From Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May 2019, "The Symphony of Motors", will kick off at Grand Hotel Villa d'Este e Villa Erba, which for the occasion, will be transformed into a unique and exclusive setting where guests will have the privilege of admiring the Vintage Cars and Historic Motorcycles more refined than their era.
Now in its ninetieth edition, The International Concours d'Elegance for cars "Villa d'Este Gold Cup" it was built for the first time on 1 September 1929 on the joint initiative of theAutomobile Club of Como, the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and Como Care Committee. With over eighty competitors and top-level cars already from the first edition, the Villa d'Este Competition equals the prestige of similar events in Monte Carlo need Paris.
Since 2012, A. Lange & Söhne plays the role of main partner of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este and, given the brand's commitment to promoting values such as aesthetics, craftsmanship and tradition, the Dresden maison is confirmed as the “natural” partner of the event.
At the awards ceremony, the winner of the category "Best of Show" will receive a timepiece LANGE 1 TIME ZONE “Como Edition" one of a kind. The caseback in white gold bears the hand-engraved emblem of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. On the rotating circle of cities, Central European Time (CET) is represented by Como and not in Berlin, as a tribute to the place where the competition takes place.
In a few days Villa d'Este will become the center of the world, not only for the beauty of the places but above all because the greatest collectors in the world will meet there, making the event unmissable. The atmosphere and the cars present will make Cernobbio the motoring capital of the past and the future.