Piona Abbey

lake como, italy

Piona Abbey located on the hill of Olgiasca in Colico town, exhibits century old church, interesting arcade and items such as medicinal herbs, cosmetic creams, and liquors made by the Piona Monks.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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Piona Abbey is located on the Lecco bank of Lake Como, at the top of the Olgiasc which looks like a crooked finger. It is a Lombard Gothic style abbey influenced by french architecture. The church is centuries old. 
  • 18th century bell tower
  • depleted frescoes from 12-13th century
  • irregular quadrangular open arcade supported by columns
  • old calendar in the northern wall
  •  Capitulate Room, here monks used to meet and read
  • How to reach ?
    From Como
  • Ferry: Sr4, reach in 2 hours
  • Bus: Bus no. C10, reach in 4 hours
  • Ferry and then Train: Ferry 806 and train R13
  • Train: S 83153 (361) and S 83153 (371), reach in 4 hours
  • Location

    55 Via Abbazia di Piona Colico Colico Provincia di Lecco Lombardia Italy 23823
    City center: Lake Como
    Nearest airport: Malpensa Airport

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