Rainy Day

It is one of the most famous villas of the lake, set apart and sad, with a mysterious and disquieting aspect. It seems that upon the building heap an inscrutable aura, quite as the ghosts that disturbed its first owner, the count Giovanni Anguissola of Piacenza, hidden here after he took part to the conspiracy…

Photo: Museum of Nautical Instruments

More than two hundred navigational instruments are on display in this antique tower-shaped hous. Among the most interesting instruments in this private collection are a XVIII century telescope made in Venice, compasses and solar clocks of various periods together with a rich collection of marine chronometers, an armillary sphere and a…

Free yourself from the stress of work, forget the frenzy of a thousand daily commitments, dive into a world of pure relaxation dedicated to the care of the body and…

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: 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: Toy Horse Museum

The Toy Horse Museum is the first and to date only museum in the world dedicated to the horse toy. The Museum is located in what was once the stables of the famous trotter Tornese that in the fifties was more times…

Art gallery offering pictures, sculptures, photographic art and other mediums. It is a gallery that arises outside of the formal elite, an exhibition space open to different artists regardless of reputation and not uninfluenced by the art market. "Our ambition is to bring art too young audiences,…

The Moto Guzzi Museum is located in Mandello del lario, Lake Como, the original birth place of the Moto Guzzi Eagle motorcycle established in 1921. See many other models representing milestones in the history of Italian motorcycling.…

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: 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.

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…

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…

The Civic Art Gallery is located at Villa Manzoni in Lecco and hosts a selection of works belonging to the Civic Museums of Lecco and counts four hundreds paintings and two thousands engravings, divided chronologically in…

Photo: TCS

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: Max Mara Como

Today, Max Mara is a model and reference point for Italian and international prèt-a-porter; the passion and determination of the founder has been enthusiastically seized by the new generation, continuing the innovative traditions started 60 years ago.

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…

Located in the popular FoxTown Factory Outlet mall, this casino features 28 gaming tables, 350 slot machines, bars and a restaurant. Open 18 hours a day from Sunday to Thursday and 20 hours a day on…

Photo: Casta Diva 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…

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…

Photo: Mauro Cassina

In addition to its lavish gardens and picturesque position on the lake, Villa Monastero is also a house museum where a vast number of objects belonging to its several owners are displayed.

Photo: Civic Art Gallery

Civic museum and gallery with artifacts and paintings from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and contemporary works.

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: Fenegro Factory Store

Around the filament of beauty, Fenegro Cashmere story is intertwined with the refined search of taste and quality. Forward with the story of the woman who knows how to recognize, choose and wear, with the same behavior without ostentation who reveals her natural charm. Performance of…

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…

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: 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…

The Basilica of Sant'Abbondio is located outside the walls of Como, under Mount Croce, along a stretch of Via Regina that was an important area of ​​worship. The church has two notable bell towers rising at the end of the external aisles, in the middle of the nave. Notable is…

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…

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…

An omni-present feature of Lake Como’s skyline is the Como Cathedral with its white marble facade and imposing dome. The interior is equally spectacular boasting elaborate altar paintings, gargoyles and a magnificent dome. Como Cathedral (Italian:…

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 Monastero, a property of the Province of Lecco, is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history, its landscape, its environment and for the different services which it can offer.…

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.…

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…

The parish church of Saints Nazaro Celso with the black-white Gothic front, was built in 1348 by Giovanni Ugo di Campione and architects from the valley Intelvi. The church has…

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…

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…

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.

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