museums near Parlasco Frescoes

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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...

Learn the makings of one of Italy’s more well known cheeses exclusively made in the Valtelline valley. Made from milk of cows that feed on high alpine meadows and anywhere from 10-20% goat’s milk which enables the cheese to age 10 years or more. The...

In the village of Pescarenico at the headquarters of ICAM, you can discover a magical world of sweet surprises. Chocoutlet is a boutique filled with delicacies where the flavors and fragrances come together to involve you in an authentic combination...

From our grapes grown on the hills of Alto Domaso Lake Como, with modern wine-making methods, we produce our wines characterized by intense aromas reminiscent of the homeland. Our wines are characterized by intense flavors that call back to the rich...

Deborah & Joost wish you a warm welcome at Cantina Follie. Our wine-bar/shop is situated in the cellar of an old house in the old town centre of Tremezzo. At Cantina Follie you can enjoy a nice drink (including soft) either in the cellar or with...

Wine bar available for tastings of Italian and French wines. Great selection to purchase and take away. Available for themed events as well as private parties....

Specialty food shop featuring local delicacies, wine and food gift ideas. Now you can have a meal at the newly opened restaurant as well....

At the start of Salita Genazzini there is an 18th Century cellar which has been completely restored. There is to be found a selection more of 300 labels of local and national wines which can be tasted together with selection of fishes of the lake,...

Located on more famous locations in BELLAGIO, Enoteca Principessa is perfect for all people who love wine. It’s the right shop where you can find all kind of labels that you want! You can try wine by a modern system (enomatic), buy one or more...

An old eighteenth-century noble residence consisting of a main villa, lemon-house, porches, and stables. Three large gardens, adorned with avenues, statues, fountains, stairways, flower beds and majestic trees, are the charming frame to the entire...

With views of Lake Annone, the Resegone and Grigna, this charming country patrician residence was built in the eighteenth century and now completely renovated. The Villa is situated in a beautiful park of 6000 sqm, characterized by gardens and olive...

The Castello di Rossino is one of the most ancient historical mansions in Lombardy. Set in the glorious natural landscape on Lake Como, branch of Lecco. The magnificent natural scenery of the lake, with its stunning view, will be the romantic...

A residence from the 1700’s in the heart of Brianza. The interior of the villa is characterized by frescoed rooms in a typical eighteenth-century style. In the park with old trees is the pool area, spacious and well maintained, ideal place for a...

The central part of the villa dates back to 1500, and during the centuries, the structure was enlarged while maintaining its charm and elegance. A majestic magnolia over 150 years old, stands in front of the main stone staircase. There are also two...

Villa Monastero was a roman site, then a convent of the SS. Faustino e Giovita nuns’ order, and finally the residence of the Cardinal Earl Angelo Maria Durini and of his nephew Giacomo Durini. For centuries, laying between the water and the hills of...

In a privileged position overlooking the superb scenery of Brianza, stands the Rizzoli Villa Magni, built at the beginning of 1900. Its picturesque location and environment and architectural grandeur makes it, one of the most representative noble...

This austere mansion, is located in the centre of an ancient family property dating back to the year 1350, immersed in a park surrounded by woods, and overwhelmed by beautiful nature, on the banks of lake Montorfano. A unique, magical and...

Immersed in a beautiful park of 30,000 square meters. a few kilometers from Milan, in the green Brianza, is the restaurant "La Casupola". Elegant and comfortable spaces, professional service impeccable, highly curated cuisine transform an event...

Castle Pomerio, of ancient origin, is located in the countryside and in the quiet hills of Brianza near Grass and is easily accessible from both Milan and Como. Available for larger parties, celebrations and weddings....

Team of experienced wedding planners with outstanding organizational skills and an innovative approach. With over 15 years of marketing and communication experience in an international environment, Paola had the idea of founding the Lake Como...

Elena Renzi provides the most demanding brides with continuous support, in order to let them enjoy every moment of the most beautiful day, by the choice of every detail before and after ‘yes’. A wedding on Lake Como turns into a dream event that you...

