Category Archives: Lake

Como’s Four Seasons: 1 – The Re-entry (Il Rientro)

Como’s Four Seasons: 1 – The Re-entry, Il Rientro, – a view of the seasonal social calendar on Lake Como. Continue reading

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Murder on the Dance Floor- Italy’s Crime of the 20th Century on Lake Como

Murder on the Dance Floor- Italy’s Crime of the 20th Century on Lake Como; a high society crime of passion at the Hotel Villa D’Este in Cernobbio. Continue reading

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Walking the Greenway and the Antica Via Regina

Walking the Greenway and the Antica Via Regina. From Griante to Colonno on part of a medieval super-highway. Continue reading

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Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back)

Strada Regia: From Pognana to Nesso (and back). Ancient terraces, woods, medieval villages with Romanesque churches and iconic lakeside locations – this tract of the Strada Regia has it all. Continue reading

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Lake Como’s Speciality Dishes and Local Products

Lake Como’s Speciality Dishes and Local Products – fish, cheese, polenta and more including the exclusive ‘Resta’ Continue reading

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Lake Como’s Beaches ‘Excellent’ – and that’s official!

Lake Como’s Beaches ‘Excellent’ – and that’s official! A guide to the classification of beaches around Como. Continue reading

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E-Biking Food Tour in Bellagio – All Gain, No Pain

E-Biking Food Tour – All Gain, No Pain – finding Bellagio’s hidden corners thanks to @lakecomofoodtours Continue reading

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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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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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Ester Negretti One Year On – With Menaggio in Mind

Ester Negretti One Year On – With Menaggio in Mind. An interview with Ester to appreciate how her art has developed over the last 18 months. Continue reading

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