of Como. ARGEGNO. 26. Route. 175
Moltrasio (P; Ristor. Caramaz-
za; Ristor. Roma), rising in ter-
races on the steep slope, with
Local Steamer to Como, see p. 167.
ÍJWo(P); then CarateLario(V;
Hót.-Pens. Lario, R. from IV4,
pens. 6-8 fr.), Lag\io, and Ger-
manello, all with attractive villas.
On the bank of the lake is the
pyramidaltomb, 65 ft. high, ofDr.
Frank of Pavia (d. 1842).
Torriggia (P; Ristor. Casarico);
on the promontory the Villa Cetti.
Brienno (P), embosomed in
laurels. Monte Legnone and
Monte Legnoncino (p. 180) are
distinctly visible towards the N.E.
Argegno (P; Alb. Belvedere;
Alb. d'Argegno; Ristor. Spinelli,
with bedrooms), at the mouth of
the fertile Intelvi Valley.
A carriage-road leads henee viá
Casliglione d'Intelvi (1970 ft.; Alb.-
Riator. Castiglione) and San Fedele
¡X Intelvi (2556 ft.; Alb. San Fedele,
with garden, pens. incl. wine 6 fr.)
to Lanzo d'Intelvi (p. 183; omn. 2-4
times daily, 2 fr. 80 c) in one direc¬
tion, and in the other to Osteno
(p. 183). — About, 7 M. to the S.W.
of Argegno, on the slope ofthe<Saiío
Gordona (4620 ft.), stands the Pensione
Prabello (3935 ft.; open May-Nov.).
Colonno (B); thenSaZa(P), op¬
posite the small island of Coma-
cina, frequently mentioned in the
annals of mediseval warfare, with
the small church of San Giovanni.
Campo (P ; Ristor.-Pens. Gan-
dolfl). On the Punta d'Avedo, a
promontory which here projeets
far into the lake, glitters the
Villa Arconati (flne *View).
In the bay lie Lenno (P; Hót.-
Pens. Regina, by the pier, pens.
5-8 fr.. well spoken of; Alb.-
Ristor. Brentani, in the village),
with an oíd octagonal baptistery,
Torno (P; Albergo Belvedere;
Ristor. al Vapore) has a pretty
church andissurroundedby villas.
Local Steamer to Como, see p. 167;
Road to Como, see p. 169.
Villa Pliniana, in the bay of
Molina, erected in 1570 by Count
Anguissola, is now tho property
of the Marchesa Trotti. It derives
its ñame of Pliniana from a
neighbouring spring which daily
changes its level, a peculiarity
mentioned both by the younger
and the older Pliny.
Riva di Palanzo (P) and Pog-
nana (B); then Quarzano and
Nesso (P), at the mouth of the
Val di Nesso, which ascends to
the Piano del Tivano (3800 ft.),
with a waterfall in a narrow gorge.
I Beyond Cavagnola we obtain
I a *View of the Punta d'Avedo
! and Bellagio.
j Near Lezzeno (P; Osteria del
i Grottino, to the right of the pier) is
! one ofthedeepestpartsof the lake.
Farther on is the Grotta del Búlga¬
ro, a partly artificial cave, scarcely
accessible except by boat (adm.
1 fr.; open from March to Nov.).
San Giovanni di Bellagio (P),
with a church containing an altar-
piece by Gaud. Ferrari: Christ
in glory, with saints and donors.
The beautiful garden of the Villa
Trotti combines the luxuriance
of a S. vegetation with English-
like expanses of turf.
Villa Besana, formerly Poldi,
contains the modern mausoleum
of the last of the Gonzagas, in
the form of a round Romanesque
tower. Fine view. Visitors are
admitted to the beautiful garden