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Salita Serbelloni, Bellagio

By Tdominici
Salita Serbelloni, BellagioPainting by: Teresa Dominici, Acrylic on canvas, Year: 2012, Commission-Sold.
This is Salita Serbelloniin the gorgeous little town of Bellagio (is considered by some to be one of the most beautiful towns in Europe) on the famous Lago di Como in Northern Italy
Poets and artists have been drawn to Bellagio and Lago di Como for centuries.
"Salita Serbelloni" is a steep set of steps which ascend from the Lungo Lario Manzoni ( in Borgo all the way to Via Garibaldi on the edge of the Villa Serbelloni's property. The Salita Serbelloni is known to locals as "il Fossato" or the ditch, because long ago it was a ditch used in defending the old town. Portions of the thick town walls in which there were three gateways can still be seen.
Today, there are shops, restaurants and hotels on the town's waterfront, and the
Salita Serbelloni has also evolved into a center for activity with many shops, cafes and some small, quaint hotels on each side of the many steps leading to the top

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By: Vacanze Lago, http://www.vacanzelago.com/en/

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