Enjoy the lakefront of Lecco and the great views of Lake Como. There’s a particular point to admire the sunset. On the way some sites of interests.
Lecco’s lakesfront curls for a few kilometers, embracing the whole coastline of Lecco from St. Stefano area (north), to the monument to the War Fallen in the wider part of it (south).
Walking along the lakeside you enjoy great views of the eastern branch of Lake Como, Lake Lecco, surrounded by our mountains.
If you are in the old town center, from piazza Cermenati, overlooking the Gulf of Lecco, on the left you reach the lake platform and the Fallen monument where there is a play area for children, while instead if you go right, you may walk along the longest stretch of lakefront leading us to the S. Stefano area.
You’ll get to the Ferry Terminal, to the golden statue of Saint Nicholas, the saint patron of Lecco, and just in front the monument of the geologist Antonio Stoppani.
This is the most exposed point of the coast of Lecco, where the wind often raises, but here you can admire the Alps on the horizon. We recommend you to sit here to enjoy the sunset.
Continuing, you arrive in the Malpensata area, where there is a green area equipped with kiosk bar and children’s games, among which elastic carpets. Walking along the tree-lined avenue, we find a large stairway degrading towards the lake, with a small platform. These stairs in the past were used as booths for water sports events, among which the 1935 Italian rowing championship (watch the video).
Lecco’s lakefront is particularly crowded during weekends and in summer. Let’s stroll admiring lake Como and the mountains: the beauty of Lecco.
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