Valsolda "Via dei Canti"
Jun
24
9:30 am09:30

Valsolda "Via dei Canti"

  • Supermarket Ortalli Via Osteno, 1 22018 Portezza CO 22018 Portezza CO Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

A Hiking trail in a typical prealpine landscape, face to face with the protected natural environment of the reserve ( http://www.parks.it/riserva.valsolda/index.php) discovering the local flora and fauna. with breathtaking panoramic views over the protected area and over Lugano lake.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 584 mt - 1916 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1259 mt - 4130 ft

Elevation gain: 800 mt - 2624 ft

Elevation loss: 800- 2624 ft

Difficulty level:  Easy

Total Time: 6 h ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting point: Porlezza at 9.30 Parking place Ortalli Supermarket and transfer  by  car to Valsolda -Dasio (km 7)

INFO & RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

 

 

 

Rifugio Menaggio & Sant'Amate
Jul
1
9:30 am09:30

Rifugio Menaggio & Sant'Amate

  • 5 Via Armando Diaz Menaggio, Lombardia, 22017 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

At an altitude of 1600 meters, an amazing panoramic view over Bellagio, the central area of the lake and the surrounding mountains. 

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1000 mt  - 3280 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 1623 mt - 5324 ft

Total uphill:  700 mt- 2296 ft

Total downhill: - 700 mt - 2296 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 6/7  hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting in Menaggio (parking Via Diaz Armando n°8)  and transfer by car to Breglia (9 km).

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Cost:€ 30 per person.Family discounts,children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place with a minimum of 4 adults.

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

Monte Generoso - Valle d'Intelvi
Jul
30
9:00 am09:00

Monte Generoso - Valle d'Intelvi

  • Via alla Piscina San Fedele Intelvi, Lombardia, 22028 Italy

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE: 

Monte Generoso is the most important mountain in south part of Lake Como.
Located in a very nice valley called Valle Intelvi is exactly on the Border Italy – Swiss.
 

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 1267 mt - 4156 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1700 mt - 5577 ft

Total uphill:  600 mt- 1968 ft

Total downhill: - 600 mt - 1968 ft

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Total time about 6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

Monte Legnone 2609mt 8559ft "THE HIGHEST"
Aug
8
7:30 am07:30

Monte Legnone 2609mt 8559ft "THE HIGHEST"

  • 2 Via Alessandro Manzoni Dervio, Lombardia, 23824 Italia

Monte Legnone is the main peak of the Northern part of Como Lake.

The satisfaction given by reaching the top, with its superlative panoramic view (Como Lake, Valtellina, Lugano Lake, Swiss Alps), will reward all the effort made during the climb.

 

Height difference: 1150 mt 3772 ft Duration: 6 hours Difficult: Hard, it takes place on hiking trails which can be very steep. Suitable for well-trained hikers.

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Cost:€ 30 per person.Family discounts,children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

Loyalty discount for clients who have already hiked twice or more with us €20,00 per person.

Meeting point:  7,00 Dervio Via Roma (railway station)  or 7,30   Roccoli Lorla with your own car.

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

Discover Valle Abano - S. Jorio Pass 2012 mt
Aug
14
9:00 am09:00

Discover Valle Abano - S. Jorio Pass 2012 mt

  • 127 Via Statale Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1400 mt  - 4593 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 2012  mt - 6562 ft

Total uphill:  650 mt- 2132 ft

Total downhill: - 650 mt - 2132 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 5/6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  and transfer by  car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

 

 

 

Monte Legnoncino
Aug
21
9:00 am09:00

Monte Legnoncino

  • 13 Via Monastero Dervio, Lombardia, 23824 Italy

A path in a larch wood among some heritages from the First World War will conduct us in a pleasent plane, the usual starting point to reach one of the most and severe mountains of Como lake area:Monte Legnone.

From this plane a pleasent path will conduct us at the pick of the hike Monte Legnongino, where the lake it is just on our feet. 

