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Cernobbio is located on the western shore of Lake Como and lies at the foot of Mount Bisbino. Between the blue of the lake and the green of the mountains, the village leaves one breathless with its scenic beauty and stately homes. In addition to art and culture, Cernobbio offers an evocative panorama and a relaxing environment, ideal for those who love nature and want to immerse themselves in this magnificent dreamlike atmosphere.



villa bernasconi

Villa Bernasconi is one of the most important examples of Art Nouveau style, built between 1905 and 1906 by architect Alfredo Campanini for engineer Davide Bernasconi, who founded the “silk weaving mills” in Cernobbio. The villa is located within the so-called “citadel of silk” , the architectural design consisting of the soft, free and dynamic forms proposes a decorative system that tells the life cycle of the silkworm and the fruits of the mulberry plant, a eulogy to the entrepreneurial activity of the owner. The interior also features numerous Art Nouveau decorations. Today the villa is home to a museum.

(Fonte Immagine: Dario Crespi, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)


old town

The village of Cernobbio offers breathtaking scenic beauty; unspoiled nature blends with monuments rich in charm and history. Strolling through the village’s quaint streets is like immersing yourself in a fairy-tale setting. The main nucleus of Cernobbio is Piazza Castello, particular for the half-timbered houses that can be seen. One of the most characteristic buildings to visit is the shrine dedicated to the town’s patron saint St. Vincent Martyr and Deacon of Zaragoza.


monte bisbino

The surroundings of the village of Cernobbio allow nature walks that are not to be missed if you want to be in touch with nature. One of the most exciting routes is to Mount Bisbino, a mountain that lies on the border between Italy and Switzerland with an altitude of 1314 meters. The summit can be reached starting from the historic center of Cernobbio, the route is punctuated by numerous points of historical and artistic interest that allows you to enjoy the places but above all to savor the view from the top of Lake Como. Reaching the summit there is a shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, refreshments and a small local history museum.

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