Still a butcher but also one of the most popular food stop. A long history short about the spontaneous evolution of Luciano and Marilena family shop.
A different way of interpreting visual art is provided by Lithos, an association from Como whose works on paper, are not limited to the material, adding beauty to content through the use of form.
With all the air of a painting come to life this great house of irregular beauty seems suspended in a state that hangs somewhere between a material world and its unreal counterpart.
At Feel Como the young chef Federico Beretta creates a cuisine with a personality that amazes its guests.
They have been working together in Como since 2007, the year they set up their own studio which is characterised by intersecting interests and a multidisciplinary approach.
Vista|Palazzo|Lago di Como, the first and only 5 Star Luxury Hotel in the heart of the city of Como.
A unique heritage for the nautical world and for Italian history with a collection of over four hundred boats.
Bringing together passions and interests that they had in common, to create gardens filled with special plants that were not only beautiful to the eye but also good to eat.
A seductive combination of Italian style, oriental charm and natural beauty.
Alberto Marangoni was one of the fathers of kinetic art. As early as the 1960s he began exploring the myriad possibilities offered to an artist by electronics, lighting technology and media.
A five star hotel on Lake Como, Il Sereno does not just offer luxury accommodation, but can also be defined as a green hotel due its support of sustainability.
There has been for some time now, in Via Natta, a gallery that was founded by the young professionals. Beyond commonplaces.
Located in the heart of the city, on the first floor of the theatre that was first opened in 1813. Its halls make up the historic foyer which was used to host the owners of the boxes after the shows.
Another great hospitality brand chooses Lake Como and its city.
The project came about with the idea of bringing together and developing various features of natural and artistic value in a single route.
A modern figure perfect fit amid the picturesque charm of Lake Como.
Cantiere Ernesto Riva: eight generations of boat building, linked by a tradition where history is connected to a focus beyond the present.
Its beauty is completed by the perfection of its gardens, and in the precision and proportions of its interior spaces, which retain all the charm of an elegant literary parlour.
Back in the early fifties Ico and Luisa Parisi put forward a new idea of household living through the art of careful mixing of diverse identities and diverse periods.
The charm of a grand period hotel that overlooks the lake, while meeting the magic of a unique landscape.
For centuries they were focal points for popular beliefs and superstitions, with the result that they became places of worship.
It was just shortly after its opening that Berton al Lago won its first star.
G / A R T / E N is an exhibition space for emerging art open to the international culture.
Built in 1910, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo reflects the exuberance of times gone by, with the addition of contemporary luxuries.
Gualtiero Marchesi’s dream is realised at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo.
The lake’s waters reflect both the austereness and the grace of this villa in a harmonious interweaving of styles, yellow ochre and soft pink.
The experience unfolds over three floors and begins with the déhor, which offers lunch or dinner in the summer months.
When classic Italian architecture meets modern standards of luxury, the result is a quite unique harmony.
So began Anna Seminara’s and Maria Francesca Cicirelli’s joint career adventure.
A rich botanical patrimony, embracing the old Villa and overlooking Lake Como. An architectural jewel built in the late nineteenth century.
A research project conceived and curated by the Cultural Commission of the Order of Architects PPC of the Province of Como.
Centuries of history overlie a green hill that plunges into the lake. An intense and amazing journey through magnificent rooms and virtuoso gardens.
It is a journey characterised by sensations, flavours and fragrances, and its paths are marked out by the top-level team headed by chef Davide Caranchini.
To each his own hotel. This is the philosophy behind each RH Collections hotel: that of uniting each local area and its own particular qualities, with quality hospitality.
The oil from the lake has bitter and spicy scents, synonymous with great value. Many restaurateurs of the area use it in their kitchens.
The faultless rhythm of geometries that are entirely Italian in their forms, lend a certain harmony to the terracing of this lake-view garden.
Silk as the starting point for research and innovation in the visual arts, with an immense heritage to share, and as inspiration for new talents.
There is harmonious imperfection in the array of arches and spiral columns of Villa Monastero.
Since 1983, in an old farmhouse surrounded by greenery, the food has been all about tradition, experiment and evolution.
Palazzo Albricci Peregrini, an aristocratic building within the historic city walls of Como.
Everyone here is familiar with this Como fish delicacy but few, if any, know its true origin. Certainly, a Slow Food Presidium that has made the fortune of a number of restaurateurs.
A gem of a location made up of trees and stone where the line between art and nature is almost imperceptible.
The museum opened to the public in October 2006 to tell the story, to build collections, to archive and keep alive the history of international cycling.
A virtuoso performance of neoclassical architecture that embraces the lake in the form of an immense and harmonious building extending along its broad bay.
Lucia Sala, writer and scholar of the life of Lake Como, gathers forgotten objects and uses them to tell the stories of places, people and the customs of the whole region.
Dining at Filo is at once a culinary voyage and a coming home. The carefully chosen ingredients represent the richness of Italian culianary history.
Elegance, sobriety and the high quality of materials for a new brand made in lake.
The unique setting of the hotel is that of a beautiful botanical garden that surrounds the building to make this a magical place.
The dappled light makes its way through the leaves and geometries of the avenues, as the scent of flowers softens the neoclassical rigor.
In what was, back in the nineteenth century, a dyeing works, there is now the Silk Museum, which is also a research institute and place of textile education.
This building dates from the beginning of the last century, built in the Art Nouveau style, and features the typical floral and sinuous designs of the period.
An example of nineteenth-century architecture in perfect equilibrium between its hanging garden and the banks of the lake.
A laboratory, rather just a kitchen, or to be more precise, both things at once. Radici is a place in which to enjoy a real culinary experience.
It is named Casale Roccolo, and is where they decided in 2006 to turn what had been a passion for them into a full-time business.
Located a short distance from Como, Casa Santo Stefano is the ideal base from which to explore the beauty of the surrounding area.
A walk suitable for everyone, alternating between stretches along the lakeshore and other sections that venture inland.
In a late eighteenth century palazzo, the Civic Museum of Como takes us on a journey of culture, art and architecture.
Sheltered by the rocky shore and its densely packed trees and bushes, the house rises proudly and substantially out of the tranquil waters of the lake.
The place itself is cosy and welcoming. The cuisine is Italian, and focusses especially on seafood.
The mountains, the wind, the water. RIVO distilled the essence of Lake Como to create a gin worthy of this very special place.
It is a treasury that has been amassed and recreated over centuries, overlooking a natural hollow between the lake and the mountains.