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Lucia from The Betrothed
If you have heard about the famous novel “The Betrothed”, “I Promessi Sposi” by Alessandro Manzoni, you surely have also heard about the town near Milan – Lecco. ​The Betrothed was first published in 1827, in three volumes. It has been called the most famous and widely read novel in the Italian language. The story has been...
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Piece of silk
Como, beautiful landscape, enduring lake but another marvel of this region is its silk. Como is also known as the Silk City. The city has a very interesting story pinned to it for the start of the production of silk. It was in 1400 when Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, decided to plant mulberry...
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Ronco and its view
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs ​If you are in Lecco and you’re looking for a cozy place where to eat local food, we have the right place with a wonderful story. Well, we all wish to follow our dreams and our passion but are caught...
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Cappuccino and croissant
“There is no better way to bring people together than with desserts.” – Gail Simmons I was in Lecco last week and as I usually do when travelling, I searched on tripadvisor for a place to rest and enjoy a warm cappuccino. I stumbled on this review : “The best croissant tasted in my life. Either...
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Lake Como with e-bike
Discovering Lake Como with E-bikes is a wonderful experience! With an e-bike, sport and activity travel is now a possibility for anyone who can ride a traditional bike. Riding an e-bike is like riding a normal bicycle, but easier When going downhill or riding on flat surfaces on an e-bike, it feels the same as...
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Wine and cheese
“Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.” ​-Author, Gina Berraca ​If you have a taste for wine and cheese, then the Valtellina Wine Country is the place for you. The rocky geographical location and temperate climate of the valley surprisingly...
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Little bridge, Lake Como
The best part about working in tourism on Lake Como is getting up early in the morning. Most people moan and groan when the alarm screams. Not us! After a good dose of espresso (or two), we’re ready to go. Whatever the destination; Varenna, Lecco, Cernobbio or Como, arriving to town it is always like seeing it for the first time. ​The...
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Spice market, Spain
Food culture is about values, traditions and beliefs. A food tour with a local guide who brings you to local producers and landmarks will teach you about the culture, traditions and history. Travelling is probably the one addictive substance that is good for you. Once you try it, you want to do it again and...
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Ravioli handmade
We have challenged ourselves to the impossible task of compiling a top-ten list of the best Italian foods. Italy and the Italian culture are not only rich with art and history but have a wealth of culinary delicacies and delights. Every region proudly vaunts a gastronomic specialty. Internationally recognized DOP, DOC and DOCG (*) labels...
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Beautifull Aerial Panoramic View From The Drone To The Varenna Famous Old Italy Town On Bank Of Como Lake. High Top View To Water Landscape With Green Hills, Mountains And City In Sunny Summer Day.
Before Experiential Tourism became a catch phrase for the travel industry, Elena Pettinicchio and Laura Sanvito of Lake Como Food Tours had been offering unique experiences to travelers looking to delve into local culture. It was 2012 when Elena and Laura, both young mothers at the time, met at the after school children’s park. While the children played, the moms struck up polite...
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