Entries by Metropole

EASTER 2020

Celebrate your 2020 Easter vacation at Lake Como: romantic promenades, sighseeing and the typical Easter Fair! Our offer is valid from Thursday 9 to Monday 13 April and includes : – double room lakeview with breakfast; – Easter cake & bottle of Prosecco on your arrival; – ticket for the hystorical Cable Car; – entrance […]

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 […]

Como, a medieval event: Palio of Baradello 2019

You don’t need to be a history buff to be enchanted by the medieval manifestation of Como, the so-called “Palio del Baradello“, a historical celebration that has taken place every year in the city since 1981. Have you noticed that Como is a city rich in history? Ancient medieval walls, palaces, remains of fortifications and Roman cities. It […]

COMO IS A CANDIDATE FOR UNESCO AS A CREATIVE CITY FOR SILK

  The Italian National Commission for UNESCO unanimously decided to support Como’s candidacy in the Creative Cities network for the sector “Craft and folk art“, especially for silk. The other cities proposed for international selection were Biella, Bergamo, and Trieste. In August or September, the nominations will be evaluated by a panel of experts and […]

Como City of Music Festival – XII Edition

This year Como City of Music Festival celebrates 12 years. It is a musical festival on the lake, the water is in fact the symbol of a lively and moving culture. “ You will find in this edition tradition and new performances, as appreciating the famous Bach’s Cello Suites with two violins at Villa del […]

Como: The Land of Toys XXVI Edition

    From November 23th  2019 to January 6th 2020 the 26° Edition  of “Città dei Balocchi” (The Land of Toys) is approaching ! the Worldwide now known X-Mas event, organized by Consorzio Como Turistica, places increasingly Como as one of the best location to visit during the X-Mas holidays. Once again the city will be lighted by the Como Magic […]

Grand Ball of the ’800 on Lake Como

TEATRO SOCIALE DI COMO and COMPAGNIA NAZIONALE DI DANZA STORICA are pleased to invite you to the Grand Ball of the ‘800 on Lake Como   Saturday 19th May, from 7.00 pm     Only in Como you can live the the magic and romantic atmosphere of an authentic 19th-century Grand Ball! Emotions that only […]

What can I drink at Lake Como? Try RIVO Foraged Gin!

In the fields around Lake Como you can find medicinal herbs: Thyme, Melissa, Santoreggia and  Pimpinella. These are secret places where local women have been gathering herbs and flowers for the preparation of magic remedies since ancient times. From these botanicals, wisely collected by hand after walking for many kilometers along the slopes of the mountains surrounding […]

Como: the World Silk Capital

“ Who was Pietro Boldoni?” one guest asked some days ago. She was having a walk through the city centre when she noticed a street called “Via Pietro Boldoni”. Do you know who was this man? He was the introducer of the silk industry in Como in the XVI century. In fact,  the most ancient […]