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Menaggio (Italy)
Country Italy
region Lombardy
province Como  (CO)
Local name Menas
Coordinates 46 ° 1 '  N , 9 ° 14'  E Coordinates: 46 ° 1 '0 "  N , 9 ° 14' 0"  E
height 202  m slm
surface 13 km²
Residents 3,124 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 240 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 22017
prefix 0344
ISTAT number 013145
Popular name menaggini
Patron saint Stephen ( December 26th )
Website Menaggio
Menaggio Santo Stefano.JPG
The municipality of Menaggio in the province of Como
Menaggio (1890-1900)

Menaggio is an Italian municipality with 3124 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in Lombardy in the province of Como .


Menaggio is located on the west bank of Lake Como at the mouth of the Sanagra . To the west of the village is the Valle Menaggio , through which a connecting path leads via Porlezza to Lugano in Switzerland . The municipality includes the following fractions: Castello , Croce , Fossato , Loveno , Nobiallo , Sonenga .

The neighboring communities are: Grandola ed Uniti , Griante , Perledo ( LC ), Plesio , San Siro , Tremezzina and Varenna ( LC ).

Menaggio is one of the most touristy places on the lake. There are many hotels along the long lake promenade. The heart of Menaggio is Piazza Garibaldi , which lies between the lake and the Church of Santo Stefano .

In the district of Loveno above the center is the German-Italian Center Villa Vigoni , which is operated jointly by the German federal government and the Italian government.

A ferry connects Menaggio with Varenna and Bellagio on the opposite banks, between 1884 and 1939 the Menaggio-Porlezza railway ran between Porlezza on Lake Lugano and the town.


  • Villa Vigoni Centro Italo-Tedesco per l'Eccellenza Europea


  • Provost church of Santo Stefano
  • Santa Marta Church
  • Church of Santi Loreno e Agnese in the district of Loveno , with painting Madonna Addolorata
  • Church of Santi Bartolomeo e Nicola in the Nobiallo district
  • Sanctuary of the Madonna della Pace
  • San Giusto Church in the Croce district
  • San Carlo Church in the Castello district
  • Villa Erba
  • Villa Penza
  • Villa Scanavino in the district of Loveno


Town twinning



  • Anna Ferrari-Bravo, Paola Colombini: Guida d'Italia. Lombardia (esclusa Milano). Milano 1987, p. 299.
  • Lombardia - Touring club italiano, Touring Editore (1999), ISBN 88-365-1325-5 , Menaggio Online
  • Federico Cereghini, Damiano Cereghini: Nobiallo di Menaggio e il suo Santuario. Menaggio 2002

Web links

Commons : Menaggio  - album with pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence