PANORAMIC HIKING TOUR BRUNATE-TORNO AND LUNCH – THURSDAY 14 TH

Surrounded by the beautiful colours of the last autumn foliage, we will follow the panoramic trail from Brunate to Torno. Before arriving at Torno, there will be a stop for a traditional lunch at Montepiatto, a small settlement of houses scattered in the mountains above Torno. To return from Torno to Como, we will take a traghetto. The total walking time is 2 hours

Dress code – Sturdy walking/hiking shoes are recommended.

  • Venue Hiking trail Brunate-Torno
  • Duration 4-5 hours
  • Cost Approx. 22 euro (3 euro – funicular, 15 euro – lunch, 3.80 euro – traghetto to Como)
  • Meeting Point The funicular in Como at 10:15am
    RSVP Deadline By 10th to Alena, a.alena1986@gmail.com

MINIARTEXTIL VISIT WITH LUGANO IWC LADIES- THURSDAY 7th NOV

As done several times in the past, this year we have the pleasure of welcoming the ladies of the Lugano IWC. The full program starts with the entrance to the “Collegio Gallio Library” with its 40.000 volumes, an extraordinary visit to treasures of the 15th century, oldest books in Greek, Latin and Italian, including also an edition of Virgilio, unique in the world. After this visit, we head for the ex-church San Francesco having this year’s “Miniartextil Exhibition” guided in English.

  • Cost € 3 “Gallio”, € 8 Miniartextil
  • Meeting Point Entrance/court of Collegio Gallio at 9.50 a.m
  • RSVP Deadline By 4th November to  Marie-Louise Schütt on  marie_louise_schuett@hotmail.com

AGRITURISMO AND COUNTRYSIDE VISIT ON LAKE PUSIANO- OCT 10th

Fresh and genuine products are appreciated by all of us, so let’s see where some of them come from. We shall proceed to the area of Lake Pusiano, visit a fish breeding site, have a coffee break on Lake Pusiano, and then head for the “Agriturismo St. Anna” in Eupilio where we shall assist to their cheese production and visit the stables and sheds.

Our lunch with some of their fresh products costs 15 Euros, all included.

  • Where: Agriturismo Sant.Anna, Eupilio
  • Duration: Approx. 6 hours
  • Cost: Lunch € 15
  • Participants:  – Max. 15
  • Meeting Point:  Lipomo – Las Vegas/Cocco Moda (or to be agreed), Via Provinciale per Lecco

RSVP By 7th Oct Contact Marie-Louise Schütt: 031 513311 or marie_louise_schuett@hotmail.com

Please note: in case of rainy weather the trip will be postponed to the following Thursday (17th Oct, the week after)

ORTICOLARIO 2019- Flower Show Lake Como

Now for the 11th year, this great exhibition brings us closer to nature with this year’s theme “Tra viaggi, bacche e piccolo frutti”. It will take place from October 4th to 6th 

As with every other year, there will be the most extended flower and plant show in Lake Como town held In the huge park of Villa Erba.

There will be special guided visits by botanical experts on Saturday by 2 p.m and also on Sunday by 12 a.m. The conditions and all details regarding tickets and internal events are found on www.orticolario.it

Once you own a ticket, there will be a free boat service from Como (Pontile 5) directly to Villa Erba, as parking might be rather difficult in Cernobbio.  Those who would like to go with a company, please contact Marie-Louise Schütt to organize or to ask for further information  – marie_louise_schuett@hotmail.com

Cost

Full day: € 18  or From 4 p.m: € 12