Forte Fuentes

Colico, Lombardia 23823, IT
Phone: 0341 295720/1- Fax: 0341286231

Category: Villa&Castle

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Built from 1603 by Spanish Governor Pedro Enriquez de Acevedo Count of Fuentes in order to face the threatening neighbours, the Grigioni people, in a strategical zone overlooking the Valchiavenna and Valtellina outlets, Fuentes Fort, with its irregular plan, is 300 meters long and 125 meters large and is composed by a U-shaped building, where were located the guards quarters, the Governor Palace, a church, a mill and a bakery, a few water tanks and the underground stores. Nowadays the Spanish Fort, owed by the Lecco District Office, offers to visitors the peace of the grand landscape of the upper Lario.


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