rifugio near Palazzo Brentano

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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...

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Villa Maresi was built on the ruins of an ancient medieval castle is part of the system of fortifications dating back to the Franco-Hispanic war that ended in 1529....

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The family bankers Amsick from Hamburg bought several properties in the enchanting corner of San Giovanni. The project involved demolition of some houses, silk factories, and three villas overlooking a lake. For this reason, in San Giovanni there is...

Adjacent to Park Maier, is this villa built in the mid-nineteenth century for the Milan Bar Emilio Ferrario and Pompey, before moving into the hands of various owners. Initially the villa was surrounded by a large park that later in 1925 was...

Located opposite Comacina island, this villa was once the home to many distinguished individuals including Beccaria Bonesana who built the villa in the 18th century and much later Cesare Cantu, writer, historian and patriot who left it to his...

Nineteenth century villa transformed into a comfortable, charming family-run, with a cozy living rooms in Art Nouveau style with large windows and original period frescoes. The villa, characterized by a central backlog open loggias with three arches...

A wonderful refined property with Lake, Gardens and more. Dating back to the 1750’s and is in fact where the famous Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi stayed and composed ‘La Traviata’. Private residence. The garden, slightly downhill towards the lake,...

Privately owned and protected by a high wall, this villa tempts curious visitors with its elegant garden, thanks to a wide gate, overlooking Via Regina. It is also one of the points of interest along the celebrated Green Way. The villa divides the...

To reach this private villa, you must walk a stone staircase, the so-called 'Scalotta', from the docks of Loppia (near Bellagio) alongside Villa Melzi, with eight hundred steps that leads up to an Italian garden with fountain. The roof is decorated...

Ever wonder where that stunning backdrop to Daniel Craig's R&R was? The 18th century Villa Balbianello hosted Mr Craig and his Hollywood crew. The mansion sits on a spit of land jutting into the deep green waters of the Lake whose shores are...

Private Residence. Built by the lake in the second half of the eighteenth century, the property was later expanded and renovated villa especially in the part of the garden. At the top of the garden, the Balzaretto also built the Mausoleum Gonzaga,...

Located on the western shore of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello is perched on the point of the Dosso di Lavedo, a wooded promontory that juts out from the coastline to form a small peninsula. Villa del Balbianello is famous for its elaborate...

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Villa Carlotta is a unique sanctuary of art and beauty with its magnificent botanical specimens and art masterpieces in over 70,000 square meters of gardens and museum. It is located on the most picturesque part of Lake Como and renown for its...

S.E.V. Hut (mt. 1276) located above Valmadrera, near to Lecco, in the area of Pianezzo alongside Corni di Canzo and opposite the Mount Resegone, habitual destination of our Lecco territory. Started in 1957, the work was completed in 1964 thanks to...

A rifugio located at 1.200 metres in scenic position on Lake Como on the Via Dei Monti Lariani. Accessible from Moltrasio and Schignano by foot and also by mountain bike. Offers genuine homemade cuisine....

Rifugio located in a very panoramic location on Monte Grigna at 1730 meters. Ideal for climbing courses and is a foothold for the wonderful climbing trails in the surrounding area, particularly Monte Grigna Meridionale (South Monte Grigna) aka Monte...

A mountain Rifugio at 1515 metres on the western slope of the Grigna accessed in about 3 to 3.5 hours of hiking (one way) along the Val Méria from Rongio just above Mandello del Lario. There are 23 beds. Call in advance during holiday periods to...

Quaint restaurant and mountain hut (1300 m) of family tradition since 1928, where you can taste local dishes of polenta with meat of various kinds. Specialty of the house is the "Polenta Uncia". Open every day from mid-June to mid-September. In the...

The Bugone Refuge is a place for those who love the contact with nature in a pristine man-in Moltrasio, in the province of Como. A traditional mountain lodge where to take a coffee break and a restaurant that brings to the table dishes using local...

Located in the woods of the northern slope of Mount Cortafon, Rifugio Mottafoiada is suitable for those who love nature, the mountains, walking, hiking, mountain-biking. Recently rebuilt and expanded and it has: bathrooms and hot water showers, a...

Rifugio San Jorio, former barracks of the Guardia di Finanza, is located just below the homonymous step that links up with Lario Bellinzona and Lake Maggiore, by connecting the valleys Albano and San Jorio in Italian, with the Val Morobbia in...

Cabin Luigi Azzoni (property of “Società Escursionisti Lecchesi") is located at 1860 meters above sea level on the top of Resegone mountain, symbol of Lecco city. From this peak can be admired a nice landscape, from Monte Rosa to the Adamello...

Located in the charming Casari Plans Artavaggio in the province of Lecco, just 50 minutes from Milan. In the countryside and surrounded by a wonderful panorama of the mountains of Lombardy....

