churches near Azalea

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Como is Lake Como's largest city where you will find shopping, works of art, churches, gardens, museums, theatres, parks and palaces. Places to go inlcude the Duomo, the Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, Villa Olmo, the Volta Temple and Museum, the Teatro...

Located in a building that served as a post office for several decades—even the furniture relates to mail. The restaurant, is cozy and comfortable and divided into two rooms--one with a stone wall. Our menu includes Piedmont meat; fish from the...

Our family run Restaurant is beautifully situate facing Bellagio and only a few minutes from the 18th century Villa Carlotta, from the Boat and Ferry Landing Station. With its romantic ambiance, our 19th century restaurant opens onto a large terrace...

A welcoming environment where you can enjoy traditional dishes and specialties of Lake Como, accompanied by carefully selected fine wine and great music to brighten your experience. Visit us to rediscover the pleasure of going out to eat....

Nando, the owner, started working very young in the restaurant / bar, serving in many great hotels, citing only the latter are the hotel "EXCELSIOR" at the Lido of Venice and the hotel "MONACO & GRAND CANAL" in the center of Venice. Always...

The restaurant is located 30 m from the boat passengers and 250 from that for passenger cars. The hall can accommodate up to a max of 65 people "sessions", and 100 people in "buffet". For custom quotes please contact us by email or by calling...

Excellent Pizzeria Our restaurant is also a pizzeria with a wood oven, our pizza is very good, come and try it. By appointment, are welcome, large groups, prepare quality menu and we can offer fast and cared for. Terrace overlooking Lake Rooftop...

Completely renovated during the period 2012/2014 to bring novelty, elegance with the same traditional quality of our products. It has an indoor and an outdoor covered area in the central square of Varenna. An ideal place for a business lunch, a...

The CROTTO di GITTANA is a flexible structure ideal for small banquets, meetings, parties and ceremonies, offering a wide range of services. There is a private parking, ample and free. Our kitchen has the honour of hosting cooking classes by Chef...

Comfortable places, courtesy, kindness and of course an excellent homemade cooking: these are the ingredients of our restaurant! We will welcome you at lunch and dinner to make you try the delicious recipes of our Chef Maurizio or one of our...

The hotel is located in the village of Menaggio, centrally located, just a few meters from the lake. Home cooking with specialties of seafood and game. Our pizzas are handled directly by the pizza maker with European and international specialties....

Few places are as romantic as Bellagio, called the Pearl of Lake Como, the world of beautiful landscapes of mountains and lake; where we find the restaurant the Busciona; perfect place to enjoy peace and tranquility. The restaurant has in its menu...

The restaurant is located directly on Lake Como from Bellagio's lakeside promenade a short distance from the ferry and taxi services on the boat. From the covered porch and the shady garden at the lake you can enjoy a magnificent view of Tremezzo,...

The overlooks the lake of Como in front of the Bellagio's Villa Serbelloni. The quiet and familiar atmosphere, the service friendly and always accurate will make your stay very pleasant. Our chef Antonio and his team are devoted to the preparation...

La Trattoria Grigna sandwich bar welcomes you in a small room inside, overlooking the lake; heated in winter allows you to enjoy the lake as in a conservatory, then in the summer turn into an open garden. La Trattoria Grigna is present in the...

Among the hills and the villas of Lake Como, Rodrigo Restaurant is located in a wonderful location on the shore of the lake. With a beautiful terrace in front of Bellagio, surrounded by mountains Larian, from which you can enjoy lovely views over...

Once upon a time ... .The Mill Bigio, so his name was long, long ago, the building located in the town of Ossuccio to the right of the stream Perlana, at the foot of the Sacred Mountain, bought in the sixties by a young married couple , "the Orlando...

Located opposite Comacina Island, the Lido offers an environment suitable for every type of occasion. You can enjoy our specialties enjoying the breathtaking view that gives each day our lake....

La Locanda Grifo (also known as the "Trattoria del Grifo" or simply "The Griffin") is a typical restaurant of Lake Como and has a centuries-old culinary tradition, passed on from generation to generation. Home-made specialities are: “arborelle in...

Ristorante Miramonti "da Tony" is located at 72 Cernobbio. Takes Reservations, Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good For Kids and Outdoor Seating....

Just steps from the Piazza and Lake Lenno is the # 1 Osteria. The kitchen offers both specialty, traditional, typical local dishes of both land and sea, most wanted, thanks to the creativity and all 'international experience of the chef Adriano .....

A breathtaking view awaits you: from our terrace overlooking the lake, you can relax and spend pleasant moments, gustarti delicious berti or a drink. An old folk tale tells the story of Antonius de Phicani, called Ficano: squire narcissus, perhaps...

In the historical center of the city of Magreglio in the province of Como, just a few hundred meters from the Ghisallo, there is the Restaurant Pizzeria "La Fontanella" a reference point for all travelers. The Restaurant offers its guests a warm...

We are an agricultural-fruit orchard with natural cultivation specializes in the production of jams, juices, syrups, sauces and condiments. The kitchen is our pride: in a homey and friendly atmosphere you can taste the specialties of the area of...

Hotel Restaurant Azalea, located 100 meters from the famous "Villa Carlotta" in Tremezzo in Tremezzo town center "Lario". It has 9 rooms, all with lake view and a restaurant, where you can taste the delicious local and international cuisine....

Crotto di Biosio is located just outside the village overlooking the Como Lake. In summer, our terraces are the perfect place where have dining and enjoy the fantastic landscape: a wide view of lake and mountains. Behind the dining rooms there is...

