Pianello Del Lario is situated 46KM from Como and has a population of just over 1000 inhabitants. It rises 213 meters above sea level. Its position on the lake is a windy one and so the area has become synonymous with water-sports enthusiasts particularly wind and kite surfing. The area has a good selection of restaurants as well as the standard amenities such as a supermarket, bakery, beauty salon etc.
The village of Dongo is merely 3 minutes away by car and the larger town of Menaggio is 15 minutes away. There is a also a beautiful new waterfront walkway that starts at Pianello going all the way to the top of the lake if one would prefer to take a stroll rather than take the car. It makes an ideal starting point for bike rides, strolls, or boat trips.
The marina at Pianell is host to the watersports schools and it is also possible to rent a berth anually from the local council, should one with to keep a boat in the area. Italy attracts over 40million tourists each year and is ranked by the world tourism organisation as one of the top five tourist destinations on earth. Now, more than ever, investors in overseas property are focusing on secure and established destinations with good infrastructure and strong growth potential.