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Villa Olmo: Young European Creation Exhibition

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 […]

Expo 2015: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

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 […]

The stories of Lake Como floods

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 […]

Daniel Libeskind Como – The Life Electric

Daniel Libeskind: we have already talked about “The Life Electric“, his great artwork designed for Como.   Why Como? Como influenced Libeskind’s cultural trail since he lived in this city in the 70s as a student and in the 80s with his family. The Life Electric is a Libeskind’s gift to Como, that he defines […]

Halloween night – Lake Como events

Did you know that “Halloween” is a contraction of “All Hallows’ Evening?” How are you planning to celebrate? Come on, tell us the truth, you can’t wait to play “trick or treat”! Joking aside, we recommend a very impressive musical and visual show with extraordinary scenic richness on the notes of composer Danny Elfman. You […]

IGTM – International Golf Travel Market

The International Golf Travel Market is the meeting place for the global b2b golf travel community. Over 600 golf tourism suppliers join 350 pre-qualified buyers and 100 international press for four days of pre-scheduled appointments, networking opportunities and industry updates. In October 2014 and for the first time in its history, IGTM will be held […]

The LIFE ELECTRIC by Daniel Libeskind

Lake Como will host a great monument designed by internationally renowned American architect Daniel Libeskind. The contemporary artwork, entitled ‘The Life Electric,’ which Libeskind is donating to the city, is a tribute to Como native and scientist Alessandro Volta, inventor of the battery. Weighing 11 tonnes, the colossal work will have a shiny steel structure […]