Lake Como is divided into three different parts: the Como branch on the left, the Lecco branch on the right, and the Colico branch to the north. Lake Como is also known by its ancient name, Lario. The branches of Lecco and Como mark two sides of the Larian Triangle.
The Como branch
This small area offers a landscape characterized by a wide variety of different environments, panoramic views and human settlements that can be found in few other areas of Italy. It has long been a popular destination for holidaymakers looking for a corner of lost paradise, and in particular, historical and royal personages, writers, poets, scholars and philosophers.
The Lecco Branch