“This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…it is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests"
Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet (1792-1822)
Lake Como, in the heart of Lombardy, is a fascinating world of contrasts.
It is the wildest lake in northern Italy; Leonardo da Vinci too, in his writings, emphasizes the steep slopes and the rugged faces of its mountains.
At the same time Lake Como has a quiet, charming look for the many villages that make its landscape gentle and relaxing.
Golden Path runs along 45 kilometers of its eastern side. In 4 days, for those who have an average hiking experience, you will discover thousands of different views over the lake, enchanted villages, castles, tiny churches with frescos, peculiar museums, villas with wonderful gardens.
Our guests are lead by a trekking guide who will disclose the nicest panoramas, the cutest natural corners, the humane heritage of the people of the lake, the old traditions of a land rich in art and history.
Every evening we will stop in charming villages to relax and enjoy a world lost in time.
Following Charme&Adventure’s mission, the Golden Path is a tailored trek, planned in accordance to our guests’ needs, no matter we are guiding a couple or a group of 15/20 people.
The night stay is in charming 3 or 4 star hotels, while dinner at typical local restaurants.
Each day, we provide our guests with meal to be eaten along the Golden Path.
A personalized transport service will carry luggages from one stop to the other, letting our guests to hike light and relaxed the lakeside trails.
It is also possible, after the first two days, to add an extra day to visit Bellagio, the pearl in the heart of the lake, with a local guide who will tell you the wonders and the secrets of this magic place. If you choose to visit Bellagio, the Golden Path Trekking will last 6 days instead of 5.
Suggested periods for the Golden Path Trekking are between March and June or September and October.
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