If you are in Lecco or in the nearby for sure you have already planned to visit the enchanting fishermen’s village of Varenna overlooking Lake Como. Are you getting to Varenna by car or by motorbike and are you wondering where to park?
Dont’ worry: we notice you the parking areas in Varenna, both free or pay and display, where you can leave your vehicle and enjoy your day strolling in Varenna.
Be aware that there are few parkings and the largest one is the Multipiano just before entering the historic center on the right.
On the map you will find all the available car parks in Varenna.
Pay and display parking
different rates as per the relevant parking areas – Click on the map to have further info
NOTE – Parking at the Varenna/Perledo’s station
- from the middle of April to the middle of October: every day,
- from January to the middle of April and from the middle of Ocotober to the end of December: just in the weekend.
Open air parking area. You need to buy the “gratta e sosta” ticket at the cafè III binario at the station.
Things to see and visit in Varenna
Castle of Vezio, residence of Queen Teodolinda during her last life years, stands out against Varenna and overlooks Lake Como dividing into tow branches.
Villa Monastero in Varenna hosts a marvelous botanic garden, full of exotic species and represents a real gem on Lake Lecco. Visit also its House-Museum.
The “Scanagatta” civic museum in Varenna is a great ornithological collection of the Lake Como area.
Villa Cipressi in Varenna: cypresses-line, terraces rich of flowers and botanic species in its gardens. Hotel and conference center.
A gem of Romanesque in Varenna hosting frescoes dated back to the fourteenth-century: here you are the church of San Giovanni Battista.
The Church of St. Giorgio in Varenna is a rare example of three naves building dated back to the fourteenth century.
Tour and activities in Varenna and nearby
Lake Como slow tourism. Get a walking food tour along the ancient Wayfarer’s trail overlooking Lake Como and taste exquisite local cuisine and wines. Enjoy the experience with a local guide and discover Lake Como area, its enchanting villages and culture.
Enjoy a evening dinner cruise on Lake Como with the magic of fireworks. 3-hour cruise with dinner of 4-course menu and pairing wines on a reserved board waiting for the fireworks show in Mandello del Lario. Experience an unforgettable evening! Maximum 6 people.
ANY SUNDAY enjoy the hiking tour to San Pietro al Monte in Civate. Relive the experience of the ancient pilgrims: a day trip among nature, culture and feel like a local.
Discovering Lecco enjoying a food ebike tour. Hop on the saddle and live a slow mood experience to discover Lecco and the local products od our land. Taste cheeses, cold cuts and craft beers. Ready?
Discovering Lake Como: day trip to Varenna and Colico with lunch at restaurant. Villa Monastero and Forte Montecchio Nord with historical re-enactment.
A real food experience discovering Valtellina. Cheese & wine tasting tour, discovering Bitto and Casera and strolling through Nebbiolo vineyards.
Taste the Italian cuisine and learn how to cook special courses. Experience a cooking class if you are in Lake Como area. A wonderful location overlooking Lario and a personal chef just for you!
Enjoy a Lake Como dinner cruise with the magic of fireworks. Experience the 4-course menu dinner cruise in front of Varenna an live unforgettable moments! Maximum 6 persons.
An alternative dinner cruise in Lecco on Lake Como! Enjoy a unique experience that happens once a year: the magic of fireworks on Lake Lecco directly from the boat! 3-hour cruise with 4-course dinner with pairing wines. Live an unforgettable experience!
Cooking class in an enchanting town overlooking Lake Como to learn how to make Italian dishes? Enjoy a 4-hour cooking class with a professional chef and learn how to make Italian specialty!
Visit Milan. Tickets for Milan Cathedral, possibility to purchase the cumulative Duomo Pass ticket that allows entry to Dome of Milan, the museum, the Baptistery of S. Giovanni and the panoramic terraces.
Lake Como Sunday tour discovering Varenna and Colico with lunch at the restaurant. Visit to Villa Monastero and walk of Love, a dive into the past in Colico between Forte Montecchio Nord and Forte di Fuentes and an electric boat trip on Lake Como.
Lecco food tour immersed into nature at the foot of Grignetta. Easy hiking through woods to a nature balcony to enjoy a panoramic view of the lakes. Lunch with a traditional cuisine menu and a gastronomic gem. Mines, adventure park and genuine local cheeses.
Lecco photographic tour / Discover hidden places and corners with suggestions with the suggestions and the goodies of a local instagramer. Camera or mobile phone and away for a special experience and to finish an aperitif with tricks to make your photos unique.
Have fun for a day at Leolandia in Bergamo: the amusement park a few miles from Lecco and Milan. Meet your favourite cartoons characters and enjoy the ride!
Live an unforgettable experience on Lake Como. Be a pilot for a day of a seaplane on Lake Como, supported by a qualified instructor.
Visit Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Milan with interactive 3D experiences for families, students and lovers of the genius of Vinci.
Lake Como boat tour among Varenna, Tremezzo and Lenno. A private guided tour in Varenna discovering the beguiling fishermens’ village and a central Lake Como boat tour visiting Villa del Balbianello in Lenno.
Boat tour to experience Lecco directly from the waters of lake Como. Admire the wonderful landscapes created by the surrounding mountains and feel unique emotions.
Accommodation in Varenna