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  • Barna - Chiesa di Maria Maddalena (Church of Maria Maddalena)

    The church stands in the beautiful square in the hamlet of Barna, where there is a fountain with four jets. Established as a parish church in 1636 when it broke away from Saint Fidelis (Plesio), it ha...
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  • Centro Valle Intelvi - Baita e Bolla di Ermogna (Huts and bull of Ermogna)

    Located in the small hamlet of Ermogna, this large natural basin has been adapted so that it can be used to collect rain water and serve as a drinking trough for animals. Near the farmhouse you can ju...
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  • Centro Valle Intelvi - Museo di Erbonne (Museum of Erbonne)

    A short deviation of about 3 km from the Prabello hut along stage 02 of the Via dei Monti Lariani leads to the village of Erbonne where you can visit a small museum housed in a financial police statio...
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  • Cernobbio - Chiesa di San Michele Rovenna (Church of San Michele Rovenna)

    Saint Michael's parish church, of ancient origin, was rebuilt from scratch starting in 1667. The architectural style on the outside is extremely simple: the only ornamental part of the facade is the ...
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  • Cernobbio - Chiesa di San Nicola (Church of San Nicola)

    The church of San Nicola of Casnedo, once also dedicated to San Carlo, stands on the site of an oratory named after the patron saint of Milan. It was dedicated to San Nicola because the inhabitants of...
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  • Cernobbio - Santuario della Beata Vergine del Monte Bisbino (Sanctuary of Beata Vergine del Monte Bisbino)

    According to tradition, until the fourteenth century, the top of this mount was sharp. The shepherds would have flattened the top and used the rock to build a square and a chapel dedicated to the Vir...
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  • Cernobbio - Villa Erba

    The villa, built in the opulent Mannerist style, is a large complex that includes the main house, built on a square plan, servants' quarters, guest apartments, greenhouses, a wet dock and stables. Lu...
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  • Codogna - Museo etnografico e naturalistico (Ethnographic and naturalistic museum)

    The Museo Etnografico della Val Sanagra (Sanagra valley ethnographic museum) is housed in the splendid 18th-century town hall building called Villa Camozzi. Designed as a study centre for the valley, ...
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  • Como - Monumento ai caduti di Como (Monument to the fallen of Como)

    This imposing 33-metre-high tower, designed by the famous rationalist architect Giuseppe Terragni, stands beside the small temple. The memorial contains the names of 650 fallen soldiers from Como duri...
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  • Como - Tempietto Voltiano (small temple of Alessandro Volta))

    Built in 1927 to celebrate the centenary of Alessandro Volta's death. The temple contains busts, bas-reliefs and memorabilia of the famous scientist and professor from Como.
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  • Como - Villa Olmo

    This is the most famous and sumptuous of Como's historical residences: it was built between the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century by the architect Simone Cantoni. Passed from one ...
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  • Dosso del Liro - Museo del Dialetto (Museum of Dialect)

    This museum was set up to catalogue, take a census and keep records of the dialects of the Alto (Upper) lake region, by gathering information and studying the history and evolution of these tongues.
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  • Garzeno - Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo (Church of Santi Pietro e Paolo)

    According to certain records the church already existed in 1172. Alterations were carried out in the 15th and 17th centuries and Bishop Ninguarda described it during his pastoral visits to the region....
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  • Grandola e Uniti - Villa Bagatti Valsecchi

    Villa Bagatti Valsecchi is located in Cardano, the lowest-lying hamlet in the municipality of Grandola ed Uniti. Although the village has retained its rural character, the many villas and opulent resi...
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  • Lenno - Battistero San Giovanni Evangelista (baptistery of San Giovanni Evangelista)

    To the left of Saint Stephen's parish church is the baptistery dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, dating from the second half of the 11th century. The exterior is simple and sombre, with a squar...
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  • Lenno - Chiesa di Sant'Andrea (Church of Sant'Andrea)

    Since the beginning of the eleventh century, the architectural complex is composed of the church with a sacristy and the bell tower. The wall structures, in exposed stone, are characterized by element...
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  • Lenno - Chiesa di Santo Stefano (Church of Santo Stefano)

    To the left of parish church of Santo Stefano is the baptistery dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, dating from the second half of the 11th century. The exterior is simple and sombre, with a squar...
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  • Lenno - Complesso Romanico di San Benedetto (Romanesque complex of St. Benedetto)

    The church, with three aisles separated by pillars and three apses, was built around 1080. The monastery was completed around 1090. It was abandoned by the monks in 1298, which led to its slow but ine...
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  • Lenno - Villa Balbianello

    This is without doubt one of the most scenic places on Lake Como, on the tip of the Dosso di Lavedo promontory. The late-Baroque villa was built for Cardinal Durini in the 18th century. The interior i...
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  • Livo - Chiesa di San Giacomo (Church of San Giacomo)

    Rebuilt in the 15th century on the site of an existing edifice, the church boasts a magnificent apse with frescoes from the 15th and 16th centuries and an attractive slender bell tower. The ogival int...
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  • Livo - Ponte di Dangri (Bridge of Dangri)

    The stone bridge in the small hamlet of Dangri crosses the Livio mountain stream
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  • Musso - Chiesa di San Bernardo (Church of San Bernardo)

    This recently renovated church stands in a commanding position opposite the rocky spur known as Sasso di Musso. It is a particularly scenic spot, with the Albano valley behind it and the elegant pyram...
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  • Ossuccio - Sacro Monte di Ossuccio e Santuario della Beata Vergine del Soccorso (Sacred Mount of Ossuccio and Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine del Soccorso)

    According to popular tradition, the beginning of the devotion to the Virgin Mary is linked to an ancient statue of Mary and an ancient painting. The statue, made of white marble and probably hidden i...
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  • Peglio - Chiesa della Madonna di Pian di Gorghiglio (Church of Madonna di Pian di Gorghiglio)

    Standing on the plain between Peglio and Livo is the picturesque little 17th-century oratory dedicated to Our Lady of Pian Gorghiglio, built entirely of stone. From the oratory there is a road to the ...
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  • San Fedele d'Intelvi - Chiesa Parrocchiale di Sant'Antonio

    The building has various elements that bear witness to its long history. The gabled facade has a well-preserved Romanesque portal, probably dating from the 12th century. The bell tower, the base of wh...
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  • Sorico - Chiesa di Santo Stefano

    Next to the church stands an imposing bell tower. Originally constructed in the Romanesque style, the Baroque tower that stands today was rebuilt in 1703. The signs of previous 15th-century alteration...
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  • Sorico - Chiesetta di San Miro

    The little church offers panoramic views from its commanding position overlooking Sorico and the entire lake. Inside it houses the remains of the venerable hermit, who died at the end of the 14th cent...
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  • Sorico - Riserva naturale Pian di Spagna e Lago di Mezzola

    The 'Pian di Spagna' plain, a wetland of international importance, was primarily formed by extensive flooding of lake Mezzola. The landscape is dominated by reed thickets. There are also hardwood fo...
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  • Sorico - Torre Nuova di Sorico

    We do not know the exact date of its construction, but historians agree that in the past it was used as a control and collection point for customs duties on the ancient Via Regina.
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