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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…

A popular festival takes place in Teglio, in Valtellina next weekend (26th-27th July) being the oldest event that celebrates the most typical dish in the whole valley, the "Pizzoccheri" (pasta made from grano saraceno, or buckwheat, Bitto cheese, wonderful butter and many vegetables. The pasta itself – a sort of large tagliatelle – used to be made by hand, but it is now possible to buy it dried in packets in local shops.

The Cycle Lane runs through the territory of Lombardy, it’s 300 km long and has 9 itineraries. Recently the Provinces of Lecco, Como and Varese have traced a sperimental route, with road maps that show the length and the difficulty of the routes. The itineraries suit all levels and tastes and take around three hours each, but it depends a…

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