Restaurant on the lake with a large terrace with beautiful lake views featuring specialties of the lake and Valtellina....

In the beautiful setting of Lake Como, in those of Argegno, between Laglio and the island Comacina, there is the Restaurant Barchetta. Nestled between the water and the mountains, between the boats and the pastures, the restaurant awaits you with a...

A few kilometers from Lake Como and a few hundred meters from the Castello di Vezio, the restaurant "Il Portichetto", opened in April 2004, combines the warmth of welcome. The vegetables are seasonally harvested from our garden, the meat comes from...

Ristorante Sole is located in Zelbio, a charming mountain village close to Pian del Tivano, in a delightful position. Surrounded by woods rich of mushrooms, to just few minutes from Lake Como. It is the ideal place for those who want to experience...

Whether you would like a formal reception, a more informal buffet or a romantic dinner “au bord du lac", our romantic and enchanting venue, the grand dining room which opens up on the enchantment of the lake, the very good cuisine and the unique...

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Trattoria Santo Stefano is a historical restaurant laid down along the shores of Como Lake and is located in the old town center of Lenno, a popular resort on the lake known thanks to the extraordinary beauty of the landscapes and the famous Villa...

The inn comes by the desire of our father Giacomino who as a child dreamed about the creation of a restaurant in the uncles’s wood, a place with a spectacular view over Bellagio. When he was a boy started to built it by himself during his leisure...

Since 1974 two generations of typical and authentic Lake Como cuisine located in a quiet hamlet a short distance from the lake. The restored stone building with a small terrace and splendid view of Lake Como provides an authentic and rustic...

Family-run restaurant and Pizzeria. Located in the characteristic historical center of Bellagio, with a wide selection of pizzas, succulent meat dishes. In the heart of the old village, just steps from the Basilica of St.Giacomo and near the pier of...

Get off the beaten path! Only a 10 minute walk from the Ferry Terminal in Cadenabbia, the Bar Pizzeria La Torre San Martino is the ideal place for those who want to taste an excellent pizza, from the simplest to the gourmet. You can taste them in...

Restaurant with traditional cuisine and specialties of the lake, family run....

The restaurant is located in a panoramic position with wonderful view of the three branches of Lake Como, in a charming setting surrounded and embraced by a colorful garden. It is an ideal place for romantic dinners or light lunches in the...

La Grotta, located in Bellagio, offers a great variety of pizza's cooked in a wood oven typical local dishes and mediterranean cuisine the restaurant offers a pleasant dining experience....

On May 12 2010 Ristorante Borgovino opened its doors to the public. A tiny restaurant, only seven tables inside and two outside, situated in a quaint little Italian town called Varenna on lake Como in northern Italy. You will find several local...

Located in Bellagio old town center a few steps from the main hotels and shops. Terrazza Barchetta offers you unique high quality services: the restaurant with its typical dishes based on lake fish and italian kitchen, the dining options for a quick...

Looking to Lake Como Restaurant "La Comacina" can accommodate up to 70 people and with its terrace of 30 seats, which overlooks the island Comacina, which will encircle the top of Grigna with its rosy sunsets and Mount Legnone, offers one of the...

The menu is completed with the offer of traditional regional dishes and sweets homemade, proposals made with raw materials from local farms and local producers. The "Mella" has always maintained its typical housewife. He also sought to diversify the...

Located in front of the lake with an outside terrace, equipped with an air-conditioning system for the summer months. So even on the hottest days, you’ll be able to come and cool off at our bar while sipping an ice-cold drink in the fresh air. Hot...

The name “La Brea" is a reference to the local peasant tradition: in the dialect of Val d’Intelvi it means “pannier", the basket worn over the shoulder for carrying hay. A jasmine-covered tunnel leads to the garden, which is on three different...

Set in an intimate and characteristic of Lake Como, Locanda La Tirlindana is at your disposal to make you taste the specialties of Chef Patricia. Patricia indulges with creative cuisine, a way of understanding the good food that comes to sun, aromas...

Our table offers a wide choice of dishes, from classic suggestions of international cuisine all'intramontabile pizza. Each dish is prepared with fresh ingredients and carefully selected among the best retailers and producers in the area. Our...

Found this beautiful place in the mountains of Plesio, we have the opportunity to continue with the tradition of our family and to welcome you in a warm and nice to offer, always with the help of our father, the best of our cuisine. The love for...

Welcome to the Crotto di Pino Restaurant specialised in grilled food. It represents the ideal solution for the one who looks for the good tastes of the traditional kitchen. It offers a pleasant and calm atmosphere where you can spend a romantic...

Our strength is the freshness. Our menus are exclusively based on lake fish just caught. We often mix the traditional and typical lake cuisine with a personal touch of innovation. Lezzeno, with its many villages, located on the shores of the Lake of...

L'Osteria del Giuanin was born in 1967 from the passion of a family of fishermen who continuously served until the early 90s, simple fish dishes with accompaniments. Since 1996, our management has continued to keep the tradition enriching the menu...

The restaurant "Cavallino - Trattoria fishermen" offers a wide choice of fresh lake fish, because fish from us daily. The restaurant has indoor rooms and a terrace on the lake opposite the moorings of the ferry to Bellagio. It is the perfect setting...

Varenna, characteristic and ancient town located on the eastern shores of Como Lake, it’s right in front of Bellagio and between lake and mountains in an ensemble of unique and striking scenarios. The old village is reachable through steep alleys,...

