In this section you can view past and present cultural events and best news in the city of Como, in the province of Como, on Lake Como, in Milan and in the rest of Italy
Today’s myths, forever myths How does it happen that a geographical location becomes over the course of time a unique and inimitable point of reference? Just as a wine, a high cuisine recipe, a universal media event, it becomes a symbol, a world-renowned synonym for quality, sophistication, exclusivity. A certain sparkling wine becomes for everyone and forever champagne; the eggs of a [...]
Since 2011 in Villa Erba, the RM Sotheby’s exclusive auction sale takes place with the most prestigious classic cars. Villa Erba close to Villa D'Este is in Cernobbio along the stunning shores of Lake Como in Italy. Lake Como is a special lake on the north of Milan.
The auction is in partnership with the 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este ( Concourse D'Elegance ).
In one of the world’s [...]
A prestigious British car manufacturer launches an amazing project. Anyone who has even the slightest idea of what élite is all about, knows that “Aston Martin” is a synonym for sporting exclusivity. And what has made it even more famous is the fact that it has always been – and still is - James Bond’s car. Born already in 1913, the Aston Martin belongs to that exclusive élite sports car [...]
The new Italian "flat tax" - is a substitute tax - for wealthy foreigners resident abroad who wish to purchase a villa in Italy and bring their primary residence in Italy in force since 8th March 2017.
Ideal for those who want to buy a luxurious mansion for example on Lake Como the most favorite and logistically strategic location in Europe and bring the primary residence in Italy paying [...]
The comON Street Scape travelling event comes to Como in association with Associazione Culturale Art Company, a Street and Urban Art exhibition that seeks to reflect on the new ways of producing and exhibiting this kind of art, a project to transform the aesthetics of the urban landscape in different ways. Held from 12 October to 4 November 2012, during Creativity Week and involving some of [...]
The Villa d’Este Golden Cup How many events in the world are dedicated to vintage cars? Ever since the market for historical automobiles has reached international acclaim, such events have bloomed on both sides of the Atlantic. As happens with any successful activity, the automobile universe is filled by an ever- increasing number of “me too” events; however, the truly historic and most [...]
In the Uplands and the Dolomites. The Alpine Marathon is an international classic rally for vintage cars covering around 500 kilometres, divided into 2 phases with 50 precision tests. Scheduled for Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October, the Dolomites marathon will wend its way through the most evocative and spectacular Alpine passes, travelling on roads that 60 years ago were taken by the cars [...]