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Province of Lecco, Lombardy

The Province of Lecco was established in 1992 with communes previously belonging to the provinces of Como and Bergamo. The territory is various, with a mountainous area - the highest summit being Monte Legnone (2609 m a.s.l.) - the central valley called Valsassina, as well as an area of lakes - Lake Lario, Annone, Pusiano, Garlate and Olginate, and the river Adda marking the boundary with the province of Bergamo.

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  • Area: 816 km²
  • Population: about 300,000 inhabitants
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  • Car Plate: LC
  • Communes: 89 communes -- According to an administrative reform from 1 Jan 2014, the Province is scheduled for suppression and fusion with the Provinces of Como and Varese.
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The Comuni in the Province

Comune of Abbadia Lariana | Airuno | Annone di Brianza | Ballabio | Barzago | Barzanò | Barzio | Bellano | Bosisio Parini | Brivio | Bulciago | Calco | Calolziocorte | Carenno | Casargo | Casatenovo | Cassago Brianza | Cassina Valsassina | Castello di Brianza | Cernusco Lombardone | Cesana Brianza | Civate | Colico | Colle Brianza | Cortenova | Costa Masnaga | Crandola Valsassina | Cremella | Cremeno | Dervio | Dolzago | Dorio | Ello | Erve | Esino Lario | Galbiate | Garbagnate Monastero | Garlate | Imbersago | Introbio | Introzzo | LECCO | Lierna | Lomagna | Malgrate | Mandello del Lario | Margno | Merate | Missaglia | Moggio | Molteno | Monte Marenzo | Montevecchia | Monticello Brianza | Morterone | Nibionno | Oggiono | Olgiate Molgora | Olginate | Osnago | Paderno d'Adda | Pagnona | Parlasco | Pasturo | Perego | Perledo | Pescate | Premana | Primaluna | Pusiano | Robbiate | Rogeno | Rovagnate | Santa Maria Hoe | Sirone | Sirtori | Sueglio | Suello | Taceno | Tremenico | Valgreghentino | Valmadrera | Varenna | Vendrogno | Vercurago | Verderio Inferiore | Verderio Superiore | Vestreno | Vigano

What to see

  • Many beautiful itineraries are possible, as those following the places described in Alessandro Manzoni's Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed)
  • the natural landscapes painted by Leonardo da Vinci (the lakes Oggiono and Garlate, the Lecco valley, the mountain crests in the backgrounds of Mona Lisa, the Virgin of the Rocks and others).

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