Rainy Day

A spa that offers luxury facilities to the whole family: "To be comfortable with who we love the most. Not only a spa, but a place to grow, regain vitality and balance…

In Griante, Martino Luculli, has dedicated the last 20 years to painting scenes of Lake Como in a unique naïve art style. Martino was a great friend of the internationally renown painter Enrico Vannuccini who also lived and worked in Griante. Martino’s art, usually already framed, can be purchased directly from him at the gallery for reasonable prices. You are likely to find a scene from the Lake that you may remember fondly. He even sells small paintings for anywhere from 2 to 20 Euro’s that you can easily transport back home.

Photo: Arte & Arte

Exhibition space for cultural events as contemporary art exhibitions, conferences, concerts and living-performances. One of the better known examples is MiniArtTextil—an annual international exhibition of contemporary art showing…

Photo: Armani Factory Outlet

Both the Armani Emporio and Armani Borgospesso line are on sale at this outlet location. Includes: bags, jewelry, shoes and accessories for men and women and children.

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Tessabit, is the flagship store of the group and the most famous, retailing some of the highest level designers for both women and men, as well as shoes and accessories. We deliver globally, so that wherever you are in the world, you're just a click…

The Volta Temple is a museum dedicated to Alessandro Volta, a prolific scientist and the inventor of the electrical battery. Volta was born in Como in 1745, held his first professorship there until 1779, and retired to Como in 1819. It is one of the most visited museums in town. The temple was featured on the back of the 10,000 lire banknote…

The baths date from the first century A.D. to the present day. Since the second half of the first century AD, the remains of Roman baths were spread over an area of about 1500 square meters.…

Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores.

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores.

Photo: Marsiglione Arts Gallery (MAG)

Art gallery close to the cathedral and a short walk to the lake, in the ancient area called "La Curtesella", appreciated by its…

Photo: Parco San Marco

We are the leading holiday hotel and gastronomy business at Lago di Lugano, working in an economically successful and independent way. The initiators and investors…

Photo: Private Cooking Lesson with Chef Luigi Gandola

Private cooking school at the restaurant Salice Blu in Bellagio with multi-awarding winning chef Luigi Gandola (Best Chef of Lombardy in 2005, Champion of Mediterranean Cuisine in 2004-2008, Prix Culinaire Taittinger Italian…

Photo: Lake Como Cooking Lessons

Recipe for delicious crunchy biscuits, quick to make and suitable for any occasion! If you want to participate in a live lesson with our Chef, come to Crotto Gittana, on Como Lake. Of course, you’ll…

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Here, a black cross marks the spot where Benito Mussolini was shot and killed (along with his lover Claretta Petacci) by partisans, marking the last stand of the Fascist dictator's rule over Italy. Actually, he wasn't really the ruler of Italy at the time. At this point in Mussolini's rapidly…

Photo: FoxTown Factory Stores Outlet

If you like shopping, do not miss FoxTown Factory Stores outlet mall, the temple of luxury and elegance where 160 outlet stores of the most prestigious brands for men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, sport articles, household goods and…

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TCS

We consider ourselves the avant-garde of creativity in the fabric market. As a matter of fact the collections we present today often become our competitor’s collection tomorrow… Creativity cannot be copied, ideas can though: we like looking ahead so we can be…

Photo: Silk Museum Abbadia Lariana

In 1818, Pietro Monti, came to Abbadia Lariana where he transformed an old building for felting wool into silk production. In 1869 he enlarged the building and he added a new one for the spinning of cocoons; the first of the two spinning machines…

Photo: Parco San Marco Spa

Because the journey to a more holistic approach to health is such a personal one, we at the Parco San Marco believe that each person’s requirements along the way will be as individual as they are.…

Photo: Villa Carlotta Museum

Thanks to Giambattista Sommariva the villa reached its greatest glory in the 18th century, being enriched by art masterpieces and becoming a museum. Sommariva was an art collector and bought the estate at the beginning of the century; he enhanced the…

Photo: Frey Outlet

Frey Como has represented for over one hundred years quality, elegance and style of silk garments and accessories. As a consolidated "Made in Italy" trade mark all over the world, Frey can offer a huge range of products exclusively made in Italy by skilled artisans. They are one-of-a-kind products catching…

