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What an achivement

While out walking we saw this little church perched high halfway down a steep mountainside, and I... read more

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jules102016
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Norwich, United Kingdom
The most memorable thing of our 2 weeks

We came across this by accident on a boat trip from Bellagio (where we were staying for a week). We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil O
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Griante, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

While out walking we saw this little church perched high halfway down a steep mountainside, and I laughed, we should go up there ! We bumped into a chap who said it's accessible via a tree lined path so you won't be in direct sun...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this by accident on a boat trip from Bellagio (where we were staying for a week). We noticed the church, perched high up, with seemingly no way to it and then saw the sign, put 2 and 2 together and set off....More

Thank Neil O
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We visited Cadennabia in 2013 on our last day in Lake Como and marvelled at the church up on the hill and promised ourselves that we would come back and hike up there. Which is what we did today! Start from the street on the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I had read on Trip Advisor about this hike to St. Martino Church with its rewards of views of the lake set in the Grigne range and decided to give it a try. This is located on the side of the mountain with a steady...More

3  Thank Kiskatom
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This hike is well worth the effort. We walked from the Grand Hotel Tremezzo up through the town of Caddenabio to find the start of the path. It is rigorous at points but it is all walking, no climbing. The reward at the top is...More

Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I probably shouldn't even mention this place, but since it does take some effort, I don't suppose it will be over run any time soon. The walk from the parking area takes about 40 minutes and is moderately steep in places. Our visit was a...More

3  Thank ken k
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It is a bit of steep hike (about 45 minutes) but the views from the top are amazing. It might be one of the very few easily accessible points where you can see the lake bifurcation and both legs. In my opinion as essential as...More

Thank Kk-22-11-12
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a destination not for the faint-hearted. Situated at the top of very steep pathways overshadowed by the mass of cliff face above the views of the lake from this high vantage point are spectacular. There is no vehicular road access and it appears...More

1  Thank Lyn E
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

just come back from a week in Cadenabbia. Visited the San Martino church. A bit unsure whether we would make it at first, but kept on going!! glad we did as the views are fantastic. The walk is not as steep as you think, and...More

1  Thank mail247
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This walk takes you through the village of Griante, up a medium steepness path to the church of San Martino. Best done early morning if it is a sunny day as it is quite strenuous, but not scary steep. Climbing out of the village, the...More

2  Thank Wizzer-Cat
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