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"Capanna alpinisti monzesi" is open again for mount Resegone walkers

The two new rifugisti, running the alpine hut, want to make it more welcoming to young people, schools and summer camps, and aim to attract more diver...

International students: what do they think of Lecco

Three international students who live and study at the Politecnico in Lecco share their personal thoughts on the town, its people, lifestyle and infra...

The Unnamed's castle – beware!

From the hamlet of Somasca a path takes the visitors to the so-called “castle of the Unnamed”, a fortress that dates back to ancient times and overloo...

Varenna, the gem of lake Como

Someone said Varenna is like an Italian postcard turned into reality. Well, it sounds like a truthful description. With its set of narrow streets and ...

Lake Como Travel Guide App: when the handy comes handy

A new app to visit Lecco and its surroundings using the mobile has already been downloaded more than 2 thousand times

Alessandro Manzoni: the famous writer inspired by Lecco's sights

Lecco and its nearby villages still hear the echo of one of most famous masterpieces of the Italian literature. Visitors on the outlook for something ...

Where legend meets history: the abbey of San Pietro al Monte in Civate

Just one-hour walk form the tiny village of Civate, the mountain hides a legendary Romanesque complex where a community of Benedictine monks used to l...

From UK to Lombardy for a charity cycling Tour

Bikers from the media industry will raise money to support Alzheimer's Society. They'll make a stop at the same inn where Fausto Coppi stayed

Pasturo: mountain and cultural itineraries

The village in the Valsassina valley is an ideal starting point for excursions to the Grignone mountain and his rifuge (alpine huts) Antonietta al Pia...

From the mountain church to the “ghost mansion”: a tour at Bindo Cortenova

This place offers two interesting destinations to visit, a nice small church and a big villa, now in decay, but with a fascinating history.

The graphic talent of Pablo Picasso on show in Lecco

From 23 march to july 13 at the Palazzo delle paure a number of important works of the catalan painter offered to the public Lecco and not

S. Maria del Lavello, a Reinassance monastery restored to its original splendor

The ancient Monastery and Sanctuary, built close to the river Adda, is an ideal starting point to discover the religious and artistic heritage of the ...

The Piona Abbey: a warning and a hope of peaceful coexistence since VII century

A small colony of meek monks, following the ultramillenarian wisdom of St. Benedict, patriarch of Western monasticism and patron saint of Europe, pray...

Around the river Adda three places rich in spirituality

They are the church and the Franciscan monastery of Sabbioncello, the church of Arlate (Calco) and the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Bosco in Imbersago...

Erve starting point for keen walkers mountain

From the small mountain town you can find many scenic trails that lead to the highest peak of Mount Resegone

Corenno Plinio and the St Thomas of Canterbury Church

The place of religious worship (consecrated in 1365 and ordained Parish in 1566) is dedicated to a famous personality of the history of England, Thoma...

Looking for the invisible castle built by the Romans

It is a fortification in a strategic position on the road that connects the Valtellina to Milan through the Valsassina

The rediscovery of the nature of Valsassina

With a walk of 1.30 hours through woods and meadows you can feel the charm of Grignetta

Biking with “The Betrothed”

From Trezzo d’Adda to Garlate, just a few kilometers from Lecco, the cycling path runs along the lush Adda Valley offering fantastic views over the ri...

Adda, “Leonardo's river”, between Lecco and Bergamo

The Renaissance Genius (Vinci 1452- Amboise 1519) studied water and its currents and worked at hydraulic projects.

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