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Review of Isola Comacina

Isola Comacina
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Ossuccio
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Starting from the Antiquarium Museum, near which you can visit the Romanesque church of St. Mary Magdalene with it’s famous Gothic tower, you embark on the waters of the lake, crossing the so-called “Zoca de l’oli” to reach the Comacina Island.
Reviewed June 5, 2012

We were so grateful we did not miss this experience. This was the Hi-lite of our trip to Italy.The food, the legend, the views all made this a special experience visiting Lake Como. Because this is only accessible by boat we opted for lunch since we were staying in Varenna.
Payment by cash though is good to know.

Worth every penny!

2  Thank 2retire2travel
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Reviewed June 1, 2012

The combination of fresh, perfectly cooked simple but original food, magnificent views and entertaining service make this a must do on lake Como. The set 8 course meal that has been served for over 40 years is an experience in itself as well as being entertained by the owner/ host. Then there is the legends and theatre of the service and fire ceremony to ward off the curse. For 65eu with as much wine as you want this is also excellent value. We also enjoyed the hour walk around the island looking at ancient ruins and history.

Look forward to returning again.

1  Thank Bill M
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Reviewed May 16, 2012

One of the most tranquil places, where a walk is a memorable event in a green environment with several archaeological sites!

1  Thank VMB2010
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Reviewed May 13, 2012

This is a classic a must do once, but you can only pay cash and he is expensive, the food is very good and best o do it for lunch

1  Thank bouza
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

We had dinner there and it was just magical. The food was excellent and the "story" behind the island and the resturant was fabulous. You have to go if you are staying in the area. We arrived by boat.

2  Thank rguilin
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