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The Festa of Ferragosto is an Italian Bank Holiday celebrated on August 15th and marking the beginning of Italy’s famous summer holiday period.  In fact Italians  rather than just closing for a day, take their annual holidays around Ferragosto, closing up for anything from a week or two to the entire month of August. The name Ferragosto dates back to…

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…

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…

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Beautiful calm waters, high mountains, old-world elegance, modern luxury and traditional charm combine to attract visitors who revel in the romance and beauty of this breathtaking lake. But Lake Como has also a long impeccable culinary tradition and Lake cuisine is dominated by fish, a speciality that embodies the rich and variegated offer of lakeside restaurateurs. Risotto with perch fillets…

Thirteen stages in the most characteristic villages from 21 June to 13 September. Land & Water becomes a festival discover Lake Como, through music, poetry, gastronomy, art, history and nature, with more that 100 events involving more than 40 local artists and 13 village festivals, transforming the old villages and landscapes in a magical stage, all zero mile. Once again…

Eco-gastronomic organization "Slow Food" has published this year like every year, a guide of Italian Osterias, with over 1600 wine bars, restaurants where you can taste traditional dishes

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