Day 1 - 8.30 HOURS - WAKE UP
9.00 HOURS - WALK TO MADONNA DEL SOCCORSO
Walk to Madonna del Soccorso following the directions from Ossuccio. On the uphill path you can stop to watch the chapels on the Via Crucis.
9.45 HOURS - MADONNA DEL SOCCORSO AND ZOCA DE L'OLI
Arrival and visit to the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Soccorso. From the church square you can enjoy a wonderful view on the “Zoca de l’Oli”.
10.15 HOURS - DEPARTURE TO S. BENEDETTO
Departure for the Abbey of San Benedetto in Val Perlana.
11.45 HOURS - ARRIVAL TO S. BENEDETTO
Arrival at the Abbey, packed lunch; as an alternative you can go back to Madonna del Soccorso and have lunch in the nearby inn.
15.00 HOURS - OSSUCCIO AND SANTA MADDALENA
Arrival in Ossuccio near the Antiquarium and the Church of Santa Maria Maddalena with the beautiful Romanic bell tower.
15.30 HOURS - DEPARTURE TO COMACINA ISLAND
Departure by boat to Comacina Island (info and costs on the site www.isola-comacina.it).
15.45 HOURS - COMACINA ISLAND
Visit of the Island, and of its historical, archaeological and scenic treasures.
17.30 HOURS - RETURN TO OSSUCCIO
Return to Ossuccio, dinner and overnight staying.
Day 2 - 8.30 HOURS - WAKE UP
Rise/ arrival in Lenno (bus C10 or ferry)/breakfast.
9.00 HOURS - LENNO, S. STEFANO AND S. GIOVANNI
Visit to the village centre and visit to the Church of Santo Stefano and to the Baptistery of San Giovanni.
10.30 HOURS - DEPARTURE TO BALBIANELLO
Walk on the lake front, boarding for Villa Balbianello (info www.fondoambiente.it). On Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday the Villa can also be reached on foot from Lenno on the indicated path.
11.00 HOURS - BALBIANELLO
Visit to the villa and its wonderful park.
13.00 HOURS - LUNCH
Return to Lenno/ lunch.