Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Brunate, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 6.9 km
Ascend 288 m
Descend 738 m

Explore Brunate in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Brunate

Sight 1: Villa Pirotta Bonacossa

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Villa Pirotta Bonacossa

Villa Pirotta Bonacossa is an Art Nouveau villa in Brunate, in the province of Como, designed by the Como architect Federico Frigerio in 1902.

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173 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Grand Hotel Brunate

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The Grand Hotel Brunate was the last work in the Art Nouveau style by the architect Giuseppe Casartelli. Located in Brunate, in province of Como, its construction was concluded in 1893, one year before the construction of the Como–Brunate funicular. Nowadays, after a renovation of the property, it is composed of private apartments.

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301 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Fontana del Campari

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The Campari Fountain is a fountain located in Brunate, part of a series of about thirty fountains designed by Giuseppe Gronchi, a sculptor from Florence, to advertise the company Davide Campari & C.

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320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo

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Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo

The Church of St. Andrew the Apostle is a sacred building located in Brunate, in the province of Como. Dedicated to the apostle Andrew, it has served as the parish church of Brunate since 1654. Of particular interest is the organ preserved inside the church.

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1425 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Eremo di San Donato

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The hermitage of San Donato is a former Franciscan convent in Como, built in the fifteenth century and later converted into a civil residence.

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1571 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 6: Terme Romane

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The Terme di Como Romana were a Roman thermal complex of the city of Como, in use by the second half of the first century AD Until the end of the third century AD

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217 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: ex Casa del Fascio

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ex Casa del Fascio

The Casa del Fascio of Como, also called Palazzo Terragni, is a building located in Como, Italy, in the Piazza del Popolo, considered one of the masterpieces of Italian Modern Architecture. It was designed by Italian architect Giuseppe Terragni (1904-1943) and it was inaugurated in 1936 as the local casa del fascio, i.e. office of the National Fascist Party. After the fall of Fascism in 1945, it was used by the National Liberation Committee Parties and in 1957, it became the headquarters of the local Finance Police, who still occupy it. The building has a square plan and four stories.

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188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Teatro Sociale

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Teatro Sociale is a theatre in Como, designed by architect Giuseppe Cusi following a decision by the local nobility that a new one was needed to replace the existing 1764/65 building which was regarded as outdated. The site of the ruined medieval castle, Torre Rotonda, was the chosen location and the Società dei Palchettisti was created by membership subscriptions to fund its creation.

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160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Cathedral of Como

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Como Cathedral is the Catholic cathedral of the city of Como, Lombardy, Italy, and the seat of the Bishop of Como. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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127 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Broletto

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The Broletto di Como is the original seat, in medieval times, of the Municipality of the city of Como.

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171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Chiesa di San Provino

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The church of San Provino is a Roman Catholic church in the historic center of Como, Italy. The church is dedicated to Probino di Como, the second bishop of the diocese of Como.

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669 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 12: Chiesa di Sant'Agostino

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The church of Sant'Agostino is a Roman Catholic church in Como, Italy, dedicated to the saint of the same name. It is the only Cistercian Gothic church in the city. Inside there is the painting of the Birth of Mary by Morazzone.

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1065 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 13: Tempio Voltiano

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The Tempio Voltiano is a museum in the city of Como, Italy that is dedicated to Alessandro Volta, a prolific scientist and the inventor of the electrical battery. Volta was born in Como in 1745, held his first professorship there until 1779, and retired to Como in 1819.

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185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Monumento ai Caduti delle Guerre

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The Monument to the Fallen of Como is an imposing tower, 30 meters high, opened by large windows and completely covered with Aurisina and Reppen stone.

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290 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Aero Club Como

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The Aero Club "Giuseppe Ghislanzoni" in Como was founded in 1930 and is named after Giuseppe Ghislanzoni, pioneer of aviation and silver medal for military value. He manages the International Railway Station in Como.

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