TECHNICAL DETAILS:

Altitude of the Starting point:  1209 mt above sea level -  3966 ft above sea level

Altitude of the Highest point:  1714 mt above sea level - 5623 ft above the sea level

Total uphill: 550 mt - 1804 ft

Total downhill:  550 mt - 1804 ft

Difficulty: Medium

Total time about 6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: from the meeting point to the starting place to walk it is necessary to drive in a mountain road for about 13 km

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

This is a brief explanation of the hike: dates, duration and itinerary can be changed.

 

Schedule (day and time)  and program of the hike could have changes in case of necessity of the guide

Valsolda "Via dei Canti"
Sep
2
9:30 am09:30

Valsolda "Via dei Canti"

  • SUPERMERCATO ORTALLI

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

A Hiking trail in a typical prealpine landscape, face to face with the protected natural environment of the reserve ( http://www.parks.it/riserva.valsolda/index.php) discovering the local flora and fauna. with breathtaking panoramic views over the protected area and over Lugano lake.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 584 mt - 1916 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1259 mt - 4130 ft

Elevation gain: 800 mt - 2624 ft

Elevation loss: 800- 2624 ft

Difficulty level:  Easy

Total Time: 6 h ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting point: Porlezza at 9.30 Parking place Ortalli Supermarket and transfer  by  car to Valsolda -Dasio (km 7)

INFO & RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

RIFUGIO MENAGGIO & SANT'AMATE
Sep
10
9:30 am09:30

RIFUGIO MENAGGIO & SANT'AMATE

  • 5 Via Armando Diaz Menaggio, Lombardia, 22017

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

At an altitude of 1600 meters, an amazing panoramic view over Bellagio, the central area of the lake and the surrounding mountains. 

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1000 mt  - 3280 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 1623 mt - 5324 ft

Total uphill:  700 mt- 2296 ft

Total downhill: - 700 mt - 2296 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 6/7  hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting in Menaggio (parking Via Diaz Armando n°8)  and transfer by car to Breglia (9 km).

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Cost:€ 30 per person.Family discounts,children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place with a minimum of 4 adults.

Monte Generoso - Valle d'Intelvi
Sep
16
9:00 am09:00

Monte Generoso - Valle d'Intelvi

  • Via alla Piscina San Fedele Intelvi, Lombardia, 22028 Italy

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE: 

Monte Generoso is the most important mountain in south part of Lake Como.
Located in a very nice valley called Valle Intelvi is exactly on the Border Italy – Swiss.
 

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 1267 mt - 4156 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1700 mt - 5577 ft

Total uphill:  600 mt- 1968 ft

Total downhill: - 600 mt - 1968 ft

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Total time about 6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Discover Valle Abano - S. Jorio Pass 2012 mt
Oct
1
9:00 am09:00

Discover Valle Abano - S. Jorio Pass 2012 mt

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1400 mt  - 4593 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 2012 mt - 6562 ft

Total uphill:  650 mt- 2132 ft

Total downhill: - 650 mt - 2132 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 5/6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  and transfer by  car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

 

 

 

Discover Valle Albano. S Jorio pass m 2012 mt
Apr
7
9:00 am09:00

Discover Valle Albano. S Jorio pass m 2012 mt

  • 127 Via Statale Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1400 mt  - 4593 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 2012 mt - 6562 ft

Total uphill:  650 mt- 2132 ft

Total downhill: - 650 mt - 2132 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 5/6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  and transfer by  car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

 

 

 

 

 


A full moon evening at the Rifugio Menaggio.
Jun
8
5:00 pm17:00

A full moon evening at the Rifugio Menaggio.

  • 8 Via Diaz Menaggio, Lombardia, 22017 Italia

A charming afternoon walk, the arrival at the shelter to enjoy a cool sunset and stop for dinner. And return in the full moon light to admire the lake, which is lit with night lights.

An easy walk with a height difference of 600m. Duration 4/5 hours. Difficulty Easy 1

Book before on 12.00 the day before

Meeting point in Menaggio (parking lot in Via Diaz Armando n°8) at 5,00pm and transfer with your own car to Breglia (9 km).

