Lake Como & Around shopping

Fashion & Accessories in Como

Lopez Vintage

On one of Como's most atmospheric streets, Lopez Vintage lures you in with its whimsical window displays. Inside, the tiny jewel box of a shop has elegant vintage pieces – slim-fitting dresses, oversized sunglasses,…
Market in Como

Mercato Coperto

Como’s largest and best food market is this Fascist-era covered market crammed with fruit, veg, meat, bread and cheese purveyors. One hall is entirely devoted to organic, local produce that has to come from a define…
Food in Bellagio

Alimentaria Gastronomia

The smells wafting out from this deli will surely tempt you to step inside. Among the piled-high Larian goodies are dried porcini mushrooms, DOP Laghi Lombardi-Lario olive oil, missoltini (dried fish) and some rathe…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Como

A Picci

First opened in 1919, this is the last remaining silk shop in town dedicated to selling Como-designed-and-made silk ties, scarves, throws and sarongs. Products are grouped by price category (starting at €15 for a ti…
Jewellery in Como

18 del Pero

This smart little shop is run by designer Simona Trombetta, responsible for much of the well-priced contemporary jewellery made with brass, bronze, silver and freshwater pearls that is on sale here. Other tempting i…
Arts & Crafts in Varenna

Il Tornio

This delightful ceramics shop is a fine place to browse for gift ideas. You'll find artfully wrought vases, bowls, vases, mugs, ornaments, picture frames and platters, as well as jewellery. Everything is created by …
Wine in Como

Enoteca da Gigi

Wines, vintage whiskies and grappas, along with olive oils and balsamic vinegars, line the walls of this sociable wine shop and bar. Drop by in the evening for a glass of prosecco (sparkling wine) or a sauvignon bla…
Art in Bellagio


Lili Barone and Gabriel Kantor turn out exquisite etchings, engravings and other design products from their studio high in Bellagio's old town. Opening hours can be a bit hit-or-miss.
Market in Como

Mercato dell'Artigianato e Antiquariato

A monthly antique market fills the piazza in front of the Basilica di San Fedele on the first Saturday of each month; on subsequent Saturdays, the market is dedicated to local crafts.
Clothing in Bellagio

Carmen Como Silk

Como's renowned silk manufacturing industry sends ties, scarves and other accessories up the road to this small Bellagio shop.