We will introduce you to the most beautiful and evocative locations on the eastern shore of Lake Como, Valsassina and lower Valtellina, allowing you to fully enjoy the magnificence of our lake and the grandeur of our mountains.
ABBAZIA DI PIONA
VISITA GUIDATA ALLE CANTINE NERA
A wonderful castle
Departure from Varenna, stop at the small village of Corenno Plinio, aggregated since 1927 to the larger Municipality of Dervio. Characterized by the wonderful castle built in the fourteenth century. on the remains of an ancient fortress, it also includes the presence of a church built in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. and dedicated to St. Thomas of Canterbury.
A real paradise
A must is the Abbey of Piona, where the Cistercian monks have created a real paradise with their work, surrounded by olive trees and orchards. The church, with an irregular plan, is dedicated to S. Nicolao and its construction dates back to the 11th century, even if it was actually built on the ruins of a previous one, which dates back to the 7th century.