Cost:€ 20 per person. Not included the dinner to the refuge.

Family discounts,children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

Info and booking info@hikingcomolake.com   Mario+39 338 8266525

 

Hike in Alto Lario Stazzona-Monte Pregallo m1050
Apr
25
9:30 am09:30

Hike in Alto Lario Stazzona-Monte Pregallo m1050

  • 137 Via Statale Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

An easy walk along ancient mule-tracks, on the ways between the lake and the mountains, getting the signs of a secular human presence in these lands. Villages, churches and chapels, terraces and mowed lawns.

Height difference 500mt 1640 ft. Duration 5.00. hoursDifficulty Easy

Book before 12.00 on the day before:  info@hikingcomolake.com

Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  at 9.30 a.m. and transfer with your own car to  Stazzona (3 km).

Cost:€ 30 per person. Family discounts, children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

This is a brief explanation of the hike: dates, duration and itinerary can be changed.

Hike, local food and wine tasting.
Apr
20
10:00 am10:00

Hike, local food and wine tasting.

  • 1 Viale Stampa Gravedona, Lombardia, 22015 Italia

Description of the hike

We set off from Gravedona and walk up an ancient mule track towards the above villages of Naro and Livo built on cultivated terracings from which we can delight in the spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

From here we continue along rural paths downhill towards Domaso stopping on the way at the Cantine Angelinetta vineyard to enjoy the locally produced wine together with cheeses and cold cuts.

After a guided visit of the winery we set off back to Gravedona following the connecting mule track again.

Features of the hike:

Ascent 500m 1640ft Total duration 6 hours Distance 6,2mi 10 km Difficulty Medium level

Please book before 12.00pm 2 days before

info@hikingcomolake.com     mariocastanedo@hotmail.it     mario +39 338 8266525

Tip: Bring snacks and water as the tasting takes place towards the end of our hike.

Meeting point: Gravedona at the tourist office in Piazza Trieste at 10,00 am,

Cost:€ 45,00 per person, tasting included. Family discounts, children under 10 years free, from 10 to 18 years € 20,00.

 

 

Monte Berlinghera
Apr
17
9:00 am09:00

Monte Berlinghera

  • 1 Via al Pontile Gera Lario, Lombardia, 22010 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

Last but not least, Mount Berlinghera (m 1930), with a typical pyramidal shape, rises between the lake and Valchiavenna. A circular walk trough woods and pastures, enjoying the view of the lake, which lies at its feet.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 1200 mt - 3937 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 1930 mt - 6332 ft

Total uphill: 850 mt - 2788 ft

Total downhill: 850 mt - 2788 ft

Difficulty: intermediate

Total time:  about 6/7  hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

NOTE: Meeting at 9.30 a.m. in Gera Lario at the parking of via al Pontile and transfer with your own car to Fordeccia (km 8)

INFO & RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it ;  +39 3398669117

Book before 1 pm on the day before 

Cost: € 30 per person. Family discounts, children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

This is a brief explanation of the hike: dates, duration and itinerary can be changed.

Afternoon hike, local food and wine tasting
Apr
13
2:00 pm14:00

Afternoon hike, local food and wine tasting

  • Tourist Office

Description of the hike

We set off from Gravedona and walk up an ancient mule track towards the above villages of Segna and Gaggio built on cultivated terracings from which we can delight in the spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

From here we continue along rural paths downhill towards Domaso stopping on the way at the Cantine Angelinetta vineyard to enjoy the locally produced wine together with cheeses and cold cuts.

After a guided visit of the winery we set off back to Gravedona following the connecting mule track again.

Features of the hike:

Ascent 300m 980ftTotal duration 4 hours   Distance 2,80mi 4,5 km    Difficulty Easy

Please book before 12.00pm 2 days before

info@hikingcomolake.commariocastanedo@hotmail.it     mario +39 338 8266525

Tip: Bring snacks and water as the tasting takes place towards the end of our hike.

