Category Archives: Transport

Lake Como Boatyards: Luxury Boats

Lake Como’s boatyards have been building luxury boats for the last 200 years and will continue to do so for years to come. Even if we are never likely to own one, we can all experience the joy of a journey in a vintage Venetian-style water taxi. Continue reading

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Lake Como: The 19th Century Super Highway

Lake Como: The 19th Century Super Highway. From even before Julius Caesar established Como and right until the mid 20th century, the lake formed a vital section of a transalpine communications network populated with stately sailboats. Continue reading

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Flying High Over Como

Lake Como is rightly renowned for its beauty but it is also well known internationally (albeit within a specialised community) for a service operating on the lake itself. For it hosts the only seaplane pilot training school in Europe at … Continue reading

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The Three Nautical Graces

A trip on Lake Como in any of Como’s three nautical graces will excite the senses and imagination. The combination of setting, fine weather and illimitable style, – with these elements in perfect alignment – will imprint a lifetime memory … Continue reading

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Cycling and Sustainability – NOW and the Future

This weekend, from Friday to Sunday, the NOW Festival, (a series of workshops, presentations, concerts and other varied events on the theme of a sustainable future) takes place in Villa Erba, Cernobbio. Many if not most of the events will … Continue reading

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