Weather Averages for Lake Como in August
Averages for Lake Como in August
The quiet towns surrounding Lake Como in northern Italy provide a peaceful getaway and are popular with holidaymakers from all over the world. Easily accessible from Milan, this destination is also great for day trips to other Italian destinations.
August is Lake Como is still the peak of summer with temperatures remaining in the high 20’s and rarely dropping below 13 degrees Celsius overnight. Rainfall is a light 6 inches, with just 10 days of the month being wet.
For families, the bright, sunny days of August are perfect for spending a day at Jungle Raider Park. Part theme park, part adventure playground, part woodland forest, this attraction offers something for everyone.
Travellers wishing to stay close to the park could not choose better than the Hotel Mirabeau in Cirvenna. Boasting its own private outdoor swimming pool and just a short 10 minute journey to the nearby tourist town of Bellagio, the £32 room prices really are great value and not to be missed.
August 15th marks Assumption day, or ‘Fiesta di Ferragosto’; a national holiday celebrating the Virgin Mary’s ascent into heaven. And the Italians sure know how to celebrate in style. Many towns surrounding Lake Como will have fireworks displays to mark the occasion, but the best show takes place in Lenno overlooking the Gulf of Venus. The fireworks can be seen from almost anywhere on the lake, but to be in the heart of the action, visitors should check out the Albergo Lenno hotel.
If staying in Lenno is too much for the budget, a great alternative is the Ca de l’Uga Dulza in Lezzeno, just 2 miles away. This complex, comprised of 2 bedroomed apartments, offers balconies allowing guests to enjoy the fireworks from the comfort of their own private verandah, from just £32 per night.