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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]