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If you are looking for entertainment, then there are plenty of things that you can do; opera in Milan, a visit to an art exhibition in Villa Olmo (Como), or why not treat yourself to watching a football game in Como or Milan. There are various events organised by each individual town and village around Lake Como, from traditional festivals to local bands playing in concert, themed disco nights, theatrical productions and evening markets selling a variety of goods. There really is something for everyone. Please note that any changes made to events are outwith the control of lakecomopages and should you wish for further information please contact the event organisers directly.

Cooking Lessons

Il Caminetto restaurant in Varenna offers cooking lessons with Chef Moreno (a fluent English speaker) for a cost of  €34 per person (approx).  This traditional italian restaurant has been offering these cooking classes for a number of years. You will learn to ...

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Wine Tasting

La Cantina Follie is a beautiful and atmospheric wine bar located in the historic part of  Tremezzo on the western branch of Lake Como.  It is great place for lunch, or for an aperitivo and once you have settled yourself ...

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Painting Classes

Painting classes in a grand villa on Lake Como, what better way to spend your time and learn something new! Fresia Studios offer a week long painting class in their 17th century lakeside villa in Lenno, from May to October.  Students with any ...

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The main theatre in Como is Teatro Sociale on via Bellini which was built in 1813 (the year in which Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner were born).  This authentic theatre has many productions as well as musical recitals. Campagnia Teatrale in ...

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Even though Lake Como is more of a ‘relax and admire the view’ type of holiday, there are some great nightclubs to be found where you can have a mojito and dance the night away into the wee small hours! Lido di Cadenabbia which sits on the lakeside ...

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Please see below a list of cinemas in an around the Lake Como area; Como Astra, via Giulio Cesare -tel:031 261234 Cineplex Astoria via 20 Settembre -tel:031262170 Erba Ambra via Segantini 3  -tel:031 640670 Montano Lucino UCI Cinemas via Varessina ...

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La Befana Festival

Italy has many religious and historic festivals, one of which is La Befana celebrated on January 6th to mark the end of the festive season. La Befana is a representation of an old lady on a broomstick, who climbs down the chimneys to bring ...

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Carnival Time

Carnevale is a traditional christian festival (equivalent to the mardi gras in Brazil) that marks the begining of Lent.  It is celebrated all over Italy, with parades, masquerade balls, entertainment, music, and parties. Anyone can dress-up in costume but you will ...

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