Experience cooking guided by an experienced housewife teaching you how to prepare a perfect traditional meal for your family and friends the Italian way. Join Daniela to go grocery shopping in food boutiques in the old town of Bellagio. Then make pasta from scratch: fresh eggs, flour and kneading by hand. And for the final touch of sweetness learn how to make traditional Italian desserts like Tiramisu, Torta Sbrisolona, paradel and more. After all this hard work, sit and relax, sipping a glass…

Photo: Casta Diva Resort and Spa

CastaDiva Resort & Spa is a five-star luxury resort located on the east side of Lake Como, in the lovely village of Blevio, only 5 km from Como and 65 km from Milano…

Photo: Civico Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

Como’s Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio is housed in the Palazzo Giovio, and features collections from prehistoric and antiquity eras. The building, dating back to the…

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000…

The building now houses the Civic Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio, is one of the most interesting palaces of the city of Como and retains part of the eighteenth…

Photo: Driver Indoor Park

For the driving enthusiast no matter what age, Como’s indoor Driver Park might be just the welcome break from all those villas, churches and hikes. The 8000 sqm facility on three floors features a Kids Park, Formula Karting, Simulators, Displays and more. Three restaurants will ensure you never have to go long without food or drink.

The Piona Priory or Piona Abbey, is a religious complex on the Lecco bank of Lake Como in the territory of the municipality of Colico, northern Italy. The abbey is set at the top of a small peninsula, the Olgiasca, which – like a crooked finger – points into the lake, creating an inlet. The abbey of Piona, or more exactly, the Priory of…

Photo: History Museum G. Garibaldi

What is today the Giuseppe Garibaldi Museum was once a residential building, which hosted Garibaldi during his campaigns for independence. Within its walls, is an impressive collection of dresses, weapons, documents and furniture of the Risorgimento. The Historical Museum is housed in Giuseppe Garibaldi Olginati Palace, which dates back to the fifteenth…

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000…

Positioned within the Grigne, at a height of 1300 m, the Piani Resinelli Mineral Museum Park is placed in a fascinating landscape. They are ancient mines, used from the 16° century up to now, and can today be visited in total safety. The guided…

Photo: Torre delle Arti Bellagio

Gallery space that promotes various forms of art to ordinary people, trying to combine accessibility and quality, local and universal dimension, past and present. If we want people to love culture we have to give them a reason to love it.   During the year, various artistic events will follow such as exhibitions by local, national and international artists. The…

Photo: 1711 Ti Sana Detox Retreat & Spa

Award winning spa offering detox holidays complete with accommodation and a range of wellness and holistic treatments and activities. We will follow you step by step in the research, learning or consolidation of a healthy lifestyle. Only in a structure such as Ti Sana Detox & Retreat is possible to control the integration and synergistic…

Photo: Butti

Shoe store carrying prestigious brands like Hogan, Church, Fratelli Rossetti, timberland, Clark's. Leather goods and accessories for women, men for customers attentive to new trends.

Photo: Silk Museum

The Museum extends over a surface of 1000 square metres and its exhibits reconstruct the silk manufacturing process with an historical and educational approach. The visitor is given the opportunity to learn more about both the whole process and the single phases that make it up. In some cases, the dimensions of the rooms make…

Photo: Teatro Sociale di Como

Como’s famed concert hall showcasing opera, dance, theatre and contemporary artists. Teatro Sociale di Como vaunts an extremely varied programme of top-level events. Classical and modern dance performances by international companies,…

Photo: Villa Serbelloni Spa

The Beauty Farm at the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is housed in the historic villa of the Grand Hotel, beside the indoor pool. The 300 square metres offer a true oasis of tranquillity in the…

Photo: Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences

The "Luigi Scanagatta" museum is of cultural and historical importance because of the number of birds specimens that was gathered throughout the years and its history. It was established in 1962 by professor Luigi Scanagatta, a well known ornithologist, botanist and malacologist and in short time the collection became of an…

In 1978 a group of friends of the Lake of Como founded an association called "The Collection of Boats of Lake Como" with the aim of saving the age-old and noble nautical traditions of their lake. The museum was opened in 1982…

Villa Manzoni houses the Museum Manzoni, the Municipal Art Gallery and the Library specialized museums Villa Manzoni, is a neoclassical building, dating from the seventeenth century, in which…

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