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" SloWeekend - Magic and flavours of Lake Como ! "

Guided Tours

Thematic tours, local farmers' markets, tastings and gastronomic experiences, special menus and visits to the beautiful villas and hamlets of Lake Como.


4 & 5   11 & 12    18&19  November

March 18 & 19 and September 2 & 3


"SloWeekend - Magic and flavours of Lake Como" is a festival created in 2022 to introduce and experience in an authentic and exciting way four charming towns of Lake Como: Bellagio, Menaggio, Tremezzina and Varenna.

Themed tours of the historic centers, villas and spectacular locations of Lake Como, local producers markets, tastings and food&wine experiences, special menus and discounted rates in partner hotels, for a unique and unforgettable weekend.

A new way of exploring Lake Como, made up of visits to magnificent beauties but also of meetings and exchanges with farmers, fishermen, winemakers who will be the storytellers of their territories and special guides to the discovery of local traditions.


𝑆𝑙𝑜𝑊𝑒𝑒𝑘𝑒𝑛𝑑 𝑖𝑠 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑧𝑒𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑐𝑜𝑙𝑙𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑇𝑜𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐 𝐴𝑠𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝐷𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑒𝑡𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑒𝑙 𝐶𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑜 𝐿𝑎𝑔𝑜 - 𝐴𝑠𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑧𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑇𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑎 𝑑𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑎 𝑇𝑟𝑒𝑚𝑒𝑧𝑧𝑖𝑛𝑎, 𝐴𝑠𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑧𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑇𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑎 𝑉𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑛𝑎, 𝑃𝑟𝑜𝑚𝑜𝐵𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑎𝑔𝑖𝑜, 𝑃𝑟𝑜𝑚𝑜𝑀𝑒𝑛𝑎𝑔𝑔𝑖𝑜, 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑖𝑐𝑖𝑝𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑒𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝐿𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟 - 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑒 𝑑𝑖 𝐵𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑎𝑔𝑖𝑜, 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑒 𝑑𝑖 𝑀𝑒𝑛𝑎𝑔𝑔𝑖𝑜, 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑒 𝑑𝑖 𝑇𝑟𝑒𝑚𝑒𝑧𝑧𝑖𝑛𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑢𝑛𝑒 𝑑𝑖 𝑉𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑛𝑎, 𝑉𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑎 𝑑𝑒𝑙 𝐵𝑎𝑙𝑏𝑖𝑎𝑛𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑜, 𝑉𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑎 𝐶𝑎𝑟𝑙𝑜𝑡𝑡𝑎, Villa Vigoni 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑆𝑙𝑜𝑤 𝐹𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑜.


First appointment ( preview ) : 18 - 19 March 2023.
Varenna, tastes and colours of Spring
Saturday 18 March - 10.00 Walk through the romantic village of Varenna, along cobble stone streets and steps, with final tasting on the scenic terrace of the  Vezio Castle based on "Polenta and Missoltin" (sun-dried shad, a Lake Como specialty included in the SlowFood presidium of Lake Como).

The hamlets of Bellagio coast to coast
Saturday 18 March - 2.30 pm
Guided tour of the picturesque hamlets of Bellagio - Pescallo, Oliverio and Regatola - with a tasting of local products at the "Silvio Restaurant", accompanied by stories and tales of Cristian Ponzini, a professional fisherman.

Villa Carlotta, walk and taste
Sunday 19 March - 10.00 am
Cultural and gastronomic itinerary inside the marvelous Villa Carlotta and its park, with a visit also to spaces usually not accessible to the public; at the end tasting of delicacies prepared with local ingredients, grown  on the grounds of the Villa and in the surrounding area.

From the lake to Villa Vigoni. Menaggio among sights and tasting.
Sunday 19 March - 2.00 pm
Tour with tasting of local products to savor the true soul of Menaggio with all  senses, from the famous historic center to the less-known hamlets; for the occasion, the interior and the Park of the elegant Villa Vigoni will also be open to visitors, one of the most incredible places on the Lario but little known because it is not often accessible to the public.


Further dates :
02 & 03 September 2023
04 & 05 November 2023
11 & 12 November 2023
18 & 19 November 2023

Informazioni utili

For information: Infopoint Menaggio +39 0344 32924 [email protected]

Slowlake +39 339 2643621


This content was originally published on mylakecomo.co.