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In order to fight any further diffusion of Covid-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn when being indoor - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Though Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, some behaviours are allowed. Not only shops are at work, and bars and restaurants may serve, but also museums, theaters and cinemas operate again. Starting from Friday, August 6, however, entrance to many indoor venues is allowed only to people who can provide one of the COVID-19 green certifications, in paper or digital format, issued in order to certify they got an anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, healed from COVID-19, or passed a fast or molecular antigen test with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus performed within the last 48 hours. Curfew suspended.
.:. Official news at the YesMilano website.

A classic Milanese excursion is to the region of the Lakes, north of Milan. The closest is Lake Como (Koh-moh), which is shaped like a kind of inverted Y. It has a long history and really lovely natural and artistic sights.

Some 30 km north of Milan, the town of Como was for several centuries one of the most important silk manufacturing centers in the world, and it's still famous for this reason. The original architecture of the cathedral and of the nearby picturesque Broletto dates back to the 14th century.

Even more interesting is the 12th-century Romanesque church of Sant'Abbondio. The splendid International Style building in front of the apse of the cathedral is the former Casa del Fascio by Giuseppe Terragni (1932-36).

Lake Como

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 The Lake Como route

Village  North of Milan.
Some 40 km from the city.
Take highway A9 E35.

You can sail the Lake Como on boats and hydrofoils run by Navigazione Laghi.

Point of Interest map


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