Colico is the northest city of the province of Lecco and it’s placed on Lake Como.
For sure you cannot miss to walk on the wonderful lakefront from the south of Colico to the Nature Reserve of Pian di Spagna and the wide green beach.
It’s true: Colico is known at European level as a perfect place where enjoy kitesurf, but if you are not a sporty person, you have many other opportunities to experience Colico.
Visit its military forts: Forte Fuentes and Forte Montecchio Nord.
history, culture and religion, thanks to the Piona Abbey on the promontory of Olgiasca.
Colico is worth a visit!
Discover and experience Colico
Abbey of Piona, priory of Cistercian monks in Colico. Discover visiting, Mass and sale of monastic products’ times. Accessible by car with ample parking area, then walking path to the church. From the Abbey you can also enjoy a fantastic view of Lake Como.
Colico: things to do and see. Beach, water sports, history, culture and religion to discover and experience Colico as you like.
Type: cycle-pedestrian path/stretches of SS
Distance: 17 Km
Bike tour lake Como: the Nature Reserve of Pian di Spagna, rich in biodiversity, and a leap back in time to the medieval Fort of Fuentes in Colico.
Video Forte Montecchio Nord in Colico. This military fort is the best preserved in Europe and here you can enjoy stunning views on Lake Como.
Colico beach on lake Como: a wide and great beach with stunning views on the Alps, perfect to practice kite surf. It’s great for families with children.
Colico, the northern town in Lecco province. Located on lake Como, Colico offers historical, cultural and nature sites to be discovered. Great beaches.
Built in early 1600 the Forte of Fuentes represents a military fortress placed in Colico, mentioned also in The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni.
Forte Montecchio Nord in Colico is the best preserved First World War fortress in Europe. Cultural heritage and symbol of the Cadorna Line.
The nature reserve Pian di Spagna between lake Como and Val Chiavenna is a protected area with many itineraries immersed in nature, history and culture.
Few minutes far from Lecco a nature site of worldwide interest: in Colico the natural reserve Pian di Spagna. Let you be enchanted by these images.
Colico on the eastern branch of lake Como offers a great environment and landscapes to be discovered.