Lecco is one of the southernmost towns on Lake Como. We like it because it’s a lovely little town by the lake and much less touristy than its neighbors Varenna, Bellagio… In short, it’s a good idea to go!
- How to get to Lecco?
- What to visit in Lecco?
- Our map of Lecco
- How to explore the other villages around Lecco?
How to get to Lecco?
You can also take a ferry from Como to Lecco. You will enjoy beautiful views in the middle of the lake and you will have no difficulty parking!
Ferry: Find all the information about the schedules and prices of the boats on the site of the Navigazion Lago Como.
An agriturismo at 5 minutes drive from Lecco
The agriculturismo are the equivalent of our chambres d’hotes, usually beautifully renovated old farmhouses, combining modern comforts with old-world charm.
We recommend that you stay atAgriturismo Deviscio, located 5 minutes from Lecco on the hillside, where you’ll enjoy incredible views and absolute peace and quiet.
The rooms are large, comfortable and well renovated. Breakfast is made with local produce, and you can also dine on site. In short, a must!
An ideal hotel close to the city center
NH Lecco Pontevecchio: the hotel is very pleasant and offers a beautiful view of the lake. It’s just a 5-minute walk from Lecco. It is the best value for money in Lecco!
What to visit in Lecco?
Walk along the lake: Lungolago di Lecco
As in all lakeside villages, walking along the lakefront promenade is a must. You can sit on one of the many benches and take in the beautiful views of the lake and surrounding mountains, while enjoying a delicious Italian ice cream.
Piani d’Erna cable car
This is the second must-do activity during your stay, ideal with children. The funicular is a 10-minute drive from Lecco, and you can either park in the adjoining parking lot (€3 per day) or take the line 5 bus from Lecco. Cable car entrance 10 euros per adult.
The cable car will take you up to 1375 meters above sea level, once up there you can enjoy spectacular views of the lake and mountains or you can continue to explore the area by hiking.
Explore the historical center of Lecco
Another activity to do in Lecco is to walk quietly through its small streets, churches and small squares. Don’t miss the Basilica of St. Nicholas and its bell tower (reservations are required to visit the latter) and the Palazzo delle Paure (located next to the tourist office). It houses a museum of modern art and temporary exhibitions.
The market of Lecco
The market takes place on Wednesdays and Saturdays, you will find almost everything, good local products (fruits and vegetables, cheeses) and also stands of clothes and articles for the house. Just to enjoy the good atmosphere, it’s a trip to plan!
Our map of Lecco
How to explore the other villages around Lecco?
We wish you an excellent trip! Feel free to drop us a note below to let us know if you’re planning this trip, ask any questions you may have here or on Instagram, we’ll get back to you with great pleasure.