- MOLINO EVENTS-
The mill can be visited, subject to availability, any day of the year with a guided tour (both day and evening) that can be booked by writing to email@example.com or calling +39 366 7404948 (also Whatsapp).
If you are in the area and have not booked, try to contact us by phone anyway :)
Below is also the calendar of events that are slowly recovering in compliance with the Covid19 legislation.
- Current events -
--- Eventi passati ---
European Days of Mills
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May 2022
mills and dairy open
- no reservation required -
Here is the complete program! # Spread the word
The event is dedicated to young and old and will take place in #qualunquecondizionemeteo , all within the historic #borgo of Villatico. It is possible to start the #path from the Church of San Bernardino (Piazza Giovanni Paolo II, Villatico - Colico) and move on foot following the #indications .
For #information contact the number:
+39 366 74 04 948 (also WhatsApp)
It is possible to visit the ancient and suggestive village of mills choosing between two itineraries, both suitable for adults and children and well marked (maps with details and contacts in A5 format available free of charge by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the number +39 366 7404948 - also WhatsApp):
1. Direct route between the mills (1.5 km outward + 1.5 km return; total height difference + 200m / -200m - Follow brown tourist road signs - one part is unpaved). Church of San Bernardino -> Molino Secrista -> Villatico dairy -> Molino Maufet - > Molino Seregni -> Molino Murgana;
2. Path of the Molini ring path CAI - 1B (1.5 km outward + 1.5 km return; total height difference + 200m / -200m - Follow the CAI "Anello Molini" signs - almost entirely unpaved). Church of San Bernardino -> Secrista Mill -> Villatico Dairy -> Molino Maufet -> Molini CAI Ring -> Ancient Votive Chapel -> Molino Murgana -> Molino Seregni -> return.
All the info on the route at this LINK .
c / o MOLINO MAUFET
(Via Fontanedo 33, Villatico)
Free or guided visit to the mill (Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May h. 10.00 - 18.00)
c / o MOLINO MURGANA
(Loc. Robustello, Villatico)
Free visit to the eighteenth-century mill (Sunday 22 May 2022 h. 10.00 - 18.00)
c / o MOLINO SEREGNI
(Via Fontanedo 65, Villatico)
Free visit to the eighteenth-century mill (Saturday 21 May 2022 h. 10.00 - 18.00 | Sunday h. 10.00 - 12.00)
c / o DAIRY OF VILLATICO
(Via Fontanedo 27, Villatico)
Free visit to the external wheel that fed the ancient churn;
Sale of cheeses, yoghurt, butter etc .. (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May 2022 h. 09.00 - 18.00);
c / o CHURCH OF SAN BERNARDINO
(Piazza Giovanni Paolo II, Villatico)
Free visit (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May)
c / o MUSEUM OF COUNTRY CULTURE
(Via Campione 21, Villatico)
Free visit (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May 2022 h. 14.00 - 18.00);
c / o center of Villatico
The tales of polenta (Friday 20 May h. 5.00 pm - booking recommended );
There is a picnic area equipped with tables and water in Loc. Robustello in front of Molino Murgana. Alternatively, it is possible to have a picnic near the Torre di Fontanedo. We ask everyone to respect the green and not to abandon waste.
SHOPPING, LUNCH AND DINNER IN THE VILLAGE :)
FOOD by LAURA
Do not miss in the center of the village, behind the Church of San Bernardino, the well-kept shop of Alimentari di Laura; foreign tourists have renamed it "Little Harrods" because you will really find anything there .. if you don't see something on display, ask for it and it will appear as if from a magic hat! He will also be happy to prepare excellent sandwiches for your picnic and you will find fresh croissants in the morning.
🕑 Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 07.30 - 12.30 and 16.00 - 19.30 | Sunday 7.30 - 12.00
RESTAURANT PIZZERIA (with wood oven | also take away) KU'DAMM by Cristina
In the heart of the village of Villatico, a few steps from the Church of San Bernardino you will find the delightful restaurant of Cristina, always ready to welcome you with a smile in a familiar environment and to innovate her menu whether it is pizza or fish dishes. to meat ..
