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The Best of Summer

Do you feel like summer is slipping away? Come join us for a quick trip to Lake Como with Hotel Il Perlo's special rates for the rest of August! The days are still long and the weather is warm and welcoming, perfect for cycling o...

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E-Bike Thursday Special

Are you visiting Bellagio or Lake Como this summer? We are offering a special e-bike rental rate on Thursdays:  €30 for three hours of self-guided riding to the Madonna del Ghisallo chapel and cycling museum. The rate includes the e-bike renta...

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A Weekend with Andy Hampsten

This past weekend was molto fantastico with the champion Andy Hampsten and his guests from Cinghiale Cycling Tours beginning their 10 day Italian tour at

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WHAT WE DO

The only full-service bike rental and guiding service in Lake Como with Italy Bike Hotel accommodations.

Bike rental in Bellagio, Italy

ABOUT US

We are an all-inclusive bike guiding service and bike shop located at the Italy Bike Hotel, Hotel Il Perlo Panorama, overlooking the village of Bellagio on Lake Como. In 2018 we are celebrating 10 years of providing professional guiding services to visitors of all ages from all over the world.

Whether you are a recreational cyclist interested in a 2 hour tour on an e-bike, or an accomplished cyclist looking to ride a sleek carbon fiber Bottecchia to challenge yourself on the region's famous climbs, we welcome all skill and fitness levels.

When was the last time you rode a bike with a grin from ear to ear? We'll make sure you don't leave without one!

 

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Travel around Lake Como with your bike
faq

This is a compiled set of answers to questions that commonly arise when planning a ride on Lake Como. For more up-to-the-minute and interactive questions and answers, you can email to ComoLagoBike.

1. Can I rent the bike or join a group tour if I am not guest at Hotel il Perlo Panorama?
Yes of course, ComoLagoBike is partner with and located on the grounds of Hotel il Perlo Panorama, but offers its services to all guests and provides ...
2. What do you provide with bike rental?
Quotation includes: helmet, water bottle, puncture kit, lights, bike lock, and pedals....
3. Do you have pedals?
Yes we have Look Keo and Shimano SPD-SL road pedals, and Shimano SPD MTB pedals upon request....
4. If I go for a self-guided ride and have problems getting back what can I do?
On booking you will get our mobile contact for any last minute matters, call us and we will either help you to come back on your own or provide a shut...
5. Is there parking at the Bike Shop? Can I leave the car while riding?
Yes, Hotel il Perlo Panorama offers free parking to guests of ComoLagoBike....
6. If I come without a car how do I reach the bike shop?
Upon preagreement ComoLagobike offers free shuttle service from Bellagio center to bike shop, or we can arrange a pickup from nearby towns. Hotel Il P...
7. I am worried about the trafic: is it dangerous riding there?
Traffic is not a real issue on our roads except on Sunday or during local holidays where the lakeside roads can become very crowded with cars and moto...
8. Can I leave my shoes and clothes at the bike shop while riding?
Yes of course we will take care of your personal items during your riding time....
9. Can I have a shower after ride?
If you are not a guest of Hotel Il Perlo you have use of our shower facilities with a fee of euro 5,00....
10. Can I have food on return of the rides?
Yes of course, whether a guest a Hotel il Perlo Panorama or not, everyone is welcome to enjoy the restaurant and outdoor patio after their ride. They ...
11. How do I book the group tour or other services?
There are several options: 1) Send an email to infocomolagobike@gmail.com, 2) On-line booking from this website, 3) Stop by the bike shop, or 4) C...
12. I would love to ride Ghisallo and Sormano, can I do it myself or do I need a guide?
The Ghisallo and Muro di Sormano are very famous rides and anyone can ride on their own. For a small fee we can also provide GPS files to load on your...
13. I would ride myself around Lake Como, is it possible? Do you provide maps or GPS?
Our Cycling Manager and guides at the bike shop can provide information on routes to ride, including maps. For a fee we can provide GPS files to load ...
14. What is the weather like in Lake Como?
Lake Como experiences four distinct seasons. The spring is beautiful with cooler weather and possibility of rain, but the lake is coming to life and i...
15. I stay in Como/Menaggio/Varenna..., can you deliver bike at my hotel/apartment?
Yes we deliver bikes all over the lake and the region. Bike delivery is free if you stay in Bellagio, and will have a cost if you stay out of Bellagio...
16. I only have a few hours free for riding, can we set a very early departure?
Our Daily Group Rides leave the shop at 9:30am every morning, occassionally at 9am if there is a ferry to catch. If you would like an earlier departur...
17. I stay in Milano and would love to ride Ghisallo, can you help me?
If you stay in Milano and would like to ride Ghisallo or Sormano you can easily take a train from Milano Centrale to Varenna and a ferry to Bellagio. ...
18. My family doesn't ride, what can they do?
Bellagio and Lake Como are very famous destinations so providing multiple attractions to anyone. The area is famous for its Villas and Gardens, Bellag...
19. Do you have bike panniers?
We do not rent bike pannier bags and our road bikes do not have bike pannier racks. However our leisure e-bikes do have a rear pannier rack that bags ...
20. Do you have baby seat?
We do not have baby seats for bikes. Our roads are not dangerous, but at the same time we discourage riding with small children on the busy roads. The...
21. I would like to explore the area by bike but I am not a good climber, do you have suggestions?
There are many ways to enjoy Lake Como by bicycle without needing to be a “good” climber, but we hope you come to find that anyone can enj...
22. I would like to stop for lunch along the ride, do you have suggestions?
All routes are mapped with possible stops along the way to have food. We have selected some local restaurants providing good local food and some of th...
23. What does it mean becoming a member of ComoLagoBike ASD? What are the benefits?
ComoLagoBike ASD is an Italian Sport Association with the mission to provide cycling services to guests who would like to explore the beauty of riding...
24. If I buy your cycling kit online can you ship it to me?
If you are interested in buying our cycling kit we can ship it all over the world. The cost of delivery will be calculated by the shipping company and...
25. Do you provide insurance?
On bike rental you can choose to add a fee of Euro 15,00 which is an insurance covering damages that could occur at the bike. Without purchasing ...