At a glance
Breathe in the scents of orange and olive groves
Be amazed by the opulence of Villa Carlotta
Sip cappuccinos as you watch the world go by
Top things to See and Do in Tremezzo
Thursday mornings play host to a small food market, where you can scoop up some bargain local produce as a memento to take home. Take your camera to capture some great holidays snaps, and soak up the vibes of the town.
There's a limited number of places to shop in Tremezzo, including a few casual clothing shops, souvenir stores and a speciality wine retailer.
A quiet evening stroll along the main street and down the waterfront is the best way to spend a laid-back evening in Tremezzo. Grab an ice cream from one of the local gelaterias that stay open late, to make your walk extra sweet.
For a local feel and reasonable prices, stop for after-dinner drinks at the Red & White wine bar. The views across the lake are stunning, especially when the towns are lit up at night.
Tremezzo has waterfront restaurants serving traditional Italian favourites. Local specialities like lake perch also crop up a lot in pasta and risotto dishes. The eating scene here is laid back, simple and involves lots of family-run businesses. Restaurants focus on good quality ingredients and creating a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your meal while watching the world go by.
Try something different at Cantina Follie
Cantina Follie is worth putting on your list for it's modest but impressive menu of small cold plates - perfect for when you fancy a change from pizza or pasta. The owners are extremely attentive and have a reputation for giving fantastic, friendly service. Wine is a key component here too, as the restaurant stocks a wide selection of regional Italian wines that have been carefully selected to pair beautifully with a delicious assortment of meat and cheeses.
Meals to remember at Red & White Wine Bar
This vibrant restaurant and bar is popular with locals. At the Red & White wine bar, you'll find large portions of tasty Italian favourites and some of the best views over the lake. The staff are helpful and friendly, and are yet another reason why customers love this place. You might even end up sharing your evening with a famous resident from down the road, as George Clooney is known to drop by for a seven-euro plate of pasta from time to time.
Only the best at Al Veluu Ristorante
For a truly special evening, book yourself in to Al Veluu Ristorante. Rated as having one of the best views in the area, this place is high above Tremezzo, with sweeping views of Lake Como below. It's run by second-generation family members, whose passion and Italian hospitality can be felt the moment you arrive. Every dish is authentic and is freshly made with local produce and vegetables that are grown on-site. Advance reservations are a must.