Churches

San Martino Church, Griante

The church is situated up the steep hillside behind Griante.  In order to reach the church, you can meander through the ancient part of village with its many alleys and mews, left unaltered throughout the centuries. The village itself is quiet ...

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Santa Maria del Tiglio, Gravedona

This church situated in the village of Gravedona is built on the site of a 5th century baptistery (dedicated to St. John the Baptist) and still shows sections of the original mosaic flooring.  It is very unique as it was built with black and white stone; ...

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Santa Maria, Rogaro

This church situated in Rogaro, Tremezzo contains the statue of the Black Madonna and a copy of the Miraculous Madonna of Einsiedlen.

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Abbazia di Piona, Colico

This 11th century Abbey is situated in Ramo di Colico at the northern area of the lake and stands at the foot of Mount Legnone.  You can see beautiful frescoes inside the abbey and also the Romanesque cloisters in the quadrangle.  ...

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Santo Stefano Church, Lenno

This is the parish church. There are approximately 15 tombstones at this church which are mostly from 6th century A.D. You can also see fresco fragments from 14th century as well as the valuable altar (16th century).

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Il Battistero, Lenno

This baptistry is situated in the village of Lenno near the Santo Stefano church, and is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist.

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Abbazia dell-Acquafredda, Lenno

This Abbey in Lenno was transformed over the centuries and was even used as a fortress that was later taken over by a band of thieves. The present church was rebuilt between the 17th and 18th century.

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Sant’Andrea Church, Lenno

This church situated in Lenno was built in the 11th century, this stone church has a semi-circular apse. It has been renovated many times over the years. Inside you can see many frescoes from the Baroque period. There is also ...

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Santa Maria Maddalena, Ossuccio

This church has always welcomed pilgrims since the 12th century. The altar is made out of chalk dust (scagliola) which is the process used in the Intelvi Valleys and the original belfry is one of the most photographed in this ...

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San Giacomo Church, Ossuccio

This Romanesque church is situated along the shore at Spurano, Ossuccio.  It was built between the 10th and 12th centuries. The sail bell tower on the outside wasn’t built until after the 14th century.  The double arched apse is typical ...

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