Category Archives: Itineraries

Como to Montorfano for Wild Swimming

My motive for visiting Lake Montorfano was to swim in its beautiful, clean, super-tranquil water since nothing feels better than swimming in the wild! And it’s even better if the swim is at your destination after an  hour’s walk  through … Continue reading

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Intrepid Exploration: Brienno to Laglio on the Via Regina

This walk is a further step out on the ancient Via Regina on the west side of Lake Como. Readers may wish to combine this walk with the stretch from Laglio to Moltrasio described elsewhere on the blog. But beware, … Continue reading

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From Laglio to Moltrasio

This is an easy, relaxing walk traversing those communities which grew alongside the ancient Roman way called the Via Regina. We are on the west side of Lake Como south of Argegno in the area marked by luxury villas on … Continue reading

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Strada Regia – From Torno to Pognana

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Como to Torno Revisited

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Como’s ‘Viaggi della Salvezza’ – In Memory of the Holocaust

Last 27th January was Holocaust Memorial Day in both UK and Italy – and even though Como Companion is behind schedule on this, I would like to mark the event by looking at the heroic activities of one particular group … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Cosia Valley and Camnago Volta

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Como – The City of Light and the 8208 Lighting Design Festival.

  As days shorten, Como’s fascination with urban art installations focuses on the use of new lighting technologies – as evidenced from now until November 27th in the 8208 Lighting Design Festival. The festival takes the 8208 of its title … Continue reading

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Streetscape 5 -Street and Urban Art in Como City

The 5th edition of this open air exhibition has ‘invaded’ the streets of Como and will occupy them until November 6th. Streetscape’s aim is to ‘creatively redefine the urban landscape’ having invited established and emerging artists to create works that … Continue reading

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M&M: Mendrisio to Maslianico

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