Hiking the “Strada Regia” trail from Torno to Montepiatto in the Larian Triangle Mountains of Lake Como is an incredible experience. This moderate-level hike is safe and scenic with our professional mountain guide. Lario, the ancient name of Lake Como, sits at the foot of the pre-Alps mountain range. The lake is flanked on both...Read More
Confessions of a Lake Como Tour Guide The work of a tour guide is intense and non-stop. It takes a special person with a charismatic personality to be a tour guide. They have to be entertaining, knowledgeable, patient, diplomatic and expert problem-solvers. A tour guide not only represents the tour company, but they are ambassadors...Read More
Perhaps it’s obvious to say, but the main reason you should visit Lake Como is for its beauty. Let us suggest you a trip to discover Lake Como. We’ve all seen travel magazines and tv shows featuring beautiful villas and gardens, luxury hotels with silk linens and shimmering turquoise swimming pools. We’ve seen the...Read More
Traditional food from Lake Como offers a variety of delicious freshwater fish as pike, tench, eel, carp and trout. Tradition teaches us how to preserve it without the need of a refrigerator. Our favourite method is known as “in carpione“: it means preserving fish (pesce, in Italian) by cooking and then marinating it. Pesce in...Read More
Marriage talk! Making a proposal isn’t an easy decision. Once you make that beautiful decision, in addition to the words to use, the place that you choose to ask for your partner’s hand plays a crucial role. Are there places where everyone dreams of being in this most special moment? Some people, because of their...Read More
Don’t overlook visiting Lake Como in the winter, there is a completely different aspect of Lake Como to discover from November to February. Snow Capped Alps The absolute 1° reason to come to Lake Como during the winter months of November, December and January, is to see the snow-peaked mountaintops of the Alps. The air...Read More
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