reach the Comacina Island.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Via Somalvico, 22010 Ossuccio, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful spot and interesting archaeological site but the only way there is by boat (or canoe) and for us the boat trip and was expensive and the admission price to the island hard to justify. The fact is that there are more intact and...More

1  Thank WernMachine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great surprise to be visiting the weekend when there was a massive fireworks display to celebrate the raising of the island by the Duke of Como We stayed in a three bedroom three bathroom Airbnb property on the water in the onshore...More

Thank SalidNZ
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very enjoyable walk round the island. Lovely spot for a picnic, and there are clean free loos. The cafe is massively overpriced.

2  Thank OccasionalHope
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed on the island for a cocktail, after reaching it by boat. It was pleasant and relaxing, rather unusual setting. Make sure you go there on a sunny day for best experience. Island offers bars and restaurants, all of them picturesque.

Thank radiusmedical
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you do nothing else while you are in the Lake Como region, have lunch at Isola Comacina. The view of the lake and surrounding area is spectacular and the food was delicious with an entertaining presentation.

Thank VetteGirl2015
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were hear because of lunch. We got to walk around the island. It's small and beautiful but I wouldn't make the trip just for the walking.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nice peaceful spot. Roman ruins and a church at the top of the hill. Confident swimmers can swim here from Lido Ossuccio - boat drivers are vigilant.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Isola Comacina is amazingly peaceful and solitary place. I was lucky to get there alone, without a crowd of tourists. During my walk around the island I didn't meet anyone but ducks) fortunately I took bread with me to feed them. There are also picnic...More

Thank Daria V
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had visited the island during the day and came back for the dinner celebration in the evening. The food was excellent (make sure you are hungry) but you cannot fault fresh basic ingredients. The service and the history you get when there is exceptional...More

Thank Nurette
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Many, many people enjoy a fantastic 3+ hour lunch or dinner on the island, and it IS something to write home about, but there is more on this tiny island that many ever know. There is a beautiful little church and sunlit fields and ancient...More

2  Thank NewmansTravel
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Kyle G
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Response from hellmbeck | Reviewed this property |
not sure and don't know who you would contact about that. recommend asking the rental company.
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stems22
13 September 2016|
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Response from NewmansTravel | Reviewed this property |
You DO NOT have to do the private boat taxi...you can go to the little town of Ossuccio, to the Antiquarium, across from Isola Comacina and buy a ticket on the Barchetta for about 6 Euro pp. It will take you directly over to... More
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