churches near Vercurago Beach

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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...

Take in the art, listening to dreamy piano music, admiring the rolling hills of Brianza reflected in the Sartirana pond, you will find in Villa Calchi, the perfect location for your wedding reception. Each room will thrill in its beauty and each...

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...

A short distance from Como, close to Milan and the Swiss border, is Tenuta Sant’ Andrea. Surrounded by a beautiful natural park which lies gently towards the banks of Lake Montorfano this destination welcomes guests in an atmosphere from another era...

Receptions Rocca is a catering company and wine merchants run by the Rocca family for 5 generations in the heart of Brianza, in Casatenovo. Our expertise in the field of high-class restaurants is put at your disposal, offering you personalized...

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...

Art and wisdom in every dish—Queen of the table is the Mediterranean tradition reinterpreted by the chef to prepare dishes with art and wisdom. All the ingredients are selected according to quality criteria and according to their seasonality. Our...

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....

Cristiano Ostinelli is an italian destination award winning wedding photographer, based in Lake Como Italy, the studio operates all over the world , Tuscany, Venice, Amalfi Coast. His shoots of exclusive weddings all over the world distinguish for a...

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...

When personal style, dazzling elegance, & inspired photography come together, they create a fantastic dream setting for your wedding. Capture the moment. Keep it forever. A wedding at Villa del Balbianello on Lake Como, nestled in green,...

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...

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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...

Since 1927, we are have specialized wedding dresses and exclusive events. All our dresses are custom made according to your wishes. A seamstress will be dedicated solely to you for as long as necessary, and accommodate all your requests. Choose...

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...

Genuine cuisine with dishes and flavors and details reminiscent of traditional Larian cuisine with its specialties of the lake. A selection of high quality wines, over 130 labels researched and selected await even the most refined palates....

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....

Le “Mille e una Mella" is a candy store where you can find thousand of sweets, chocolate and lollipops. We are specialized in handmade marshmallow cake, candy bouquet and more. Shipping throughout Italy. Free delivery in Como city...

Wine producer in the Domaso region. Sorsasso originates from the strong tradition of a family that wishes to preserve its heritage. Our wines are characterized by intense flavors that call back to the rich land in which grapes were cultivated in...

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...

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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....

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...

Creator and producer of fine quality men’s accessories and special event attire. Creator and producer of made in Italy quality ties, scarves, handkerchiefs, bowties, suspenders, polo shirts, belts, beach shorts, socks, squares and special event...

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

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Tessabit 78, is the most recent addition to the Tessabit family and specialises in menswear and design objects. From very hip labels to more classic and formal brands, its designers include Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Moncler, Trickers, Borrelli and...

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...

Sexy and contemporary, the new Sisley collection is ready to answer all desires, with trendy garments, unique details and strong accessories. SISLEY SS15 COLLECTION Nineties reminiscence for a spring that enhances the many facets of the feminine...

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...

A key player in the global leather goods and accessories market, featuring shoes, jewelery, bags, leather products and accessories. Founded in 1927 in Bologna by the Furlanetto family, Furla is an Italian company with a strong international...

Designing, developing and ethically producing form fitting products for women including lingerie, sport bras, breast care, swimwear, maternity/nursing needs and large cup size options....

30 years at your service with all the choice pieces that made ​​us famous among our clients. Our philosophy is to try to be always up to date, keeping up with fashion to satisfy all requests. We are in constant search of novelty and originality that...

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...

Ready-to-wear fashion brand for the full-figured women. Marina Rinaldi is a ready-to-wear women’s clothing brand of the Italian Max Mara Fashion Group. It offers today’s fashions for the full-figured woman. Since 1984, its collections have been...

The excellence of made in Italy in women’s shoes. In 1986 driven by a constant search for elegance and dedication to work, Michele Lopriore opened his first store in Piazza Cadorna in Milan. The store was named Giada after his newborn daughter....

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....

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OVS S.p.A. is Italy's leading group in the clothing market, creating, developing and marketing menswear, womenswear and childrenswear under the OVS and UPIM brands. Try out the shopping online experience branded OVS, choose your style among the...

