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not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

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not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

need advise which lake to chose-como or majore,we are couple with parents and little baby.thanks and sorry for everyone who answered me about lake como,apparently we are going to visit venice,so we don't know what lake to pick up after that,thanks again.

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1. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

Consider Lake Garda, especially if you are going to Venice,,

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2. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

Ciao tortuga7788,

sophie8 is absolutely correct - If you are visiting Venice, beautiful Lake Garda would be your most convenient lake to visit, and Lake Garda is very family-friendly.

Regards,

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3. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

Come to Stresa Lake Maggiore. 50 mins by train to Milan and then circa 3 to Venice.

Lake Garda is much closer to Venice but it seems like you have narrowed it down to the more elite lakes of Como or Maggiore!

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4. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

There is a very nice competition between the famous north Italian lakes. I am a fan of the como lake because this lake is the most Italian one. From Menaggio (west coast) for example to Venice you need at least three hours by car. I made this trip very often.

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5. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

The lakes are all beautiful....

Since everyone has a favourite lake, expect a variety of responses, but logistics does factor when planning an itinerary route.

Compared to Lake Garda:

tripadvisor.com/…15700809

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6. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

Thank you very much everyone for your replies, it looks like we will land at Milano and stay at majora. Is there a train from the lake direct to Venice ?

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7. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

If you plan to stay on Lake Maggiore, take the direct Alibus service from Milan Malpensa to Stresa.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g187843-s301/Lake-Mag…

Then take Trenitalia from Stresa to Venice.

www.trenitalia.com/cms/v/index.jsp…

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8. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

By the way, you had not indicated that you were arriving at Malpensa - Lake Maggiore is the nearest lake to Malpensa, so logistically this choice makes sense, although Lake Como would have also been an acceptable choice, and certainly on your journey to Venice, so would Lake Garda have been an acceptable choice.

But after a flight to Malpensa, Lake Maggiore is the easiest to reach.

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9. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

@tortuga....

Take a look at this I prepared for details Malpensa to Stresa

tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g663877-i14128-k…

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10. Re: not sure what to chose lake como or majore?

Thanks,we have finaly chosen lake majiorra,so one more question-is there train from majora to venice?possibly direct?