Como (Lombardy)

Como is a city and comune in Lombardy. Its proximity to Lake Como and to the Alps has made Como a tourist destination, and the city contains numerous works of art, churches, gardens, museums, theatres, parks and palaces: the Duomo, seat of the Diocese of Como; the Basilica of Sant'Abbondio; the Villa Olmo; the public gardens with the Tempio Voltiano; the Teatro Sociale; the Broletto or the city's medieval town hall; and the 20th century Casa del Fascio. Como was the birthplace of many historical figures, including the poet Caecilius mentioned by Catullus in the 1st century,writers Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger, Pope Innocent XI, scientist Alessandro Volta and Cosima Liszt, second wife of Richard Wagner and long-term director of the Bayreuth Festival.

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Properties for sale in Lombardy

Country Home - Restored in Gambolo
745000
Villa in Menaggio
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Villa in Menaggio
920000
Villa in Mezzegra
1700000
Apartment in Tremezzo
110000
Semi-detached in Tremezzo
150000
Apartment in Musso
190000
Apartment in Lenno
395000

Recipes From Lombardy

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In this recipe, the traditional Mantova’s traditional tortelli di zucca filling of roasted pumpkin, cheese, and spices is used instead as the pasta sauce. 
 

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A yeasty roll, filled with just the right amount of vanilla pastry cream, this not-too-sweet brioche is a classic Italian breakfast treat. 
 

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A classic veal chop Milano style!
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Tortelli o Ravioli di Zucca

What others are saying about Lombardy

@Mark D asks:

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Can anyone advise how we get the work in the next apartment stopped?

English Speaking Agent north of Milan.

Would anyone have a realtor to recommend in the area around Varese or Bergamo?

Italian agencies are not being very responsive. We are cash buyers looking at 100k end of market for renovation.

How to become a tax resident in Italy?

We are an EU couple looking for a renovation project north of Milan, first home. We intend to move to Italy once a house is found, and my wife will freelance/ contract out of Italy for an NZ company.