The international church on Lake Como

The Anglican Church of the Ascension, Cadenabbia

Location and Directions

Cadenabbia is located on the west shore of Lake Como, between Tremezzo and Menaggio, across the lake from Bellagio on the central section and Varenna on the eastern shore. It is drectly opposite the Cadenabbia passenger and car ferry moorings.


By car:

Cadenabbia is on the SS340 from Como to Menaggio. There is metered parking near both ferry moorings (blue markings on road) - and it is important to pay. In recent years the municipal authorities have become more rigorous about enforcement, even for those with hire cars.  There is a large car park (turn off the main road opposite Mor, the lido, up the hill. 

By ferry:

There is a regular direct ferry service (approx every 30 minutes) from Bellagio (both car ferry and passenger ferries). The lake ferry service ( connects Cadenabbia with other towns on Lake Como. Please note that there is a winter and a summer timetable (usually end May-October) and there are different services on weekdays (feriali) to Sundays and holidays (festivi).

By bus:

The C10 Como-Menaggio-Colico runs a service along the west lake shore. You can pay on the bus but it's easier and cheaper to buy in advance from a newspaper/tobacconist shop. The timetable is shown on (hhtp://

There is also a tourist "train" bus which runs between Lenno and Menaggio, past the church, every 30 minutes, with tickets available on the bus.

By train:

From Milan one can take the train to Varenna on the Milan-Lecco-Sondrio line and take the ferry to Cadenabbia.