On the shores of Lake Como in the town of Cernobbia is the 16th century Tivoli Palace named, Villa D’Este. This former palace from the Renaissance era was converted to a high end hotel in 1873 and consists of the Villa and a 25 acre park. Be prepared for stunning views of Lake Como!!
Also on the shores of Lake Como in Como is the Hotel Albergo Terminus which dates back to the 19th century. The views of the lake are fabulous and its central location in the historic center next to Piazza Cavour, the piers , the funicular and a small train station makes it very convenient.
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