Explore interesting sights in Lecco, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Lecco, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Lecco
1. Torre di San Nicolò
The bell tower of San Nicolò, located on the northern side of the basilica of the same name from which it takes its name, is one of the symbols of the city of Lecco in Lombardy as well as being among the main monuments of the capital. Located inside the parish oratory, in an isolated position on an old fifteenth-century defensive tower of circular shape that was part of the old wall fortification of the city in medieval times, it was inaugurated on Christmas Eve 1904 and is affectionately called Matitone by the people of Lecco for its particular octagonal shape and pyramid-shaped spire.
2. Basilica di San Nicolò
The Basilica of San Nicolò is the main place of Catholic worship in Lecco. It is situated in an elevated position and stands on the remains of the 14th century AD city walls. It was dedicated to San Nicolò, patron saint of sailors and boatmen. The symbol of the church is the very high bell tower, which, with its 96 meters of height, represents one of the highest bell towers in Italy.
3. Santuario di Nostra Signora della Vittoria
The Blessed Virgin Sanctuary of Victoria is a place of Catholic worship in Lecco, located in Via Azzone Visconti, near the city center. It was erected in memory of the fallen during the Great War, in fact the bell of the tower sheds every day at seven in the evening to commemorate the victims of the war.
4. Teatro della Società
The Teatro della Società is the oldest and most important of the theatres of Lecco in Lombardy. It stands isolated in one of the main squares of the historic center of the city of which it occupies one of the short sides. The building is located behind the monument dedicated to the Hero of Two Worlds.
5. Monumenti ai caduti della I Guerra Mondiale
The War Memorial, also known as the War Memorial, is an imposing granite stele made by the sculptor Giannino Castiglioni, located in Lecco in Lombardy, on the shore of the gulf of the lake of the same name near the mouth of the Caldone stream.
6. Museo Archeologico Storico Storia Naturale
7. Monumento ad Alessandro Manzoni
The monument to Alessandro Manzoni is a bronze sculpture located in the homonymous square of Lecco in Lombardy in memory of the great Milanese writer who set there the novel, a masterpiece of Italian literature, of the Promessi Sposi.
8. Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio
The church of the Santi Gervasio and Protasio is located in the district of Castello di Lecco in Lombardy. It was the prepositional seat of the Pieve di Lecco until 1584 then transferred to the current Basilica of San Nicolò.
9. Civico museo manzoniano
The Manzonian Museum is a Museum of Lecco in Lombardy dedicated to the figure of Alessandro Manzoni. The museum belongs to the Lecco urban museum system and is located at Villa Manzoni al Caleotto, the writer's family home.
10. Chiesa dei Santi Materno e Lucia
Santi Materno e Lucia is a Roman Catholic parish church and former Convente of the Cappuccini are located on Piazza San Cristoforo in the neighborhood of Pescarenico in the town of Lecco, region of Lombardy, Italy.
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