Swiss town located less than an hour away from Como on a glacial lake of the same name. Its Swiss-Mediterranean mix of cultures is reflected in its architecture and cuisine. Its main square, Piazza dellaRiforma, is ringed with pastel-colored, neoclassical palazzi. Among the sites are the panoramic views surrounded by mountains, parks, churches, museums, beaches, shopping and casino.
Visit La Gatta, producer of the well-known variety of Nebbiolo wines in the Valtellina Valley. The winery is located in a Dominican Convent from the 1500’s and then home to the aristocratic de Gatta family. Visits are very informative about the vineyards and the wine-making process. At the end you can sample our wines. We also offer a typical selection of cold meats, hand-made pasta called pizzoccheri and local cheeses.
Address: Via Gatta 33, Bianzone Sondrio 23030
Telephone:+39 0342 72 00 04
A day trip to Milan from Como is only a 40 minute train ride, so if you the time to visit this historical city, rich in cultural heritage be sure to put it on your list. Counted amongst its more famous attractions is the Cathedral with a capacity of 40,000, Da Vinci’s famous Last Supper, shopping mecca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, La Scala Opera House, Castello Sforzesco and many other museums, churches, galleries and of course world renown fashion labels.
Resort town in the Engadine valley in Switzerland and host to the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948. It is a popular destination of the upper class and international jet set, as well as one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world. Due to its favorable location, St. Moritz enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year. An equally spectacular place to visit during the summer for its natural beauty, scenic mountain railway, Segantini Museum, casino, shop, row, swim and so much more!
Located 30 km from Lake Como, Bergamo is the second most visited city in Lombardy after Milan. It is widely acknowledged as a city of rare beauty famous for its artistic treasures and enchanting medieval atmosphere. Bergamo is comprised of two distinct areas: a bustling modern lower city and an upper area with a rich heritage in art and history. Not to miss: Piazza Vecchia, Santa Maria Maggiore, Colleoni Chapel, Campanone, Donizetti Museum, GAMeC Modern Art Gallery and the funiculor linking the new and old city.
Located in an Italian enclave within the Swiss canton of Ticino and separated from the rest of Italy by mountains, is the Casino Municipale. With an area of 55,000 square meters it is currently the biggest in Europe. The futuristic building with external finishing in golden stone slabs offers French roulette, Slot Machines, Caribbean Stud Poker, Trent et Quarante, Black Jack, Punto Banco, Chemin de Fer, Fair Roulette, Texas Poker, Virtual Roulette. However the building is not only about gaming as it offers large spaces, restaurants and places where you can meet and for entertainment which offers something for everyone.