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Village of curiglia con monteviasco

You can reach it on foot, by cable car the village on the hill

Where
Varese
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Curiglia con Monteviasco is a town in the northernmost reaches of the Varese province, on the border with the Canton of Ticino.

The town is perched on a hillside, founded by what were once two municipalities, Curiglia and Monteviasco. In the past, the only way to access the hilltop village was to climb the long staircase of 1,400 steps.

Today, the area is also accessible from a cable car that was opened in 1989.

The characteristic architecture of the old town centre, which dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries, consists of stone houses, wooden balconies and roofs in traditional flagstone. Even the original stone paving, known as "rizzata", has remained intact for about 200 years. An important cultural and historical landmark is the "masso di Piero", a large boulder which takes its name from the town where it is located. This boulder is marked with numerous engravings, figures, symbols and words dating back to the pagan era, which were later replaced by floral crosses when it was used for Christian religious practices in the 10th-11th century. Be sure to visit the 17th-century statue dedicated to San Carlo Borromeo and the two sanctuaries: the Serta Sanctuary in Monteviasco, positioned at the end of the long staircase, and the Tronchedo Sanctuary in Curiglia, with the beautiful fresco of the Madonna del Latte. A number of votive chapels are also located throughout the area.

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Places

Mulini di Piero | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Mulini di Piero | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
1.77 km

Monteviasco | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Monteviasco | Varese Convention & Visitors Bureau
1.95 km

Village of maccagno

From the lake to the mountains, from modern to ancient, the village is a mosaic of suggestive views
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Village of Maccagno
5.85 km

Where to sleep

VILLA VIOLA

Curiglia con Monteviasco
VILLA VIOLA
259 mt

FATTORIA ROCCOLO

Dumenza
FATTORIA ROCCOLO
590 mt

ALBERGO PARADISO

ALBERGO PARADISO
1.61 km

AGRITURISMO KEDO

Curiglia con Monteviasco
AGRITURISMO KEDO
1.68 km

BIERI-HUBER

BIERI-HUBER
4.54 km

RONCOCAMANA B&B

Luino
RONCOCAMANA B&B
5.43 km

HOTEL TORRE IMPERIALE

HOTEL TORRE IMPERIALE
5.55 km

BORGO PARADISO

BORGO PARADISO
5.57 km

VILLA CARDANO

VILLA CARDANO
5.58 km

CAMIN COLMEGNA

Luino
CAMIN COLMEGNA
5.78 km

CAMIN HOTEL COLMEGNA

Luino
CAMIN HOTEL COLMEGNA
5.78 km

FORESTERIA LOMBARDA CASA AUGUSTA - AFFITTACAMERE

FORESTERIA LOMBARDA CASA AUGUSTA - AFFITTACAMERE
5.83 km

GOLFO GABELLA SRL

GOLFO GABELLA SRL
5.88 km

CAMPEGGIO LIDO BOSCHETTO HOLIDAY

CAMPEGGIO LIDO BOSCHETTO HOLIDAY
5.97 km

CASA SABINA

CASA SABINA
5.97 km

LAGOCAMP - PARKCAMPING MACCAGNO

LAGOCAMP - PARKCAMPING MACCAGNO
5.97 km

ALBERGO DIANA

Tronzano Lago Maggiore
ALBERGO DIANA
6.24 km

LA LOCANDA DEL CENCIO

Luino
LA LOCANDA DEL CENCIO
7.41 km

B&B CASA MARINA

Luino
B&B CASA MARINA
7.92 km

HOTEL DEL PESCE

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HOTEL DEL PESCE
7.96 km