Things to do

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CHURCH OF ST. JOHN BAPTIST

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   Read More…

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CHURCH OF SAN GIORGIO

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   Read More…

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THE CASTLE OF VEZIO

The origin of the castle of Vezio is still uncertain, lost in the mists of time. Probably, the first people who settled on the shores of our Lake had immediately   Read More…

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VILLA MONASTERO

The events of Villa Monastero took place over a long period of time. What is now a late 18th century dwelling is actually the result of several interventions made in   Read More…

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VILLA CIPRESSI

Villa Cipressi is a complex of building and gardens built between 1400 and 1800. Once belonged to the nobles Serpontis and then to Isimbardi Baron, later to the Andreossi Family   Read More…

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PATRIARCH’S GREENWAY PATH

PATRIARCH’S GREENWAY PATH “To help you to discover the Patriach’s Greenway Path look our for yellow signs, enjoy” Walking slowly, crossing Varenna and some of its most beautiful hamlets, alleys,   Read More…

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THE SOURCE OF FIUMELATTE RIVER

Fiumelatte is to be numbered among the shortest water-courses in Italy, developing only for 250 m. from its source to the dive into the lake. It hurls down the valley   Read More…

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SENTIERO DEL VIANDANTE

The “Sentiero del Viandante” is an interesting route dating back to the Roman period, which runs along the eastern coast of Lake Como, from Abbadia Lariana to Piantedo, for 45   Read More…