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A slice or two of Lake Como

Lake Como, 28 miles long and never more than 2 miles wide, is shaped like an upside down y, dividing into an eastern and western branch about half way down….

Excursion to Lake Como from Milan

If you find yourself in Milan, on business or on holiday, and you’d like to get out of town for one day, you might find a trip to Lake Como…

Villa il Balbiano Ossuccio

Ten ways to enjoy an inactivity holiday at Lake Como

Lake Como is the perfect location for an inactivity holiday, for three reasons. First, the stunning scenery justifies anyone spending day after day mostly just looking at it (guilt free…

Drive the race track at Monza

Believe it or not but you can drive your own car around the circuit – not during a race of course. The official Monza website – advertises ‘Touristic General Driving’,…

Excursion from Lake Como to Milan

Visit Milan for the Duomo (gothic cathedral), Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (shopping), Pinacoteca de Brera (art gallery) or San Siro (football stadium). Above all, try to see the mural of…

Who painted most of the ‘Last Supper’?

The Last Supper was an experiment that went badly wrong. Leonardo didn’t follow the established practice for painting on walls, which was to apply the paint to wet plaster, so…