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By Vacanze Lago • on January 26, 2015

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

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Parolario Como edition 2014

Parolario Como edition 2014

By Vacanze Lago • on August 29, 2014

Parolario Como is a cultural event dedicated to books and culture, where authors are ready to share stories and emotions on the beautiful shores of Lake Como. For two weeks the city of Como becomes the capital of the book; there will be debates, lectures, cultural meetings, music and exhibitions. The

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By Vacanze Lago • on August 19, 2014

About 3km away from Colico, a side road leads 2km to Piona Abbey (Abbazia di Piona), a Cistercian abbey that has a marvellous setting on a promontory stretching out into the lake. The Abbey was first used by the

By Vacanze Lago • on August 1, 2014

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

By Vacanze Lago • on July 18, 2014

“When you look at the sky over lake Como, it’s clear that god exists”, says actor Robin Williams. Believe it or not, but Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places in Italy and many directors noticed it…. films like “Star

By Vacanze Lago • on June 27, 2014

Thirteen stages in the most characteristic villages from 21 June to 13 September. Land & Water becomes a festival discover Lake

By Vacanze Lago • on June 17, 2014

Lucia is a typical rowing boat once used at Lake Como for transporting goods to the markets. It got famous in the well known romance written by Alessandro Manzoni “I Promessi sposi”, a story about spouses that had to outrun lots of hindrances in the 18th century before getting married at


By Vacanze Lago • on May 28, 2014

In Colico, the first town on the eastern coast of beautiful Lake Como is held every year the annual Festival of chamber music, called Lake Como Water Festival. This international Festival was founded in 2005 to celebrate the foundation

Votive offerings of the Sanctuary of Ossuccio will go on display to the public for the first time

By Vacanze Lago • on April 30, 2014

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. The exhibition, that will present

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The most amazing villa on Lake Como: VILLA BALBIANELLO

By Vacanze Lago • on April 24, 2014

Villa del Balbianello is located on the tip of a small wooded promontory that juts out from the coastline to form a small peninsula called Dosso del Lavedo on the western shore of the south-west branch of Lake Como, in Lenno . The

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