Riccardo Bestetti was born in Milano where he received his diploma in advertising photography at the European Institute of Design. In the 1985, he opens a studio where he deals with advertising and industrial photography. In the same time he works...

WeddingBox are the largest and leading planning team on Lake Como organising weddings for English speaking couples from all around the world. We have 11 years of experience planning weddings here and have won 12 industry awards to date. We love what...

I live on lake Como and know the lake and area around the lake very well – it’s my home. We will plan the wedding day together, working through all the options available, we’ll select the locations which are just what you are looking for, the food,...

JOIN US is situated on Lake Como, offering exclusive venues in this beautiful region of Italy. Our team can guide the future bride and groom through all the different and time-consuming steps necessary to guarantee a unique and unforgettable day. By...

My Lake Como Wedding specialise in creating stylish, exclusive and elegant weddings on Italy's beautiful Lake Como. We have offices in the UK and on the shores of Lake Como and provide a variety of bespoke services for the modern bride and groom,...

Offers the perfect wedding destination: a dramatic setting, full of natural romantic charm. Legendary Lake Como, with it's phenomenal panorama, sunny climate, exquisite cuisine and fabulous wine, makes it one of the world's top luxury Wedding...

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If you are visiting Lake Como and need a hair stylist, consider Angy & Jacky Unisex Hairdressers. At their salon you can experience a friendly and affordable approach to women's, men's and kids' hairstyles. Show off your style with a new haircut...

Known for vibrant, high quality graphics, Suomy is the Italian brand for motorcycle helmets. Suomy's product line largely consists of high-end race helmets....

In Como, with our stylish bike center, we represent a prestigious address for all cyclists. We are dealers of the most prestigious brands such as Cannondale, Pinarello, Cinelli, Look, and we have established ourselves as one of the most equipped...

CAMP leads the industry in innovation with more new products and more clever designs than any other gear company each and every season. It’s the only place to find the lightest mountain gear. For us as a company, carrying a strong lightweight ethos...

Whether you are sport pro or just good amateurs, Taurus Sport is able to provide support with regard to the choice of technical equipment....

High quality in every product, customer focus, a local distribution network: these are the elements that characterize the company Pittarello today and, together, the three main objectives that have pointed the way to a success that makes this brand...

Moda Shop it's a fashion wear shop run by the same family for two generations in Bellagio. To have information on products or just to ask advice on what to wear for your next special occasion, write to us! Fashion wear for men, women, childrens...

Located in the historic center, a few steps from the church, you will find us with our 2 shops facing each other. As far as leather concerns, you can find brands such as Pquadro and DI BERARDINO for man, for woman GABS, TOSCA BLU CROMIA and much...

Since 1991 I try to buy quality garments', seeking the attention to detail, the search for beauty but also practical, portable and comfortable. I tried to select reliable brands and clothing suitable for all ages', made in Italy possibly. I wait in...

Whether a special occasion or daily wearables, Intimissimi stocks the latest his and hers undergarments. We also carry a variety of sleepwear both casual and not so casual....

Women’s designer apparel and accessories. Women’s fashion apparel and accessories, featuring designer brands: ALBERTA FERRETTI ALBERTO ASPESI ALPHA BALLANTYNE BARBA BLUGIRL BRUNELLO CUCINELLI DRUMOHR DUVETICA JACOB COHEN MARQUIS ANDOGE MONCLER...

Men’s and Women’s fashion apparel and accessories. Men’s and Women’s fashion apparel and accessories, featuring designer brands: ALBERTA FERRETTI ALBERTO ASPESI ALPHA BALLANTYNE BARBA BLUGIRL BRUNELLO CUCINELLI DRUMOHR DUVETICA JACOB COHEN MARQUIS...

The key item for a sporty-chic spring! Discover them in all Calzedonia stores! Featuring products and inspirations about tights, hosiery and beachwear....

Pollini was founded in 1953 in San Mauro Pascoli, a small town in Emilia Romagna. With time, this area became an authentic shoemaking district thanks to the local highly skilled artisans. The brand quickly gained notoriety and started producing its...

