Dongo Information

Dongo (Como)

Coordinates:46°8'0"N 9°17'0"E
Altitude:210 m. s.l.m.
Surface:7,5 km²
Density:496 ab/km²
Postal code:22014
Dialing code:0344
Patron Saint:Saint Stefano

Fortnightly market in Dongo

Dongo market1st and 3rd Thursday morning of the month - Piazza Paracchini

Dongo Useful Telephone - (Dialing code Italy: +39)

Tourist Cooperative ImagoPiazza Paracchini 6 - tel. 0344 82572
Dongo CarabineerVia Gentile 4 - tel. 0344 81236
Dongo Customs OfficerVia Falck 2 - tel. 0344 82552
Dongo Post officeVia Don Manzi 18 - tel. 0344 81347
Dongo City HallPiazza Paracchini - tel. 0344 81333
Drugstore Dr. Pecis - DongoPiazza Paracchini - tel. 0344 81248

Fairs and festivals Dongo

LarioFest - (Fast Aid C.R.I.)July
Annual Dongo FeastMay
Patron Saint dayDecember 26th - Saint Stefano



Today Garavedona is an important commercial and a summer vacation centre. Among the buildings stands out that which once belonged to the Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio, called the palace of the four towers, designed by Pellegrini in the late 1500s.


Lake Como Cuisine

Typical Lake Como cuisine

Dried shad, called misultitt or missultin in dialect, were at one time a precious food for inhabitants of Lake Como; the particular processing allowed them to be conserved for more than a year - excellent traditional Lake’s Como cuisine.

Lario Cuisine



Musso is a town rich with history: in the thirteenth century the area was the feud of Malacrida family, allies to the Duchy of Milan. In 1522, Gian Giacomo Medici, called the Medeghino, stormed the castle and enlarged the fortifications.