Como, the Land of Toys – Christmas 2017

It’s time for ” Como, the Land of Toys” (La città dei Balocchi)

Duomo - La città dei balocchi

So here is the programme:



* Santa Claus’ coming: 24th December at Broletto

* Befana’s coming: famous character from Italian folklore, Epihany Day 6th January

* New Year’s Eve by Lake Como: music entertainment with fireworks show, 31st December


from 25th November

* Como Magic Light Festival: Location –> Piazza Duomo, Piazza Verdi, Piazza Grimoldi, Piazza San Fedele, Piazza Volta. The main buildings will turn into a scenographic and suggestive architectural projections festival!!

OPEN MARKETSIce skating rink and open markets

 in Piazza Cavour and Portici Plinio: typical wooden little houses with gastonomical products of the region and from all over Italy, gift ideas, Mediterranean fragrances from incences to jams and much more…


@ San Giacomo Church, Como


Civic – minded and road-safety education for children

SPORT: ICE RINKIce Skating Rink

From 25th December to 7th January in Piazza Cavour



at Duomo Cathedral

Magic Light Festival

St. Valentine Offer: Lake Como in Love

 For the most romantic day of the year we are looking for couples who want to spend a dream holiday on Lake Como.

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for this sweet experience, your experience, in a unique location, which has already stolen the hearts of many poets, celebrities and filmmakers.

We give you the opportunity to propose our offer to your sweet half, or better yet, make a surprise!

Overnight in double room with lake view;

Breakfast is included;

Bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates upon arrival;

A romantic dinner by candlelight in our Restaurant Dock;

Tickets for the historic funicular Como, that will get you in Brunate, a delightful village that enjoys a breathtaking panoramic view;

The offer is valid February 10 to 18 2018

Price for one night: € 106.00 per person

Price for 2 nights: € 172.00 per person


Can you imagine waking up in the morning and enjoy the magical view on Lake Como? CLICK HERE!








Gardening with passion: ORTICOLARIO – Lake Como

Orticolario is an event that you can’t miss if you love gardening.

It is held annually in Como, at Villa Erba on Lake Como, this year from September 29th to October 1st.

Here you will find plants and flowers of different colors, scents, enchanted gardens and further more! Orticolario is also full of art, culture, photography and meeting with leading experts.

The flower of this year? The Fuchsia flower will be the star of Orticolario 2017 and it will be placed in the park, in the gardens, through the installations, among the exhibitors, between events and demonstrations of flower arranging. You can admire several examples!

This ninth edition is dedicated to the moon: its “soaring” in the cosmos is an eternal dance that shows us different portraits of the same face.

Orticolario is open to the public from 9 to 19:30 The ticket price is 17.00 €

How to reach Villa Erba from our hotel:

Bus lines 6-11 – C20 – C28