Meeting point: Gravedona at the tourist office in Piazza Trieste at 2,00 pm,

Cost:€ 40,00 per person, tasting included. Family discounts, children under 10 years free, from 10 to 18 years € 20,00.

 

 

 
Alpe di Colonno - Valle d'Intelvi Ridge
Apr
2
9:00 am09:00

Alpe di Colonno - Valle d'Intelvi Ridge

  • argegno

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

Walking across the ridge of the mountain....among the trenches of the First World War and looking the beauties of the nature.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 900 mt  - 2952 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 1420 mt - 4658 ft

Total uphill:  500 mt- 1640 ft

Total downhill: - 500 mt - 1640 ft

Difficulty: Intermediate

Total time about 5,5 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

This is a brief explanation of the hike: dates, duration and itinerary can be changed.

 

Griante-S Martino-Dossone
Mar
25
9:30 am09:30

Griante-S Martino-Dossone

  • 29 Via Statale Griante, Lombardia, 22011 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

From the historic church in Griante clinging on the mountain, to the Dosso di Nava to  to admire the magnificent scenery of the lake.

FEATURE OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the Starting Point: 210 mt  - 688 ft

Altitude of the Highest Point: 900 mt -  2952 ft

Total uphill: 700 mt - 2296 ft

Total downhill: 700 mt - 2296 ft

Difficulty: Intermediate

Duration: 5/6 hours (This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO & RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

This is a brief explanation of the hike: dates, duration and itinerary can be changed.

Varenna - Witch wood  - Viandante path
Mar
4
10:00 am10:00

Varenna - Witch wood - Viandante path

  • Piazza San Giorgio Varenna, Lombardia, 23829 Italy

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

We will shortly get elevation in order to arrive to Perledo a typical village in the hills close to the lake. Once arrived in Perledo (390 mt 1279 ft above the sea level) we get the upper part of the village to enter in a typical chestnut wood called wich wood. The path will conduct uphill and downhill from one cute village to another. Then, the path to go back is the famous Sentiero del Viandante: an hystorical path used to link Milan to the Swisserland

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of tha starting point:  202 mt  -  662 ft

Altitude of the Highest point: 500 mt - 1640 ft

Total Uphill = 400 mt  - 1640 ft

Total Downhill = 400 mt  - 1604 ft

Difficulty: Easy

Total time about 4 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

 

Valle d'Intelvi - Discovering the trenches of the Cadorna Line 1st World War
Feb
26
9:30 am09:30

Valle d'Intelvi - Discovering the trenches of the Cadorna Line 1st World War

  • 52 Via Provinciale San Fedele Intelvi, Lombardia, 22028 Italia

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

A circular route in the footsteps of history: we will discover the fortifications built on the Swiss-Italian border during the Great War and follow the footsteps of smugglers. Be suprised and fascinated as we unravel the secrets of man's activities in nature.

The trail starts with a gradual uphill in a wood, up to arrive at the max altitude of the hike1389 mt slm -  4550 ft above the sea level. Then we start a downhill, at first in a open grass not cover by the wood (first quarter of the downhill) then we go into the wood again up to the end of the hike.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 900 mt - 2952 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1440 mt - 4724 ft

Total uphill:  500 mt- 1676 ft

Total downhill: - 500 mt - 1676 ft

Difficulty: Easy Trail - A sufficient level of fitness is required as well

Total time about 5/6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 25 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Christmas'Eve hike
Dec
24
9:30 am09:30

Christmas'Eve hike

  • CERNOBBIO

A different way to spend the Christmas'Eve! A way to prepare yourself and your soul for the following days.  

