"C E R N O B B I O" Cernobbio by Aurorae

Cernobbio Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 74 photos

a ka Chernobyl :)))))




Cernobbio is a veeeeeery CUTE little town on the Como lake, very close to the town of Como.
Its main characteristics are amazing villas and very pretty town, located not only on the lake shore, but also on the hills above.

The origins of Cernobbio date back to the XIII century. It was a place of plundering and invasions on the part of the Spanish. Today, the town is a holiday resort as well as a well known industrial centre.

It comes right after Como on the lakeside, actually, Como continues into Cernobbio, and you can practically walk there, they merged into one town in fact. Cernobbio is a lovely picturesque town with narrow streets, colourful houses, nice pier and lake boat transport station, wonderful square with some heroic monument and incredibly nice restaurant all in glass right there.
It's a place of many chic conferences, as they're all held in the famous pompous villas.
This is the site of the fictional Villa Baglianello, the elegant family-home-run-pensione featured in the film "A Month by the Lake." Nearby is one of the grandest hotels in all Europe, the Villa D'Este, whose rooms are almost like museum galleries and whose grounds boast Italy's only "floating swimming pool" (it actually sits atop the lake). Up the road is Toriggia, where you can visit Villa Passalacqua.

I find the name Cernobbio hilarious, because it reminds me incredibly of the famous Ukrainian nuclear disaster spot Chernobyl, as the prononuce is almost identical! :) So I always say I've been to Chernobyl. :))

  • Last visit to Cernobbio: Nov 2011
  • Intro Updated Nov 17, 2011
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  • Aug 28, 2007 at 6:46 AM

    CERNOBBIO?true:a piece of heaven.there i found love in all sense and there i was left my heart when i left... but whit hope 1 day i will return back

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    Aug 24, 2005 at 9:49 PM

    Crnobbio inspires you a lot and you seem to like very much this town. You have built a very dinstinctive page !

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    Feb 26, 2005 at 8:58 AM

    Cernobbio looks like a pretty town by Lake Como! The Glass restaurant sounds great!

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2005 at 2:12 AM

    Splendid page Jeja, you and I are in love with Italia ;-D

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    Feb 21, 2005 at 6:14 AM

    Posto mi se kompjuter unormalio i mogla sam sve lepo da pogledam i procitam, imam samo jedan komentar- SAVRSENO!

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    Feb 13, 2005 at 11:58 PM

    ,,,mais uma bonita pagina de italia! engraçado o termo "lizarding"lol gostei!

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    Feb 13, 2005 at 2:05 AM

    Beautiful place for relaxing. It looks not like Chernobyl after disaster fortunately...

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    Feb 12, 2005 at 3:00 PM

    What a fantastic place. Jao Jejo zarazices me sa Italijom :))

  • Mind&Soul_Travels's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2005 at 10:56 AM

    First one to visit your page!!!!!!! Yeahhh...... :-) I know this town very well and it's exactly as you describe it! A truly nice page Jeja! My compliments! Stefano

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