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...

Emporio Armani, is Tessabit's franchised store for Giorgio Armani's famous second line. This historic store first opened its doors during the 1980s and it has been strong for both locals and tourists, being in such a central area right on the water...

Shoe store carrying prestigious brands like Hogan, Church, Fratelli Rossetti, timberland, Clark's. Leather goods and accessories for women, men for customers attentive to new trends....

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...

Tessabit, is the flagship store of the group and the most famous, retailing some of the highest level designers for both women and men, as well as shoes and accessories. We deliver globally, so that wherever you are in the world, you're just a click...

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,...

Agrati Junior, is aimed at an altogether younger set, retailing designer childrenswear including Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger, Moncler, Monnalisa, Add, Diadora, Le Crownine and Tiger. An iconic fixture of the picture-perfect...

Toy store with unique selection of age appropriate selections. Something here for every child expecting something BIG for being left at home. ;-)...

Located in Breglia (780m), 7 km from Menaggio, it offers visitors a spectacular view of central Lake Como and the Bellagio peninsula. Inside there is a sculpture of the Madonna, carved in marble....

High on the road is the sanctuary of the Madonna of Peace, erected in 1659 to celebrate the peace of Pirenei, which ended the Thirty Year War between the French and Spaniards. Characteristic is the Romanesque hanging bell (sec. XIII), and in the...

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....

The parish church of St. Abbondio rises isolated on the western side of the village of Mezzegra, with its majestic front facing the lake. It was probably founded in the 12th century in Romanesque style, then rebuilt in 1702 by local emigrants and...

The church is located next to the parish church of SS. Quirico e Giulitta and is accessed by three steps. It dates from the fourteenth century and was enlarged with the construction of two bays in the middle of the sixteenth century. Noteworthy are...

The church of St. George is located in Bellagio, next to City Hall. It is contemporary with the Basilica of St. James, dating back to ' XI - XII century (dated between 1080 and 1120). Originally the apse and altar were facing east; but then moved...

First mentioned the thirteenth century, but excavations, have unearthed remains of a chapel built in eleventh and the twelfth century and rebuilt in the fifteenth century. The bell tower has been dated to the second half of the eleventh century. A...

With origins in the 17th century and remodelled later with an image of the patron saint on the facade by Bernardino Barelli. Noteworthy are the altar sculptures, frescoes, stucco, oil paintings, a Renaissance tabernacle and the wooden reliquary...

Although early in Christian origin, this church collapsed due to erosion at the end of the 16th century and was completely rebuilt in the Baroque style. Of note, are lavish frescos, sculpture wooden inlaid furniture and a stone font presbytery....

A series of chapels depicting Christ’s final journey to Mount Golgotha. The traditional 14 stations have been added to with a 15th dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows and are located in a rectangular square in front of the parish church, dedicated to...

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...

Built towards the end of 1300 to replace an existing chapel. The church, a single nave, built of local stone and brick, houses the remains of votive frescoes of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It underwent two periods of restoration: one in...

The San Tomaso Park occupies the lower foothills of the ridge of Corno Birone (1,116 m), Mount Rai (1,250 m), Mount Prà Santo (1,245 m) and the Colma di Val Ravella (939 m). The park offers a beautiful landscape from just a short distance from the...

Parish church built in the sixteenth century and later remodeled. The choir has a fresco by painter G. Quaglio. Next to the parish is the Oratory dedicated to Santa Marta with a fascinating frescoed facade in bas-relief from the sixteenth century,...

Located in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by quiet woods and stately lime trees, on a plateau halfway up the mountain Pìnzernone. The shrine is dedicated to a young martyr of the fourth century; who is always represented with weapons, in...

Originated in the eleventh century as a building with a single nave, then it changed to three in the following centuries. The church has beautiful statues, decorated with low and high stucco relief and valuable fresco paintings from the 17 and 18th...

This parish church rebuilt between 1725 and 1738, is a remarkable example of Baroque art. Inside, in addition to the frescoes of Luigi Tagliaferro, is a valuable painting of the "Madonna of the Seven Sorrows" and a wooden statue of Lorenzo Matieli...

