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In order to fight any further diffusion of Covid-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn when being indoor - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Though Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, some behaviours are allowed. Not only shops are at work, and bars and restaurants may serve, but also museums, theaters and cinemas operate again. Starting from Friday, August 6, however, entrance to many indoor venues is allowed only to people who can provide one of the COVID-19 green certifications, in paper or digital format, issued in order to certify they got an anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, healed from COVID-19, or passed a fast or molecular antigen test with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus performed within the last 48 hours. Curfew suspended.
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Destination Menaggio  is the destination  No. 19
in our visiting tour on Lake Como. A list of destinations is available, each with an audioguide. We travel northbound, from Como to Piona.

   Menaggio    
tel. [+39] 0344 36411  
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North of Tremezzo, after going through Cadenabbia, the Strada Regina reaches Menaggio. Follow the signs towards the centre and continue along the attractive lakeside road as far as the elegant Piazza Garibaldi.

Menaggio boasts a magnificent position halfway along the western shores of the lake, with fine views across to Bellagio and the Grigne mountains. It's hardly surprising that Menaggio has been an acclaimed international tourist resort since the early 20th century, as testified by the golf club founded here by two gentlemen, Wyatt and Mylius, as early as 1906.
Back in medieval times Menaggio was a fortified trading centre. Today little remains of the castle but the old town centre still has great charm: some of its buildings have decorative features that are centuries old. At the tourist information bureau in Piazza Garibaldi, they have a model showing what Menaggio looked like in the Middle Ages.
The lakeside promenade is particularly attractive, and the views it offers are among the prettiest and most romantic of any spot on Lake Como.

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