Tag: Lombardy churches
On the shore of the Adda river in Calolziocorte the sanctuary and monastery of S. Maria del Lavello is an international destination of the “cloister route”.
The church of St. Giorgio in Mandello is placed on the wayfarer’s trail and it is a real gem of the Romanesque with frescoes dated back to the late fifteenth century.
Neoclassic style by Bovara for the basilica of Lecco, with its bell tower standing out against the town.
In Vercurago, in its upper district of Somasca, the sanctuary of San Girolamo Emilani, who shared his life with the poor and orphans.
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.
Every evening at 7pm bell tower’s tolls to honour the fallen of First World War.
The church of SS. Gottardo and Colombano in Arlate stands on a hill overlooking the Adda River and is few minutes far from the Shrine of Madonna del Bosco in Imbersago.
Sacro Monte of Ossuccio in Tremezzina is a site of Unesco World Heritage facing Isola Comacina and offers great views on Lake Como.
The bell tower of Basilica San Nicolò in Lecco overlooks the city and lake Como thanks to its 96 meters and represents a symbol of Lecco.
At the hermitage of Barro mountain the small Gothic church of S. Maria hosts great frescoes dated back to the eighteenth-century.