The Refuge is located at the southern edge Castelli Sassi Plans Artavaggio near the top station of the cable car that climbs from Moggio. The ISNART (National Institute Tourist Research) and the Lombardy Region have recognized our shelter the Brand...

At an altitude of 1000 meters. surrounded by chestnut trees is the Rifugio Alpino Dalco, a structure for years managed by the Fontana family that combines the traditional hospitality of mountain huts to a refined cuisine, rich in local produce....

The cabin is located on the northern Grigna and can be reached in about 1 hour and a half both from the hill of Balisio and from the town of Pasturo. We can accommodate up to 25 people in rooms with bath or in a dormitory. We are open every weekend...

In the mountains above the town of Menaggio, at the foot of Monte Grona, is the Rifugio Menaggio, a place to eat, sleep, drink, relax, and recharge after a long hike. The Rifugio is not technically located in Menaggio, rather it is in the locality...

Mountain accommodation with stone walls situated in front of meadows, 8 km from Sormano, Rifugio Alpetto Torno offers rooms and dormitories with shared bathroom, a Lombard restaurant, and a garden. Rifugio Alpetto di Torno is in Val di Torno above...

The refuge Ratti Cassin offers a different way to experience the mountain retreat: attention to detail, comfort and elegance, without losing its historicity and the typical style of the structures at high altitude. Discover our rooms. If you are...

Rifugio located at the base of a ski hill in the Piani di Bobbio region. Features restaurant, 13 rooms with private bath. Also a good starting point for a few scenic hikes....

Capanna Vittoria is a cabin located in Alpe Giumello on the southern side of Mount Muggio (m. 1799). You can get there by car driving on a comfortable paved road or on foot through different hiking trails starting from Narro, Indovero (small...

The refuge is located in the Val d'Intelvi on the Via dei Monti Lariani trekking route - at 5h20 from Cernobbio, at 0h40 from Alpe di Cerano or at 1.30 hrs from Schignano Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday all year round July, August and September...

The mountain refuge la Canua is located at an altitude of 1.520 m, on a natural terrace that offers an unique view of Lake Como. The view reaches as far as Lecco to the south and the the northern end of Lake Como and the lower part of the Valtellina...

Cabin Monza Bogani, owned by C.A.I. Monza, is located in a forest of larch (1.816 meters above sea level) and in the center of Northern Grigna park. Along the different itineraries, you can visit Moncodeno Ice house and “Porta of Prada" (famous...

The refuge is located in the Bergamo Alps FALC West, on the slopes of Pizzo Tre Signori (2554 m.) And precisely in nozzle Varro, at an altitude of 2120 m. It is a small shelter located between the iridescent gray rock, the blue sky and the deep blue...

Built in the ‘30s at the beginning of Biandino valley, about 8 kilometres from the village of Introbio. The Buzzoni family is the owner since 2006, and from then on it has been completely restored to address security and sanitary standards....

The rifugio is surrounded by lush beech forests and beautiful larch that present the autumn hiker with a whole palette of vivid warm colours, and at the beginning of summer there will be astounding and beautiful blooming rhododendrons, heathers and...

Surrounded by a beautiful forest (forest Giulia), overlooking the plains with a breathtaking view. The shelter not only offers in its immediate vicinity the departure of all the most interesting routes of the southern Grigna is a great place to...

A warm welcome for those who explore the mountains is the tradition of the Soldanella Refuge; a place to eat and sleep for mountaineers and hikers, as well as a place for those looking for clean healthy air and good food, a place for families that...

OPENING: All the year: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays; Every day: from June to September and Christmas Time Other days only by reservation....

Our kitchen prefers genuine raw materials, preferably at zero distance and recipes typical of the local tradition. In the two large dining rooms (80 seats) with two beautiful fireplaces and summer on 'beautiful and panoramic terrace we organize...

All the quality and taste of traditional cuisine from Lombardy. Homemade, low cost, simple yet tasty oriented to offer dishes of our regional tradition. Owner: “I wish to return the structure to its original function of Refuge and therefore I have...

Located at the foot of the Grigna, easily reachable on foot or by car. Excellent choice for families, who will find walking not too demanding to be able to do with their children....

We are Mariangela and Enrico, managers of Rifugio Bogani since the 1994. During this years our passion for mountains required us commitment and efforts but it has also given us experience, satisfaction and gratitude of climbers and hikers who...

Baita Monte Goj offering traditional dishes of Northern Italy, prepared fresh. Located just 2 km from Piazza Camerlata in Como, between the trees of Mount Goj. We do not serve frozen products and not anything we freeze, we prepare every week based...

Refuge Prabello is in the province of Como, located on the watershed between the Valley of Intelvi and the Muggio Valley on the border between Italy and Switzerland. It is located on a beautiful natural terrace, always in the sun, and surrounded by...

