Discovering Lecco and its ancient history
Lecco from a fortified village became a town.
In the fourteenth-century Lecco was an important fortress on the eastern branch of Lake Como, when the Adda river represented the main trade road and Lecco a great control point for the communication routes towards north and beyond the Alps.
From the powerful Milanese Visconti’s family, whose traces are still visible in Lecco, until the Sforza’s, and then Spanish and Austrian domination. Let’s discover Lecco’s history!