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Castello di Vezio

Castello di Vezio Lago di Como

Castello di Vezio … In the center of Lake Como, in the village of Perledo … on the promontory overlooking Varenna, stands Vezio Castle, an ancient military outpost of low medieval origin, partially restored in the mid-twentieth century, surrounded by…

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Como cathedral

The Como Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the city of Como. It is dedicated  to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is located near Lake Como and it’s commonly described as the last Gothic cathedral built…

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Bellagio

Bellagio, a waterfront town called “The Pearl of Lake Como”, is a romantic spot. It is located at the crux of Lake Como’s inverted Y. Punta Spartivento offers breathtaking views of the lake and its snow-capped mountains. Along the banks…

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Tempio Voltiano

The Tempio Voltiano, is a museum in the city of Como, that is dedicated to Alessandro Volta. It was designed by Federico Frigerio and inaugurated in 1928, but was completed in 1927 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the scientist’s death. It…

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Basilica di S.Abbondio

Sant’Abbondio is a Romanesque basilica in Como. It was built, on the site of a pre-existing church Palaeo- Christian from Amanzio, the 3rd bishop of Como. Next to the basilica, there is a medieval cloister that today is one of the…

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Castel Baradello

Baradello castle is a military fortification located on a hill that overlooks lake Como in the Park of Spina Verde. The fortress is surrounded by walls of the sixth century that were rebuilt with the help of emperor Federico Barbarossa, during the…

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Brunate

Have you ever seen the Lake Como from above? Have you ever seen the light-blue of the water, the green of nature and the white of villas and boats are its main colors? Probably not, but thanks to the funicular you can…

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