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Gifts and Souvenirs

There are numerous gift shops and souvenir shops in Lake Como.  Most of the towns and villages have some type of shop where you can buy a momento of your holiday. Menaggio has a lovely shop called Il Coccio (near the ...

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Markets

You can buy fresh fruit and veg at the following markets as well as clothes, shoes, kitchen ware, rugs etc…well worth a look! Lenno Every Tuesday morning. Porlezza Saturday all day.  Thursday night Handcraft Market. Menaggio 2nd & 4th Friday ...

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Hairdressers

One of the things that you will notice in Italy, is that around every corner you can always find a parrucchiera (hairdresser). The Italians are known for their immaculate dress sense and style and it goes without saying that the look is ...

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Childrens Sizing Chart

Children’s Clothing UK – height inches   USA                       ITALY – height cm 43                                 ...

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Mens Sizing Chart

Men’s Suits UK US ITALY 36 36 46 38 38 48 40 40 50/52 42 42 54 44 44 56 46 46 58/60 48 48 62 50 50 64     Men’s Shirts UK US ITALY 14 14 35 14 ...

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Womens Sizing Chart

Women’s Clothing UK US ITALY 8 6 42 10 8 44 12 10 46 14 12 48 16 14 50 18 16 52 20 18 54 22 20 56     Women’s Shoe Size UK US ITALY 3 4 ½ ...

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Clothes and Shoes

Clothing and shoe sizes vary between countries in Europe. Now, if you are a typical UK shape and size, be prepared to buy most clothes in Italy in size L or XL! Do not get harassed by this, its just ...

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Shopping Events

Designer Sales in Milan, Via Montenapoleone 7 Jan – 6 Mar  (annual event) During the Designer Sales in Milan, the city’s premier designer shops empty their storefronts in a storm of ridiculously underpriced quality gear, as they prepare to take ...

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Opening Times

Small shops and supermarkets are normally open from: Monday – Saturday 8:30am -12.30pm and then 15:30 – 19:30 (although some shops close at 1pm on a Saturday). Large hypermarkets and shopping centres are normally open from 9:00 am to 21:00 ...

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