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Beautiful cloisters

We arrived by ferry, the walk from the boat to the abbey only takes a few minutes. However there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ES1211
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Reading, United Kingdom
The Views!!!

We were only in Colico for 24 hours so while my husband was working I drove from Colico to the... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Flynfnp
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Cross Roads, TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived by ferry, the walk from the boat to the abbey only takes a few minutes. However there are not many boats calling in each day, so you have to be careful timing your visit. We did not think that getting to the abbey...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were only in Colico for 24 hours so while my husband was working I drove from Colico to the Abbazia di Pione. The drive is not long (6-10 miles from town center) and pretty well marked. It is quite narrow as you are going...More

1  Thank Flynfnp
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Time.....slows.....down.....just as you enter the Abbey. Well preserved. Well maintained. A place of reverence, serenity and history. Worth the visit, just to walk the grounds and enter into the courtyard and chapel.

1  Thank Watermark00
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We left our car right at the parking when you drive of the main road. There you can start a walk through the forest. With great lakeviews, not crowded, realy peacefull. We walked up and down a 5,5 km in total, a perfect walk. It...More

1  Thank sgoorts
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Boat timings allowed us just over an hour at the Abbazia di Piona. That was sufficient for our purposes, our main interest being in seeing the abbey, and particularly its cloisters, and the ancient well paintings therein. A real sense of history there which certainly...More

1  Thank robertaberdeen71
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. Historically not to meaningful but peaceful and beautiful. It is a nice walk with great views of Lake Como. It is more spiritual and historical. There is a store where you can buy good made by the monks...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The boat - only one service a day - gave us one hour there. The cloister was peaceful, and the church, and there is a grotto with some pilgrims. The souvenir shop has biscuits and another shop offers liqueurs....More

Thank GYWX
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It might be a little bit far off but nevertheless it was worth it! It's a picturesque and peaceful place, you can explore the church and monastery buildings or just walk around the olive grove. The Limoncello crafted by the monks is one of the...More

Thank alexaustria21
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is a beautiful place - silent and relaxing. You can walk through the ancient abbey, enjoying the view of the place as well as lake Como. The shop is so nice, with all kinds of sweets and remedies made by the monks and nuns...More

Thank Patriciapalazzo
Reviewed 1 November 2016

the way to the abbazia is very nice , country side way tour, its nice in sunny day but I prefer a autumnal atmosphere or early spring as there is some water on walls and plants . the abbazia is very ancient and has a...More

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Things to do in abbazia di piona
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There are regular ferry boats, every hour as I recall, that serve a number of towns around the lake. Think of it as mini-cruise to see the lake rather than a shuttle.
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