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Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. It is situated on the northern arm of Lake Como, where the river Adda enters the lake. Colico is the most important city in the northern part of Lake Como, which is often identified as its Colico branch.Colico is a local transport hub, with boats to Como and Lecco, as well as trains and roads to Milan (via the eastern shore of the lake, Lecco and Brianza), to Chiavenna, and eastwards to Bolzano, via Passo dello Stelvio.The Piona Abbey is located in the communal territory, in the Olgiasca peninsula.GeographyColico is dominated by Monte Legnone, at 2609m above sea level, and high foothills. Near Colico is an important natural reserve, the migration corridor of the Pian di Spagna (in the province of Como). The two main waterways of Colico are Inganna and Perlino; the river Adda is a natural boundary between the provinces of Como and Lecco.Main sightsFortsFort Montecchio, a fort built during World War IFort Fuentes, a fort built by the Spanish governor of Milan in the early 17th century Colico is in Lake Como. Add Colico and other destinations to your itinerary using our Italy holiday planning website, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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