Como, the lake’s capital town, surrounded by hills and mountains, lies on the tip of the south western branch.
It boasts several artistic monuments from different historical periods. his itinerary includes the medieval walls surrounding the historic centre. As we stroll through the ancient streets in the heart of the town, we can admire beautiful Romanesque and Baroque churches, Piazza Volta and Piazza Duomo (with its charming old Town Hall building and its characteristic bell tower). The highlight of the tour is a visit of the superb 600-year old Cathedral. Behind the Cathedral is the masterpiece of modern Rationalist art the “Palazzo Terragni”.