Castello di Vezio

Lugano, Switzerland

Castello di Vezio


Castello di Vezio is a castle located nearby Varenna and Perledo, northern Italy. Characterized in the main tower by square merlons, similar to Cly Castle in Aosta Valley, it commands the Lake Como. It was once connected by walls to the village of Varenna below.

The castle was built in the late 11th-early 12th century and was restored several times in the following centuries.[1] In the late 19th century and in 1956 remains of tombs from the Iron Age, as well as weapons and armors were found in the area.

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