The ancient settlement of Roman origin, lies in a large valley shaded by woods and dominated by a lovely castle.

There is little information about the history and the economic and tourist development of the municipality, but we do know that here were born remarkable artistic personalities, include for example the architect of Lorenzo Zones that participated in the construction of the Cathedral of Como and to Milan at the end of 300, the designer of the palace of Ludwigsburg Donato Giuseppe Frisoni, GB Aliprandi, who was an architect, U.K. Barberini, remarkable plastic artist active in the '600 in Como, Vienna and Vicenza and finally great painters of the eighteenth century as Giulio Quaglio, operating in Ljubljana, in Friuli and the Lario and Joshua and Carlo Scotti painters in Germany and in Leningrad.

The country had its heyday in the eighteenth century when it was founded even the Drawing Academy.



See also:

 • San Fedele Intelvi »
 • Lanzo Intelvi »
 • Schignano »
 • Cerano Intelvi »
 • Pellio Intelvi »
 • Pigra »

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