Set in a breathtaking scenery are numerous sanctuaries and larian sites dedicated to Virgin Mary.

Along the south -northern coastline three of them are real masterpieces.

Santa Maria del Lavello – Calolziocorte – Val San Martino

Built on a strategic spot on the left bank of the Adda river , the complex has been recently restored thanks to the European Community Funds.

Beata Vergine del Fiume

A Baroque sanctuary built close to Meria river – a tributary of the Lake – at the foot of Monte Grignone close to the village of Mandello Lario.

Piona Abbey

set in the northern part of the Lake on the Olgiasca promontory , near Colico.

Our itinerary will take you to visit Its spectacular Romanesque cloister and the old church dedicated over the years to different Saints ( at present to St. Nicholas ) as well as to St. Mary.

Duration: Full day

Lunch : in a typical local resturant.

Option : Half Day Tour including :
1. Santa Maria del Lavello & Beata Vergine del Fiume at Mandello
2. Piona Abbey & Beata Vergine del Fiume at Mandello

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