To reach the refuge you can drive from Colico: cross Villatico close the church, continue to Robustello, then to Fontanedo (599 m) and Rusico (743 m). From here you continue on foot along the path marked with flags white and red. The climb is less...

Friends organization Baita Draw a place for recreation, and aggregation of educational and cultural nature immersed in the woods of Parco Monte Barro. The refreshment bar is open to the public all holidays and every Wednesday....

Owned by SEL (Hiker’s Society of Lecco) and located in the territory of Valtorta (Bergamo Province) – easily reachable either from Lecco and Valsassina or from Bergamo and Val Brembana. Our Rifugio is open weekends all year long, and every day...

Rifugio Cazzaniga Merlini lies on a rocky outcrop in the clear dominance of entire area plans Artavaggio, almost like an eagle's nest. In the large dining room you can enjoy homemade dishes, delicious desserts and cheeses. In the period of pastures,...

A few meters from the ski lifts, in the countryside and in the quiet of the valleys that open to the eye, is Rifugio Disolin. Feel at home at the shelter is easy, the treatment is the family kitchen bases its foundations on the culinary tradition of...

The Refuge Shambala is located in a panoramic position with views over the lakes of Como and Lugano, Monte Rosa, the Matterhorn, and the Alpine foothills Orobiche is easily reached by car (1h and 30m from Milanosia through SS36 output Bellano -...

Having undergone major restructuring in recent years it has excellent function of refreshment and shelter for mountain enthusiasts. Open on Wednesdays and Sundays, is an important symbol of the passion and hard work of many members who have come and...

The refuge Casera Vecchia Varro is located in the basin of Varrone, on the slopes of the southern slope of Mount Melasc. The shelter is open on Sundays and public holidays throughout the year, even in winter (see the page with the updated conditions...

Refuge Buzzoni, CAI sez. Introbio, located at an altitude of 1,590 above sea level in the municipality of Alp Mota Introbio in Valsassina. The small and cozy lodge is located on a natural balcony overlooking Grigne and Valsassina. At the refuge you...

The refuge is located on the southern slopes of Mount Resegone, on the western side of the gully to Val Negra, below the pace of Fo. Already owned by the Company Mountaineers Monzesi, it was set on fire in the fall of 1944 and rebuilt after the war....

If you love the silence, if you want to listen to and discover the beauty of nature through the true spirit of things, if you want to find traces of friendship and solidarity, if you want to feel truly free men, we can find an opportunity to recover...

Located in the Grigna mountans with unrivaled views and hiking opportunities. In places Cainallo are paid parking (€ 2 per day), the ticket can be bought at the Restaurant Cainallo. Parked the car walk along the path 24 following the signs to the...

Completely renovated and re-decorated, giving a new face to the shelter and redeveloping so even the very image of the beautiful resort Valsassina. And 'the ideal place for families and for those who want to spend time surrounded by nature and...

The Brioschi shelter offers 34 beds and dining room seats up to 40 people. You can hop from all sides, we are some of the most popular and frequent access to the summit, referring to other sources for insights cartographic and descriptive way....

Initially it was a barn with pasture - the SAOAS, Alpine Society Worker, Antonio Stoppani, decided to restructure it: the barn was transformed into the dining room, in the room for milk Dolbilina the kitchen and the cellar, in the barn room and the...

The Polentoteca Chalet Gabriel is located in Piano Rancio, a small town at the foot of Mount San Primo. The building has a local feel being made out of stone and wood, it has two dining rooms whose windows look down unto Lake Como and the Alps that...

Located in Pian delle Betulle, Comune di Margno, in Alta Valsassina is a bar and restaurant that offers traditional mountain fare. In summer you can also buy genuine locally produced butter and cheese. Prices are reasonable. The restaurant has 30...

The hotel is the only hotel in the area, in a mountain environment of total tranquility, with a large private garden and open space for play, sport and leisure activities. Surrounded by forests of beech on a slope, it has a beautiful view of Lake...

Cacciatori Restaurant and Lodge is situated in the picturesque hills above Lake Como, in Esino Lario adjacent to Varenna. We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of high quality local mountain specialties. Situated in a panoramic position, at...

Simple dishes, wholesome and plentiful. The restaurant Hermitage of Mt. Barro in Galbiate (Lecco) offers cuisine from the Brianza and mountain area in a quaint, informal and courteous setting. Our culinary offerings start with a tantalizing...

Since 1960 the Ferrari Family offers alpinists a well-earned rest, sincere hospitality and pleasant accommodation. I grew up here and I continue this tradition with passion and I still offer food and accommodation because it gives me pleasure as...

"La Meridiana" is a family-run complex in the countryside and in the pure air of the mountains, including bar, restaurant and camping with caravan sedentary and free pitches for campers and tents.Located Piani Resinelli, at the foot of...

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