CROTTO di GITTANA is 2,7 km away from Varenna, 2,9 km from Bellano and only 250 m from the little village of Gittana.

Varenna and surroundings

This charming village is waiting to be discovered.
We suggest to visit:
– the lakefront and the city center
– Villa Monastero
– Villa Cipressi
– St. George’s Church and St. John’s Church

Nearby, you can not make you miss out on a visit to:
– the historical center of Bellano
– S. Marta’s Church and SS. Nazaro and Celso’s Church (in Bellano)
– Orrido (in Bellano)
– Castle of Vezio (in Perledo)
– Source Fiumelatte (in Fiumelatte)


The village most well-known on the rivers of Lake Como is home to the beautiful gardens of Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni, which are open to the public. It’s easy to reach by ferry from Varenna.

Menaggio, Tremezzo and Como

By ferries from Varenna, you can visit other famous villas with gardens in the center lake (Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo, Villa Mylius Vigoni in Loveno Menaggio and Villa Balbianello in Lenno).
With a wonderful excursion on the lake, you can also reach the city of Como.

Path “Sentiero del Viandante”, Perledo and Esino Lario

If you enjoy walking, the Path “Sentiero del Viandante” passes just above CROTTO di GITTANA. We will give you all the information needed for a variety of hiking in the nature of the surrounding mountains and the mountain group of Grignes.

Useful information


Upon arrival, we will provide all contact details of the best restaurants in the area.

Varenna is very romantic at night and you could have dinner almost on the lake.
For those wishing to have dinner a few steps from Crotto Gittana, we will give you information about a restaurant a 5-minute walk from your room, in the village of Gittana.

Ferries and boats

Varenna is well served with connections on the lake. You can easily reach Bellagio, Menaggio and also Como, Colico and Lecco.

Clicking here, it opens the website with all the schedules of boats and ferries.