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 and renders proud the people of...

Built in the Romanesque period, between the 11 and 12th centuries, but underwent many changes and expansions to its current appearance. It was the first parish church of Molina; over the centuries, the population of this village moved increasingly...

In the hills of Tremezzo is the town of Rogaro whose old centre consists of 18th century homes grouped around the Baroque church dedicated to Mary. The church houses the famous wooden statue known as the Black Madonna which is said to have been...

Built at the turn of the X-XI century, on the site of the martyrdom of Saint Fidelis (killed around 303-305) at the northern most endpoint of Lake Como (which was then not a separate lake). Curiously, building is located on the west bank of the lake...

Small church dating back to the eleventh century dedicated to Santa Margherita and linked to the cult of the Saints Hermits Larian. Its location is strategically significant as a testimony to its military origin, in defense of the Valsassina and...

Includes the Basilica of St. Vincent and the Baptistery of St. John the Baptist and is one of the most famous monuments of Lombardian Romanesque architecture. The building, dated 1007, stands as one of the first accounts of the organic form of the...

Located at the cemetery, along the old path leading to Lanzo, it is among the most significant monuments of Valle Intelvi. The church stands on a site in itself archaeologically interesting: during work to reinforce embankments Roman tombs of...

In 1688, a plaster relief of the Madonna of Sorrows kept in the small chapel of Lezzeno is said to have cried. And thus, in 1690 a Sanctuary was built in her honour. The work designed by Giovanni Battista Quadrio, was completed in 1704. Today we can...

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, remodeled several times, now...

The land where this shrine shrine now stands was once marsh close to the moat that surrounded the walled city of Como. It was barely habitable consisting of miserable hovels and shacks that led a dubious existence. In 1236 the canonical Erasmo...

We are part of the Anglican Church, belonging to the Diocese in Europe but we welcome all visitors of the Christian faith to our services of Holy Communion. These are held every Sunday at 10.30 am from the beginning of May to the end of October....

Built between 1723 and 1744 and consecrated by Bishop Albrici Pellegrini in 1764. The façade, in the Baroque style, is characterized by four pilasters and from the portal flanked by two niches and surmounted by a sundial. Above it is the date in...

The church, that stands near the lake, contains interesting frescoes, and the outside is characterized by an open porch to the lake with a double lancetwindow and a tall stone bell tower. It was the church of the community, which remained...

Church built between 1910 and 1931 in Palanzo, a small village above Faggeto Lario. The short hike affords great views of the lake from a a nearby park....

The Sacred Mount of Ossuccio is one of the nine sacri monti in the Italian regions of Lombardy and Piedmont which were inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2003. The devotional complex is located on a prealpine crag some 200...

The building was first started between 1908 and 1912. Luigi Dell'Orto, mayor of Cernobbio for almost thirty years, wanted this church to solemnize his wedding with Elizabeth Lucca. After the war, the building was completed thanks to the heirs, in...

The parish church stands in the XI Febbraio square, near the baptistery, overlooking the renowned Venere Gulf, from where you are presented with an enchanting view. The church was built in the 5th or 6th century on the ruins of a watering place,...

Inside the church are interesting remains of 14th century frescoes and a series of frescoes of De Magistris of 1526. You can reach this sanctuary in about 15 minutes by foot walking up a steep mule track at the end of the town which is part of the...

It is one of the first of a series of churches that recall Sicily as many people that lived in these valleys were forced to emigrate to the the south in the 16 and 17th centuries due to poverty. Whenever they came home they made donations to the...

The church was built in the 11th Century but has been almost comepletely rebuilt in the 17th century. Inside there are splendid coloured "scagliole". In the Intelvi Valley the Maestri Intelvesi used a special material called “scagliola” or false...

The church of St. Agatha is opposite to the parish of St. Stephen and is oriented to the west. It is a small building with gabled facade, two bays, two niches in the first bay, two chapels rectangular plan in the second and a presbytery with a...

On the ancient road that ran through the Val d'Intelvi, between Biazzeno and Dizzasco stands the parish church SS. Pietro and Paolo with its tall bell tower. It stands on a hillock with a wide view of the lake. The bell tower stands apart from the...

