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Abbazia di Piona

| Piona, 23823, Colico, Italy
+39 0341 940331
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Nice visit, nice walk

We left our car right at the parking when you drive of the main road. There you can start a walk... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
sgoorts
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Monroe, Michigan
If cloisters 'grab' you, then it is well worth visiting these as a small part of a day out.

Boat timings allowed us just over an hour at the Abbazia di Piona. That was sufficient for our... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
robertaberdeen71
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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| Piona, 23823, Colico, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We left our car right at the parking when you drive of the main road. There you can start a walk through the forest. With great lakeviews, not crowded, realy peacefull. We walked up and down a 5,5 km in total, a perfect walk. It...More

Thank sgoorts
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Boat timings allowed us just over an hour at the Abbazia di Piona. That was sufficient for our purposes, our main interest being in seeing the abbey, and particularly its cloisters, and the ancient well paintings therein. A real sense of history there which certainly...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. Historically not to meaningful but peaceful and beautiful. It is a nice walk with great views of Lake Como. It is more spiritual and historical. There is a store where you can buy good made by the monks...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The boat - only one service a day - gave us one hour there. The cloister was peaceful, and the church, and there is a grotto with some pilgrims. The souvenir shop has biscuits and another shop offers liqueurs....More

Thank GYWX
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It might be a little bit far off but nevertheless it was worth it! It's a picturesque and peaceful place, you can explore the church and monastery buildings or just walk around the olive grove. The Limoncello crafted by the monks is one of the...More

Thank alexaustria21
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is a beautiful place - silent and relaxing. You can walk through the ancient abbey, enjoying the view of the place as well as lake Como. The shop is so nice, with all kinds of sweets and remedies made by the monks and nuns...More

Thank Patriciapalazzo
Reviewed 1 November 2016

the way to the abbazia is very nice , country side way tour, its nice in sunny day but I prefer a autumnal atmosphere or early spring as there is some water on walls and plants . the abbazia is very ancient and has a...More

Thank zvisaar
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went with my family, wife and 9year son We enjoyed the view , the abbey the chiostro . Was Sunday and Given the timing we Also went to the holy mass at 11am There is a 'copy' of Lourdes Grotto that worth the visit to...More

Thank Aldo P
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Big abbey (mostly close to the general public) on a promontory in the northernmost part of Lake Como. Great views, beautiful but largely impenetrable woods, peace and a nice old church and cloister. It can be reached by boat or by car and if you...More

Thank P E
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A very small and peaceful abbey near Colico that you find at the end of a long, narrow dirt road. It's a very calm place and a nice visit for about an hour.

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Eluned87
11 August 2017|
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Response from GYWX | Reviewed this property |
There are regular ferry boats, every hour as I recall, that serve a number of towns around the lake. Think of it as mini-cruise to see the lake rather than a shuttle.
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