Ossuccio: The hidden tower and the Sacred Mountain, a UNESCO Monument
Walking along the lakeshore of Ossuccio you can feel history with the capital H: on one side, the medieval complex of Ospedaletto; on the other side, the view over the Island, a treasure chest of history and religion.
A walking tour to discover this ancient corner and, step by step, reach the Torre del Soccorso, where to admire, once again, the Island from another point of view.
- Explore Ossuccio and admire its churches
- Listen to the legends of the mysterious Island on Lake Como
- Admire the Island from the Torre del Soccorso, an exceptional panoramic viewpoint
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Walking along the lakeshore in Ossuccio you can feel the great history. On one side, the medieval complex of Ospedaletto with the church of Santa Maria Maddalena and its characteristic bell tower and, on the other side, the view over the Island, tresure chest of history and religion.Ospedaletto is the name given by the locals to the Lido di Ossuccio, today a place of relax that was formerly a Hospitalis, a place of hospitality for pilgrims during the Middle Age.
From Ossuccio, along a stretch of the famous Green Way, we will slowly reach the Barbarossa Tower, built in medieval times and included in the defensive system that was built around the Comacina Island. It’s the perfect spot to see the island and the lake.
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