Tag Archives: Brunate

Como’s Four Seasons – 4: Summer, Open House

Como’s Four Seasons – 4: Summer, Open House – when Como becomes Mediterranean and musical events abound. Continue reading

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Torno Circuit: Piazzaga and Monte Piatto

Torno Circuit – if I was to plan a walking holiday around Lake Como, Torno would be one of my favoured bases, from where this walk takes you above the Villa Pliniana to Piazzaga and Montepiatto and on to Brunate or Molina. 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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Ice Cream and Vespas: Irma Kennaway’s Artistic Odyssey

23 years ago Irma, originally from England but freshly arrived in Florence from Paris to continue her fine arts studies, imprinted an image in her mind of the city’s stylish young women astride their Vespas nonchalantly licking ice cream. That … Continue reading

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Como’s Internationally Renowned Urban Visionary

This month sees the 100th anniversary of the death on the Isonzo front during the First World War of Antonio Sant’Elia. And so what, you might say! Many small cities can claim one or other famous son or daughter and … Continue reading

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