In these areas, you can find a wide range of edible mushrooms including porcini, honey mushrooms, chanterelles and many other delicious varieties. However, it is important to know that mushroom harvesting requires in-depth knowledge of the species and their characteristics, as some varieties can be poisonous.
After a day of harvesting, you can enjoy your fresh mushrooms in delicious local recipes. From pasta to risotto, mushrooms add a touch of autumn to traditional dishes.
Enjoy mushroom hunting!
The Vin Brulé of Lake Como: taste and conviviality
On the cold winter evenings of Lake Como, there is a tradition that warms the hearts and bodies of locals and visitors: Vin Brulé, a hot, spicy drink that embodies the essence of the season.
Città dei Balocchi 2023: Magic and Technology in the Enchanting Christmas of Cernobbio
Cernobbio is once again transformed for the 30th edition of the City of Toys, a Christmas event that enchants both young and old. This year's special gift is "Tulle and the Lumberjack," an unpublished fairy tale by Anna Danielon and illustrated by Stefano Misesti. The book was published by Consorzio Como Turistica to support Abio Como, a volunteer association for children in hospitals.
Things to do in winter on Lake Como
Lake Como, with its azure waters and majestic surrounding mountains, is one of the most fascinating natural gems in Europe. In addition to breathtaking views, this region offers a wide range of activities to suit every visitor's tastes, in every season... even in winter. Here are some!