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Address: Argegno, Italy
Phone Number: +39 031 810844
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Short ride provides excellent views

Ride is only about 5 minutes and 5 euro, but views from the top are beautiful and provide a completely different perspective. There is a nice hike around the old village, but it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 9, 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Ride is only about 5 minutes and 5 euro, but views from the top are beautiful and provide a completely different perspective. There is a nice hike around the old village, but it would be challenging for people with health or mobility concerns as it is quite steep in sections and is mostly on uneven cobblestones. Note that the cable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

My last day in Lake Como and the Pigra Cable Car and walk to Colonno was on my bucket list. Unfortunately the weather was terrible and a little windy. Finding cable car entrance was easy. I caught the ferry asked, "2nd last yellow building heading out of Argegno" pointing to right - about 5 min walk. For those who catch... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Had read mixed reviews but would highly recommend the experience ! Inexpensive way to get fabulous view of Lake Como and experience small village life in the area !

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The cable car is a short smooth ride but does offer excellent views. A must to do when visiting Argegno. It is not a permanently running cable car. It has a time table. The last one coming down at 4 30. Check before you travel (may be the day before) what the times are. If you miss the last car... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A stop on the public bus route makes the cable car easily accessible. The attendant who served was not very friendly, insisted on cash and also the exact amount. However, once on your way, the views grow and become more and more spectacular with the assent. At the top, there is plenty of places for photo opportunities and a gentle... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The cable car trip from Argegno is fantastic and delivers amazing views of the lake and surrounding countryside. Once in Pigra there is little to do - we went back down on the next car. If you're looking for a day out, then this isn't enough to fill it, if you're in Argegno it's a nice way to spend 45... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The short ride to Pigra was really special and well worth five euros. The views over Lake Como on the way up were amazing. From the top, we took a ten minute walk through the woods to Belvedere. Despite the electrical pylons nearby, we found this a place of tranquillity. This would probably be difficult to access with prams and... More 

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Devonshire, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Not much to say other than its priced good. Great views to the top can do a small hike and walk around to see another town at top. Would recommend anyone to do this.

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Thank Jojobermy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We rode the cable car up and the view is spectacular to say the least. Once up there there are a couple of spots you can just sit back and admire the lake overlooking Argegno

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

As the saying goes, it's about the journey not the destination and the trip up the mountain was worth the asking price of $4.50. To be honest there's not a whole lot at the top but the views that you'll have up there on a clear day are outstanding and a must see if you're in the area.

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