ELEGANCE & DESIGN IN THE HEART OF COMO
IN THE HEART OF COMO, JUST STEPS FROM ALL ITS BEAUTIES
Duomo di Como
Only 250 meters far from the hotel you can visit the famous “Duomo di Como”: the cathedral and the near “Palazzo del Broletto”, with its gothic elegance. Located near the lake, it represents one of the must considerable monuments of northern Italy and milestone to know the city.
Piazza San Fedele
100 meters far from the hotel there’s the beautiful Piazza S. Fedele, with its Baroque Basilica in Romanesque style. Old Market Square up to 800, now is a lively pedestrian area, attended for shopping and tourism, thanks to the characteristic market of antiques and crafts that populates it every Saturday.
5 minutes ‘walk to reach the characteristic Gate Tower which rises 350 meters far from the hotel. An imposing medieval fortress whose walls surround the entire historic center of Como, Porta Torre, with its 40 meters high, is an extraordinary example of military architecture of the Romanesque tradition
300 meters far from the hotel you can visit the beautiful Teatro Sociale, where you can see prose and concerts in a theatre of 1813. Known for its neoclassical façade, the Teatro Sociale, in its history, hosted famous artists: like Niccolò Paganini, Giuditta Pasta and Francesco Tamagno.
Situated in the middle of the historic center, Avenue Hotel let you discover Como with beautiful walks throughout old houses, palaces, streets, courtyards, towers, medieval walls and churches. The tight medieval streets, our days full of elegant shops, meets beautiful squares, always full of tourists, stands, carousels and music concerts.
Casa del Fascio
400 meters far from the hotel there’s the ex “Casa del Fascio” of Como, a famous work of Giuseppe Terragni Italian architect. It is cited as an exemplary manifestation of the rationalistic architecture. Also called “Palazzo Terragni”, is characterized by surfaces arranged in parts some full and some empty, which mark an essential but effective game, with suggestive effects of light and transparency.
Less than a kilometer far from the hotel you can visit the War Memorial designed by Giuseppe Terragni. The building, with its particular form of 33 meters high tower, opened by large windows, preserved in the shrine a granite monolith with the name of 650 Como fallen in the First World War.
Palazzo del Broletto
Next to the Duomo, 250 meters far from the hotel, stands the magnificent Palazzo del Broletto. Erected in 1215, flanked by the civic tower in ashlar stones, it was the original site in the Middle Ages of the City Council. Subsequently used as a theater before and then as an archive, it is now used for exhibitions and public events.
Less than 500 meters far from the hotel you can reach the splendid panorama of Lake Como, with its famous lake promenade. A walk along the shore of the lake where you can admire the beautiful natural and architectural landscape that history has preserved to our days.