Villa Faccanoni

Lake Iseo

On the riverfront a little over 1km from the centre, this lovely stile liberty villa was designed by Giuseppe Sommaruga and built in 1907. The best views of this private property are from the lake.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Lake Iseo attractions

1. Riserva Naturale Torbiere del Sebino

3.58 MILES

These 2-sq-km protected wetlands were formed from 18th-century peat beds. A reed-fringed 4km walking path – partly on muddy tracks, partly on wooden…

2. Monastero San Pietro in Lamosa

4.01 MILES

An 11th-century monastery founded by the Cluniac monks who first started to cultivate the region. On weekends you can visit the church and have a look at…

3. Castello del Grumello

5.28 MILES

A 9km detour southwest of Sarnico brings you to Grumello del Monte, dominated by a partly overgrown Castello del Grumello, now part of a winery where you…

4. Monte Isola

6.11 MILES

Monte Isola towers from the south end of Lake Iseo, making it easily the lake's most intriguing feature. It's Europe's largest lake island, at 4.28 sq km,…

5. Oratorio di Suardi

6.21 MILES

The highlight of this small atmospheric chapel is the collection of vibrant frescoes by Lorenzo Lotto depicting stories of St Barbara and St Brigid. Lotto…

6. Castello di Bornato

6.37 MILES

Five kilometres south of Provaglio, in the hamlet of Bornato, stands a 13th-century castle, with imposing crenellated walls, and a Renaissance villa set…

7. Lake Endine

7.14 MILES

Lovely, mirror-still Lake Endine is surrounded by woods and reed banks. Tranquillity is assured on this lake where motorboats are banned. Lakeside paths…

8. Esmate

8.67 MILES

The hamlet of Esmate provides a scenic vantage point over the northern end of Lake Iseo. The views are good from the churchyard but breathtaking if you…