Enchantment and magic are waiting for you in the charming lakeside escape of Carate Urio, Italy. Wine tasting, historical sites, and once-in-a-lifetime meals are all within easy reach from your hassle-free vacation rental. The northern lakeside town is the perfect spot to come explore with your special someone, a group of friends, or even to start a whirlwind solo trip to create memories that will last a lifetime.
No matter what season you come to visit, our Carate Urio vacation rentals offer a wide array of local attractions, day trips, and lakeside spots to visit with ease.
Nestled on the banks of Lago di Como, this postcard-perfect Italian town is close enough to large cities to go visit, but removed from the hustle and bustle. Take a quick drive down to the iconic streets and romantic ambiance of Como about eight miles south of your vacation rental. With quaint villages nearby and the expansive lake in your backyard, this is an ideal spot to come explore and immerse yourself in the alluring Italian culture.
Start your day with a cup of robust espresso and a decadent bite of biscotti at one of the family-run lakeside cafés. Book a tour to explore the lake and learn about the history that includes the area being a retreat for the upper-class during the Roman era. Take a day to visit the lush gardens and famed sculptures that adorn the grounds of Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo, just 13 miles north.
Reserve your spot on a wine tasting tour and make sure to stop at the palate-pleasing Azienda Agricola Sorsasso Lago di Como to experience a wine lover's dream with luscious reds, crisp whites, and a traditional grappa to finish. If you're looking for an outdoor adventure, plan a quick trip to the postcard-perfect trails that surround the city of Lecco and conquer the picturesque terrain.
Whether you're taking in the majesty of the local churches like Parrocchia Dei Ss. Quirico E Giulitta, strolling along the lakeshore with your special someone, or simply exploring the area near your vacation rental, your trip to Carate Urio promises to be one you'll remember forever.
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