Brunate is a little village over Como, at about 700 mt, such it is a natural belvedere from where admire the amazing lake of Como, a huge part of the western Alps and the italian part of Switzerland, just in front of our balcony.
Brunate is not only the best point to appreciate the natural beauty but is well linked in
only seven minutes by the panoramic funicular (125 years) to the lively town of Como, full of amusing concerts and shows during summer.
Our village is a quiet reality, characterized by pictoresque corners and narrow streets, typical restaurants and breath-taking panoramas, it's the ideal place to relax yourself breathing a pure air surrounded by nature.
It could be a good advice to visit the local church (S. Andrea) and the Volta's lighthouse at San Maurizio, a wonderful overlook over the lake.
During summer the local tourist office organize some events such as parties and typical country festival, poetry's contest or classic and jazz concerts in some beautiful gardens.
Brunate is well known by the hikers and the bikers for its routes.
From Brunate start a lot of walking paths well suited also for beginners and more demanding itineraries, both for hiking and cycling (mountain bike): monte Bolettone, monte Palanzone, monte San Primo e Corni di Canzo, Ghisallo linking the larian triangle with the greeen Brianza and the Grigne mountains (climbing).
From San Maurizio, in the upper part of Brunate, you'll reach the CAO, from where many ways and paths start towards little alpine restaurants and shelters of the larian dorsal: the choiche is very huge: from 10 minutes walking flat until 6 hours no stop.