20 May 2015

Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este from the other side of the Lake

From May 22nd to 24th, in the beautiful and historical locations of Villa d’Este and Villa Erba, the owners and the aficionados of vintage and classic cars will gather together under the “Seventies style -the jetset is back”.

Only a few days are left before the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza (Competition of Elegance) will start and open the doors to the most beautiful rare vehicles giving visitors the opportunity to admire cars built between the 1920s and the 1970s organized in different categories. This ...

13 May 2015

#Lake Como: Villas, Gardens, Villages and much more

Have you decided to spend your vacation on Lake Como? Let’s get to know a bit better one of the most beautiful destinations of Northern Italy and its timeless jewels.

Lario or most commonly known as Lake Como (Lago di Como) is one of the famous Italian Lakes destinations.  It has an area of 146 square kilometers (56 sq mi), making it the third-largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. At over 400 meters (1,300 feet) deep, it is one of ...

10 October 2013

Leave our Villas on Lake Como for a day out in Tremezzo

An interesting itinerary for a day’s excursion on Lake Como.

Tremezzo is a very popular village close to Castadiva Resort & Spa. Tremezzo gives his name to this part of the lake “Tremezzina” . This village offers a superb climate and a stunning natural beauty: oranges, olives, palms, jasmine and equatorial rubber trees. Villa Carlotta is ...

01 October 2013

Discovering The Broletto

15 minutes away from CastaDiva Resort & Spa

The Palace of Reason (known as the Broletto) was enlarged in 1215, remodeled again in 1435 and in 1477. The Broletto was used originally as the town hall, nowadays the Broletto is used as an art and conference exhibition center. On the left side of the Palace of Reason you may visit the church o...

13 August 2013

CastaDiva Resort & Spa on Lake Como 5 minutes away from Villa Pliniana

Villa Pliniana is located in Torno and is one of the earlier villas on the lake. Villa Pliniana was built in 16th century. Its history has a touch of romance: Prince Emiliano Barbiano of Belgioioso (one of the owner of Villa Pliniana) had a eight-year relationship with Anna Berthier the Duke of ...

29 July 2013

Faro Voltiano and San Maurizio

Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Just above Brunate (a quiet village offering impressive views) is Faro Voltiano, the Volta Beacon and San Maurizio. After reach Brunate by the cable railway (funicolare) take the path to the Volta lighthouse and San Maurizio. Faro Voltiano was built in 1927 to commemorate the centenary of Volta&...