The church stands on the lake but you can also reach it from the antique center via small alleyways and steps. Next to the bell tower the original Romanseque bell tower can still be seen....

Right at the beginning of the town of Castiglione, with the green Intelvi valley as a back ground, stands the oratory of the Madonna del Restello built in the 17th century to thank the Madonna for the end of a plague that had infested the valley....

The parish church is located next to the historical centre of the village of Griante. It was built at the beginning of the 18th century on the site of an ancient temple, that was probably consecrated by St. Felice, bishop of Como. The church has a...

Parish church built in the sixteenth century and later remodeled. The choir has a fresco by painter G. Quaglio. Next to the parish is the Oratory dedicated to Santa Marta with a fascinating frescoed facade in bas-relief from the sixteenth century,...

The monastery is located about 800 m above sea level, on the southern slope of Mount Galbiga, at the confluence of two tributary valleys of the stream Perlana, from which it takes its name. The place, evocative and isolated, has meant that the...

This building is the parish church of Ossuccio and was built after the church bearing the same name, situated on the Comacina Island. It dates back to the 12th century and during the restoration works of 1959 many parts of the Romanesque building...

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...

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...

This little Romanesque church is built directly on the lake and still preserves its original structure. Worth seeing is not only the sail bell tower, but also the several traces of frescoes on the internal and external walls, among which stands out...

Set high above Musso with stunning views of the lake is San Bernardo who’s origins date from the 1700’s. It is a particularly scenic spot, with the Albano valley behind it and the elegant pyramid of mount Legnone opposite with the bay of Piona and...

This church was built between 1464 and 1474. Its bell tower still preserves pre-existing Romanesque elements. Inside, the church is richly decorated with paintings On the front of the church a large white marble portal shows decorations and symbols...

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...

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 eighteenth centuries; a fourteenth...

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

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...

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 working for peace. The last significant extension was completed...

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 and renders proud the people of...

Its origins go back to the Middle Ages of which only remains the gothic bell tower. The church stands in an isolated position, just below the village Aurogna. The view of the northern end of the lake, where the rivers Mera and Adda flow into Lake...

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 that their bodies were found towards the...

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...

The church of San Rocco was the parish church of Pognana Lario up to 1744, when a new parish church dedicated to the Holy Trinity it was consecrated. It was then "downgraded", lost its dedication to the Holy Trinity, and was re-dedicated to St....

The construction of the church began in 1791 and ended in 1823 requiring the works of several architects: Clemente Isacchi, Giuseppe Pollack, Giuseppe Bovara and Simone Cantoni. The church hosts a crucifixion of 1879 by Mosè Bianchi and a painting...

St. George, as with other holy warriors (Michael and Martin) was highly revered by the Lombards. The present church was built in the sixteenth century on the site of a former place of worship; it underwent other changes in following years,...

Built in the second half of the sixteenth century, this church was remodeled and expanded in later periods. Distinct for its large columns and the sixteenth round arches on the porch....

The church of Saints Peter and Paul was believed to have been founded in the eleventh century by Bishop Rainald and consecrated in 1095 by Pope Urban II, who was traveling to Clermont-Ferrand to call the first crusade. Over the centuries, the...

The Church of Saints Nazario and Celso is just a short walk away from the waters of Lake Como, near the harbor in the old town of Brienno. Some documents attest to the presence of a church since the end of the thirteenth century, the Romanesque...

The church S. Carlo which was built in 1614 on order of Cinzio Calvi so that he and his wife could have their tombs in it. The church has a characteristic Spanish style bell tower a reminder of the period of Spanish domination in the 15-16th...

This church is located in the village Nobiallo just north of Menaggio. The houses are clustered around the church which stands on the Antica Strada Regina, the antique Roman Road that connected Como with Alpine passes. The characteristic leaning...

The church S. Marta is of ancient origins. On the facade you can see the Roman memorial plaque of Minicio Exorato, a notable of the Roman empire; above it the town-arms. Inside the church there are some interesting paintings of the 17th century....

