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.
The Concorso Eleganza Villa d’Este is perhaps the most significant of all events celebrating the mystique of Historic Cars. The Concorso Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 will be staged on the weekend of 20-22 May over the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este and neighboring Villa Erba at Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The 2016 edition will again see…
The " Palio Remiero del Lario " is a traditional rowing race across Lake Como that attracts teams from around Lombardy, who come to take part in the grueling competition of Lucie, the traditional rowing boat from Lake Como. This competition has been organised for more than 50 years and is still today one of the most anticipated events involving 20 villages of Lake Como…. a real spectacle where the entire lake become extremely competitive!
The mountainous belt that runs almost parallel between the lake and the Swiss border is crossed by a dense network of trails. Among them, a route in stages suited to get a thorough knowledge of the entire territory is the 'Via dei Monti lLariani', a tour of medium altitude of about 125km connecting Cernobbio to Sorico. Our advice is to walk the path in the spring to enjoy the blooming meadows on the mountain pastures, or to immerse yourself in golden autumn beech forests.
The exhibition “Racconti di terra, d’acqua e di Cielo. Gli ex voto dipinti del Santuario della Beata Vergine del Soccorso di Ossuccio” will display to the public for the first time a series of votive paintings given as a sign of thankfulness from the faithful.