COMO to TORNO hike

Lombardy, Italy                                                                                                   All photos by Hetty

June 2017                        Map of walk                                                       Map of Lake Como

We took the Como to Brunate funicular then walked to Torno, and returned to Como by boat

Brunate is 500m (1,600 ft) above Como, but it only takes 7 minutes by funicular

Chiesa di Sant’Andrea Apostolo, Brunate

There are fine villas here, and an unusual water fountain with a Campari advert

Looking down on Como

Looking down on Cernobbio

Much of the walk is through woods, and the path can be narrow and above a steep drop.

A huge rock

Crossing a landslip

It was worth a diversion at Montepiatto to a small church with a wonderful view, looking north up Lake Como

‘Pietra Pendula’

Many of the villages we saw had steep, narrow cobbled paths like this in Torno

Church by the harbour, Torno

Returning to Como by boat

Villa Erba


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