Category Archives: Itineraries

Parco Spino Verde: Walking the Border back to Como

Parco Spino Verde: Walking the Border back to Como. Above Pare, Cavallasca and San Fermo returning to Como down the Valfresca. Continue reading

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San Donato to Camnago Volta: Opening up a Circular Route to and from Como

The recent opening up of a section of footpath from Garzola to Camnago now makes it possible to follow a circular route taking in the Sanctuary of San Donato and the Cosia Valley. Continue reading

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Going Slow on Lake Como

What is Slow Tourism and what are some of its options on Lake Como – in support of AMADO’s initiative Primavera di Mobilita Dolce. Continue reading

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San Fermo to Como – in the footsteps of Garibaldi

A walk in the footsteps of Garibaldi taking you from the battle site at the Sanctuary of San Fermo down the Valfresco into Como to commemorate Unita d’Italia Day, March 17th Continue reading

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Lords and Ladies of Misrule at Schignano

Schignano Carnival is unique, anarchic and genuine with a cast of characters that make it true street theatre. Continue reading

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Walking the Lario Triangle From Asso to Nesso

In the steps of Don Banfi – Asso to Nesso by foot via the Muro di Sormano. Continue reading

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Civiglio to Civiglio – A Circular Walk on the Slopes of Mount Uccellera

This post has now been moved to Civiglio to Civiglio: A Circular Walk on the Slopes of Mount Uccellera

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Cantù – The Good, (The Bad) and The Beautiful

Cantù is famous for its master craftsmen and its long tradition of artisan furnishings and cabinet making.  It is the spiritual home of the Brianza-based  furniture industry yet, at only 10 kilometres from Como, remains off the main tourist map. … Continue reading

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Streetscape 6  – Facing a Credibility Crisis?

Como is currently hosting the 6th edition of the street and urban festival called Streetscape – a total of 10 (+1) installations are dotted around or just outside the old town. Well established in its 6th year, Streetscape now forms … Continue reading

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Quick Walks out of Como 2: Parco Spina Verde

This post has now been moved to Quick Walks out of Como 2: Parco Spina Verde

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