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Gallery: A Hike in Valchiavenna

Photos from a hike Enrico and I did in Valchiavenna. You might also like: Art School, Castello Sforzesco, Milan Gallery: Milan Central Station Some Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Italy

Photos from a hike Enrico and I did in Valchiavenna.

Gallery: Introbio and Villa Migliavacca

Another day trip in the Lake Como region, to a small mountain town called Introbio. Of “particular interest,” as Italian tourism guides say, is Villa Migliavacca. According to the sign: “Built in the 1920s for the Milanese Antonio Migliavacca, pioneer in advancing tourism in Valsassina, it is the work of architect Bottoli, also Milanese. The Read More…

Another day trip in the Lake Como region, to a small mountain town called Introbio. Of “particular interest,” as Italian tourism guides say, is Villa Migliavacca. According to the sign: “Built in the 1920s for the Milanese Antonio Migliavacca, pioneer in advancing tourism in Valsassina, it is the work of architect Bottoli, also Milanese. The construction, in neo-Medieval style, is scenically placed in the large garden. It is now the seat of the township and Mountain Community of Introbio.”