You’ll be inspired by the romantic setting of our “La Terrazza" restaurant, without a shadow of a doubt the most beautiful on Lake Como. We want your dining experience to be exclusive, extra-special and astounding too. In addition, Osvaldo Presazzi...

A Veluu invites you to enjoy fine dining and comfort nestled on the gentle slopes of Tremezzo, offering exclusive views of Lake Como. Our discreet location has played host to many of Lake Como’s rich and famous since opening its doors to the public...

We are in Bologna, a small and typical village just above Varenna. The particular position of the town, set on a mountain with panorama views of the center lake area from Bellagio to Varenna. Our kitchen is typical of Lombardia region with a...

Situated in Sala Comancina on the banks of Lake Como, Taverna Bleu offers its guests 15 elegant rooms, an indoor restaurant as well as a romantic garden dining area and a mooring jetty. It enjoys one of the most picturesque views of the lake and...

A few kilometers from the evocative setting of Lake Como and a few hundred meters from the Castello di Vezio, the restaurant "il Portichetto", combines the warmth of the welcome offered by the management of the family Greppi, and a rich menu with...

The restaurant is located in La Breva Lierna (Lecco), less than ten meters from the eastern shore of Lake Como. It is set in a landscaped garden and offers two rooms — elegant and refined, a lovely courtyard, connected to an air-conditioned veranda...

The Sottovento restaurant with its wonderful large terrace faces the lake where it is possible to catch a glimps of Bellagio and the swiss alps beyond. Sottovento is a quite and peaceful location, where you can relax and enjoy only the sound of the...

The Crotto del Misto has a long history with traditional cuisine. It was already well known when the sailing ships called “gomballi" once sailed the lake. For the guests of the restaurant or the hotel, we offer visits to the cellar, wine tastings...

The Greenhouse restaurant (Le Serre), is a panoramic restaurant on the fifth floor; ‘Moonlight Restaurant’, open-air restaurant situated on the panoramic 4th-floor terrace; panoramic ‘The Turrett’, 4th floor panoramic bar, with large solarium; Bar...

Menu changes every night of the week (and which in turn changes every three or four weeks without recurrence). The customer can only decide whether to take the entire menu (from starter to dessert) or just a dish or two (but always within the menu...

Surrounded by green, set between the gardens of the neoclassical Villa Melzi and the Romanesque Church of St. Mary Silvio’s is the ideal place for a romantic dinner or a quality meal with Family of Friends. Apartments and rooms with great views are...

In summer, our terraces are the perfect place where have dining and enjoy the fantastic landscape: a wide view of lake and mountains. Crotto di Biosio is located just outside the village overlooking the Como Lake. In winter, we host you in our...

Our restaurant is located in the romantic courtyard at the Antico Pozzo Apartments. Our guests can taste traditional dishes, lakeside specialities and the classical pizza. The menu changes according to the season so that that produce is always fresh...

La Goletta is a new restaurant with typical Italian regional cuisine at the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, directed by Chef Ettore Bocchia, a great lover of Mediterranean cuisine and researcher of the highest quality ingredients. The wooden walls and...

It is really worth traveling the stretch of road to Barni, through a lush forest, in the spring and summer, and multicolor, in the autumn, leading to the restaurant bar "La Madonnina". The structure, beautiful and well cared for, fits harmoniously...

The restaurant, reviewed by the best restaurant guides and holder of a star in the Michelin Guide, is directed by chef Ettore Bocchia, who is passionate about Mediterranean cuisine, known for his skill in seeking out ingredients of the highest...

Our type of kitchen is Classic, the old grandmother's recipes that combined with a pinch of creativity become unique dishes, colourful and tasty, especially with an eye to health. We seek to enhance the flavours of foods without overdoing it with...

Discover our history and our kitchen and the possibilities that we have to organize an event in a unique environment in one of the most exclusive locations of ItalyOur buffet, consisting of local products provides several proposals of meats,...

Fine dining and warm hospitality. A multi-award winning Chef Luigi Gandola, and his staff are proud to introduce you to and let you sample the cuisine of Lake Como. From the center of Bellagio you get there on foot, however, a free shuttle service...

The restaurant at Lido di Cadenabbia exudes a romantic and cozy, perfect for a meal with family or friends. Offering spectacular views of Lake Como and Bellagio, the restaurant of the beach is the perfect place to dine and enjoy classic Italian...

Mediterranean kitchen couples courses with season ingredients, competent technique, originality and careful presentation. We are a few minutes distance from Bellagio old town center, in the wonderful setting of Loppia, ancient fishermen village, and...

The most characteristic place where to share some good food in Bellagio. Since 1973 when Nonna Pina used to run the Trattoria with her son Edoardo, the place still offers you a piece of Italian tradition for everyone's pocket. The place has the...

Welcome to Pizzeria Balognett in beautiful Tremezzo, Italy. We celebrate the simple pleasures of authentic Italian home cooking in a welcoming and romantic atmosphere. From wood-oven pizzas to vegetables harvested from our own gardens, we’re proud...

The "Osteria Quatro Pass", quiet and comfortable, is ideal for those who want to have a pleasant romantic moment but also be in the company of family and close friends. An old warehouse transformed into an intimate and refined setting where you can...

To the table! Dinner under the stars and lunch by the pool, the menu changes with the seasons. Traditional dishes and creative cooking, fresh ingredients and our own true flavors. PIZZA FOR ALL TASTES! Wine list is very inviting, good choices and...

