Today many people are enjoying this wonderful sunny Sunday, taking a walk on the banks of Lake Como. So many flowering yellow branches in the hands of women. In Italy, Mimosa is the typical flower to celebrate the International Women’s Day, simply known as “Women’s Day”. Women’s Day occurs every year on March 8th to commemorate the political, economic and social achievements reached by women. […]
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Today March begins with a Sunday and if you are wondering ” what am I doing today in Como?” we suggest “Sunday at the Museum”! The first Sunday of the month, in fact, the entrance to the Civic Museums of Como (Volta Temple, Museum of Archaeology and History Museum, Art Gallery) will be free! The […]
Today Google celebrates Alessandro Volta’s 270° birthday (Como, February 18 1745 – Como, March 5 1827). Alessandro Volta was an Italian physicist credited with the invention of the first electrical battery, the Voltaic pile which he invented in 1799. Born in Como, Italy, he gave his name to the electrical unit ‘volt‘ in 1881. During his tenure […]
Today takes place the 18th edition of RistorExpo, the show dedicated to catering professionals. This year there is a link to Expo 2015: “Cheer the Planet.” The exposition is in fact considering food and nutrition, especially for the meaning of food for the spirit. The event is held in Erba, at LarioFiere, from 15 to 18 February. The program is full of […]
Any suggestions on what to do in Como during these days? Sure!! We suggest visiting an interesting exhibition dedicated to young talents: 48 young artists coming from 8 European countries. From 14 February to 22 March 2015, the magnificent and beautiful Villa Olmo, is hosting the Italian stop-over of the biennial art JCE Jeune Création Européenne. The exhibition opening will […]
After the great success of the two previous editions of Felina Maxima, this year, on 7th and 8th February, there will be a pavillon entirely dedicated to dog shows: agility, disc dog, obedience, dog dance and much more… The location is Villa Erba, few minutes by car or boat from Como. Important dog trainers will be […]
2015 rhymes with EXPO! EXPO Milano 2015 is a non-commercial Universal Exposition that is taking place in Milan from the 1st of May till the 31st October. Did you know that about 1,3 tons of food get wasted every year? Did you know that about 870 millions of people every year do not have enough […]
Como Magic Light Festival V edition: here we show you a majestic “Land of Toys” video, shot in Como… magic sparkling colours and a city adorned with beautiful architectural projections. About 800 thousands participants this year (200 thousands more than the last edition)!
It’s been a while since we have talked about David Crosby‘s upcoming performace in Como, it’s Crosby from the folk-rock supergroup “Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young” popular during the 70s. He’s singing and playing his acoustic guitar on Teatro Sociale stage in Como. Our colleague from the Front Desk has got a great passion for this marvellous music and, […]
One frequent guest came to say “hello” some days ago… it’s him, it’s Lake Como! In fact Lake Como has been a loyal client of the Hotel Metropole Suisse for more than a century, we know him pretty well. If you don’t believe it, ask our porter, he’s got a lot of funny stories to […]
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