Global brand featuring men’s and woman’s latest fashions. Global brand Guess has a presence in Como for men and women featuring the latest in fashion, clothing, bags and accessories....

Quelli della Pelle offers style and quality 100% made in Italy as a result of years of experience, expertise and love for our work. Our products of unique and original design are entirely designed and hand made in our artisan workshop in the heart...

Quelli della Pelle offers style and quality 100% made in Italy as a result of years of experience, expertise and love for our work. Our products of unique and original design are entirely designed and hand made in our artisan workshop in the heart...

As a ‘good value’ Italian brand, Pennyblack is on-trend with its authenticity, high quality and stylish design. PENNYBLACK is a fashion brand designed, created, produced and distributed by Manifatture del Nord, part of Max Mara Fashion Group....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

High quality in every product, customer focus, a local distribution network: these are the elements that characterize the company Pittarello today and, together, the three main objectives that have pointed the way to a success that makes this brand...

Combining impeccable design with quality and a flawless fit, Intimissimi encapsulates femininity and glamour, with a vast collection of sensual lingerie!...

Tezenis stores are cosmopolitan, collections are basic, young in continuous development, enhanced every week by new items, dedicated to women, men and children....

Italian fashion store selling men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories and other related products....

Discover Ceres Group Fashion: clothing for men and women, fashion accessories and footwear, attention to fashion trends and the best quality....

Max Mara includes 23 collections. The Max Mara womenswear main line remains the core of the company. Other labels include Sportmax, Sportmax Code, Weekend Max Mara, 'S Max Mara, Marella, Pennyblack, iBlues and Marina Rinaldi. The latter was named...

The shops Aldo Savorani are constantly moving, and right next to the most prestigious brands are flanked by new designers, always paying attention to the taste and quality of products, trying to satisfy our customers historical and the new one that...

Today, Max Mara is a model and reference point for Italian and international prèt-a-porter; the passion and determination of the founder has been enthusiastically seized by the new generation, continuing the innovative traditions started 60 years...

The shops Aldo Savorani are constantly moving, and right next to the most prestigious brands are flanked by new designers, always paying attention to the taste and quality of products, trying to satisfy our customers historical and the new one that...

Women and men’s fashion boutique featuring apparel, leather, bags, scarves and accessories. Brands include: Campomaggi, Gianni Chiarini, Coccinelle, Emilio Pucci, 1 Classe Alviero Martini, Brics, Floresheim, MC2 Saint Bart, Borsalino, The Bridge,...

An outdoor museum focusing on Abstract Sculpture with an exhibition area of more than 120 acres. The Rossini Art Site resonates in many ways with its founder’s desire to create a flexible, friendly and enjoyable place for families. At RAS, kids can...

A small museum housing artifacts, images and posters describing the history of granite processing in Novate Mezzola. Sanfedelino. For nearly two centuries, extracting granite from the Sanfedelino quarry, so called to recognize the martyr Fedele...

Ancient and modern printing, from mobile characters to computers is the theme of this museum. Here one can see antique-type lithographic presses, machines for the casting of the lead characters, the first cameras dating back from the end of...

The baths date from the first century A.D. to the present day. Since the second half of the first century AD, the remains of Roman baths were spread over an area of about 1500 square meters. Thanks to recovery work in recent years, the baths are now...

Educational science museum that was inaugurated in 1917 aiming at providing educational tools for teaching science in school. The room that hosts the museum is painted with frescos inspired by nature and displays images of all Nobel Laureates who...

Located on the top floor of Riva 1920, a notable furniture manufacturer. It houses over 4,000 historic woodworking machines and tools. This is the biggest of such collections in the whole of Italy. The aim of the exhibition is to rediscover the...

A museum that aims to preserve and offer an account of country life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, documented by artifacts and various objects. The museum is located on two floors: the first one is set up as a home environment...

A series of sculptures and paintings of Italian and European artists, creating a veritable outdoor museum while respecting the area’s pristine landscape. The works have been created by various artists with the intent of both beautifying and...

