Discover the mines of Cortabbio in Primaluna in Valsassina, few minutes far from Lecco. The mines of barium sulfate.
Just few minutes from Lecco, in the green Valsassina and in the bowels of Southern Grigna you can do a different experience visiting the mines of Cortabbio in Primaluna.
Discoveries by chance by a primary school teacher during a walk in the woods, the mines of Cortabbio are becoming an important extractive area starting from the Nineteenth century, there was extracted the barium sulfate.
The mines of Cortabbio: a reality to discover, which tells us the past of our country.
Video by Parco Minerario Miniere di Cortabbio