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Sacro Monte of Varese Unesco World Heritage Site Walking Tour
"Meet your group and local guide at the First Chapel then ascend the mountain to see the 14 Chapels representing Jesus's life. Your guide will share the history of each chapel as you travel for 1.5-hours along a 2 km (approximately 1 mile) cobblestone pat the group will visit the permanent Presepe followed by the Sanctuary which is a little gem of baroque art. The guide will show the group the wooden statue of the Black Madonna (30 min). After the Sanctuary spend about 30 minutes visiting the little village of Santa Maria del Monte where it is possible to see mural paintings and stunning views from the windows of typical underpasses. There will be a brief rest stop at the Emporio Shop where visitors can sample local products and do some shopping. The bus will wait for the group at the parking lot located a few minutes walk from the Sanctuary.""""Guided 3-hour walking tour to discover Varese's Sacro Monte
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Private Tour: Lake Como and Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan
"From Milan (Central train station) take the train to Varenna (approx. 1-hour) a charming little village on the Lake Como right in front of Bellagio another renowned 'treasure' of the lake. Your guide will meet you upon your arrival and you will enjoy a short tour of the picturesque village. Walk through the labyrinth of typically narrow streets some of them built over the rock and cliff right above the water and enjoy a breathtaking view. Then you will drive all the way up to Valtellina which is a valley located in the Lombardy region (northern Italy) that begins right at the top of lake Como. Your guide will drive as much as possible off the main roads so that you can go through some tiny and pristine villages clinging to the mountains. You will stop for lunch (local wine included)
From EUR165.00
 
Milan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Vintage Tram with MilanoCard
"With your MilanoCard 24h handy hop aboard one of Milan’s vintage trams and begin exploring. Milan mixes centuries of history with impressive modern architecture and the MilanoCard brings you closer to all of it. Mingle with the fashionistas soak up the atmosphere and marvel at the stunning scenery — the MilanoCard is your key to the best Milan has to offer!Wander through ancient piazzas to discover city gems such as the Royal Villa and its gardens or explore Milan’s famous cathedral Duomo di Milano. Construction of the cathedral began in 1386 and took almost six centuries. It stands today as the fifth largest cathedral in the world.Hop off at Piazza Castello and enjoy discounted access to Sforza Castle an imposing stone fortress with a history dating back to the 15th century. Sforza Castle houses some of Milan’s finest art collections alongside an array of magnificent museums. Perhaps jump back on the tram and head to Piazza Scala to visit La Scala considered by many to be the most famous opera house in the world. Alternatively
From EUR15.00

Penzo Slaveikov ???... anyone???

High up in the hills of Brunate is a house with a large plaque in front of it. A "famous" East European (I believe Bulgarian) writer should have been living here a while. Name: Penzo Slaveikov....
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Basilica di San Fedele

The original church on the site dated from the sixth century and was dedicated to St Euphemia. The current structure dates from the eleventh and twelfth centuries. The architectural style is...
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Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Como Cathedral is located on Duomo Square. It is a beautiful building attached to Como's medieval town hall with its large tower. In Italian it is called the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta; the...
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Piazza Cavour

Roam around the streets to see the old buildings in a range of periods - prominent feature of the Como skyline when looking from across the lake and huge when looking down from the viewpoint on the...
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Villa Olmo

Villa Olmo is the most famous villa in Como (the town), and the most important one. It's situated a bit outside of city center, along the beautiful lake promenade full of nice villas. It's in the...
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Isola Comacina

This arabesque villa is situated in Sala Comacina, at the end of the lakeside walk, right beside a lovely restaurant. There is this gate entrance, leading to a very beautiful and nicely decorated park...
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Villa Melzi

The Villa Melzi is a short walk from the centre of Bellagio along a promenade lined with oleander trees. The Villa was built between 1808 and 1810 for Francesco Melzi d'Eril, who was vice president...
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