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Via Scalini, Brunate, Italy
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All reviews shuttle bus worth the effort worth the climb lake como spiral staircase follow the signs stunning views swiss alps end result public toilets entrance fee funicular railway cable car tower lighthouse hike path
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the funicolare from Como and then walked up...it took us about 30 minutes walking but it was well worth it as the views are spectacular. Please make sure you wear comfortable shoes as most of the walk is uphill and on cobbly paths.

Thank shaksyy123
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The view is great, but the cost of the shuttle was not worth the price. It was more than 2x what the funicular cost to ride less than a mile in the back of a land rover. Then you get to walk the last 150...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went on a Sunday morning and didn't have to queue at the funicular and we got the last seats on the shuttle bus. When we got down, the queue for the funicular was half way across the square outside the station. So obviously my...More

Thank 674IanM
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A steep cobbled walk to the top from the funicolare station. there was supposed to be a shuttle bus and signs in the station confirmed this but after walking in circles for further info I asked a seller of souvenirs and was told "only at...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 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 August 1, 2018 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 July 31, 2018

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 July 8, 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 June 22, 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 June 18, 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.

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