Christmas and New Year's in Lake Como: a unique experienceOctober 23, 2022
Christmas is in the air. Fragrant biscuits, decorated fir trees, glittering shop window displays. To the delight of the children, the "Babbo Natale" (Santa Claus). The lovingly decorated markets with handicraft products and local specialties occupy the historic centers of the villages and towns and illuminate the squares with thousands of small lights and stars.
All this is living the Christmas Holiday season on the shores of Lake Como, in Italy.
Festively decorated places like Como, Bellagio or Gravedona, beautifully located on Lake Como, as well as Morbegno, Chiavenna or Madesimo in the Valtellina valley, invite you to linger.
Secret lanes, picturesque squares and promenades shine in the Christmas lights.
Even in winter, Lake Como has a very mild climate. It is not for nothing that palm trees and other Mediterranean plants thrive here.
Relax in the mild climate and forget the worries of everyday life in a luxury villa: let yourself be pampered by a wonderfully beautiful landscape and the local festive traditions.
Christmas starts in November with festive Christmas markets, nativity scenes and decorations. Como hosts colorful light displays in the main square of Piazza Duomo.
The city of Lecco hosts a village craft market and an outdoor ice skating rink during the winter months.
The city boutiques and local merchant associations compete for the best light displays, creating a festive atmosphere all throughout the town center.
Also, don’t overlook visiting Lake Como in the winter, there is a completely different aspect of Lake Como to discover, such as the snow capped Alps, skiing and snowboarding activities, hiking and biking, and much more...