The city of Lecco is situated on "that side of the Lake of Como", which was so dear to Alessandro Manzoni, and where he set his great novel I Promessi Spossi. Exactly at the point where the lake ends and the river Adda continues its flow.
The city is surrounded by mountains of extraordinary beauty, and its mild climate is typical of lake areas. The city of Lecco offers visitors the possibility of touring its historic center, whose origins go back to pre-Roman times, but which developed mostly during the Middle Ages, as well as many other occasions to relax and have fun.
Throughout its history, Lecco has attracted poets, artists and scientists who have contributed to its historic and artistic patrimony. Every year, thousands of tourist from all over the world come to Lecco to follow their footsteps, and to rediscover the immense beauty of timeless itineraries.