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Como’s City Walls

Como has a lot of ‘history’ and the city’s walls provide visible evidence of the fact. They survive to this day due to the strategic location of the city and its desire to enforce customs duties on all goods passing through its gates. Continue reading

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Como’s Historical Fabric and its Pot of Roman Gold

Como’s Historical Fabric and its Pot of Roman Gold – The recent find in Como of more than four hundred gold coins has drawn international attention to Como but history through the ages is in the very DNA of this city. Continue reading

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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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Baradello Castle Welcomes Swallows and other Summer Visitors

Standing sentinel over the city and as testament to Como’s eventful past, the Baradello Castle reopens its doors for the summer with one-off openings on Monday 25th April and Sunday May 1st. Thereafter it is open every Sunday from June … Continue reading

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