Entries by Metropole

Orticolario: for evolved gardening

“Anyone who loves and understands a garden will find true joy there in” (chinese proverb) This post is for ladies who enjoy gardening or just taking care of their little basil plant on their apartment window, but also for men with a special green thumb. What are we talking about? If you are in Como […]

Villa del Balbianello October events

Villa del Balbianello, one of the most beautiful Villas on Lake Como, hosts three interesting and delicious events organized by FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano), a non-profit organisation which its purpose is to protect the Italian heritage. On Friday 10th,17th and 24th October 2014, from 7pm till midnight, you have the chance to tickle your palate […]

Como, a beautiful Medieval Procession: Palio del Baradello

Do you like historical reconstructions? Visit Como and enjoy “Palio del Baradello” that takes place from August 30th to September 20th. This year is even more full of events .   Como is famous for being  Volta’s hometown, the inventor of the electrical battery, and the city of the silk. Our territory is very rich […]

Silk Museum of Como

OPENING FRIDAY NIGHT The Museum open its doors to the numerous tourists and citizens from Como every Friday night until the 26th of September with a guided tour starting at 9.30 p.m. A coach will collect anyone who is interested at 9.00 p.m. in front in Piazza Cavour, 50 meters from the Hotel; the journey […]

Como Lake Burlesque Festival

First edition: 11th, 12th, 13th of September, 2014 Champagne Production presents: three days of Burlesque in Como The second weekend of September, Como will be transformed: a vintage atmosphere will take hold of the city, together with irony, glamour and seduction, hosting the first edition of an international burlesque festival. Starting with the opening “Vintage Pool […]

Books Fair and “Parolario”

For two weeks Como becomes the “books” capital. From 23 August to 6 September  Piazza Cavour hosts the traditional “Books Fair” : books, antique books, prints and posters. From 29 August to 6 September  Villa Gallia hosts “Parolario” : meetings, debates, films on art, culture, design, Expo 2015. informations at : http://parolario.it/Parolario-2014