The parish church of S. Stefano is of very ancient origins whose original Roman structures have however been lost; in fact the orientation itself is in the opposite direction of its primitive setting. The church has three naves which, in 1899, were...

Temple of the Shrine dedicated to Our Lady of the Water Sports Prodigy. In a stormy crossing of the Adriatic, on the night of September 12, 1669, the family of Count Antonio Zancaropulo Berardo escaping from Crete, sought shelter in Venice. During...

The S. Cecillia Monastery, built around the middle of the thirteenth century, from 1270 was driven by the Lucini family and support of the Franciscans and the bishop Leone Lambertenghi. The building lies on the Roman walls of the imperial age,...

The parish church is located in the center of the country.Built in the seventeenth century, is decorated with prestigious and stucco friezes of Stefano Salterio (XVIII century) and also preserves works of painting and sculpture of the eighteenth...

Situated in the hamlet of Borgo, built on the previous Romanesque building, was the parish from the end of the fifteenth century. A single nave, has suffered repeated rearrangements. Inside frescoes Fiammenghino and an altarpiece of the sixteenth...

Urio, the part of the town that lies south of Carate, is characterized by the Romanesque bell tower of the Saints Quirico and Giulitta church that stands close to the lake. Rebuilt in 1865 from an original Romanesque church with two towers and a...

This is situated in the locality of Rovasco and is from the 12th-13th centuries. It was renovated several times and was extended in the fourteenth century. It has preserved frescoes of the Blessed Virgin with Baby Jesus and St. Christopher. It is...

The church of San Vincenzo in Cernobbio is located in the historic part of the town, in front of Tolomeo Gallio square, a few steps away from the lake. We can date the origin of the church back to 1150, a pastoral visit of Bishop Niguarda that took...

Built on location of a church dating back to the 16th century, Santi Epimaco e Girdino was completely rebuilt in the second half of the 18th century. The original parish church is located in the lower part of town, near the lake. For this reason,...

The current building was built on the site previously occupied by an older church: its construction began in 1593 and lasted until the next century (1617), when it became an independent parish. In the eighteenth century underwent a partial...

The small chapel is located in the historic center of Veleso, at the intersection of several streets. The façade is decorated with a fresco depicting the Crucifixion....

Executed in Baroque style (17th c.), with single nave and wooden altar piece dating back to the 1600's. On the left side is a bell tower containing five bells. Inside is the "Madonna delle Grazie" fresco of the Lombardy school, statue of the...

Occupying an enviable position high above the town of Como and Como branch of the lake, the church of Brunate contains a wealth of history and art. The centuries-old history of the church contains beautiful artistic works (the fifteenth-century...

The church of Santa Tecla is near the harbor in a quiet and pleasant; recently restored, in it you can see the remains of frescoes by Bartolomeo De Benzi and Andrea De Passeris. Located on the right bank of Lake Como, Torno preserves the...

The church of St. George is located in Bellagio, next to City Hall. It is contemporary with the Basilica of St. James, dating back to ' XI - XII century (dated between 1080 and 1120). Originally the apse and altar were facing east; but then moved...

The village contains this interesting church that dates back to the 14th century. It has a fine Romanesque bell tower and a decorated Renaissance portal. An ancient chest behind the altar preserves a precious reliquary, a nail of the Holy Cross....

The church, that stands near the lake, contains interesting frescoes, and the outside is characterized by an open porch to the lake with a double lancetwindow and a tall stone bell tower. It was the church of the community, which remained...

The church was founded in 1300 by two brothers Hermits of St. Augustine from Civilio, a village above Como, on land donated by a family whose members were later buried in front of the presbytery. It is the only example of Cistercian architecture...

The parish church of Saints Nazaro Celso with the black-white Gothic front, was built in 1348 by Giovanni Ugo di Campione and architects from the valley Intelvi. The church has some beautiful rose windows and frescoes of the Lombard school. The...

Its origins go back to the Middle Ages of which only remains the gothic bell tower. The church stands in an isolated position, just below the village Aurogna. The view of the northern end of the lake, where the rivers Mera and Adda flow into Lake...

