monuments 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....

OVS

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. ;-)...

Designed by architect Cesare Cattaneo and painter Mario Radice in 1935. It is a complex construction of circular elements whose harmonious composition consists of four spheres arranged on each other with alternate horizontal rings. Originally...

Located in Montepiatto, a village high above Torno with great hiking trails and equally fantastic views of the lake is the "Stone pendula", boulder resting on a pedestal. This boulder with its base has the appearance of a mushroom. It is thought...

A series of modern frescoes (2007) painted on houses in the town of Taceno that endeavour to preserve traditions, legends and history of craftsmanship and commercial work. Unlike their counterparts in Parlasco that recount the legend of Lasco the...

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...

It’s a boulder of pyramidal shape that owes its curious name to a crescent engraved on one side, of natural origin, accompanied by the letters PLDB (Moon Stone of Bellagio) and the date 1782, which commemorates the end of a period of dispute between...

Monument to commemorate the victims of World War II and resistance movements. The monument is a project of Milan sculptor Gianni Colombo. It is located in a park by the lake. It combines stones from Nazi concentration camps and city of Hiroshima...

Daniel Libeskind created this dazzling 16.5 meter (54 feet) high stainless steel sculpture near Piazza Cavour, Como. The public monument, the first contemporary work ever to be installed in Como, is an homage to famed scientist Alexander Volta who...

The burial town where Alessandro Volta is buried was originally called Camnago, and took the name of Camnago Volta in 1863 in honour of this great scientist. The mausoleum, a temple of neoclassic style, was finished in 1831, decorated with statues...

Parlasco is one of the smallest Italian towns located in the Regional Park of the Northern Grigna in Valsassina. It is on the main road connecting Lake Lecco to Valsassina and joins Alpe Cainallo with Cortenova. Myth and reality are perfectly mixed...

Born in Como, Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian physicist credited with the invention of the first electrical battery, the Voltaic pile, which he invented in 1799. With this invention Volta proved that electricity could be...

In the centre of the ancient village Palanzo, situated in the hills and part of the commune of Faggeto Lario, there is an enormous wine press of the 17th century. It is made to work during the annual feast called Sagra del Torchio in October. It was...

Located in a churchyard, this statue represents a man in the act of throwing a large stone. The monument reminds locals of a battle in Libya in which alpinists of Brienno fought. The battalion Morbegno, all composed of soldiers from the lake area,...

Monument dedicated to the weaver of Francesco Somaini, where on the banks of the river Senagra, had one of its oldest and most prestigious silk factories. In the marble top is a negative image of a weaver, while below is fabric draping to the ground....

Sculpture dedicated to disabled service people. Roughly translation on the plaque goes like this: "One hand is actively serving the country in defense of institutional values. The other hand is wounded in the line of duty." The monument is the most...

At the entrance to Laglio's cemetery is a curious pyramidal tomb containing the mortal remains of prestigious doctor Joseph Frank. Born in 1771 Frank was a student of physics and medicine in Pavia. He was a pupil of Alessandro Volta, of whom he...

In 1931, Giuseppe Terragni and his brother were asked by the fascists to design a monument for the victims of World War I. Their design was based on a sketch of the Italian futurist Antonio Sant'Elia, whose sketches showed modernity, dynamics and...

The Volta Lighthouse stands on a hill in San Maurizio, 150 metres above Brunate. From Brunate you can follow a walking path up to the lighthouse and it takes less than 30 minutes to walk there. You can pay an admission and climb to the top of the...

Here, a black cross marks the spot where Benito Mussolini was shot and killed (along with his lover Claretta Petacci) by partisans, marking the last stand of the Fascist dictator's rule over Italy. Actually, he wasn't really the ruler of Italy at...

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