Sacred art on our blog. Our area has many places that you must visit. One of these is the Basilica of San Fedele Como, which is located right in the center of the city that gives its name to our beloved lake.
They cross every day the quiet lake. Almost you don’t note these ancient boats that for centuries (it says from 1500) were carrying fishermen during their work on Lake Como. They are called “Lucia” or “Batell”, they are rowing or sailing boats very small and they as become the symbol of the lake. Fishermen used it to transport fishes from the lake as Misultit or Agoni, ready to be sold at the fish market along the lake shores or in restaurants and taverns.
The Moltrasio “Via dell’Arte” (Art’s street) close to us! The Hotel Posta is located in Moltrasio, 5 minutes from Como’s town. Moltrasio is a little village, overlooking the Como lake and we often recommend to our guests, when they have a little free time, to devote at least a walk to discover the town in which we live with our structure.
In the Lake Como’s area very important historical events have taken place about the history of Italy, even if in part they remained unknown. One of the most famous mysteries is that Dongo Treasure Mystery. Do you know it?
Muse have a very special relationship with Lake Como. Matthew Bellamy, was our neighbor for a long time! The beautiful singer in 2001 met a girl living in Como, Gaia Polloni, and, during their long relationship lasted until 2010, Matthew was fascinated by our lake so much that he decided to come to live there.
Como's Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta is the main religious building and is the reference homonymous Diocese. It is virtually impossible to come and discover the wonders of Como without visiting this magnificent work of art.