Lake Como a surprisingly affordable family holiday

Lazy lakeside frolicking: an insider’s guide to Lake Como

Lake Como may be renowned as a playboy playground and favourite of George Clooney, but it makes for a surprisingly affordable family holiday, says regular visitor Sam Delaney

Lake Como is so beautiful, so peaceful, so crammed full of great restaurants and swanky hotels, you could be fooled into thinking it’s the exclusive preserve of holidaying oligarchs and film stars (George Clooney owns a place there). But on numerous trips to visit relatives in the area, I’ve found it to be an affordable and fun place to take the family. There are loads of budget flights to Milan and from there the lake is just a 90-minute drive. Plus, as long as you know the right places to go (and the right ones to avoid) you don’t need a Clooney-sized budget to enjoy a week of amazing scenery, perfect food and all-round lakeside frolicking.”

Read the full article at The Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2009/sep/02/lake-como-guide-george-Clooney

Want to live next door to George Clooney? Take a look at this Lake Front Apartment right next to George’s Villa

Apartment for sale in this lake front Villa in Laglio
Apartment for sale in this lake front Villa in Laglio
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