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Lake Como day hikes: Legnoncino, Bregagno, Grona Peaks

Day hike to Monte Bregagno, over Lake Como

Join an amazing day hike in the Lake Como region to the top of Monte Legnoncino, Monte Bregagno, or Monte Grona and discover amazing views while you learn about the local wildlife and history with a certified guide!


1 Day

May - Sep




* Enjoy the most spectacular panoramic views over Lake Como.

* Choose your mountain and plan a day hike suited to your preferences.

* Walk along the company of certified guides with a great knowledge of the area.


Discover some of the most spectacular views over Lake Como on a day hike to one of the beautiful Mounts in the region: Monte Legnoncino, Monte Bregagno, and Monte Grona.

Monte Legnoncino: At 1711 m (5614 ft), this stunning peak in the Bergamo Alps, is not only a great vantage point for Lake Como but also a historical World War I site with trenches and fortresses.

  • Distance: 9 km/5.6 miles, duration: 4/5 hours, elevation gain 650 m

  • Meeting point: Train station in Dervio (LC)

Monte Bregagno: The day hike to Monte Bregagno (2107 m / 6,913 ft) is a great opportunity to discover one of the most important mountains on the west side of Lake Como. It is also known as the “the good giant of Lake Como” thanks to its mild slopes and the grassy summit. It’s an easy hike but demanding because of the long distance covered. You’ll enjoy stunning views over Lake Como, Alps and Switzerland on the way up, and a breathtaking panorama all over once at the top!

  • Distance: 12 km, duration: 6/7 hours, elevation gain of 1050m.

Monte Grona: At 1,736 m (5,696 ft) the rocky and rugged Monte Grona is a gorgeous hiking alternative that will afford you views of Lake Como, Lake Lugano, and Lake Piano from the top!

  • Distance: 7 km, duration: 4/5 hours, 750 m elevation gain.

  • Meeting point: Parking lot at Monti di Breglia.

This program can satisfy hikers with different fitness and skill levels, from the easiest Monte Legnoncino, the longer Monte Bregagno, to the most demanding Monte Grona. As expert local guides, we can also tailor proposals to meet your expectations and needs customizing strolls, treks and hikes for families, groups and friends!

Choose the alternative that tempts you the most and contact us today, we look forward o guiding you!

Discover the most spectacular views over Lake Como, just send us a request. Join us on an amazing day hike to the top of Mount Legnoncino, Mount Bregagno, or Mount Grona, and enjoy the best of Lombardy!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price listed is to join a private hike to the top of Mount Grona, please inquire about alternatives for Legnoncino and Bregagno.


More info

Regardless of the degree of difficulty of the hike and your level of training, you need to bring the following: • Suitable footwear for trekking, with specific Vibram type soles. Boots are not always necessary, but the use of specific footwear to walk on rough, steep and / or slippery paths is mandatory to participate in the excursion • A backpack • A waterproof and windproof jacket • Comfortable clothing that helps movements and is suitable for the season • Some replacement clothing (e.g. underwear, a thermal shirt, socks) • Gloves, headgear for the cold – a sun hat, sunglasses, suncream, lip stick • Insect repellent • Rain cover for the backpack • Drinks (about 1 l per person) • Energetic bars, food, snacks

Meeting point

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

My name is Elsa and I'm a fully certified guide from the Collegio guide alpine di Lombardia, and a local guide for a few years in the Lake Como area and surroundings.

Together with other hiking guides we do our best to make your mountain experience safer and enjoyable blending natural history and local culture with adventure and exploration.

I speak Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese and look forward to introducing you to the beauty and magic of these amazing part of Italy!


Portuguese | Italian | English



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What people are saying about this trip



Elsa was wonderful! Patient, kind and such a beautiful experience!! Views were unbelievable!! A must do in the Lake Como area

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