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Starting point 202 mt above sea level -  662 ft above sea level

Highest point 800 mt above sea level - 2624 ft above the sea level

Elevation Gain = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means that in total the uphill)

Elevation Loss = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means downhill)

Total time about 5 hours and half(This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 25 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

At discover Valle Albano. Rifugio Sommafiume m1784
Oct
8
9:00 am09:00

At discover Valle Albano. Rifugio Sommafiume m1784

  • 1130 SS340dir Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

An easy walk on historical path in the heart of the park. Wild animals, pastures and several small streams, to the valley headwaters that gush in a alpine lake very pretty.

At the refuge, a former barracks of the tax policy, the possibility for a comfortable rest to admire the whole Valle Albano And the surroundings peaks.

Height difference 350m. Duration 6 hours Difficulty Easy

Meeting point in Dongo, park car via Statale 178 near fire station,  at 9:00 a.m. Please contact the guide for futher information

Booking is compulsory and must be done  before 1 pm of the day before the hike

Cost:€ 18 per person. Family discounts,  free for children under 10 years.

Grignone -  Mister the King!
Sep
25
8:00 am08:00

Grignone - Mister the King!

  • CAR PARK LECCO BIONE EXIT SS36

 Do you like walking in mountain? would you like to rise up your technical level of hikes and trail running activities? This would be the right moment. Exploring the beautiful and rocky GRIGNE mountains, the paradise for the climbers. An intensive hike with a breathtaking environment.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

UPPER INTERMEDIATE LEVEL -  A good level of fitness is required

Gain Elevation:  1550 mt- ft 5085

Loss Elevation: - 1550 mt -  ft 5085

 

Total time about 6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 4 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 10

At discover Valle Albano. S Jorio pass m 2012
Aug
7
9:00 am09:00

At discover Valle Albano. S Jorio pass m 2012

  • 127 Via Statale Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

 

Height difference 700m. Duration 5 hoursDifficult: Easy,it takes place on easy trails or roads with a moderate height difference. Suitable for untrained hikers.

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  at 9.00 a.m. and transfer with your own car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

Cost: € 40,00 per person. Included lunch at refuge. Children under 10 years €18,00.

Monte Piatto & Piazzaga - Beautiful spots of the lake and hystory clues
Jul
26
9:30 am09:30

Monte Piatto & Piazzaga - Beautiful spots of the lake and hystory clues

  • BOAT PIER OF TORNO - CHURCH PLACE

A circular hike that starts in the beautiful village of Torno and allows to reach two cute villages just upon the lake : Monte Piatto and Piazzaga. Discovering the Erratic rocks and Massi Avelli - heritage of the past!

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Easy Trail (no technical difficulties) - A medium level of fitness is required as well

Gain Elevation:  550 mt- ft 1804

Loss Elevation: - 550 mt -  ft 1804

The trail starts by passing across the village of Torno, thank to steps and some steep streets we will arrive at the beginning of the path.  Soon we starts the beaty path full of history and interesting clues of the past we arrive in Piazzaga (563 mt 1847ft above the sea level). Then with a gradually uphill path  we arrive in Monte Piatto (653 mt 2132 ft above sea level).  From there we shortly arrive in beautiful point with a breathtaking view and rich of history with the Pietra Pendula monument. Then the downhillwill be in a pleasant path with some view of the lake in the direction of Como city. 

Total time about 5 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 4 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Full moon on Monte Berlinghera.
Jul
20
5:00 pm17:00

Full moon on Monte Berlinghera.

  • 1 Via al Pontile Gera Lario, Lombardia, 22010 Italia

 

Last but not least, Mount Berlinghera (m 1930), with a typical pyramidal shape, rises between the lake and Valchiavenna. A circular walk trough woods and pastures, enjoying the view of the lake, which lies at its feet, in a magical moonlit night.

And at the end, included in the price, a nice drink with a slice of cake to “Baita dal Vichingo”

Height difference 700m Length 5.00 hours Difficult Medium,it takes place on trails of any kind and with a harder height difference.

Suitable for hikers who are rather trained.

