The territory around Santa Maria Rezzonico spreads out from the north-west coast of Lake Como to the foot of Monte Bregagno, where the hamlets lie. Rezzonico is a small village of houses and towers, narrow streets, steep roads with arcades and porticos. In the past it was an important nucleus dominated by the Della Torre family. The Castle Della Torre was built during the 10th century and it belonged to of whom today remains the Castello della Torre, a little more than 200 meters above the waters edge, of which remain only the foundations of the wall and a 14th century crenulated Tower, which is now a private house. It is good starting point for mountain excursions and for trekking in the mountains towards Bregnano and to the lake resorts nearby like Piona and its Abbey. TO VISIT: Parrish church of Santa Maria Assunta, built in 1462 for the Dominican friars. The bell tower shows sign of roman origins. It has one nave and on the façade of the church an interesting marble portal represents the symbols of the Passion of Jesus, on its left there is a Madonna with Child carved in marble from Musso. Inside, the first chapel was decorated by Sigismondo de Magistris in 1541 and shows the “Madonna della Misericordia”.Villa Camilla. The Villa has a wonderful position facing southeast, right in the centre lake. From here you can enjoy a wonderful panorama of the three branches of Lake Como and the surrounding mountains.. It is a mid XIX century building and has always belonged to the Milanese family of Marquis of Rozzano who used it as a holiday home. Inside the villa has mosaic floorings and a wonderful wooden staircase. The park remained as it was 150 years ago, with its terraced gardens, and secular trees and plants.
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