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HISTORIC TOWN AT THE FOOT OF THE ALPS

Based at the foot of the Bergamo Alps in Northern Italy, Lecco is a quaint lakeside town on the eastern shoreline of the renowned Lake Como. Its scenic location is just an hour away by car from the bustling metropolis of Milan. A stroll along the peaceful waterfront will offer panoramic views of the sparkling lake waters and surrounding mountains, such as the imposing Monte Resegone.

History enthusiasts will make for the historic centre, where cobbled streets lead to charming piazzas and centuries-old churches, like the Basilica of San Nicolò. Art aficionados can admire masterpieces at the Palazzo delle Paure on Piazza XX Settembre, while active types can set out for the hiking trails which lead to breathtaking viewpoints, such as the San Martino Peak.

Indulge in the region’s culinary delights at local trattorias, savouring fresh lake fish and seafood dishes paired with crisp Lombard wines. Hop on the water and take a boat tour of Lake Como, stopping by picturesque villages, like Varenna and Bellagio. Whether you’re after relaxation among nature, or cultural immersion in a charming Italian town, Lecco promises an unforgettable experience with all the splendour of Lake Como.

 

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YOUR LECCO QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

Flights from London to Milan Bergamo take just under two hours. Once you’ve landed, scenic transfers to Lecco take just under one hour.
 
Visit Lecco from April to May, and September to mid October. That’s when everything is open and the weather’s mild. If you want to ski, visit during the winter months.
Lecco is a great base for walking and cycling trips in the surrounding hills and mountains. Keen cyclists and ramblers can embark on challenging routes and climbs in the mountains.

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