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VARENNA – Many people say that Varenna is the prettiest town of Lake Como. It is not down to us to say whether it is true or not but this ancient fisherman village built on a promontory on the western coast of Lake Como is certainly very fascinating and so romantic, it's a pearl set between the mountains and the…

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.

Walking along the lake promenade in Colico you can feel that spring is in the air: flowers are blooming, blossom is on the trees, the sun is shining and Easter is coming. March is also an important month for the enchanting villas on Lake Como  that open to public, where you can admire beautiful gardens, flowerbeds, fountains, sculptures all surrounded by the magic and romantic…

February in Italy means that almost every city big or little is invaded with masks, colors, sweets and lights bringing a lot of excitement and a unique atmosphere all around:  it’s Carnival! Carnival is an ancient tradition occurring the immediate period before Lent and reaches its peak on Giovedì Grasso (Fat Thursday) and Martedì Grasso (Fat Tuesday), the last Thursday…

Como ... The lake of our dreams....with beautiful landscapes, tranquil lake atmosphere, alpine scenery, and historical towns like Bellagio, Domaso, Colico, Vercana, Griante, Tremezzina and many others. " Let's go there one Sunday.. " -as the Milanese families would say! There are three main public transportation options at Lake Como: train, boat and bus. From Milan there are trains leaving from Lake Como from the main stations of  - Cadorna, Porta Garibaldi and Central Station. Como is on…

Lenno is a small village situated in the centre on the northwest side of Lake Como, at 27 km north from Como. It has a mild climate and it is located in one of the most fascinating parts of the lake called “Tremezzina”, renowned for its luxuriant vegetation and its calm waters. Lenno is not as busy as the other…

The colourful areas near the bluemarine waters of Lake Como, the local small restaurants with typical dishes of fish lake on the grill, all the facilities that moms usually look for such as playgrounds and kids yards, local markets, pharmacies and beaches, there was everything you might have needed: boat rental, bicycles, cars, shops!

Bau—rhhhh-Faf! Oh sorry, wrong language!! I was saying.....dogs loving travelling too, exploring new places and following us wherever we decide to go! Lake Como is an excellent location for a holiday with your four-legged friend: green meadows, small cities, villas to visit, beaches, mountains, restaurants overlooking the lake and more. Lake Como offers many pet friendly beaches and several fenced…

"I was working pretty much Missing breakfast - even lunch! Wanna feel a bit of zen, Where is Villa and Cayenne??" These were the words going through her mind while she was lying comfortably on her luxury sofa in her luxury flat in the Downtown of her luxury city. After an extremely long day at work thinking about the best…

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