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Things to do in San Giovanni

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“National Monument and Private Gardens This magnificent villa, built in 1808 for the Duke Francesco Melzi d'Eril, assistant to General Napoleon, is one of the most emblematic examples of neo-classicism in Lombardy”
  • 50 locals recommend
Nightlife Spot
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“Aperitivo, lunch, drinks or just coffee during the day and dancing by night on the edge of the lake.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Your trip to Lake Como is incomplete without a visit to its Pearl: Bellagio, one of the most beautiful places in the region of Lombardy, Italy. Bellagio is located halfway between the two southernmost branches of the lake, and is famous worldwide for its beautiful villas overlooking the water (like Villa Serbelloni or Villa Melzi).”
  • 184 locals recommend
Pier
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“Excellent food and fantastic location for this restaurant with an outdoor patio directly overlooking the little harbor of Loppia. The restaurant is at a walking distance both from the center of Bellagio, through the magnificent gardens of Villa Melzi, and from San Giovanni.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Food
“Open every day from 8:00 to 12:30 and from 15:30 to 19:30 On Sunday open only for the morning shift. closed on Monday”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“in Bellagio, off the beaten track is a splendid, quiet authentic little quarter: Piazza San Giovanni. Here is an exquisite, local fisherman family run restaurant---he and his faithful dog. 'Ice' were featured in a Netflix seried called Dogs (episode 'Ice'; worth the watch to see this part of the lake in the wintertime).”
  • 14 locals recommend
Place to shop
“you can discover the lake from a different perspective: by kayak or sup boards”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“The only one PUB in Bellagio. Excellent bier selection and easygoing atmosphere. Friendly people. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“The morning pastries ( brioches) are to die for! You only need see how many people mention this place in their reviews! Don't leave without treating yourself. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great for those who want to try the lake kitchen.One of the best in all lake como and for me,when i want a nice evening...from the view,to the service,to the kitchen...i go "silvio"”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Fresh milk, cream, butter, typical cheese, honey, olive oil from our region.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Fun for all the family. A larger pool and a smaller one for children. Throughout winter the restaurant offers a variety of themed evenings. In summer you can enjoy lunch by the pool. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
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“It is a new deli in Bellagio. They sell typical products of the lake. Wine and foods.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Just in front of Trattoria San Giacomo, at the top of Salita Serbelloni. A wine bar located in a cave, great selection of liquors and wines, some tasty appetizers to eat. You can have dinner even after 10pm. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bike Rental / Bike Share
“It Is a Bianchi rental point and bike shop. They offer bike rentals and tours”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Pizza is the best one in Bellagio! You can also take away (also other dishes), there is a kids area inside and outside! ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pier
“Excellent food and fantastic location for this restaurant with an outdoor patio directly overlooking the little harbor of Loppia. The restaurant is at a walking distance both from the center of Bellagio, through the magnificent gardens of Villa Melzi, and from San Giovanni.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“in Bellagio, off the beaten track is a splendid, quiet authentic little quarter: Piazza San Giovanni. Here is an exquisite, local fisherman family run restaurant---he and his faithful dog. 'Ice' were featured in a Netflix seried called Dogs (episode 'Ice'; worth the watch to see this part of the lake in the wintertime).”
  • 14 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great for those who want to try the lake kitchen.One of the best in all lake como and for me,when i want a nice evening...from the view,to the service,to the kitchen...i go "silvio"”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Fun for all the family. A larger pool and a smaller one for children. Throughout winter the restaurant offers a variety of themed evenings. In summer you can enjoy lunch by the pool. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Just in front of Trattoria San Giacomo, at the top of Salita Serbelloni. A wine bar located in a cave, great selection of liquors and wines, some tasty appetizers to eat. You can have dinner even after 10pm. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Pizza is the best one in Bellagio! You can also take away (also other dishes), there is a kids area inside and outside! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is at 50 mt from; pizza is very nice. Good view. Wood-fired pizza, kebabs and lake fish dishes in an informal restaurant with lake-view terrace.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ottimo ristorante e pizzeria con vista favolosa Fermata autobus per Bellagio centro e per Lecco Very good restaurant, with great terrace and view of the lake Bus Stop to Bellagio and to Lecco”
  • 1 local recommends

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