Lake Como, is one of the most popular destinations in Italy offering luxury villas, walks by the lake, breathtaking hikes in the mountains, cycling, shopping, Michelin starred restaurants and more. It’s long been the playground to the rich and famous with the likes of George Clooney, Versace, John Legend and Brad Pitt. Now, a new travel planning website called ExploreLakeComo.com offers an innovative way to discover what to see and do on your trip to this lake jewel.
Unlike other travel web sites, ExploreLakeComo.com presents attractions through pictures like on Pinterest. But that’s where the resemblance ends. The images are not user submitted but carefully selected by a team of researchers familiar with the region.
There’s no repetition, misfiled entries or self-promotion. But the biggest difference is the ability to learn what’s nearby to a destination whether it’s a lesser known attraction, restaurant, activity or place to overnight. It’s a useful way to discover those hidden gems amid more popular tourist attractions.
ExploreLakeComo.com is organized into four main travel activities: To Do, Stay, Eat and Shop with over 2000 travel ideas. Hovering over a photo offers a brief description of the attraction, while clicking the link provides additional information, including top nearby things to do, contact info and a map for visual reference. Never before have all these useful features been packaged in one easy to use interface. It’s mobile and tablet friendly so it can be used while you’re on vacation.
The site also lists travel destinations by theme, like: Must Do, For Kids, Outlet Stores, Adventure, Day Trips, Rainy Day and many more to suit your individual interests and those you’re traveling with. Need to balance a visit to a museum with an afternoon treetop trekking with the kids? Or a gruelling hike in the mountains with a relaxing day at the spa? ExploreLakeComo.com can help you plan and get the most out of your experience.
ExploreLakeComo.com is a free site. Users can even register to save their favourite “likes” for further planning or sharing with friends and family without any costs. The site relies on ad revenue but restricts their advertisers to travel related companies, especially those in the Lake Como region another feature exclusive to this unique travel site. Visitors can benefit from related products and services for restaurants, hotels, rental services, shopping or attractions that will be of direct benefit to their time in Lake Como.
ExploreLakeComo.com is an invaluable travel guide, trip planner and source of inspiration. It’s rapidly becoming the world’s favourite travel web site for anyone wishing to visit the Lake Como region.