Menaggio is a town and comune in the province of Como
, Lombardy, northern Italy
, located on the western shore of Lake Como
at the mouth of the river Senagra.The area of current Menaggio was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC. The Roman conquest culminated with the construction of a road called the Via Regina.Menaggio was a walled city, and remnants of the wall are evident today.Construction of big hotels in this cool summer area made it a summer resort area.
The area of Menaggio is a favorite recreational resort in the summer. Lake Como's only youth hostel is in Menaggio.Menaggio is known for its Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club, founded in 1907 by an English gentleman, one of many who was spending his holidays on Lake Como during the late 19th century.