The House Museum of Moggio was commissioned in 1991 by Maria Goretti who, donated the property to the parish with the stipulation that it be used to benefit the community. The Museum includes historical objects, old photographs, fossils and minerals...

The Abegg silk museum is housed in a 17th century silk mill built by the lakeside in Garlate and surrounded by a mulberry grove. It shows discoveries, inventions and machines for silk production, from worm breeding to fabric. It hosts a rich...

The Civic Art Gallery is located at Villa Manzoni in Lecco and hosts a selection of works belonging to the Civic Museums of Lecco and counts four hundreds paintings and two thousands engravings, divided chronologically in thematic rooms. A very...

In 1818, Pietro Monti, came to Abbadia Lariana where he transformed an old building for felting wool into silk production. In 1869 he enlarged the building and he added a new one for the spinning of cocoons; the first of the two spinning machines...

Belgiojoso palace was built in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by the family Locatelli Valle Imagna. It was renovated in 1774 and sold to the principles Belgiojoso d'Este, from which it derives its current name. Since 1928, the palace has...

Built in 1905, the building housed the offices of the Land Registry, taxes and duties where the Lecco went to pay taxes until 1964--hence the name: Palace of Fears. It is now home to temporary exhibitions and the Section of Contemporary Art and...

Thanks to Giambattista Sommariva the villa reached its greatest glory in the 18th century, being enriched by art masterpieces and becoming a museum. Sommariva was an art collector and bought the estate at the beginning of the century; he enhanced...

Villa Manzoni houses the Museum Manzoni, the Municipal Art Gallery and the Library specialized museums Villa Manzoni, is a neoclassical building, dating from the seventeenth century, in which the residential portion is structured around a porch with...

The Museum holds records of the local history, traditions and customs. Several natural environments are recreated complete with plants, animals, mushrooms fossils and dioramas relating to the local fauna. The museum also has documents about the...

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 museum was opened in 1982 and it is fitted out in...

Positioned within the Grigne, at a height of 1300 m, the Piani Resinelli Mineral Museum Park is placed in a fascinating landscape. They are ancient mines, used from the 16° century up to now, and can today be visited in total safety. The guided...

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...

The Toy Horse Museum is the first and to date only museum in the world dedicated to the horse toy. The Museum is located in what was once the stables of the famous trotter Tornese that in the fifties was more times world champion. In 1969, the...

Exhibition space for cultural events as contemporary art exhibitions, conferences, concerts and living-performances. One of the better known examples is MiniArtTextil—an annual international exhibition of contemporary art showing the best in Textile...

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...

The Museum extends over a surface of 1000 square metres and its exhibits reconstruct the silk manufacturing process with an historical and educational approach. The visitor is given the opportunity to learn more about both the whole process and the...

The Moto Guzzi Museum is located in Mandello del lario, Lake Como, the original birth place of the Moto Guzzi Eagle motorcycle established in 1921. See many other models representing milestones in the history of Italian motorcycling. Complete the...

Como’s Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio is housed in the Palazzo Giovio, and features collections from prehistoric and antiquity eras. The building, dating back to the late Middle Ages, underwent some changes in the sixteenth century by Benedetto...

This gem of a museum sits in a spectacular spot, adjacent to the chapel of the La Madonna del Ghisallo – patron saint of cycling – and 600 metres above Bellagio, offering spectacular views of Lake Como to the North and East. Together with the chapel...

What is today the Giuseppe Garibaldi Museum was once a residential building, which hosted Garibaldi during his campaigns for independence. Within its walls, is an impressive collection of dresses, weapons, documents and furniture of the...

More than two hundred navigational instruments are on display in this antique tower-shaped hous. Among the most interesting instruments in this private collection are a XVIII century telescope made in Venice, compasses and solar clocks of various...

Civic museum and gallery with artifacts and paintings from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and contemporary works....

The Volta Temple is a museum dedicated to Alessandro Volta, a prolific scientist and the inventor of the electrical battery. Volta was born in Como in 1745, held his first professorship there until 1779, and retired to Como in 1819. It is one of the...

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