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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 This year's special gift is "Tulle and the Lumberjack," an unpublished fairy tale by Anna Danielon and illustrated by Stefano Misesti.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!
The winter desserts of Upper Lake Como: a gastronomic journey between tradition and flavour
Upper Lake Como - or Alto Lario - is a region rich in culinary traditions that are expressed in a particular way during the winter season. Thanks to the proximity to Valtellina, the area north of Lake Como in this period offers a wide range of delicacies. Local desserts play a leading role in local gastronomy, delighting the palate with unique and authentic flavours. Let's see and together someone!
Polenta Taragna: A Journey between History and Flavors
In the picturesque Alps, between Valtellina and Lake Como, polenta taragna is much more than a simple traditional dish; it is a symbol of local culture and identity. This delicacy, made from corn flour and cheese, embodies the history and tradition of the area. Let's discover its origins and learn how to prepare it.
The Magic of Chestnut Harvesting in Alto Lario
Chestnut harvesting is much more than just an autumn activity, it is a moment of sharing where families and friends come together to spend time together in the open air.
XXXVI Pianomaster: A Harmonious Musical Odyssey in Gravedona and Uniti at Palazzo Gallio
Anticipation is sky-high for the XXXVI Pianomaster, an unmissable event for classical music enthusiasts which is enhanced thanks to the marvelous Renaissance residence that will host it: Palazzo Gallio, in Gravedona ed Uniti. This historic home, with its lush gardens and sumptuous rooms, will be transformed into a magical stage for performances by internationally renowned pianists and emerging talents. The program of the XXXVI Pianomaster will offer a series of concerts - which will be held every Tuesday from 7 September to 19 October 2023, starting at 6pm - ranging from the most iconic classical works to the most contemporary compositions. Be ready to experience an unforgettable musical odyssey on the shores of Lake Como!
Mushroom picking in Domaso and its surroundings: an autumn adventure not to be missed
September is the perfect month to immerse yourself in nature and look for the delicious mushrooms that grow in the woods and meadows of the area. Mushroom picking, as well as being a fun activity, provides the opportunity to come into contact with nature and collect fresh ingredients for delicious culinary preparations. Domaso, located on the shores of Lake Como, offers a variety of natural environments perfect for mushroom picking among woods and small valleys. It will be enough to enter the forests of the small Italian village to start the harvest. Near Domaso instead there is Valtellina, another hotspot for mushroom picking thanks to its ideal climatic conditions.