Climate in Lago di Como

The particularly mild climate favored the growth of some mediterenean plants, including the olive tree. Citrus tree can also be found, which is extremely rare at this latitude (46 North). This greatly favored the development of tourism since the end of the second world war. In ancient times, poets like Catulle wrote about the "Lacus benacus" (the beneficial lake), with its mild climate vivified by the