Somasca Castle

Lecco, Italy

Castello dell’Innominato ('the unnamed castle') history dates back to the Carolingian period. At that time on the hill of Somasca, the upper district of Vercurago, there was a signalling tower, that became a fortress some centuries later (documented in 1158). From 1454 this land felt into the clutches of the Republic of Venice and the Adda River became the natural border between the Serenissima (Venice) and the duchy of Milan.The fortress was destroyed by the French, who begun some months before a war against Venice and the bailey was shelled by the Russian in 1799 during the battle between the Napoleonic troops and the Austro-Russian.

today the stone arch, small chapel and walls remain. From the bailey you can admire the wonderful landscapes and sights on the eastern branch of Lake Como to the Alps (north) and the flow of the Adda River (south).

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Gabriele De Mattia (18 months ago)
Bellissimo pub immerso tra le montagne, con decorazioni stile medievale davvero molto curate. Ottime birre e cocktails, a volte vi offrono pure degli stuzzichini. Mi è capitato di essere lì quando c'è qualche band del luogo ed il locale è veramente stracolmo, ma quando non ci sono eventi è molto vuoto. Penso che il loro problema sia la poca visibilità e dovrebbero fare qualcosa per risolverlo, perché il pub merita molto!
davide lambrughi (18 months ago)
Locale amichevole con ottimi prezzi e servizi il tutto dentro un bellissimo parco che infonde relax, la musica rock la fa da padrone
Miky Vim (19 months ago)
Location unica con vista del lago. Ottimi cocktail e piadine strepitose. Lo staff è impeccabile e ci si sente a casa
Stefano Tartaglia (20 months ago)
Locale veramente bello. Immerso nel verde con una vista lago magnifica. I proprietari sono veramente bravi e tutto lo staff gentilissimo. Gran bel pub.
Luca Zanella (20 months ago)
Location spettacolare in collina, musica dal vivo, spazi esterni belli e fruibili
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