The Albergo Milano is a small gem in the Lake Como area: it is located in the historical center of Varenna, a charming village on the central shore of the lake which has recently become a favourite destination for tourists from all over the world....

Born from our passion for fishing and from our love for the Lake of Como, our fish tourism is the ideal place to dive in the unique setting of the lake, and enjoy delicious dishes based on fish,
directly caught daily. Our strength is the freshness....

Fine cuisine that distinguishes itself by the use of raw materials of the highest quality and of origin, local and seasonal, wisdom and simplicity of preparation anchored to a regional tradition, and a culture of hospitality of undisputed level. Our...

Set in an intimate and characteristic of Lake Como, Locanda La Tirlindana is at your disposal to make you taste the specialties of the Chef Patricia. Patricia indulges itself with creative cuisine, a way of understanding the good food that speaks of...

A hidden gem located near Perledo, serving authentic Italian food for many generations. Consistently well reviewed and fondly remembered as a highlight by many a visitor. For some years now we’ve been offering this novel and interesting opportunity,...

This restaurant with view on Lake Como is one of the few places where you can enjoy the flavors of the Lake Como cuisine revisited with real mastery. The Restaurant La Darsena has a wonderful view on the Bellagio promontory and on the Grigne thanks...

Welcome to our family run restaurant since 1965, when it was inaugurated by Ostinelli Antonio and Beatrice. The restaurant is located on the famous Salita Serbelloni also known as the "Ditch" a time of the ancient town boundary. Bilacus in Latin...

The restaurant Vecchia Varenna, located in the historic part of town, has a terrace surrounded by the waters of Lake Como. The premises of the 1400s, now used as a restaurant, were home to an ancient laboratory of black marble of Varenna. It is...

Relax in a trendy but very friendly, treat yourself to a nice apausa made lots of cocktails made with fresh produce, and many tasty snacks and a hint of sympathy....

A real treat for the most discerning palates. Today this cake is produced in all the pastry shops of Mandello del Lario and is highly regarded in the region and not only thanks to the improvements made by professional confectioners, who with...

Enjoy a drink just a few meters from one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. You'll enjoy the best cocktails and delicious drinks, expertly prepared by our bartenders as well as a wide selection of beers, both bottled and canned. Il Tana is...

Converted from an old marble artisan's workshop, L'Orso Bar Hostaria comprises three large areas where it is possible to sample local specialities, pizza, panini and cold dishes. The sympathetic restoration of the locale has kept alive the artistic...

The Bar Sport in Lenno is situated directly on the lake, in the beautiful bay named “Gulf of Venus". The place is one of the most quiet and relaxing of the Como lake, surrounded by beautiful mountains. The exclusive terrace of the Bar Sport is maybe...

On the picturesque waterfront Lenno, Gulf and Bar Sports Bar serves snacks and refreshments and offer free wi-fi....

Beach bar, grill and nightclub hangout in Lecco. Home to the Hungry Boy challenge: 3 kg of ribs pork (including bone of course!) marinated smoked Pareo style. Served on a bed of fries sprinkled cedar 600g cream and surrounded by 300g of onion rings....

Our food is all fresh and Italian and we are constantly on the lookout for local products. We are especially proud of our salamis and cheeses some of which are made locally in Lake Como. We hope you can also appreciate their unique flavours. It is...

Located in Breglia (780m), 7 km from Menaggio, it offers visitors a spectacular view of central Lake Como and the Bellagio peninsula. Inside there is a sculpture of the Madonna, carved in marble....

High on the road is the sanctuary of the Madonna of Peace, erected in 1659 to celebrate the peace of Pirenei, which ended the Thirty Year War between the French and Spaniards. Characteristic is the Romanesque hanging bell (sec. XIII), and in the...

Originally a medieval church (XI century) but many additions and changes have taken place over the centuries. For several years it served as the parish church of Sormano, Caglio and Rezzago. The building, located at a higher level than the street,...

The church dates from around 1614-1617. Noteworthy, are the walls from the outside, consisting of a mixed texture of stone and brick. The interior is richly decorated with frescos and sculpture....

The parish church of St. Abbondio rises isolated on the western side of the village of Mezzegra, with its majestic front facing the lake. It was probably founded in the 12th century in Romanesque style, then rebuilt in 1702 by local emigrants and...

The church is located next to the parish church of SS. Quirico e Giulitta and is accessed by three steps. It dates from the fourteenth century and was enlarged with the construction of two bays in the middle of the sixteenth century. Noteworthy are...

The church of St. George is located in Bellagio, next to City Hall. It is contemporary with the Basilica of St. James, dating back to ' XI - XII century (dated between 1080 and 1120). Originally the apse and altar were facing east; but then moved...

First mentioned the thirteenth century, but excavations, have unearthed remains of a chapel built in eleventh and the twelfth century and rebuilt in the fifteenth century. The bell tower has been dated to the second half of the eleventh century. A...

With origins in the 17th century and remodelled later with an image of the patron saint on the facade by Bernardino Barelli. Noteworthy are the altar sculptures, frescoes, stucco, oil paintings, a Renaissance tabernacle and the wooden reliquary...

Although early in Christian origin, this church collapsed due to erosion at the end of the 16th century and was completely rebuilt in the Baroque style. Of note, are lavish frescos, sculpture wooden inlaid furniture and a stone font presbytery....

