Italy's first nano-satellite constellation will begin operations as early as 2023, when launches will also begin. A partnership between Italian companies will make it possible. Apogeo Space of Brescia has reached an agreement with D-Orbit, which is headquartered in Como and has subsidiaries in the U.S. and U.K., to put its satellites into orbit. Th...

Sail by beautiful mansions, stroll lakeside gardens, wander through historic towns, and paddleboard beneath mountains – these are just some of the best things to do in Lake Como. Lake Como is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy – and for good reason! It’s stunning, elegant, world renowned, and is just a quick day trip from Milan. Lake...

On the eastern shores of Lake Como lies a small village in the shape of an inverted triangle: Careno. The village is ideal for those who want to bathe away from the crowds and take a relaxing stroll in a timeless place. Small stone houses with colourful doors, cobbled alleys, labyrinths of stone stairs, a small harbour, a church, a tasty trattoria...

It barely needs to be said that Italy has long been a favored vacation destination for tourism; and especially for the rich, famous and the extremely famous. For centuries people have been attracted by its stunning coastline, its culture, its chic fashion sense, its gorgeous vineyards and its stellar mountain regions. Italy has always impressed the...

SPINA VERDE REGIONAL PARK IS located just steps away from the resort town of Como, Lombardy, Italy. It spans the border with Switzerland (where it is called Parco del Penz), allowing hikers to cross back and forth between the two countries. Inside the park, visitors can follow trails like the Scala del Paradiso (Stairway to Heaven) that were once u...

August always brings the longed-for vacations, at least in Italy. Among the various pleasures rediscovered by Italians because of (therefore, thanks to) the anti–Covid19 restrictions there is that of holidays at home, looking for savings but also for undervalued places, that may be meccas for foreign tourists but to us aren't that appealing as a tr...

If you had the patience to attempt to travel to Europe this summer, there's a reasonable chance that you traveled to Italy. After all, a report from Confcommercio, an Italian organization that represents tourism businesses, the main driver of the country's tourism recovery this summer came from the 2.2 million Americans visiting between July and Se...

Everyone knows Italy has mastered the art of "il dolce far niente" — and for travelers craving a taste of "the sweetness of doing nothing," there's no better place on earth than an Italian resort. Taking the time to enjoy small, idle moments feels much richer surrounded by Tuscan vineyards or the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea. Add plenty of pasta and wi...

In a small town in the province of Como in Lombardy, specifically in Fino Mornasco, there is a group of 180 young people who have decided to deal with Space. Space in all senses, the cosmic one and the one that contains all material things, as the definitions found in physics books recite. The same books that teach how every material object can occ...

Would you like to try an unforgettable experience near Lake Como enjoying the breathtaking views that the lake and its surroundings can offer you? Then experience an adventure in the name of love for nature and animals, with a horseback ride in one of the best riding clubs in the Lake Como area.  Il Grillo Horse Riding Club is located in an old far...