Yes, even when having a milder and a definitely dryer climate than the rest of northern Italy, every now and then even here it rains. When we wake up and it’s all grey skies outside, the most frequently asked question at the reception is: ‘what shall we do at Lake Como when it rains? Here you'll find some good ideas!
Every year the historical traditions come back to Como. The most important of all are that of Sant'Abbondio’s Fair and the “Palio of Baradello”. The fair is in honor of the patron of the city, while the “Palio” is named after the famous Castel Baradello. The fair takes place from August 26th to September 1st, and the “Palio” begins on August 29th and ends on September 6th.