Castles & Fortresses

Rocks and medieval legends: the castles on Lake Como are full of stories!

Castles and Fortresses.
Curiosity. History. Legends.
Only on Lake Como!

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WHEN?

Some castles are open only for particultar days: the calendar of events and historical reenactments starts in spring till autumn. You can take part in special guided tours of medieval boroughs and towers.

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WHERE?

From the North to Brianza, on the Lake or towards the southern horizon, medieval castles and fortresses cover all the territory, to define the importance of Lake Como in the ancient times.

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AN EXAMPLE:

Castle of Vezio, in Perledo, dominates the middle part of Lake Como. Its origins are medieval and it is available to visit during the open days.

A marvellous dive into the past for Lake Como Visitors

Medieval athmospheres that bring you directly into the ancient time

Be Inspired

Be a knight or a lady, just for one day.

CASTLE ON LAKE COMO

Like a fresco of a medieval palace

CASTLE ON LAKE COMO

A tower of stone

CASTLE ON LAKE COMO

An open window above the past

CASTLE ON LAKE COMO

Alone up the hill

Baradello Castle

The Castle Baradello in Como: the protector of the Town

Castles Around Lake Como

Castles and fortifications around Lake Como: testimonies of the past

Rezzonico Castle

The Castle of Rezzonico: the hardness of the stone to protect the Lake

Vezio Castle

Romanic fortress and panoramic balcony above Lake Como

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