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“steep climb”(4 reviews)
Via Scalini, Brunate, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can get up by the funicular, which takes only some minutes. Up on the hill taxis are waiting for those who don’t want to climb. The walk is just 1,6 km but it’ s not easy, as the road is quite steep. But it...More

Thank VTK01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's quite a hike up but reaps spectacular rewards. A good head for heights is required at the top of the lighthouse itself but you won't forget the views.

Thank Phill W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having lunch in Brunate take a trip up to the lighthouse, here you will find an exhibit of Volta memorabilia - its worth it and the view is great

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We walked up from the funicular railway and it was well worth it, pay the few euros to go up the tower for great views.

Thank ColinJacky
Reviewed 23 June 2018

It's quite a tough climb on steep roads and paths from the top of the funicular and then 200 steps to climb up the lighthouse. However the climb is worth it. There are some brilliant views of Lake Como. Apparently there is a shuttle bus...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very steep climb on roads and paths but worth the view at the top. Bring water and a small towel with you, you’ll need it. It’s quite a workout.

Thank Sioduil
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing views, a very steep climb up roads and off road and a killer 100+ steps right at the end but well worth the effort!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Lighthouse on a mountain of the town of Brunate. Once you get off the funicular, go to the chiessa (church) and follow the signs to the lighthouse. Walking with 2 kids (9 and 6 years old) took us 30 minutes. It is a steep climb...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We've enjoyed our stay at the lighthouse, the panoramic views of lake Como are amazing. The trip up is not so bad, we've managed to do it with a pram by following the public road, although it did take a bit longer than the footpath

Thank Marius O
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It's about 1.2 miles with 666 elevation from the tram. Worth the hike, you see beautiful homes and gardens. Great views of lake and town of Como below you. Don't want to him, hire a local to take you there and walk back.

Thank Olga C
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Response from often_crabby-travele | Reviewed this property |
I would purchase the round-trip, no question.