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Best things to do in Colico

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Church
“The boat ride to the Piona Abbey gives you the possibility of admiring the beautiful mountain scenery around the northern part of the lake The Abbey stands in a wonderful position on the eastern shore of the lake at the end of the Olgiasca peninsula, overlooking the small inner lake of Piona. The Abbey is of great historical and artistic interest. Its history begins in 610, when an oratory was founded on the peninsula, dedicated to Santa Giustina. In 1138 it was consecrated and in 1169 it became a Cluniac monastery. ”
21 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 3
“A pochi minuti d'auto, con una bella passeggiata al Lago di Como, si trova Colico.”
7 locals recommend
Museum
“Forte Montecchio Nord is the best preserved First World War establishment in Europe.”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
5 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Chiesa romanica di Santa Maria del Tiglio del XII secolo e la vicina Chiesa di San Vincenzo con la sua cripta romanica meritano una visita.”
4 locals recommend
Establishment
“The newer of the two forts is more interesting. Defening "Duce" in the 2nd world war. Production of Weppens within the mountain in the 2nd world war. A strategic point in the trinagle in between Switzerland, Italy, Austria (trough Valtelina). You can look at all of it and learn a lot about the second world war. Go there on a hot day, it is very cold in the mountain.”
5 locals recommend
Lodging
“Reputed restaurant and pizzeria. Here you get all the standard dishes of Italian cuisine. Recommended for it's classical pizzas, position by the Piazza port, environment and price! ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A friendly place perfectly located with outside tables overlooking the lake and marina. Selection of wines, ideal for aperitivi but also lunch and dinner, Serving a wide variety of piadine, bruschette, sandwiches and salads made with excellent ingredients, and a wide of dishes including pasta, fish and other Italian specialities. ”
6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Excellent typical food and above all to appreciate the policy that they adopt on the quantity of food, since the portions are abundant and they propose themselves to bring the food home.”
5 locals recommend
Bar
“Ristorante al piano superiore, ideale per coppie, gruppi di amici, famiglia, ottima carne e vasta scelta di buona pizza.”
4 locals recommend
Route
“The abbey is set at the top of a small peninsula, the Olgiasca, which – like a crooked finger – points into the lake, creating an inlet. The location, although away from the main town, was on a military route of critical i The original church of Saint Justina was founded in the 7th century; the ruins of an apse behind the current church of San Nicola belong to this original edifice. A new church was added some centuries later, though before 1138, as testified by an inscription reporting its reconsecration in that date. which was followed - some centuries afterwards - by a priory, with its monastery complex, part of the political-religious network which was led by Cluny and its reform movemen”
4 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Costruita sul luogo in cui si trovava un battistero del V-VI secolo, l'attuale chiesa di Santa Maria è una costruzione unica nel panorama del romanico lombardo.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A nice restaurant with a veranda on the large grass beach by the lake, a great place for lunch and dinner. Cuisine with local and international dishes.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A typical restaurant where locals have their sunday dinner. Simpel interior, but genuine atmosphere. Here you have very tasty dishes of the true cuisine of this area. Must try!”
4 locals recommend