The “dame della Cortesella” B&B is situated at 56, Via Milano on the third floor in an old, traditional Lombard-style house.
As you can tell by looking at the pictures taken from one of our windows, Porta Torre and the old Medieval stone walls enclosing the charming old town are only a stone’s throw away. Take a map and you will see that our B&B is conveniently located within walking distance of all the main sights. You will also be pleased to find out how close we are to the town’s main services: bars, restaurants, pharmacies, bus stops and train stations.
One of the 10 Bike Sharing stations installed by the Comune di Como and available 24/7 is only a two minute walk from us. Being the old town essentially pedestrianized, bikes are just what you need to visit a city like Como.
Como is located in a strategic geographical position easily accessible by every kind of public and private transport, you are allowed to reach a wide range of locations of important interest. The Swiss boundary of Canton Ticino is only about ten minutes from the city and it takes only 33 km to reach Lugano. Milan financial metropolis, capital of culture and fashion is just 50 km from the city and it takes about 30 minutes by highway and 40 minutes by train to reach it. The convenient location of the city greatly allows the choice of routes which could include the visit of the most important Cities of Art (Bergamo 92 km, Torino 168 km, Verona 200 km, Bologna 266 km, Venice 310 km). Numerous Alpine passes (The Novena, the St. Gotthard, Lucomagno , the St. Bernardino, Spluga and Maloia), different bathing cities along the Ligurian Cost (Cinque Terre National Park at 290 km) and the numerous Lakes including Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano.