10 events to visit on Lake Como in October

What to do on Lake Como in October 2020? With the nature changing colours and the temperatures getting cooler, October is a good month to enjoy food festivals and fall foliage in Lake Como’s tiny villages. Here are the best 2020 fall events taking place on Lake Como.

September 29 – October 4 – the Festival of Ville Aperte 2020 in Monza, Brianza, and Lake Como. Guided tours will be organized at Villa Bernasconi in Cernobbio (from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 15.00 to 17.00) at Villa Monastero in Varenna and Orrido di Bellano (at 10.30, 11.30, 15.30 and 16.30).

October 2Orticolario 2020 is an annual event dedicated to plants, flowers, and gardening. This year the event has a virtual form and lasts until September 2021. 

October 4 – free piano concert at Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo. 

October 4 & 11concert at Palazzo Gallio in Gravedona which hosts XXXIII Festival Pianomaster.

October 4 & 11 – guided tour at Villa Melzi.

October 3, 10 & 31Villa Balbianello organizes dinners themed dinners to discover FAI and its heritage. The ticket includes entrance to the park and museum. 

October 3 & 17guided tour to Baradello Castle with SlowLakeComo and Parco Spina Verde.

October 11 – a tour at Villa Balbianello dedicated to the last owner Guido Monzino guided by its secretary Maurizio Allione. 

September 19 – November 1exposition at Pinacoteca of Como dedicated to the paintings of artists Carla Prina and Carla Badiali donated to the museum by the art patrons.

October 23 – November 1Parolario 2020, an event dedicated to literature, music, and film for adults and children in Como, Cernobbio, and Brunate. 

Author: Alena Klimtsova

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