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MUSEGG WALL

THE MUSEGG WALL OF LUCERNE   The celebrated city walls with their nine towers form part of the historic fortifications built around Lucerne from the 13th century. The wall is…

VILLA CARLOTTA

THE GARDENS OF VILLA CARLATTO IN TREMEZZO The striking villa was built at the end of 17th century by the Milanese Marquis Giorgio Clerici.It is in a natural basin between…

VERTEMATE PALACE

VERTEMATE FRANCHI PALACE IN PIURO   Discover and feel the atmosphere of ancient times. The Vertemate Franchi Palace is located in Prosto di Piuro, only two kilometres from Chiavenna.   WHAT TO…

SAN PIETRO AL MONTE

SAN PIETRO AL MONTE CORNIZZOLO   The splendid Roman style basilica situated at about 600m on the side of Monte Cornizzolo, is only accesable from Civate or Suello towns on foot.…

NEUSCHWANSTEIN

NEUSCHWANSTEIN AND HOHENSCHWANGAU CASTLES   The Alp’s Bavarian fairy tale castle. The castle made famous all over the world by Walt Disney film “The Sleeping Beauty ". Neuschwanstein, built by…

MADONNA DELLA CORONA

The Sanctuary of Madonna della Corona (Our Lady of the Crown) is halfway down on the vertical rock face of Mount Baldo. The sanctuary is located in Spiazzi in one…

ROCCA D'ANGERA

ROCCA D'ANGERA GUARDING LAKE MAGGIORE   The Rocca d’Angera proudly stands on a spur of rock that dominates the southern shores of Lake Maggiore. Inside the Rocca, a delightful itinerary…

CASTLES OF BELLINZONA

THE MEDIEVAL CASTLES OF BELLINZONA   The Bellinzona castles are one of Switzerland’s main tourist attractions. Because the ancient walls are still beautifully intact making it one of the only medieval military complexes…

HERMITAGE OF MONTECASTELLO

HERMITAGE OF MONTECASTELLO ABOVE THE LAKE GARDA   Located just below the peak of Monte Castello on a spur of rock sheer above the lake Garda, with magnificent panoramic views.…

FORT MONTECCHIO

THE WWI MILITARY FORT OF MONTECCHIO IN COLICO This fort was built in a strategic point, where Valchiavenna and Valtellina meet, just in front of the Como Lake. The fort…