LECCO AND MALGRATE WALK ALONG THE COMO LAKESIDE
Lecco is the second city of the Como Lake. It is located on its eastern branch, where the water framed by the mountains comes in the Adda river.
The high conical bell tower is the heart of the town center, and in the background, there are the Grignetta and the Resegone’s peaks. Malgrate is located between the Barro Mountain and the Parè Bay. It is a typical Como Lake village with colorful walls overlooking the waters in front of Lecco.
- WHAT TO DO IN LECCO AND MALGRATE
- WHERE TO SLEEP IN LECCO AMD MALGRATE
- HOW TO GET TO LECCO AND MALGRATE
Lecco and Malgrate definitely worth a visit, especially in summer. In this time of the year, the Como Lakeside and the newly renovated Malgrate pier are great for family road-trips, a good ice cream, and a relaxing sunbath.
There are also many summer events. During the car-free Sundays, the area guarantees a huge pedestrian area for tourists and visitors. Lecco is the hometown of the poet Alessandro Manzoni, the author of the famous historical novel “The Betrothed”. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Villa Manzoni’s house museum.
"It is always great to stop in Lecco and Malgrate to walk and relax on the lakeside – especially in summer and spring. Those villages mirror the peaks above it. I came through here just like many other climbers and hikers to reach the mountains, both in the summer and winter.
I had fun with some rock climbing of the Grignetta, ski mountaineering in Grigna, hiking on the Barro and the Cornizzolo Mountains. After so much effort, I enjoyed a nice dinner in Lecco, Malgrate or Galbiate before returning home. There’s nothing better than this! "
The mountaineering history has been written on the Resegone, Grignetta and Grignone Mountains, the Corni di Canzo and Barro Mountain, plus the well-known Valsassina.
There are many tourists that reach Lecco and its valley every week to venture in the Valsassina, enjoying some rock climbing or ski mountaineering during the winters. Many famous climbers as Riccardo Cassin and Walter Bonatti, begun their adventures on the Lecco’s peaks.
WHAT TO DO AND VISIT IN LECCO, MALGRATE AND IN THE NEARBY AREA
IN LECCO AND MALGRATE
1. Walk along the Como Lakeside during the summer Sundays.
2. Take a break at lunch or dinner in the colorful village of Malgrate.
3. Shop in the town center of Lecco and discover its many fashion shops.
4. Visit the Villa Manzoni’s house museum in Lecco.
IN THE NEARBY AREA
1. Enjoy your summer on the Parè and the Bione beaches.
2. Discover the Barro Mountain’s Nature Reserve.
3. Climb the Corni di Canzo and the famous Grigna and Grignetta.
4. Reach the San Pietro al Monte abbey and the Cornizzolo Mountain’s peak.
5. Bike to the famous Bellagio across the hills and visit the museum of the bikers at the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo.
6. Don't miss a visit of Como and Brunate.
8. Visit the museum of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario.
9. Paragliding adventure on the Monte Cornizzolo.
EXCLUSIVE EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES IN LECCO
INFO AND BOOKING
WHERE TO SLEEP IN LECCO AND MALGRATE- HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS
Lecco offers a good number of hotels and holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in Malgrate and others villages of the area.
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HOW TO GET TO THE LECCO AND MALGRATE
Located on the east side of the Como lake, Lecco is well connected by pubblic transport to Como and Milan. Malgrate is in front of Lecco and connected to the center by bus.
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