Upper Lake Como is a unique territory dotted with beautiful churches, elegant palazzos, picturesque historic centres, majestic forts, and rich museums that catapult visitors into a bygone era. Use this search tool to discover the historical and artistic treasures of Upper Lake Como!


Churches

Church of Santo Stefano

Church of Santo Stefano

Dongo

St. Stephen Parish Church rises on the lake shore. The interior of the church, in baroque style, consists of a sing [...]

Churches

Shrine of Madonna delle Lacrime

Shrine of Madonna delle Lacrime

Dongo

"Weeping" icons are extremely rare phenomena: one of the most famous icon is the one kept in the Shrine o [...]

Churches

Church of Santa Maria in Martinico

Church of Santa Maria in Martinico

Dongo

The oldest part of Dongo is the hamlet of Martinico: this is where the Romanesque church of St. Mary was built betw [...]

Villas & Palaces

Palazzo Gallio

Palazzo Gallio

Gravedona ed Uniti

The impressive palace was built in 1586 by the bishop Tolomeo Gallio to represent the feudal power on the county of [...]

Museums

End of WWII Museum

End of WWII Museum

Dongo

The Manzi Palace was therefore the stage of momentous historic events and is now the evocative and ideal setting fo [...]

Villas & Palaces

Villa Camilla

Villa Camilla

Domaso

Villa Camilla is the current seat of the Town Hall of Domaso, and is located on the lakeside at the edge of the his [...]

Villas & Palaces

Palazzo Manzi

Palazzo Manzi

Dongo

Palazzo Manzi is one of the best examples of the Napoleonic era in Lake Como. It dominates the main square of Dongo [...]

Museums

Civic Historical Museum

Civic Historical Museum

Musso

The Civic Historical Museum is located in the centre of Musso, not far from the lake. It collects artefacts and tes [...]

Museums

Museo della cultura contadina of Colico

Museo della cultura contadina of Colico

Colico

The Museo della Cultura Contadina (Museum of Farming Culture) is located in Villatico, a hamlet of Colico. It [...]

Churches

Sanctuary of our Lady of the snows

Sanctuary of our Lady of the snows

Vercana

The sanctuary was built in 1630 by the unanimous desire of the population to celebrate the end of the plague epidem [...]