Questo sito o gli strumenti terzi da questo utilizzati si avvalgono di cookie necessari al funzionamento ed utili alle finalità illustrate nella cookie policy. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie, consulta la cookie policy. Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina, cliccando su un link o proseguendo la navigazione in altra maniera, acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.

Accetta

 

english

  • Torre Saracena Amalfi

    Torre Saracena Amalfi

    Mediterranean Gastronomy Restaurant Exclusive Events on the Amalfi Coast Salerno Campania Italy

  • Acquamarine B&B Maiori

    Acquamarine B&B Maiori

    B&B in Maiori, B&B in Amalfi Coast, bed and breakfast in Maiori, bed and breakfast in Amalfi Coast, holiday in Maiori, vacation...

  • Hotel Accademia Trento

    Hotel Accademia Trento

    Quality 4 Stars Hotel Accommodation Restaurant Trento Alto Adige South Tyrol Trentino Italy

  • Locanda della Fortuna Faenza

    Locanda della Fortuna Faenza

    Holiday Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Faenza Ravenna Emilia Romagna Italia

  • Hotel Naples Napoli

    Hotel Naples Napoli

    Hospitality 4 Stars Hotel Accommodation Restaurant Bar Events Weddings Meetings Naples Campania Italy

you are here: Home Lombardy Lake Como Albavilla

Stay

Visit a locality browsing the menu on the left. In each Italy area you can then choose the best touristical structures we are proposing.

Print this page Send to a friend by e-mail

Share:
fb-like
g-plus

Albavilla

Description

Hilltop village in the province of Como, Albavilla sits in an area inhabited since the Neolithic period, as witnessed by the numerous finds dating to that period. The origins are not certain and the first inhabitants were probably Etruscan, Oroba or Umbrian, but some findings reveal elements of Celtic origin. Conquered by the Romans, who probably had their headquarters here in the villa of the console Virgil Rufus. In medieval times the inhabitants allied with Milan and other Lombard towns to fight against Frederick Barbarossa.
Around the center, overlooking a unique natural beauty, it is possible to admire beautiful landscapes with a rich atmosphere, such as Lake Alserio, with the remains of the medieval castle in the village of Carcano and the Alpe the Viceroy, a short distance.
Among the most valuable buildings worth of mention: the Church of San Vittore Martire, built on an existing building, commonly called the Old Church, the Church of St. Denis, dating from the XIII century and was built using materials from the nearby medieval castle in ruins, the Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian, dating from the XIV century, which preserves inside frescoes of the XV and XVI century, and many villas (Villa Buttons, St. Joseph's Villa, Villa Parravicini, Villa Luigia, Giobbi Villa, Villa Giamminola ... just to name a few).

Map

This town web page has been visited 23,606 times.

Choose language

italiano

english