Celebrate your Ferragosto 2020 surrounded by the beauty of Lake Como. There are many proposals for guided tours to discover the most beautiful villas and the most well-kept botanical gardens of the Lario.
Here is a list of events to organize your Ferragosto 2020 on Lake Como:
Ferragosto in Como
Giro Il Lombardia 2020: The 114th edition of the Giro di Lombardia, with departure from Bergamo and arrival in Como, will take place on Sunday 15th August, following the route of the last edition. A departure from Bergamo that is not only a dedication to Felice Gimondi but also to a city that has suffered the health crisis Covid-19.
Guided tours to discover Moltrasio: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August at 10:00 a.m. with departure in piazza S. Rocco.
Every weekend in August it will be possible to visit Moltrasio accompanied by a guide – Associazione Guide Como – who will lead you through the streets of the village to discover an authentic village and unexpected views.
Guided tours of the park of Villa Erba, Cernobbio, to find out every nook and cranny and anecdote so far kept secret.
Saturday 15th August h. 11:00
Sunday 16th August h. 15:30
Organized by the Associazione Mondo Turistico with the patronage of the Municipality of Cernobbio and Villa Erba.
Mid-August at the Silk Museum of Como: On Saturday 15th August the Silk Museum will be open to the public, exceptionally, from 3pm to 7pm.
For those who want to bring the little ones, the ticket office is available, included in the price of the ticket, “Gioca Museo!”, an itinerary for children to get to know the Museum and silk through missions and explorations.
Ferragosto at Grumello Park: the park of Villa del Grumello for the whole month of August will be open to the public on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with refreshment and aperitif with Ugo until 9:00 p.m., by La Breva e20.
Sunday, August 16, there will be the summer concert of the Saxophone Quartet who will perform to the music of J.S. Bach, Franz Schubert, Pepito Ros Cycle and Morricone (Prenotazione obbligatoria). Also on Sunday, August 16, appointment with “Schermi d’arti” and the screening at 21.30 of “Ermitage, il potere dell’arte”.
Mid-August in Tremezzina
Mid-August to Villa Carlotta: open Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August also Villa Carlotta. It will be possible to visit the Museum and the large park. Do not miss the collection of palm trees and exotic plants, citrus fruits, the valley of ferns and the olive grove. You can also visit in Torretta the exhibition “Lombardia, un tesoro di biodiversità”, ten informative panels bring visitors closer to the knowledge of often hidden natural treasures.
Throughout the month of August, it will also be possible to visit the Oratorio Sommariva as part of the program of guided tours: Friday from 14:00 to 16:00; Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 16:00.
Mid-August to Villa del Balbianello, Tremezzina: Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10.30 – 19.30. Last entrance to the Garden: 17.30 – Last entrance to the Wood: 17:00. Book your visit
Guided tours of Villa Serbelloni: Saturday, August 15th the Park of Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio is open to the public with the usual guided tours that take place every weekend with departures at 11.00 am and from 3.30 pm from the Promobellagio Office in Piazza della Chiesa.
Mid-August in Varenna
Visit to Villa Monastero: In August Casa Museo and Botanical Garden will be open every day from 10.00 to 19.30.
Nestled among the beautiful mountains of the Lombard Prealps, at an altitude of 1100 meters, the Agriturismo Le Radici has been recently renovated and offers accommodation and catering with organic farm products, with more than 130 animals bred in the open air.
It is recommended for those who love tranquillity, traditional cuisine, trekking and the harmony of the mountain pasture with free animals grazing.
Casa del Portico is a charming farmhouse, obtained from the renovation of an old farmhouse of the seventeenth century, full of charm and atmosphere, overlooking a large garden overlooking the lake, where olive trees, fruit trees and vegetables are grown.
Located in the characteristic historic village of Bonzanigo, a hamlet of the renowned tourist resort of Tremezzina, Casa del Portico welcomes its guests in a relaxed and peaceful environment, where every detail is taken care of with love and attention by the owners. See the the page of Casa del Portico.