Things to Do near Rifugio Soldanella

Photo: Rifugio Soldanella

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 can enjoy the open…

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…

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…

Photo: Val Boazza Canyoning

This canyon is located north of Lecco and it is quite long and technical. It has, however, many beautiful and fun passages that have to be visited. Minimum training and familiarity with the descents by ropes are required.…

Lake Como Trek is a great idea for those who want to take pleasure in walking through an area rich in nature and history and at the same time enjoy the wonderful views of Lake Como. Lake Como Trek…

Photo: Palazzo Belgiojoso Museum

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 housed a…

Lecco is a not a tourist hot spot, but it is one of Lake Como's largest cities. It has beautiful scenery, a nice lakeside promenade, and is accessible by train.…

Main church in Lecco dedicated to the saint patorn of sailors. Its structure is in Neoclassical style thanks to the architect Giuseppe Bovara who worked on its enlargement and contains 17th century furniture, a baptismal font of 1596, Romanesque parts of the 11th century and a chapel decorated with stories of…

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…

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…

Photo: Lecco Theatre

Designed by local architect Giuseppe Bovara and inaugurated in 1844 with a performance of "Anna Bolena" by Gaetano Donizzetti. The theatre has a typical Neoclassical style and was built by the will of some Lecco’s families, being part of the nobility and upper middle class, but it was immediately open to all the…

The Erna Piani is a mountain resort at 1375m in the territory of Lecco, overhung by Monte Resegone and reached by a cable car, recently modernized, running from Malnago. The cable car was built in 1965 and the town began to be a destination for…

Photo: San Calimero

The white church of San Calimero with its characteristic sloping roof red, is very well known in Northern Grigna. It stands clearly visible looking at the mountains above Pasturo and offers a spectacular view, overlooking…

Villa Manzoni houses the Museum Manzoni, the Municipal Art Gallery and the Library specialized museums Villa Manzoni, is a neoclassical building, dating from the…

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,…

Migliavacca villa dates back to the early 1900’s and was built by Antonio Migliavacca, a well-known Milanese frequenter of Valsassina and pioneer of the tourist development of the valley. The beautiful building is located in a park in the center of the village of Introbio. It currently houses the municipal offices…

Photo: Crazy Horse Riding School

Riding lessons for children and adults with possibility of horseback riding with the technical support of an instructor SEF Italy.

Immediately after the death of Alessandro Manzoni on May 22, 1873, the City Council of Lecco met and approved a monument to the writer that had given so much prestige to the city. The committee, headed by Antonio…

In the seventeenth century the inhabitants of this village near Lecco were granted the right to fish in the river Adda. Fishing boats were pulled up on dry land when done with their day’s catch and when combined with the small fisherman homes became a…

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Built in 1576 by St Charles Borromeo as a temple for the nearby convent of Capuchin Friars. It contains one of the most collections of art in Lecco: nine glass houses containing compositions of polychrome wax that…

Beach combining a restaurant and disco with unprecedented views of Lake Como. Free entrance. Rent a sun chair, umbrella included, with shower service for € 6.00 from Monday to Friday and € 10,00 on Saturday and Sunday.…

An extraordinary natural sight the Troggia waterfall in Introbio Valsassina mentioned by Leonardo da Vinci in his Codex Atlanticus. The Troggia creek comes from Lake Sasso at the foot of Pizzo of Tre Signori and goes on along the Biandino valley until it displays its thunderous charm in Introbio with a fall of 100 meters. Here it seems to disappear in the small pool as Leonardo observed, but Troggia continues its flow becoming the confluent of the Pioverna creek…

Located on the shore of Lake Garlate near the cycle pedestrian path linking Lecco to Garlate, Olginate, Calolziocorte and Vercurago. It is a stretch of beach easily reachable with…

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Nestled between Bellagio and Lecco is the Lido di Malgrate offering both a clean sandy beach and grass lawn for sunbathing and water fun. Both are easily accessed by the main road where there's…

The town is situated in a panoramic position in front of Lecco, before the construction of the bridge Azzone Visconti was connected to…

Photo: Sail and Fun Malgrate

Sail and Fun asd was born from the love of its founders for sailing and its practice, right here where they live and reside on the Lake of Lecco, a lake that offers…

The Chapel of the dead to Crocetta is the oldest and most impressive votive chapel in Malgrate. With baroque architecture, it dates back to the sixteenth century and houses bones, probably of the dead from the plague…

Photo: Parco Minerario

Visit a century old mine and see the techniques employed to extract barite an important mineral used to refine sugar, in rubber, coated papers, pigments, glues, plastics and in protective materials against radiation. The material comes out the…

Photo: Abegg Silk Museum

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…

Photo: By Cruccone

Somasca in the upper part of Vercurago and the starting point for a religious itinerary tracing St. Gerolamo Emiliani’s, who shared his life with the poor and orphans. The path concludes at on a hilltop at the "Castle of…

This 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 design by the architect Bovara. Inside it…

Although it is not the highest mountain in the Lake Como area, the Grigna (pronounced "greenya") is by far the most prominent. For those of you that will be visiting the western shore of Lake Como, especially in the mid lake region, this is the mountain that defines the beautiful landscape that you will see.

The Stone of Preguda, a rock composed of granite ghiandone, is incorporated in the Church of Sant’ Isidoro. The Stone of Preguda, on the slopes of Moregallo, is a…

Located in the gulf of Lecco, edged by the Prealps, Grigna, Grignone, Mount Barro, Corni di Canzo…

Photo: Lago di Como (Lake Como)

The Sanctuary and the Convent of Santa Maria del Lavello finds origins from an old story. In 1480 water sprang suddenly from beneath an ancient burial place and soon got the reputation of being miraculous, therefore…

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…

Monte Barro, a beautiful and charming terrace overlooking the Brianza area and its lakes. It is surrounded by Lake Como,…

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