Province of Lecco

Set in the mountains, rich in waterways and with nature that seems to gather around the uncontaminated valleys and the great Lago del Lario. It is the province of Lecco, the main destination for travelers visiting the Lombardy region that offers visitors unmistakable jagged peaks, pristine natural parks, excellent quality food (appreciated and recognized in every part of the Peninsula) and suggestive walks along the great Lake of Lecco - or Lecco branch. But the province is not only unspoiled nature and "good food". There are in fact numerous tourist attractions dedicated to young and old that can be appreciated in the province of Lecco. Naturalistic excursions, climbing, horseback riding, hang-gliding flights in one of the many natural parks and the possibility to cross the large lake on board of boats that will take you on guided tours among the Lake's communities and in particular the towns of Bellagio, Varenna and Maneggio. The province of Lecco includes 85 municipalities in all: among the main the homonymous provincial capital but also the Bellagio town "la perla del Lario" and the municipality of Merate, among the most populous of the province. On the characteristics of the territory, the province of Lecco has a total area of ​​about 800 km² and borders to the north-west with Switzerland (Canton Ticino), to the east with the province of Bergamo and Sondrio, to the south with the province of Monza and of Brianza and Milan.

Lecco

Lecco (Source: Marco Varisco - CC BY SA 2.0)

How to reach the province of Lecco

By car

Numerous and functional are the motorway arteries and the ring roads present in the province of Lecco, which connect the provincial capital and the main localities with the nearby cities of Milan, Como, Bergamo and Sondrio in Lombardy, but also with the localities of Italy like Turin, Venice, Rome and Florence. Among the main road arteries that cross the territory of Cremona the highway SS36 ("New Valsassina") that from Lecco leads to the cities of Como and Milan and the SS342 state road that from the territory of Lecco reaches the city of Bergamo. Furthermore, please note that the main localities in Lombardy as the capital of Lecco have established the LTZ within its historical center. To avoid long delays in access passages for cars are available parking lots for public transportation (in Via Parini), or through the rental service with driver (NCC) offered by Bravodriver.com , which will allow you to reach comfortably the province of Brescia by car through profiled drivers and vehicles suitable to meet every need.

By plane

The province of Lecco does not have an airport in its territory but is in any case served, a short distance, from the airports of Milan-Linate (about 60 km) and Bergamo "Orio al Serio" (about 45 km). Greater, however, the distance with the Milan-Malpensa airport, which is about 70 km from the capital of Lecco. The presence of the three international airports guarantees direct connections not only with the main Italian destinations (Alghero, Bari, Brindisi, Cagliari, Catania, Crotone, Lamezia Terme, Palermo, Pescara, Trapani, Naples and Rome), but also with the most renowned capitals European companies through low-cost airlines. To reach the Milan Malpensa airport, the "Malpensa Express" service is recommended, which connects the Milan airport with the Milan-Central railway station and Milan-Porta Garibaldi, which provide direct connections to the Lecco railway station. For Milan-Linate, the "Starfly" bus service is recommended, which will take you directly to the Milan-Central station, from which you can proceed to the Lecco railway station. Instead, from the Orio al Serio airport you can use the "Airport bus" service that will take you to the Bergamo railway station. From here numerous train connections are guaranteed with the Lecco station and the main destinations of the province.

By train or bus

The entire province of Lecco, located in a strategic position in the Lombardy region, is served by a dense railway network that offers regional, national (Turin, Venice, Florence, Rome and Naples) and international connections, even with high-speed routes. The main hub lies in the capital: from Lecco, in fact, depart every day convoys from Piazza Cavour managed by Trenitalia that connect the provincial capital with the stations of Milan-Central (about 35 minutes), Bergamo (about 40 minutes), Sondrio ( about 80 minutes) and Como (about 90 minutes) To find timetables, destinations and promotions, it is advisable to visit the website of the transport company, where it will also be possible to buy the ticket. To reach the province of Lecco by bus, it is possible to use the transport service offered by many private companies of extra-urban buses. Most of the buses that serve in the territory leave and arrive from the bus station of Lecco (Piazza Lega Lombarda). From the bus station the company "Lecco Trasporti" offers connections with all the localities of the province and with the main cities in Lombardy such as Milan, Bergamo, Como and Sondrio.