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Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

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Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

We will be driving our rental car from Bellagio to Malapensa. What is the best, safest, easiest route to follow? The route into Bellagio following our GPS was challenging. Is there another route?

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1. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

The road alongside the lake from Bellagio to Como is one of the most challenging I have ever driven. It might be better to take the upland road via Magreglio and Canzo.

You will get better results from your GPS if you spell Malpensa correctly.

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2. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

You might take the car ferry to the west side of the lake at Cadenabbia and drive back to Malpensa from there. Much easier!

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3. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

Definitely take the car ferry from Cadenabbia to Bellagio - we did this in reverse last week and it was the best decision! The roads to Bellagio up the centre of Lake Como are narrow, windy and stressful.

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4. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

Many thanks. We will happily take this route via Cadenabbia. The desk clerk at our hotel in Bellagio has traveled this way frequently and agrees that it is much preferable to the death defying GPS suggested route!

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5. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

The route will most likely take you via the A36 Pedemontana motorway.

They run a free flow system where you have to pay tolls online, make sure you read up on this, otherwise you'll be hit by fines a few months down the line.

There's loads of complaints about this on the forums, but if you're prepared you'll be fine.

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6. Re: Driving Bellagio to Malapensa

Good advice. Many thanks!

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