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Faro voltiano

Via Scalini, Brunate, Italy
+39 031 220301
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Via Scalini, Brunate, Italy
+39 031 220301
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We visited on a very hot day in August. The climb up the steps was okay, the view from the base was extraordinary - a vast expanse as far as the eye could see. There is not much shade but you can find a seat...More

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Amazing views, and a perfect way to build up an appetite before a coffee and cake nearby. The tower itself wasn't open when we were there (Sunday) but we'd definitely go back to climb the tower. But still worth going for the views and calm...More

Thank O H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

For the awesome view some stair climbing is needed, but afterwards you can enjoy a great meal at one of the nearby restaurants specialized in polenta.

Thank Jacquelina25
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I highly recommend using funicolare to reach Faro voltiano. You´ll start your journey near Como city centre, just a couple minutes of walking. Funicolare is going to take on a hill where is a starting point of a tourist path. It takes about 18 to...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

bring your camera !!! Wear good sneakers, lots of hiking. Wonderful lunch and dinner spots, over looking Lake Como. Jeep (available to take you up to top) and bring you back down. i was lazy !! Steep climb. You must go !!!

Thank Cathrn413
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The lighthouse can be difficult to find as the directional signage is confusing and poor, but the walk / treck is well worth it. This aside, the views are amazing and on a clear day you can see the Swiss Alps. Brunate is a hill...More

5  Thank NeilC2607
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Take the funicular from Como to Brunate and then a comparatively gentle walk to the base of Faro Voltiano, which shines at night in the colours of the Italian flag. The walk to the top is more strenuous, some 143 steps, but the view of...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's giving you a perfect view of the surroundings. If you are there do not hesitate to go inside and see the surroundings.

Thank Adis0n
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Whether you hike up from the Funiculare from Como to Brunate, or you ride up using one of the public small buses or bike, the view is one that you will always cherish. You can see down to Como, neighboring Cernobbio, up the lake toward...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It was a steep climb that took roughly 30 or so minutes from where the funicular train is located. The path was a lot of cobblestone roads that weren't very well maintained. We are in good shape and considered it to be a very steep...More

Thank DetourDiary
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