The church was built in a dominating position overlooking the lake and the mouths of the river Adda and the river Mera and the plain called Pian di Spagna. The church became parish church in 1480. Inside it has many frescoes some by Aurelio Luini,...

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 the pre-existing building, in the 16th century the church was formed of only one...

The church stands in the beautiful small square of the village Barna. It was built as a Parish church in 1636. The inside presents itself with one nave and three side chapels....

Situated in the hamlet of Vignola, along the ancient Via Regina, it preserves its ancient structure in bare stone decorated with small arches. The exterior has remains of Renaissance and late Gothic frescos. The interior is divided into two naves...

Next to Lenno’s parish church is the baptistery, dating back to the second half of the 11th century and dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. The outside is simple and plain, with a square bell-tower and an apse on the north side. On the left side...

This Romanesque church with emblematic bell tower was once a lodging for pilgrims making their way to Rome along Lake Como’s western shore. The history of the church has always been bound with contiguous ancient medieval hospice. The single nave...

Parish church of Argegno made with Moltrasio stone in the Neo-romanic Style. A construction in neo-Romanesque style with a gabled facade enhanced by a rose window depicting saints. On the front of the church is a mosaic of the four Evangelists, the...

Located in the middle of the walled town, the church was built between the 11th to the end of the 13th century and was possibly the first cathedral in Como. It features a complex planimetry including three short naves, provided with women's...

This little Romanesque church is built directly on the lake and still preserves its original structure. Worth seeing is not only the sail bell tower, but also the several traces of frescoes on the internal and external walls, among which stands out...

One of the finest examples of Lombard-Romanesque with an intact apse. The parish Church of San Giacomo (St. James) dates back to the 12th century. The rest of the structure has undergone numerous restorations, especially during the 18th century....

Built on a structure dedicated to Mercury and pagan cults. The first bishop of Como Felice changed the temple dedicated to a Christian church, in which he placed the mortal remains of Carpoforo. Located on the ancient Roman road connecting Como to...

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 1553. According to the...

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...

The parish church of St. Abbondio rises isolated on the western side of the village of Mezzegra, with its majestic front facing the lake. It was probably founded in the 12th century in Romanesque style, then rebuilt in 1702 by local emigrants and...

The parish church stands in the XI Febbraio square, near the baptistery, overlooking the renowned Venere Gulf, from where you are presented with an enchanting view. The church was built in the 5th or 6th century on the ruins of a watering place,...

Located right on the lake in the village of Tremezzo, the church began construction in 1775 and completed in 1896. The inside of the church was painted by Luigi Tagliaferri, who did all the paintings of the chorus and of the vault. The walls were...

This sanctuary is part of a series of shrines along a one kilometer cobble stoned walkway. The shrines depict scenes of the Madonna’s and Christ’s life and are represented by frescos and natural size statues made of stucco and terracotta. The...

This is one of the oldest churches in the Lake Como area and the oldest one in Varenna. Dated back at the 11th century, this Church is defined by the Belfry built toward the lake, as usual at that time, and it keeps inside few frescoes from the 14th...

An omni-present feature of Lake Como’s skyline is the Como Cathedral with its white marble facade and imposing dome. The interior is equally spectacular boasting elaborate altar paintings, gargoyles and a magnificent dome. Como Cathedral (Italian:...

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 –...

Located in the upper part of the village of Lenno. Once it was called monastery of Roncate after the name of the hamlet where it was built, but later it became the “Abbazia dell’Acquafredda" (the ‘Freshwater abbey’), because of a fresh source near...

A perfect morning or afternoon hike with stunning views of Lake Como. San Martino is Lake Como’s most famous mountain church perched on a top a cliff above the town of Griante. Its official name is "Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San...

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...

Consecrated on 1313, the parish church of San Giorgio is a small masterpiece of the 14th century Lombardy architecture. Located in the main square, this is a basilica with nave and two aisles embellished by a rose window and a fresco portraying...

The Basilica of Sant'Abbondio is located outside the walls of Como, under Mount Croce, along a stretch of Via Regina that was an important area of ​​worship. The church has two notable bell towers rising at the end of the external aisles, in the...

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