Merone is close to a diverse collection of Lake Como’s well-known sights. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Villa d'Este Golf Club and the much-loved Volta Lighthouse. Two more worthwhile attractions nearby Merone are Castello Baradello and Palazzo Olginati.
To really get a feel for Lake Como, head to one of its museums and theaters. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of the Civic Archeological Museum in Como, History Museum and Volta Temple. To catch home-grown and touring acts, pick up some tickets to Teatro Sociale in Como, one of the region’s most popular concert venues. If you love everything to do with art, see the exhibits at the Civic Art Gallery in Como.
Destinations such as the Casa del Fascio in Como, Piazza Cavour and the Lecco Ponte Vecchio in Lecco are great places to check out while you’re in the Merone area,. Learn more about Lake Como’s past by seeing some heritage sites, such as the Torre del Comune in Como, Palace Bovara in Lecco and the Palace of Fears. Whatever your faith, you'll love the serenity at Merone’s holy places like the Church of San Fedele in Como.
If you’re a sports lover, don’t miss the opportunity to see local favorites, the Pallacanestro Cantù, doing battle at Palasport Pianella, Como. On game days follow the procession of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join local basketball lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after a busy day discovering the charming streets of Merone, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Palace Hotel, the Grand Hotel Imperiale & Resort, Moltrasio and the Barchetta Excelsior are among the many great places to stay around here.