Book before 12.00 on the day before

Meeting at 5.00 p.m. in Gera Lario at the parking of via al Pontile and transfer with your own car to Fordeccia (km 8)

 

 

MONTI DI DUELLO E CROCE DELL'UOMO
Jul
5
9:00 am09:00

MONTI DI DUELLO E CROCE DELL'UOMO

  • Piazza Risorgimento Cernobbio, Lombardia, 22012 Italy

A challenging hike in order to admire the Como city center from a beautiful balcony just upon Villa d'Este . Then, a beautiful and relaxing path crossing the middle mountain villages of Cernobbio - Monti di Duello e Monti di Piazzola - up to arrive to the cute little church dedicated to S. Abbondio.

Starting point 202 mt above sea level -  662 ft above sea level

Highest point 800 mt above sea level - 2624 ft above the sea level

Elevation Gain = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means that in total the uphill)

Elevation Loss = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means downhill)

Total time about 6 hours (considering the stop to have a packed lunch) - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 4 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Monti di Duello e Croce dell'uomo
Jun
30
9:00 am09:00

Monti di Duello e Croce dell'uomo

  • cernobbio - BOAT PIER

A challenging hike in order to admire the Como city center from a beautiful balcony just upon Villa d'Este . Then, a beautiful and relaxing path crossing the middle mountain villages of Cernobbio - Monti di Duello e Monti di Piazzola - up to arrive to the cute little church dedicated to S. Abbondio.

Starting point 202 mt above sea level -  662 ft above sea level

Highest point 800 mt above sea level - 2624 ft above the sea level

Elevation Gain = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means that in total the uphill)

Elevation Loss = 650 mt // 2132 ft (it means downhill)

Total time about 6 hours (considering the stop to have a packed lunch) - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 4 pm of the day before

Cost: 30 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 15.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Rifugio Menaggio by night
Jun
22
4:30 pm16:30

Rifugio Menaggio by night

  • Via Armando Diaz 8 22017 Menaggio Como Italy

A charming afternoon walk, to celebrate one of thethe longest days of the year, dinner at the refuge(m1400) and return at night gazing at the lake completely covered by stars.

Height difference 600m. Duration 4 hoursDifficulty: Medium,it takes place on trails of any kind and with a harder height difference. Suitable for hikers who are rather trained.

Book before 12.00 on the day before

Meeting point in Menaggio (parking lot in Via Diaz Armando n°8) at 16.30 and transfer with your own car to Monti di Breglia (11 km).

Cost:€ 20 per person. Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valle Intelvi. Monte Generoso m 1450
Aug
30
9:00 am09:00

Valle Intelvi. Monte Generoso m 1450

  • Piazza Carminati San Fedele Intelvi

In the heart of Val d'Intelvi, through meadows and pastures, stories of war and smugglers.
An easy circular route, on the paths of "sfrusadur" and “Linea Cadorna”, until we reach the top of Monte Generoso in the spectacular 360° panorama on Swiss Alps and lakes. It is possible to encounter a wild herd of “Horses of Bisbino”, at home in summertime on the pastures of these mountains.

Height difference 430m. Duration 4.30 hours Difficult: Easy,it takes place on easy trails or roads with a moderate height difference. Suitable for untrained hikers

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Cost:€ 10 per person. children under 10 years free, .

Meeting point in S.Fedele Intelvi (parking lot at the bus stop in the centre of the village) at 9.00 and transfer with your own car to Orimento (8 km).

At discover Valle Albano. S. Jorio pass m2012
Aug
22
9:00 am09:00

At discover Valle Albano. S. Jorio pass m2012

  • 1130 SS340dir Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

Height difference 700m. Duration 5 hours Difficult 1 Easy, it takes place on easy trails or roads with a moderate height difference. Suitable for untrained hikers.

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178  near fire station,  at 9.00 a.m. and transfer with your own car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

Cost: € 35,00 per person. Included lunch at refuge. Children under 10 years €18,00.

Lago Darengo m1781
Aug
5
7:30 am07:30

Lago Darengo m1781

  • 36 Via Roma Gravedona, Lombardia, 22015 Italy

Lago Darengo is a jewel of the mountains around Como lake.

