castles-and-ruins near B&B La Cà De La Frà

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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...

Cà Profumo is a self-catering accommodation located in Como. The property is 800 metres from Como Nord Lago Train Station. Accommodation will provide you with a balcony and a seating area. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven....

On the water yet only a 5 minute lakeside stroll from Como's central piazza, Villa Gallietta is one of Lake Como's most unique and historic Luxury Villas. A 3 year renovation, finished in 2009, has restored the full artful splendor of 1772 while...

Built in 1790 and renovated in 1850 in a neoclassical form, Villa Geno located alongside the famous Como fountain, with a jet of water 30 meters high. It is set in a unique natural complex consisting of the Lake and the promontory as a backdrop....

Villa del Grumello is an historical mansion placed in a breathtaking setting: a wonderful park overlooking the lake. It's the ideal setting for small meetings and schools (from 20 to 50 participants) and social events, to be held also in the...

Residence Pila: the perfect solution for your stay in Como. We rent furnished apartments, one or two rooms flats with independent services (bathroom and kitchen) and heating system. A welcoming and quiet location for people travelling for tourism or...

Our house has a great location, we are close to the lakeside and a short distance from the historic center. We offer dining rooms and garden, it is the tranquility of single or double rooms, always at an affordable price...

ComoLoft offers new living space to stay in the heart of the city of Como in a historic building on the pedestrian area a short walk from the lake and tourist attractions of interest. Tutte le soluzioni prevedono cucina attrezzata con stoviglie ed...

Le Stanze del Lago is one of the recommended places to stay in Como. We offer our clients a comfortable stay in a beautifully refurbished building at extremely good prices. Our main aim is to make you feel at home. We have available 5 well-furnished...

The Aparthotel Le Stanze del Lago is one of the recommended places to stay in Como. We offer our clients a comfortable stay in a beautifully refurbished building at extremely good prices. Our main aim is to make you feel at home. We have available 5...

Located in the heart of the city of Como, the “Residenza del Centro Storico", (historic downtown residence), offers a unique accommodation in a charming 1600-building, from which fully enjoying the sparkling life of the old town section. The...

The residential complex is situated in the magnificent Villa Maderni restored carefully to its former glory. It’s the ideal solution for those who want to stay in a quiet place in the countryside, away from the hustle and bustle but still convenient...

PALAZZO DEL BORGO rents studios and apartments in the city of Como. Our company has worked in the field of tourism since 1988. We manage the Tourist Centre LA CAVA in Pognana Lario on the shores of Lake Como. We also organise the Meeting and...

The Tower is located on a rocky outcrop above the village of Spurano and it was an ancient watchtower, which probably dates back to the 12th century. The fortified structure, included in the difensive system of the Comacina Island, was probably...

An ancient palace of the seventeenth century. It belonged to one of the most influential families of Lake Como, the Brentano, who later moved to Milan and then to Germany. It is currently used in part as a city hall where the renown painter Giulio...

Originally a signalling tower, that later became a fortress as documented 1158. There is no information about the proceeding centuries until 1454 when the area fell into the hands of the Republic of Venice and the Adda River became the natural...

The Castle lies on a peninsula jutting out into Lake Como close to Riva Bianca and its namesake beach. Built in the Romanesque period, the fortress was at the focus of several historical events, like the battle between Milan and Como in 1124. It was...

Also called Tower of Barbarossa, stands high over Mandello dating from the twelfth century. The tower has been rebuilt over the years, but retains interesting architectural features like the arched portal, the remains of painted trophies and a...

Volunteers of the Cultural Center Library Bellagio deal with loaning library books and organize various cultural events....

It is thought the tower was built at the behest of Fontanedo Bernabo Visconti in 1357, on the defensive line of Upper Lake, but perhaps it was only enhanced an existing structure. It is located about 700 meters downstream of the village of...

In the medieval center of Villincino, was a fortified town built in the late tenth century. The village was owned by the wealthy family Carpani. The town was destroyed in 1278. The small and picturesque district is accessed by going through a tower,...

It is a private building constructed on roman foundation with an irregular square plant. The building, which has crown walls with battlements to protect the round parapet, can be dated between 1360 and 1370. It is a typical castle-enclosure, which...

Fort Fuentes is a former military fort on the hill of Montecchio or Monteggiolo near Colico, northern Italy. It was built by the Spanish governor of Milan, Don Pedro Enríquez de Acevedo, Count of Fuentes, to defend the northern border of the Spanish...

Fort Montecchio-Lusardi is a military fort situated in Colico, in the province of Lecco, northern Italy. It was built between 1911 and 1914. It is the only Italian fort from World War I which has been preserved intact with its original weapons. The...

A must see--one of the most beautiful castles on the lake. It is a walled enclusure, developed around a squared tower with restored battlements and a real drawbridge. Additional attractions feature live falconry shows, an exhibition dedicated to the...

Trapezoidal shaped castle with three towers built by counts Della Torre of Rezzonico in 1363. It is described as a "castle-fence", fortifying an area of two thousand square meters which surrounded the town and the main tower. Today the castle is...

Placed on a hill overlooking the town, the castle was built in late Middle Ages to block the way to Valvarrone and it still remains a well-preserved tower, surrounded by ruins of ancient houses. The first proofs date back to 1039, when it suffered a...

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