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7 must-have apps to travel on Lake Como

Modern technology made it easier to plan a vacation on Lake Como or weekend trip. With the right apps on the smartphone, one can easily find the hotel to stay, the restaurant to eat, the places to visit and the transport to take.

We have prepared a list of 7 useful apps that will help you to plan your travel on Lake Como.

Bellagio Travel GuideBellagio Travel Guide is the best travel planner where you can find full information about hotels, restaurants, local shops, pharmacies, Spas, and points of interest. There are also tips on how to get around with contacts to rent a car or a boat. Besides you can choose from a wide range of different activities and experiences and book a guided tour.

The application is available in both English and Italian languages.

Le stelle del Lago di Como is the practical guide for movie enthusiasts. The app will guide you through all the locations on Lake Como where Italian and international films have been shot.

The application is available in English.

Giardini del Lago di Como offers a range of private and public gardens on Lake Como and around where you can find not only grand gardens like Villa Melzi, but also less crowded gardens like Palazzo Perego in Cremnago, where you can spend a pleasant day and become acquainted with the heritage of the territory.

The application is available in both English and Italian languages.

CO Vadis allows you to easily find free and paid parking places in the city of Como. The information is updated on a real-time basis. Besides you can find timetables of water and public transport.

Lake Como navigation AppNavigazione Laghi is the app that makes it easier to get from A to B by water transport. Here you can find timetables and tickets for ferries, steamboats and speed boats cruising in the Lake Como, Garda and Maggiore areas.

The application is available in both English and Italian languages.

The Fork is a gastronomic guide that thanks to geo-tracking allows you to find the nearest restaurant and book a table from your smartphone. You can read reviews, scroll the menu and enjoy special offers and discounts offered by restaurants when you book with The Fork. is an ideal app to plan your trip and to navigate around Lake Como. It offers both online and offline maps and lets you set your tags, save routes and places you like.


Alena Klimtsova | Author, Translator, Interpreter

Alena Klimtsova lives in Como and travels a lot around northern Italy.

On her Instagram @alenaprocomo Alena shares her amazing findings, breath-taking views, and hideaways in the Como Lake area. If you wish to have advice on your travel or you would like to have customized itinerary around Como and the Valtellina valley please write to Alena to to have more information
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