A series of chapels depicting Christ’s final journey to Mount Golgotha. The traditional 14 stations have been added to with a 15th dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows and are located in a rectangular square in front of the parish church, dedicated to...

The church stands on a hill, away from residential areas; It can be reached via a path through the woods and ends close to the facade; it is accessed from the main entrance facade and a second entrance on the eastern side. The church has suffered...

Built towards the end of 1300 to replace an existing chapel. The church, a single nave, built of local stone and brick, houses the remains of votive frescoes of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It underwent two periods of restoration: one in...

Romanesque in origin, but built on the foundations of a medieval church as demonstrated by archaeological excavations. Another testimony to its antiquity is the dedication to Saints Cosmas and Damian, doctors who were martyred in the fourth century...

This is situated in the locality of Rovasco and is from the 12th-13th centuries. It was renovated several times and was extended in the fourteenth century. It has preserved frescoes of the Blessed Virgin with Baby Jesus and St. Christopher. It is...

The village contains this interesting church that dates back to the 14th century. It has a fine Romanesque bell tower and a decorated Renaissance portal. An ancient chest behind the altar preserves a precious reliquary, a nail of the Holy Cross....

Built in the space of ten years from 1766-1776. Characterized by a bright interior with elegant harmonious architecture. The walls are like arabesque allegories and symbols of the Passion (spears, lanterns, nails ...). The four corners of the dome,...

Located in the center of Lecco, this church was built in memory of the fallen of World War I. Constructed in the Romanesque Revival-style, it has horizontal stripes of alternating white stone and granite from the Chiavenna valley. The bell tower is...

The San Tomaso Park occupies the lower foothills of the ridge of Corno Birone (1,116 m), Mount Rai (1,250 m), Mount Prà Santo (1,245 m) and the Colma di Val Ravella (939 m). The park offers a beautiful landscape from just a short distance from the...

Parish church built in the sixteenth century and later remodeled. The choir has a fresco by painter G. Quaglio. Next to the parish is the Oratory dedicated to Santa Marta with a fascinating frescoed facade in bas-relief from the sixteenth century,...

Located in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by quiet woods and stately lime trees, on a plateau halfway up the mountain Pìnzernone. The shrine is dedicated to a young martyr of the fourth century; who is always represented with weapons, in...

Originated in the eleventh century as a building with a single nave, then it changed to three in the following centuries. The church has beautiful statues, decorated with low and high stucco relief and valuable fresco paintings from the 17 and 18th...

This parish church rebuilt between 1725 and 1738, is a remarkable example of Baroque art. Inside, in addition to the frescoes of Luigi Tagliaferro, is a valuable painting of the "Madonna of the Seven Sorrows" and a wooden statue of Lorenzo Matieli...

In Gravedona traces of medieval times are found along the banks, there where the lakeside reveals a rare and beautiful church: St. Maria del Tiglio. Its architectural design made the 'Maestri Comacini' famous then and renders proud the people of...

Built in the Romanesque period, between the 11 and 12th centuries, but underwent many changes and expansions to its current appearance. It was the first parish church of Molina; over the centuries, the population of this village moved increasingly...

Built at the turn of the X-XI century, on the site of the martyrdom of Saint Fidelis (killed around 303-305) at the northern most endpoint of Lake Como (which was then not a separate lake). Curiously, building is located on the west bank of the lake...

Outside of Lasnigo is the Romanesque church of Sant’Alessandro which lies on a slope boulevard flanked by an eighteenth-century chapels of the Cross. In ancient times the original church was built on a lower plateau. Then the bell tower was moved to...

Small church dating back to the eleventh century dedicated to Santa Margherita and linked to the cult of the Saints Hermits Larian. Its location is strategically significant as a testimony to its military origin, in defense of the Valsassina and...

The Sanctuary and the Convent of Santa Maria del Lavello finds origins from an old story. In 1480 water sprang suddenly from beneath an ancient burial place and soon got the reputation of being miraculous, therefore becoming a pilgrimage site. In...

Includes the Basilica of St. Vincent and the Baptistery of St. John the Baptist and is one of the most famous monuments of Lombardian Romanesque architecture. The building, dated 1007, stands as one of the first accounts of the organic form of the...

The shrine of Madonna del Bosco is one of the most famous sanctuaries devoted to Mary in all Lombardy, due to its link to Pope John XXIII. The shrine is a great example of Lombardy Baroque and it is placed in the river Adda’s valley on a hill...

Somasca in the upper part of Vercurago and the starting point for a religious itinerary tracing St. Gerolamo Emiliani’s, who shared his life with the poor and orphans. The path concludes at on a hilltop at the “Castle of the Unnamed" offering...

Located at the cemetery, along the old path leading to Lanzo, it is among the most significant monuments of Valle Intelvi. The church stands on a site in itself archaeologically interesting: during work to reinforce embankments Roman tombs of...

In 1688, a plaster relief of the Madonna of Sorrows kept in the small chapel of Lezzeno is said to have cried. And thus, in 1690 a Sanctuary was built in her honour. The work designed by Giovanni Battista Quadrio, was completed in 1704. Today we can...

Probably dated around the XII century. The building is located near the walls of a castle, a large complex built by the hands of Andreani. Over the centuries it has undergone several extensive restorations: the facade, remodeled several times, now...

The land where this shrine shrine now stands was once marsh close to the moat that surrounded the walled city of Como. It was barely habitable consisting of miserable hovels and shacks that led a dubious existence. In 1236 the canonical Erasmo...

