Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Lecco, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 100 m
Descend 54 m

Explore Lecco 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 Lecco

Sight 1: Civico museo manzoniano

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The Manzoni Museum is a museum in Lecco, 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.

Wikipedia: Civico museo manzoniano (IT)

658 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Monumento ad Alessandro Manzoni

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Monumento ad Alessandro Manzoni Guido Bertolotti. GuidoB at it.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The monument to Alessandro Manzoni is a bronze sculpture placed in the square of the same name in Lecco in Lombardy in memory of the great Milanese writer who set the novel, a masterpiece of Italian literature, The Betrothed.

Wikipedia: Monumento ad Alessandro Manzoni (Lecco) (IT)

158 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Santuario di Nostra Signora della Vittoria

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The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Victory is a Catholic place of 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 strikes every day at seven in the evening to commemorate the victims of the war.

Wikipedia: Santuario di Nostra Signora della Vittoria (Lecco) (IT), Website

310 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Monumento a Garibaldi

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Monumento a Garibaldi Davide Oliva / CC BY-SA 2.0

The monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi is a granite sculpture located in the square of the same name in Lecco in Lombardy, where Giuseppe Garibaldi was a guest four times.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Giuseppe Garibaldi (Lecco) (IT)

128 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Teatro della Società

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Teatro della Società Davide Oliva / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: Teatro della Società (IT)

200 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Monumenti ai caduti della I Guerra Mondiale

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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.

Wikipedia: Monumento ai caduti (Lecco) (IT)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Monumento a Mario Cermenati

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The monument to Mario Cermenati is a marble sculpture placed in the square of the same name in Lecco in memory of the naturalist and geologist founder of the Civic Museums of Lecco.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Mario Cermenati (IT)

87 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Basilica di San Nicolò

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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.

Wikipedia: Minor Basilica of San Nicolò, Lecco (EN)

21 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 9: Torre di San Nicolò

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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.

Wikipedia: Campanile di San Nicolò (IT), Website

1390 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 10: Chiesa dei Santi Vitale e Valeria

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The church of Saints Vitale and Valeria is the parish Catholic place of worship in Olate, in the district of Lecco. It is located in the square of the same name in the district

Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Vitale e Valeria (IT)


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