Things to Do near Rifugio Falc

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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…

Photo: Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences

The "Luigi Scanagatta" museum is of cultural and historical importance because of the number of birds specimens that was gathered throughout the years and its history. It was established in 1962 by professor Luigi Scanagatta, a well known ornithologist, botanist and malacologist and in short time the…

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In addition to its lavish gardens and picturesque position on the lake, Villa Monastero is also a house museum where a vast number of objects belonging to its several owners are displayed.

Villa Monastero, a property of the Province of Lecco, is one of the most interesting attractions of our territory thanks to its strategic location, its history, its landscape, its environment and for the different…

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This villa’s botanical garden and house museum are open to the public. The gardens are terraced and feature a waterfront loggia and a Moorish pavilion. Villa Monastero is surrounded by a Garden with several rare…

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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 waterfall Cenghen (or Waterfall Valley Monastery) is located at an altitude of about 600 meters above sea level. This waterfall is crossed by the waters of the stream Zerbo and, with a height of about 50 meters. The waterfall is easily reached by a short walk along the Val Monastery. Starts at…

A beautiful route for mountain bikers, the trails of the mountains of Lake Como, which lends itself to many variations on the theme. It starts from Dervio and climbs to Camaggiore,…

Fiumelatte is the shortest river in Italy, as it measures only 250 m from the source to its mouth. It runs with a descent of 36° making its water loud and foamy and giving it a "milky" white color from where it gets its…

Dervio lies on a peninsula that juts out into the waters of the lake, situated at the mouth of  Valvarrone and the river Varrone. Very ancient in origin, it was an important fortified village since Roman times for its strategic position on…

Contains a collection of natural history (fossils, minerals, dioramas of animals and a butterfly collection), archaeological and ethno-anthropological material with a reconstruction…

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…

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The northern coast of the Como Lake provides best wind conditions for windsurfing. In the morning…

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A prominent natural arch located in Formazione di Esino is a unique opening on the side of a mountain. It is a relic of a previous…

Located up the Grigna mountain, just above the town of Varenna with views of Bellagio and Mennagio. It also affords views of all three branches of Lake Como.…

This waterfall originates from a cave at the bottom of the Palio Costa, near Morterone in Val Taleggio. There is also a popular pool deep enough for those who wish to brave a jump. The Enna can be visited…

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,…

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Three tombs belonging to the aristocratic Andreani Family located outside the Church of St Thomas of Beckett and a castle belonging to the same family. The monuments, know as "arks" are important evidence of Lombardy sculpture that were erected between 1325 and 1371. The oldest, to the right of…

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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…

Photo: Il Caminetto Cooking Lessons

For some years now we’ve been offering this novel and interesting opportunity, making a great addition to your holiday. Within the walls of this family-run traditional Italian restaurant, you’ll learn how to make pasta the authentic way: your own hands and a rolling pin will be your…

Photo: Esino-Varenna Canyoning

A short and easy Canyon adventure but packs lots of fun. Ideal for those who want to try this activity but also for those who appreciate beautiful and unique environments. The water flow is always very quiet and at a…

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…

Riva Bianca beach in Lierna is one of the most beautiful beaches of Lake Como. Its name is due to its wonderful white small pebbles and it is near the old district of Castello di…

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If you want to spend a memorable day on Lake Como cruising from one lovely village to another why not hire one of our boats. All you need is a valid I.D. and a deposit which…

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…

Monte Legnone is the highest peak in the immediate Lake Como area. The view from the top is definitely unforgettable. Monte Legnone is 2,610 metres high making it the highest peak in the Lake Como area. It is located at the north end of the lake, but its recognizable pyramid-like peak is visible from almost…

Colico is a town located at the northern part of Lake Como dominated by Mount Legnone. It is characterized by natural attractions as well as those made…

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KTS40 WindRevolution is a water sports activity company. We offer all levels of quality instruction in kitesurfing, windsurfing, catamarans, stand up paddle boarding, and wake boarding. We were the first operators in Lake Como of a Cable Park, which we opened in May 2014. Professionalism and love for our sport are our strengths, demonstrated in our qualified staff and in leading edge instruction that…

Photo: Lido di Colico

Located directly on the lake, Lido di Colico is surrounded by lush greenery and overlooks a large green and golden beach, lapped by a calm lake and…

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…

For those wishing to experience the serenity of the Lake Como without a noisy engine, pollution or the need for a license, this may just be the thing. These battery operated boats have a…

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…

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…

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…

Photo: Fort Montecchio-Lusardi

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 main function of the fort was to control…

Photo: Mount Resegone Via Ferrata

An intermediate route taking place above the city of Lecco. Nice scenery, some nice surprises and a pleasant descent with cablecar! This is a sort of rock climb, secured all the way with a steel cable which runs along…

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 – points into the lake, creating an inlet. The abbey of Piona, or more…

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 Fontanedo, on a dominant point of the spur that descends from the north slope of Mount Legnone. It was built to protect the territory from the incursions and protect the important road of "Scalottola", now known as the…

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