Territory

L’ORRIDO DI BELLANO

Bellano is located on the eastern shore of the lake, where flows the Pioverna stream, which descends from Valsassina. The Orrido is a natural gorge formed by the waters of the stream, crossed by ladders and walkways that make it … Continue reading

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PALAZZO GALLIO

It is one of the most visited places in Gravedona, whose roots lie both in the history of the small village and among the powers of the wealthy European lords of the 1600s. The sumptuous residence of the Gallios was … Continue reading

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CASTELLO DI VEZIO

At the center of Lake Como, on the promontory overlooking Varenna, stands for over a thousand years, the Castle of Vezio, an ancient military outpost of low medieval origin erected to defend and control the lake and surrounding villages from … Continue reading

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END OF THE WAR MUSEUM-DONGO

Dongo┬áis the place where Benito Mussolini and the fascist ministers of the RSI (Italian Social Republic) were captured on 27th April 1945.They were all taken to the Town Hall, in Palazzo Manzi, in order to formalize the arrest. Only a … Continue reading

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ABBAZIA DI PIONA

The abbey of Piona, or more precisely, the Priory of Piona, a typical building of the art in squared stone, also reachable from the lake by boat, is a rare jewel of Lombard Romanesque architecture. Located on the Olgiasca peninsula, … Continue reading

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Dongo, a country rich in history

Dongo is an active center of northwestern Lario. The most ancient inhabited nucleus arose in an elevated position where the fraction of Martinico is located, afterwards the center expanded in the plain crossed by the Albano torrent, where the industrial … Continue reading

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