Abbazia di Piona
Castello di Vezio
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Lonely Planet review
About 3km south of Colico, the Abbazia di Piona , a Cistercian abbey, is a pocket of peace. From the lakeside, SS36, follow the narrow road for 2km; the last stretch is cobbled.