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Powerful Water Element

Standing before this rushing mini-river is powerful. You can hear it and feel it before see it. The... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Boise, Idaho
Italy's shortest river (almost)

We had seen the river at Fiumelatte in the distance during various ferry rides, so we had to walk... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Strada Provinciale 72, 23829 Fiumelatte, Italy
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Standing before this rushing mini-river is powerful. You can hear it and feel it before see it. The air changes as you approach. It's the ozone that is produced. Feels good to the body and mind plus is cool in Temp. We didn't walk up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank 853roxane
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We had seen the river at Fiumelatte in the distance during various ferry rides, so we had to walk to take a look. We were staying at Varenna, and it is an easy walk to Fiumelatte. The river is amazing (at least at this time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank JPHStVincent
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We were really impressed by this small village outside Varenna . Great local bakery and restaurant . We stayed in Eric Airbnb and it was really excellent . The hotels in Varenna were fully booked as Varenna is known as the diamond of Lake Como...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikeddie1987
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Nice town very close to Varenna.Walking distance to Varenna township. a great view in all directions. Best spot on lake Como.out of the tourist hustle and bustle. Hosteria plantana was a great restaurant on the waterfront. Go visit Norma, she was a great host and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Craig P
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was about a 15 minute walk from Varenna to Fiumelatte. The falls were impressive, though I did not walk up to the source. Fiumelatte is a very quaint, picturesque village well worth a walk around while you're there. Be aware that the shoulders of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We walked from Varenna’s square to the fiumelatte falls. We took the main road following a very small side walk along the side about 10mins to look at the falls. It was a beautiful walk and the falls were white and full when we stopped...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank N4951ASjessica
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A short 10 minute walk to Varenna —Rick Steve’s perfect Italian lake village, Fiumelatte is perfect for extended stay visits to Lago di Como. Four years ago we spent a month here in a Homeaway property right on the lake. Great priced property surrounded by...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank williamn262
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Another steep walk to reach here and after all the dry weather, it really wasn't that spectacular. However, I would imagine that after rain, this is a far more interesting attraction.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank harlyc
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Everyone at Lake Como spends time by the water, but this is a nice short side trip so you can see what's in among the lush foliage of the cliff/mountain side. We got to the cave where the river starts easily via a short climb...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AussieBonz
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We walked from Vezio to the Fiumelatte river, one of the shortest rivers in Italy, 250 metres from source to lake, and foaming in season March to September, although dry in our visit in April. The Fiumelatte train station is reached by a steep perilous...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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