• Active & Green
    • Mountains

Lecco from Monte Resegone

Lecco – a city caught between the water and the mountains – is always looking upwards.

It is a place of many stories – of men and mountains, passion and courage, breath-taking views, advanced hiking trails and walks suitable for all.

From Monte Resegone to Monte Grigna, the peaks around Lecco have been the playground of generations of climbers. Heroes like Riccardo Cassin and Carlo Mauri have climbed here, not to mention the legendary Ragni della Grignetta [Grignetta Spiders] – one of the most prestigious mountaineering groups in the world – who are continuing their glorious traditions.

The place also attracts freeclimbing aficionados. If you love the great outdoors and enjoying a hike but don’t fancy scaling a rocky cliff face, the Vivere la Montagna [Live the Mountain] programme is made for you. The starting point is the Versasio gondola lift, which was completely renovated and reopened in 2008.

It takes just five minutes for you to climb the 1300 metres to Monte Resegone’s Piani d’Erna, a natural balcony which overlooks the Lake of Lecco. In the winter, you can make a quick descent using a bobsleigh or sledge, while there are also several hiking routes if you’ve remembered to pack your snowshoes.

In summer, you can enjoy hikes (some of which are guided: guidealpine.lombardia.it) with stopovers in lodges, where you can taste mountain pasture cheeses. If you’re visiting with the family, we recommend a walk along the Nature Path with a break in the adventure park, where rope bridges and raft luges will keep a smile on the kids’ faces. For the fitter amongst you, June brings the chance to take part in the famous Lecco Resegup skyrace, which sees participant race each other from the lake to the summit.

The Assalto al Resegone, meanwhile, is a race to Rifugio Azzoni 1875 metres up and takes place in July. Your reward for getting up there? A truly breath-taking view out over the Alps and down to the Apennines.

Take me here: Lecco from Monte Resegone

On the same topic

Navigli by Boat

Did you know that it is possible to take a boat trip on the Milanese Navigli? Discover with us your ideal itinerary.
  • Active & Green
A boat trip on Navigli

On foot in Lombardy

8 itineraries to discover Lombardy on foot. From Lake Maggiore to Val Camonica, and from Pavia to the heart of Val Masino.
  • Active & Green
On foot in Lombardy

Aereoclub in Sondrio

Hover in the sky like butterflies, letting yourself be carried away by the high currents like seagulls in search of freedom
  • Active & Green
Aereoclub in Sondrio

Up and down on a funicular: the panorama seen from the sky

Lombardy funiculars: the most romantic means of transport man has created
  • Active & Green
Up and down on a funicular: the panorama seen from the sky

A holiday in the heart of the Alps: Valmalenco

Holidays in nature and culture, hiking in the high mountains, right up to the glaciers where the deep silence lets you listen to the voice of the mountains
  • Active & Green
Una vacanza nel cuore delle Alpi: la Valmalenco

Doing sports in Varese

From rowing on the lake to gliding. From cycling to trekking. From golf to horse riding. Tips for playing sports in Varese
  • Active & Green
Doing sports in Varese

Family Tourism Lombardy

Lombardy ... also for "child"
  • Active & Green
Family Tourism Lombardy, useful tips

Visconti park

The medieval splendor come alive in today's Pavia.
  • Active & Green
Visconti Park

Spring in Valcamonica

4 ideas to enjoy the most sparkling season of the year in Val Camonica.
  • Active & Green
Signs of Spring at a Unesco Site

Brughiera Briantea Park

Park that extends in the territory between Milan and Como and represents one of the largest forest areas of the Lombard plain.
  • Active & Green
Brughiera Briantea Park

Lombardy: spring has come to town

Spring flowers bloom on the balconies, terraces, window sills and in the gardens of Lombardy's towns and villages 
  • Active & Green
Lombardia: la primavera arriva in città

Suzzara forest

An urban forest in the Municipality of Suzzara, created to recreate an environment typical of the Po Valley of the past.
  • Active & Green
Suzzara Forest

Where to do Horseback Riding in Lombardy

  • Active & Green
Where to do horseback riding in Lombardy, route suggestions

Gardens Brescia

Let yourself be enchanted by the splendor of the green and the thousand colors of the nature of the gardens of Brescia
  • Active & Green
Gardens Brescia, the greener side of Lombardy

Val Trompia, where nature and ancient mines await visitors

Be ready for a great vacation in Val Trompia to discover natural treasures amidst huts and trails winding down the forest in Zone and reaching up to mounts Guglielmo and Maniva.
  • Active & Green
Brescia tra natura e antiche miniere: la Val Trompia

Horse riding

  • Active & Green
Horse riding

Educational Farmhouses with the Whole Family

A unique opportunity to get closer to nature and its rhythms
  • Active & Green
Lodi, a family sunday at its farms

Cremona: an amazing town!

Cruises on the river, an extraordinary way to discover Cremona
  • Active & Green
La Motonave Mattei

Under the ground, to discover the caves of Lombardy

On a trip to the caves of Lombardy
  • Active & Green
Under the ground, to discover the caves of Lombardy

5 Thing-to-do in Domaso

An amazing place for your active holiday on Lake Como
  • Active & Green
domaso cose fare