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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

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.


Preview  : 2 & 3 September 2023.

Varenna:  colours and flavors

Saturday September 2 - 10 a.m.

walking tour in the romantic town of Varenna, where time seems to have stopped, with Nadia, a true local guide, to discover stories and curiosities of this wonderful place.

Among the hamlets and the steep path we walk up to the Vezio Castle. We will taste excellent local products with a stunning view over the lake.

  • Discover the romantic town of Varenna
  • Listen to the stories of a local guide
  • Marvel at the view from Castello Vezio
  • Taste excellent local food

The ancient heart of Bellagio: walk and taste in San Giovanni

Saturday September 2 - 3 p.m.

Walking tour in Bellagio, in S. Giovanni hamlet, to discovers its hidden corners like the House of the Flying Bikes, the ancient church of S. Giovanni and the Museum of Navigation Instruments.

The tour will have a sweet ending: a delicious tasting of local desserts that will let you taste the traditional flavors of Bellagio.

  • Discover on of the most ancient hamlets of Bellagio
  • Marvel at the beautiful church of S. Giovanni
  • Visit the Museum of Navigation Instruments with an exceptional guide
  • Taste the old traditional flavors of Bellagio

Tremezzina: towers, islands and olive trees

Sunday September 3 - 10.00 a.m.

A walking tour among ancient historical evidence. We walk uphill to the Sacred Mountain of Ossuccio, a UNESCO Heritage Monument, to reach the Tower of Soccorso, exclusively opened for this occasion. From here the view over the Comacina Island is breathtaking. Along the way we will taste some local products.

  • Discover, from a unique point of view, one of most beautiful areas in Lake Como
  • Access exclusively the Tower of Soccorso and admire the Comacina Island from there
  • Experience the ascent to the Sacred Mountain
  • Taste some olive oil and other local products
  • Walk among ancient olive trees and listen to the history of olive cultivation

Menaggio: walk and taste

Sunday September 3 - 2.30 pm

Walking tour in Menaggio, in the heart of Lake Como, with a tasting of local products, and an exclusive visit to Villa Govone, specifically opened for this tour.

  • Discover hidden corners of Menaggio
  • Visit Villa Govone, exceptionally opened for this tour
  • Taste local products


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

Useful Info

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

Slowlake +39 339 2643621


This content was originally published on mylakecomo.co.