During the daytime activities include a town tour, particularly Old Town with its interesting buildings and churches, lakeside promenades, 15th-century and the Visconti Castle and museum.
There are a range range of lake-based water sports along with tennis, golf, and mountain walks.
In winter, skiing on Cardada/Cimetta slopes above the town becomes popular.
The nightlife here is generally low key. There is one dazzling casino, a few cinemas with films in their original languages, concerts and theatres.
The food on sale in restaurants here is predominantly Italian cooking in a broad choice of restaurants, pizzerias and taverns. There are some snack bars, but most of the hotels are proud of their standards of cuisine.