Built between 1723 and 1744 and consecrated by Bishop Albrici Pellegrini in 1764. The façade, in the Baroque style, is characterized by four pilasters and from the portal flanked by two niches and surmounted by a sundial. Above it is the date in...

Nestled in the woods of the Natural Reserve of Valle Bova, the hermitage is available to accommodate individuals, couples, priests, lay people, religious, who want to enjoy moments of silence and prayer....

The Romanesque church of St. Euphemia of Incino d'Erba is one of the oldest churches in the Larian Triangle, the province of Como and the Archdiocese of Milan. The church is located on the ancient road network that connected Aquileia Brescia,...

Also known as St. Anthony, as there is a preserved relic of the saint that is exposed to the congregation of the faithful every 17 January. The church was an integral part of the Franciscan convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli, founded in Crevenna at...

The church, that stands near the lake, contains interesting frescoes, and the outside is characterized by an open porch to the lake with a double lancetwindow and a tall stone bell tower. It was the church of the community, which remained...

Church built between 1910 and 1931 in Palanzo, a small village above Faggeto Lario. The short hike affords great views of the lake from a a nearby park....

The Stone of Preguda, a rock composed of granite ghiandone, is incorporated in the Church of Sant’ Isidoro. The Stone of Preguda, on the slopes of Moregallo, is a rock composed of granite ghiandone, from the Val Masino and is the most famous...

The building was first started between 1908 and 1912. Luigi Dell'Orto, mayor of Cernobbio for almost thirty years, wanted this church to solemnize his wedding with Elizabeth Lucca. After the war, the building was completed thanks to the heirs, in...

The parish church stands in the XI Febbraio square, near the baptistery, overlooking the renowned Venere Gulf, from where you are presented with an enchanting view. The church was built in the 5th or 6th century on the ruins of a watering place,...

Inside the church are interesting remains of 14th century frescoes and a series of frescoes of De Magistris of 1526. You can reach this sanctuary in about 15 minutes by foot walking up a steep mule track at the end of the town which is part of the...

It is one of the first of a series of churches that recall Sicily as many people that lived in these valleys were forced to emigrate to the the south in the 16 and 17th centuries due to poverty. Whenever they came home they made donations to the...

This parish church can be reached through an uphill street passing by the Baroque chapel of the Crocetta. The 19th century front is very elegant and shows a typical Greek design by the architect Bovara. Inside it hosts an altar dating back to the...

The Chapel of the dead to Crocetta is the oldest and most impressive votive chapel in Malgrate. With baroque architecture, it dates back to the sixteenth century and houses bones, probably of the dead from the plague. Not documented, the chapel is...

The church was built in the 11th Century but has been almost comepletely rebuilt in the 17th century. Inside there are splendid coloured "scagliole". In the Intelvi Valley the Maestri Intelvesi used a special material called “scagliola” or false...

The church of St. Agatha is opposite to the parish of St. Stephen and is oriented to the west. It is a small building with gabled facade, two bays, two niches in the first bay, two chapels rectangular plan in the second and a presbytery with a...

On the ancient road that ran through the Val d'Intelvi, between Biazzeno and Dizzasco stands the parish church SS. Pietro and Paolo with its tall bell tower. It stands on a hillock with a wide view of the lake. The bell tower stands apart from the...

The church stands on the lake but you can also reach it from the antique center via small alleyways and steps. Next to the bell tower the original Romanseque bell tower can still be seen....

Right at the beginning of the town of Castiglione, with the green Intelvi valley as a back ground, stands the oratory of the Madonna del Restello built in the 17th century to thank the Madonna for the end of a plague that had infested the valley....

Parish church built in the sixteenth century and later remodeled. The choir has a fresco by painter G. Quaglio. Next to the parish is the Oratory dedicated to Santa Marta with a fascinating frescoed facade in bas-relief from the sixteenth century,...

The monastery is located about 800 m above sea level, on the southern slope of Mount Galbiga, at the confluence of two tributary valleys of the stream Perlana, from which it takes its name. The place, evocative and isolated, has meant that the...

The San Eusebio church is located just before arriving at the village Peglio. It stands in a beautiful position, overlooking the lake. It is one of the most significant examples of the counter Reformation in the Como area. Inside you can admire the...

The church of S. Eufemia is located in a panoramic position on a rock cliff of the Sasso di Musso. You can reach it only by foot from the village Genico, by following a path which was probabilly built by the Romans. From the church there is a lovely...

This little Romanesque church is built directly on the lake and still preserves its original structure. Worth seeing is not only the sail bell tower, but also the several traces of frescoes on the internal and external walls, among which stands out...

Set high above Musso with stunning views of the lake is San Bernardo who’s origins date from the 1700’s. It is a particularly scenic spot, with the Albano valley behind it and the elegant pyramid of mount Legnone opposite with the bay of Piona and...

This church was built between 1464 and 1474. Its bell tower still preserves pre-existing Romanesque elements. Inside, the church is richly decorated with paintings On the front of the church a large white marble portal shows decorations and symbols...

The parish church of St. Salvatore is located in the village of Vercana and it has a real breathtaking view of Lake of Como. The exterior of the church is very simple the interior, instead, has the most rich and beautiful baroque decorations of the...

Of Romanesque origins; and one of the most oldest parish churches on Lake Como. Its present appearance derives from renovations made in the seventeenth century. lnside: there are frescoes from the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries; a fourteenth...

Church built and updated from 1630 until the 18th century. Situated on hill top with view of Vercana and Lake Como....

