Piani dei Resinelli

Lake Como

About 9km northeast of Lecco, at Ballabio Superiore, a turnoff west sees you ascend about 8km of switchbacks through wooded country to Piani dei Resinelli, just for the views. The arrival point is made up of a small settlement, highland fields and woods, backed by bare rockfaces. It is a starting point for several hiking trails.

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