Things to Do near Gravedona

Gravedona is situated in an enchanting gulf, protected to the north by picturesque mountains and allocated in a harmonious way, caracterised by small squares, lanes and alleyways. With its churches and monuments, testimonies of a past filled with historic and religeous…

One of the most visited places in Gravedona, whose roots lie in both the history of the small village that among the powers of wealthy Europeans in 1600. After obtaining the "Feudo delle Tre Pievi" (a feud composed of the three…

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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…

S.Maria delle Grazie called "Il Convento", church and convent of Augustine friars, erected in 1467 replacing a VI century small chapel of S.Salvatore. The interior abounds in XVI century frescos of the Lombard school which…

The chapel, located at the entrance of the village, just after the bridge over the Liro, was probably built in the seventeenth century. The church, has a small adjoining sacristy on the west side and is polygonal outside.…

Domaso lies on the west side of the northern lake. It was a fishing village, now transformed into a popular and dynamic tourist area. Domaso is one of the most famous…

We are crazy about mountains as well as nature and outdoor hiking, so much that we have made it our profession: Mid-Mountain Guide. We were born in Como Lake area and we grew up there. We have in our…

P & L WEAR AND RENTAL is a small shop of rental / sale bike and clothing based in Domaso (Lake Como) along the main road and near Villa Camilla (Town Hall). It is a bike friendly structure and offers city bikes for…

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The villa stands in a park of about 8,000 sq.mt., which is composed of flowerbeds and a lawn with palm trees. During the summer, the park is used as a location for cultural, recreational and folkloristic events. Today, Villa Camilla is the property and headquarters of the Domaso Communal Municipality.

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…

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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 wooden crucifix.…

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 the high relief representative Pieta, outside the portal right side.…

Sailing centre that offers catamaran and windsurfing lessons, rentals and more on the windiest part of Lake Como. We offer the latest surf models from Mistral, Neilpryde and North Sails. Our base distinguishes itself for its spacious…

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 the ravages of time but the remaining frescos are of…

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The only rent a boat facility on Lake Como which is dedicated exclusively to the rental of motorboats with or without a license, you will find lots of NEW MOTORBOATS. Only we can offer you a high quality service like this.

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Are you planning on renting a boat in order to enjoy the extraordinary beauty the Lake Como has to offer or do you want to go for an indisturbed swim in the middle of the lake, but don't know how or where to go? Then you've come to the right place.

Historically significant as the location near Musso where Benito Mussolini was captured and executed as he attempted to escape to Switzerland. The Museum of Resistance…

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

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…

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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 1…

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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 decorated by a carved cross. The interior is characterised by a…

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Our Museum: a voice which recounts to the future generations the importance of the events that took place in Dongo in April 1945. The last page of the WWII’s history was written here: the tragic tale of a war and a dictatorship which was responsible for the deprivation of the…

The Palace was then the scene of memorable historical facts and today becomes the perfect setting for their commemoration museum. Thus it was born in Dongo the innovative Museum of the End of the War: a virtual tour and interactive in the depths of one of the most controversial pages of Italian history.

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 territory.

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 famous paintings created by Giovanni Mauro della Rovere  (called…

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 view of the Northern part of the lake. The church is of the 16th…

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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 decree of November 10, 1964 the bishop Felice Bonomini the parish of…

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Il Giardino del Merlo is a botanical garden filled with exotic plants, bridges and tunnels, created on the steep rocks below the church of St. Euphemia from Musso. This park lies at the foot of a castle, now in ruins, linked…

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Built between the 11 and 12th centuries, where once stood a Roman villa with a small temple. In the fifteenth century the church was altered to its current form, incorporating parts of the previous Romanesque church. The left jamb of the portal bears a Roman tombstone dedicated to a dead child, Lucio…

If you wish to fly and feel free like an eagle, soaring above Lake Como, this is your chance. It will be a unique adventure, and you’ll be able to admire from the sky one of the most beautiful lakes of Italy, surrounded by the…

Located on the northern shores of Lake Como, this town boasts a large marina and beach set against dramatic mountains in the background. Water sports are popular here as well as hiking and bird-watching in a nearby bird sanctuary.

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Gera Lario is a beautiful place in the windiest area of Como Lake with wide green areas, shallow and…

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.

414 Kiting kitesurf courses are designed to make learning kitesurfing as safe and fun as possible – with no corners cut. All of our water-based teaching is done in the safety of the middle of the lake, with no obstacles and nothing but endless space to exploit as you learn. Our team can teach in English,…

In 1978 a group of friends of the Lake of Como founded an association called "The Collection of Boats of Lake Como" with the aim of saving the age-old and noble nautical traditions of their lake. The…

The Parish church S. Stefano was erected in 1447 shortly after the founding of Sorico. It was rebuilt in 1703 by the architect Giorgio Giulini. From the fifteenth-century church remains the imposing bell tower (originally one of the three military towers used for the collection of tolls for the passage from one…

Fifteenth century renovation of an older church. lt has a fourteenth century bell tower with a spire, and contains a silver-gilt processional cross dated 1489 by the artist from Gravedona F. Ser Gregori.

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The 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 shape wanted by the architect  Bovara. Inside it hosts an altar dating back to the 18th century and valuable carvings from the 17th century…

A natural pebble beach nearby the church, makes for a relaxed family-friendly destination with numerous beach front bars and restaurants.

Located on the western shores of Lake Como, the town derives its name from the river that flows from the mountains to the lake. A pebble beach invites water activities like swimming, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

A fishing village at the extreme north of Lake Como, close to the Swiss border. It is surrounded by majestic mountains which create a dramatic backdrop to this picturesque area. The main activities favour outdoor…

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