Baroque transformations have virtually erased the Romanesque structure of this 13th century church, but there is still evidence of the Renaissance, as the silver cross Golden Giovan Pietro Lierni (1533), the wooden crucifix of the high altar, and...

Originating on a 13th century temple site, this 15th century church was dedicated to San Bernardino, a preacher who crossed Italy on foot preaching religious reform, social justice and working for peace. The last significant extension was completed...

In Gravedona traces of medieval times are found along the banks, there where the lakeside reveals a rare and beautiful church: St. Maria del Tiglio. Its architectural design made the 'Maestri Comacini' famous then and renders proud the people of...

Its origins go back to the Middle Ages of which only remains the gothic bell tower. The church stands in an isolated position, just below the village Aurogna. The view of the northern end of the lake, where the rivers Mera and Adda flow into Lake...

The roman church is surrounded by a large garden of plane trees. It is traditionally thought to have been erected over the site where the two Martyrs were tortured to death and then buried. It is believed that their bodies were found towards the...

The pastoral visit made by Bishop Ninguarda in the late sixteenth century to Brenzio resulted in this church dedicated to St. John the Baptist. At the time there were 450 parishioners. Within St. John the Baptist is the Oratory of St. Joseph. By...

The church of San Rocco was the parish church of Pognana Lario up to 1744, when a new parish church dedicated to the Holy Trinity it was consecrated. It was then "downgraded", lost its dedication to the Holy Trinity, and was re-dedicated to St....

The construction of the church began in 1791 and ended in 1823 requiring the works of several architects: Clemente Isacchi, Giuseppe Pollack, Giuseppe Bovara and Simone Cantoni. The church hosts a crucifixion of 1879 by Mosè Bianchi and a painting...

St. George, as with other holy warriors (Michael and Martin) was highly revered by the Lombards. The present church was built in the sixteenth century on the site of a former place of worship; it underwent other changes in following years,...

Built in the second half of the sixteenth century, this church was remodeled and expanded in later periods. Distinct for its large columns and the sixteenth round arches on the porch....

The church of Saints Peter and Paul was believed to have been founded in the eleventh century by Bishop Rainald and consecrated in 1095 by Pope Urban II, who was traveling to Clermont-Ferrand to call the first crusade. Over the centuries, the...

The Church of Saints Nazario and Celso is just a short walk away from the waters of Lake Como, near the harbor in the old town of Brienno. Some documents attest to the presence of a church since the end of the thirteenth century, the Romanesque...

This church is located in the village Nobiallo just north of Menaggio. The houses are clustered around the church which stands on the Antica Strada Regina, the antique Roman Road that connected Como with Alpine passes. The characteristic leaning...

Temple of the Shrine dedicated to Our Lady of the Water Sports Prodigy. In a stormy crossing of the Adriatic, on the night of September 12, 1669, the family of Count Antonio Zancaropulo Berardo escaping from Crete, sought shelter in Venice. During...

Octagonal building with drum and porch hexastyle made following the discovery (1624) of the image of the Virgin now altar. Factory completed in 1630, but with following reconstruction (porch redone in 1742 and the bell tower in 1912). Outside of the...

The S. Cecillia Monastery, built around the middle of the thirteenth century, from 1270 was driven by the Lucini family and support of the Franciscans and the bishop Leone Lambertenghi. The building lies on the Roman walls of the imperial age,...

The parish church is located in the center of the country.Built in the seventeenth century, is decorated with prestigious and stucco friezes of Stefano Salterio (XVIII century) and also preserves works of painting and sculpture of the eighteenth...

Situated in the hamlet of Borgo, built on the previous Romanesque building, was the parish from the end of the fifteenth century. A single nave, has suffered repeated rearrangements. Inside frescoes Fiammenghino and an altarpiece of the sixteenth...

Urio, the part of the town that lies south of Carate, is characterized by the Romanesque bell tower of the Saints Quirico and Giulitta church that stands close to the lake. Rebuilt in 1865 from an original Romanesque church with two towers and a...

This is situated in the locality of Rovasco and is from the 12th-13th centuries. It was renovated several times and was extended in the fourteenth century. It has preserved frescoes of the Blessed Virgin with Baby Jesus and St. Christopher. It is...

The church of San Vincenzo in Cernobbio is located in the historic part of the town, in front of Tolomeo Gallio square, a few steps away from the lake. We can date the origin of the church back to 1150, a pastoral visit of Bishop Niguarda that took...

Built on location of a church dating back to the 16th century, Santi Epimaco e Girdino was completely rebuilt in the second half of the 18th century. The original parish church is located in the lower part of town, near the lake. For this reason,...

The current building was built on the site previously occupied by an older church: its construction began in 1593 and lasted until the next century (1617), when it became an independent parish. In the eighteenth century underwent a partial...

The small chapel is located in the historic center of Veleso, at the intersection of several streets. The façade is decorated with a fresco depicting the Crucifixion....

Occupying an enviable position high above the town of Como and Como branch of the lake, the church of Brunate contains a wealth of history and art. The centuries-old history of the church contains beautiful artistic works (the fifteenth-century...

The church of Santa Tecla is near the harbor in a quiet and pleasant; recently restored, in it you can see the remains of frescoes by Bartolomeo De Benzi and Andrea De Passeris. Located on the right bank of Lake Como, Torno preserves the...

