Clarion Collection Hotel Griso Lecco
Strada Provinciale 51
Phone: (39) 0341 239811
Fax: (39) 0341 2398610
This golf course can be found on the edge of the Montorfano lake in the splendid and sunny Brianza. The course was designed in 1926 by Peter Gannon and extends over magnificent woodland comprising chestnut trees, birches and pines and is considered one of the most varied and difficult courses in Europe. Every year international competitions are held here. Number of holes: 18. Par: 69. Meters of ground: 5727. The club is around 50km from Milan and is open from March to December.
This organization gives out information and leaflets on all the walks on offer in the Alto Lario. There is a path of the four valleys that leave from Breglia, over Menaggio, and through the Val Sanagra, the Val Cavargna, the Val Rezzo and Valsoda, and links Lake Como to Lake Lugano until Dasio. The route is well signposted and the walk can be divided into three stages of seven, six and five hours of walking. It also organizes things such as alpine help, young mountain groups and mountain skiing.
20km north of Milan following the A9 motorway heading for Lake Como but exiting at Lomazzo, direction Lentate-Seveso, you will come across the splendid Barlassina country club. This is one of the most prestigious golf circles of Milan and among its 300 members you will find Milan's leading industrial and financial figures. The 18 holes of this golf course are set in a pleasantly isolated area, immersed in pine trees. There is a practice ground, pro shop, bar, restaurant and a qualified team of instructors are at your disposal.
Located on the Swiss-Italian border, Mounte Generoso is a popular hiking and tourist attraction for its splendid views of the two neighboring countries and stunning woodland scenery. With a height of 1,701 meters (5,581 feet), the mountain's summit can be easily accessed by hiking trails from Mendrisio, Bellavista and Capolago. A mountain rack railway is also available and takes visitors to its very own summit station eqipped with a hotel, restaurant, viewing terrace, children's play area and picnic spots. A small chapel and an astronomical observatory are also located here. Although a steep climb, the mountain is a must visit for the stunning views it provides of the might Alps and the nearby Italian city of Milan on a clear day.
A mountain golf course, 100 meters (328 feet) above Lake Lugano in a park on the borders with Switzerland. Cretaed in 1962, planned by the architect Donald Harradine, the Lanzo Golf Club is well-known by those who frequent this holiday destination. The course, in beautiful natural surroundings, is varied and interesting. Thanks to the presence of the lake, the climate despite the altitude, is sufficiently mild. Number of holes: nine, Par: 33, Meters of golf course: 2418 (7933 feet). Open from April to the first week in November.
Arriving from Milan after the highway exit, continue to the first crossroads for Como and go on until the second where you should turn left at the sign for this center. Children and beginners can ride inside the center while more experienced riders can go out in groups with a guide. There are trips along the green fields of Pian di Spagna, facing the lake and the Adda River.
Mount San Salvatore offers both a peaceful spot in nature and a wide variety of outdoor activities. You can choose from hiking, rock climbing, walking or just relaxing at the vista points.