Menaggio is a town with 3181 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the Lombardy province of Como.

Menaggio is located on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of Sanagra. West of the town lies the Valle Menaggio, which leads through a connecting over Porlezza into the Swiss Lugano.

The nearby towns are: Grandola ed Uniti, Griante, Varenna ( LC), Plesio, San Siro, Tremezzo and Varenna ( LC).

Menaggio is one of the most influenced by tourism places on the lake. There are many hotels along the long promenade. The heart of Menaggio is Piazza Garibaldi, which lies between the lake and the church of Santo Stefano.

In the district of " Loveno " above the center is the German - Italian Villa Vigoni center, which is jointly operated by the German Federal Government and the Italian Government.

A ferry connects Menaggio Varenna and Bellagio on the opposite shores.


  • France: Allevard
  • Brazil: Carapicuíba
  • Germany: Wolpertswende