The alpine small lake is reachable by walking through a valley which is still genuine, enriched with woods and wild animals. The only man’s creation is the ancient Capanna Como, the oldest mountain hut of the province.

Height difference 1150m. Duration 7 hours Difficult :Hard, it takes place on hiking trails which can be very steep.Suitable for well-trained hikers.

Meeting point: Gravedona,  via Roma 36 at 8.30 and transfer to Dangri (9 km far) with own car.

Cost:€ 20 per person. Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

Book before 12.00 on the day before info@hikingcomolake.com

At discover Valle Albano. S. Jorio pass
Aug
2
9:00 am09:00

At discover Valle Albano. S. Jorio pass

  • 1130 Strada Statale 340dir Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italy

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

 

Height difference 700m. Duration 5 hours  Difficult: Easy,it takes place on easy trails or roads with a moderate height difference. Suitable for untrained hikers.

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178  near fire station,  at 9.00 a.m. and transfer with your own car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

Cost: € 35,00 per person. Included lunch at refuge. Children under 10 years €18,00.

At discover valle Albano. S. Jorio pass.
Jul
16
9:00 am09:00

At discover valle Albano. S. Jorio pass.

  • 1130 SS340dir Dongo, Lombardia, 22014 Italia

An hiking tour discover the ancient way which connect the lake to neighbouring Switzerland, by walking on the paths of faith and smuggling. Wild animals will maybe join us during the walk.

 

Height difference 700m. Duration 5 hours  Difficult: Easy,it takes place on easy trails or roads with a moderate height difference. Suitable for untrained hikers.

Book before 12.00 on the day before. info@hikingcomolake.com

Meeting point in Dongo, parking car via Statale 178 near fire station,  at 9.00 a.m. and transfer with your own car to Mottafoiada (15 km).

Cost: € 35,00 per person. Included lunch at refuge. Children under 10 years €18,00.

COMO LAKE TREKKING
Jul
11
Jul 15

COMO LAKE TREKKING

  • Como

DISCOVER COMO LAKE IN A SUSTAINABLE WAY!

Join us in this beautiful trekking!

 

 

Monte Duria m 2264
Jun
24
9:30 am09:30

Monte Duria m 2264

  • 16-36 Via Roma Gravedona, Lombardia, 22015 Italia

 

A hike to reach a peak placed in the middle of the Alto Lario mountain range. Nice panoramic view, looking at the lake, the Alps and several valleys.

 

Height difference 1150m. Duration 6 hours Difficult Hard

Meeting point: Gravedona,  via Roma 36 at 8.30 and transfer to Bodone (10 km far) with own car.

Cost:€ 20 per person. Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

Book before 12.00 on the day before

Menaggio-Parco della Val Sanagra
May
13
9:30 am09:30

Menaggio-Parco della Val Sanagra

  • Piazza Garibaldi Menaggio

Throughout ancient villages above Menaggio, lets discover Parco della Val Sanagra, full of historical and naturalistic peculiarities.

A dive into the past, next to the modernity of the villages on the coast.

Height difference 400m. Duration 5 hours  Difficulty 1 Easy

Book before 12.00 on the day before 

Meeting in Menaggio close tourist office Piazza Garibaldi at 9.30 am

Cost:€ 20 per person.Family discounts,children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

Valsolda "Via dei canti"
May
6
9:30 am09:30

Valsolda "Via dei canti"

  • 1C Via Ferrovia Porlezza, Lombardia, 22018 Italia

A Hiking trail in a typical prealpine landscape, face to face with the protected natural environment of the reserve, discovering the local flora and fauna. with breathtaking panoramic views over the protected area and over Lugano lake.

Height difference 600m Duration 5 hours Difficulty Medium 2

Book before 12.00 on the day before

Meeting point in Porlezza via Ferrovia at 9.30 and transfer with your own car to Valsolda -Puria (km 7)

Cost:€ 20 per person. Family discounts, children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.