Lastminute.com introduces you to Lake Como. Sitting in the shadow of the Rhaetian Alps, Lake Como, or Lago di Como, is widely considered to be the most beautiful of the Italian Lakes. While temperatures in the lakeside towns are high during the summer months, the backdrop of the rolling mountains remains dusted in snow. On a holiday in Lake Como you can base yourself in one of several pristine lakeside towns, from the exquisite Bellagio on the southern shore, to the larger town of Lecco on the south-eastern corner of the lake. The destinations main town is also its namesake, Como.