The village contains this interesting church that dates back to the 14th century. It has a fine Romanesque bell tower and a decorated Renaissance portal. An ancient chest behind the altar preserves a precious reliquary, a nail of the Holy Cross....

The church, that stands near the lake, contains interesting frescoes, and the outside is characterized by an open porch to the lake with a double lancetwindow and a tall stone bell tower. It was the church of the community, which remained...

These are considered as one of the greatest Romanesque architectural monuments in Europe and are part of a single Benedictine settlement. Important note: the Church can be reached only on foot walking for about 1 hour through a mountain path (300 m...

The church was founded in 1300 by two brothers Hermits of St. Augustine from Civilio, a village above Como, on land donated by a family whose members were later buried in front of the presbytery. It is the only example of Cistercian architecture...

According to tradition, the church was built in the thirteenth century, at the behest of a crusader returning from the Holy Land. According to another legend, the church was built on a refuge belonging to the order of the Templars. Positioned on a...

Built in 1576 by St Charles Borromeo as a temple for the nearby convent of Capuchin Friars. It contains one of the most collections of art in Lecco: nine glass houses containing compositions of polychrome wax that represent the seven scenes from the...

The parish church of Saints Nazaro Celso with the black-white Gothic front, was built in 1348 by Giovanni Ugo di Campione and architects from the valley Intelvi. The church has some beautiful rose windows and frescoes of the Lombard school. The...

Its origins go back to the Middle Ages of which only remains the gothic bell tower. The church stands in an isolated position, just below the village Aurogna. The view of the northern end of the lake, where the rivers Mera and Adda flow into Lake...

The church was built in a dominating position overlooking the lake and the mouths of the river Adda and the river Mera and the plain called Pian di Spagna. The church became parish church in 1480. Inside it has many frescoes some by Aurelio Luini,...

The church stands on a hill that dominates the valley. The current building is the result of a series of operations occurred over the centuries. Rebuilt on top of the pre-existing building, in the 16th century the church was formed of only one...

The construction of the church began in 1791 and ended in 1823 requiring the works of several architects: Clemente Isacchi, Giuseppe Pollack, Giuseppe Bovara and Simone Cantoni. The church hosts a crucifixion of 1879 by Mosè Bianchi and a painting...

The church stands in the beautiful small square of the village Barna. It was built as a Parish church in 1636. The inside presents itself with one nave and three side chapels....

Situated in the hamlet of Vignola, along the ancient Via Regina, it preserves its ancient structure in bare stone decorated with small arches. The exterior has remains of Renaissance and late Gothic frescos. The interior is divided into two naves...

Parish church of Argegno made with Moltrasio stone in the Neo-romanic Style. A construction in neo-Romanesque style with a gabled facade enhanced by a rose window depicting saints. On the front of the church is a mosaic of the four Evangelists, the...

Located in the middle of the walled town, the church was built between the 11th to the end of the 13th century and was possibly the first cathedral in Como. It features a complex planimetry including three short naves, provided with women's...

Main church in Lecco dedicated to the saint patorn of sailors. Its structure is in Neoclassical style thanks to the architect Giuseppe Bovara who worked on its enlargement and contains 17th century furniture, a baptismal font of 1596, Romanesque...

Built on a structure dedicated to Mercury and pagan cults. The first bishop of Como Felice changed the temple dedicated to a Christian church, in which he placed the mortal remains of Carpoforo. Located on the ancient Roman road connecting Como to...

Considered one of the most important Lombard Romanesque monument of its kind. Inside it holds frescoes of the 15th and 16th centuries. The building has an octagonal plan and a semicircular apse dating back to the 11th century, although some elements...

Believed to be the site of a miracle where a fresco of the Madonna and child shed tears. The Sanctuary is located along the main road just past the ridge over the river Albano. It dates back to the period a miracle happened in 1553. According to the...

A simple, hut-like church, interrupted only by two slits and, at the top by a cross window. The church S. Maria in Martinico rises in a slightly elevated position compared with the center of Dongo. Below, the simple portal opens up with a architrave...

Near the top of the Ghisallo pass stands the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Ghisallo. Its name, according to the legend, comes from a certain "Ghisallo" who, in the Middle Ages, near the pass was attacked by bandits. He made a vow to the Madonna to...

This is one of the oldest churches in the Lake Como area and the oldest one in Varenna. Dated back at the 11th century, this Church is defined by the Belfry built toward the lake, as usual at that time, and it keeps inside few frescoes from the 14th...

An omni-present feature of Lake Como’s skyline is the Como Cathedral with its white marble facade and imposing dome. The interior is equally spectacular boasting elaborate altar paintings, gargoyles and a magnificent dome. Como Cathedral (Italian:...

The Piona Priory or Piona Abbey, is a religious complex on the Lecco bank of Lake Como in the territory of the municipality of Colico, northern Italy. The abbey is set at the top of a small peninsula, the Olgiasca, which – like a crooked finger –...

The extraordinary Romanesque church of S. Maria del Tiglio, that stands approximately 800 m left of the boat dock. It is one of the most important Romanesque buildings of the province. Built in the XII century it preserves precious frescoes and a...

Consecrated on 1313, the parish church of San Giorgio is a small masterpiece of the 14th century Lombardy architecture. Located in the main square, this is a basilica with nave and two aisles embellished by a rose window and a fresco portraying...

The Basilica of Sant'Abbondio is located outside the walls of Como, under Mount Croce, along a stretch of Via Regina that was an important area of ​​worship. The church has two notable bell towers rising at the end of the external aisles, in the...

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