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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, […]

Top 10 things to do & see at Lake Como

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO & SEE Ten good reasons to stay or plan a new vacation at Lake Como   N 1. Boat Tour to discover the beauty of our Lake (Villas,          Gardens, the famous Bellagio) reference websites: www.navigazionelaghi.it (public service) www. comolake.holiday/it/  (private tours)   N 2. Cable Car to Brunate for […]

Lake Como: Sport & Culture (summer events 2017)

Como Book fair (65^ edition) The fair, as always hosted in the suggestive Piazza Cavour, starts on Saturday, August 26, under the large air-conditioned tent that will collect hundreds and hundreds of new and used books, old volumes, vintage prints, posters, tourist guides and much more, offering a wide and heterogeneous choice for all tastes and […]

Albert Einstein in love on Lake Como

Albert Einsten’s and Mitza Maric’s love adventure at Lake Como starts with a letter: «You must come to visit me in Como, my little witch. You will see by yourself how lively and cheerful I’ve become and my frown finally is finished». During the Spring of 1901, in April precisely, the scientist Albert Einstein was […]

Lake Como Music Festival 2017 At The Arena

Como “City of Music” Festival   is back again for its 10th consecutive year! From the 29th of June to the 16th of July, tourists and locals are able to attend concerts at venues ranging from the beautiful Arena of Theater Sociale to Villa Grumello Park, from the Volta Temple to the Aeroclub Hangar. With performances such as […]

Como City Food Tour

Como Food Tour A 2 ½ hour guided walk through the old town with several mouthwatering stops in selected shops. Enjoy a cultural and gastronomic journey strolling along the alleyways of the historical city center in our pleasant sub-tropical climate. Admire the principal monuments such as the great Gothic-Renaissance Duomo, the “Broletto” – town hall Palace, the eighteenth-century “Teatro Sociale” […]

Cosima Liszt and the bond between Lake Como and music

A gentleman  came at our Front Desk last night, asking if Cosima Liszt, the illegitimate daughter of the Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt, was born in our hotel. You could read in his eyes a fervid curiosity of a passionate man. He made researches that led him to Como, in Piazza Cavour, where our […]

The Concerts of the Sunset in Brunate

Locations: Brunate, Villa Giuliani, Square Alberto Bonacossa (funicular), Garden Volta (garden library), Auditorium of the Library. Period: may-october 2017 Promoters: Council Library, District of Brunate The Concerts of the Sunset are so called because they represent the magic of the encounter between music and the enchanting landscape offered by the view on Lake Como with […]

LEISURE OFFER: Lake Como “Off Season”

Are you planning a short “Off Season” break ? Lake Como charm is unchanged even during the fall & winter time…. Here what we suggest you : – stay in a lakeview deluxe double room including full buffet breakfast and dinner every night – bottle of italian Prosecco in room on arrival – ticket for […]