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The Sagra di San Giovanni is the oldest historical event that takes place on Lake Como. It is celebrated the last weekend of June with folk arts and fireworks, boat procession and boat race. The Sagra takes place on the Island Comacina and it is repeated by almost 6 centuries. It commemorates the destruction of the island which took place June 24, 1169 by Barbarossa, who with the help of the city of Como, set fire to the 'only island of the Lake Como, destroying every building.

Lake Como is not the seaside but it truly offers a wonderful range of opportunities to enjoy the beautiful lake water. Around Lake Como there are many beautiful beaches, partly small and hidden, partly spacious and suitable for the whole family. Most beaches are shingle beaches, however there are also a few sand beaches alongside a great selection of natural and widespread beaches of grass lawns.

So many people including celebrities keep Lake Como at the top of their holiday destination list. Surrounded by mountains offering panoramic views, this beautiful lake in Northern Italy, is a tranquil paradise: it has a pleasant climate – sunny in the summer and generally mild in the winter; great food, an easy going lifestyle and easy accessibility making people dream…

The clocks have gone back, it’s getting cold and it’s getting dark very early… winter’s coming! Why not spend a few days at Lake Como? In the winter the lake is so peaceful, the few tourists and the amazing colours in a cleary sunny day create an incredible backdrop to the tranquility of the lake. At the moment Lake Como…

The Carnival of Schignano is one of the oldest and most traditional carnivals in Italy and is unique in its style. For travellers looking for an authentic experience, this carnival is certainly worth a visit! Schignano is a small beautiful mountain village and popular tourist destination for lovers of tranquility, typical of small villages in close contact with nature, located…

The Sagra di San Giovanni has taken place on Comacina Island Island Comacina for almost 6 centuries and commemorates the destruction of the island on June 24, 1169. Nowadays it is one of the most awaited events in the Lake Como summer. This year the festival will take place on 27th and 28th June. On Saturday evening the lake will…

From Saturday 30th May to Tuesday 2nd June 2015, the first edition of the Street Food Festival will be held on the lakefront in Colico - a cultural event featuring different types of European food. The festival focuses on the culinary traditions of Italian and European cuisine. More than forty food stalls will be set up on the site. A…

Milan will play host to the internationally recognised exhibition that is EXPO Milano 2015. This universal exposition runs from 1st May through to 31st October 2015. The concerns of many over the quality and scarcity of our global food supply have shaped this year’s theme, entitled… “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” Showcasing demonstrations, products and stimulating experiences, EXPO 2015…

MOTO GUZZI OPEN HOUSE 2014 This year, Moto Guzzi fans will find the legendary red doors of the Eagle in via Parodi 57, in Mandello del Lario Lake Como, open during the second weekend of September,  from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September in occasion of the “Open House Weekend” giving the chance for test drives along the coast roads of…

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