🕑 Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday lunch 11.00 - 14.00 and dinner 18.00 - 00.00 | Monday closed
OSTERIA DEL ROBUSTELLO by MARCO
In Località Robustello, right where the Path of the Molini joins the Fontanedo Ring and the crossroads for San Rocco, you will find this charming Osteria immersed in the woods, housed in a 1803 house full of rustic furnishings with exposed beams and stone. Delicious typical and rustic dishes of traditional cuisine ..
🕑 Opening hours (updated to April 2022): Friday dinner only 19.00 - 22.30 | Saturday and Sunday lunch 12.00 - 14.30 and dinner 19.00 - 22.30 | Reachable both on foot (from the Sentiero dei Molini or from the Fontanedo Ring or from the Sentiero del Viandante) or by car
CONTINUE THE WALK TO THE TOWER!
From Molino Murgana it is possible to continue and easily reach in a few minutes the suggestive village of Fontanedo, the first settlement of Colico following the signs CAI "Ring of Fontanedo". Starting from 2 June 2019 it is also possible to visit the ancient and panoramic Tower of Fontanedo restored and managed by the White War Museum ( Forte Montecchio Nord And Fort of Fuentes ). Forte Montecchio Nord, Forte di Fuentes and Torre di Fontanedo have reopened their doors on Saturday 12 March 2022 and will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm! ℹ️ For any info: +39 0341 940322
Complete calendars 2022 with opening days, timetables and contacts are available at this link.
It is a beautiful medieval tower built in 1357 by Barnabò Visconti who helped to warn the local populations of possible invasions from the lake and from the land. It was redeveloped during the period of Spanish domination and remained active until the 18th century in the defensive complex that was headed by Fuentes.
The Tower can only be reached on foot:
📍 from Path of the Wayfarer ;
📍from the Robustello area;
📍 along the itinerary of the Molini “Anello Molini CAI” which starts from the Church of San Bernardino di Villatico. Once in front of Molino Murgana it is in fact possible to continue on the " CAI Ring of Fontanedo " .. and, in a few minutes on foot, visit the village of Fontanedo and the magnificent Tower, discovering, with a breathtaking view of the lake, another piece of history .. where everything for the Molini and Colico began ..
Colico Nativity Scenes - from 19 December 2021 to 6 January 2022
free admission every day
- no reservation required -
By clicking on the image you can download the map of the route that winds between Colico and its hamlets of Villatico, Curcio, Laghetto and Olgiasca! The Molino also has its own small crib, you can see it in the window to the right of the entrance door .. we recommend a visit at sunset! Have a nice walk and Merry Christmas to all :-)
Concert with pillow - Wednesday 14 July 2021 at 22.00
guided visits to the mill starting at 6.00 pm
- reservations required -
Every summer, in the magical setting of Lake Como, internationally renowned musicians give life to musical moments of great charm. These are not simple concerts but opportunities for meeting, to propose a new and intimate way to experience music, rediscovering, through listening, wonderful places between nature, art and history.
The Musica sull'Acqua Festival sees some of the most important Italian and international musicians perform, who meet in this place full of charm to create a program that involves the public in unforgettable moments.
REDUCED TICKET: up to the age of 18 and for members of the Colico Festival “Musica sull'Acqua”, Chorus Musica Viva, Experimental School of Music “R. Goitre "and Touring Club (upon presentation of a valid membership card)
FREE ENTRANCE: children up to 14 years
ONLINE PRE-SALE: on the website www.festivalmusicasullacqua.org (online purchase is strongly recommended due to COVID regulations) | EVENING TICKET OFFICE: at the place of the event, starting one hour before the start of the concert
COLICO (Villatico hamlet) - Molino Maufet
Carte blanche to MACH Orchestra Ensemble
Brahms: Sextet for strings in B flat major Op. 18 (1833-1897)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Octet for strings in E flat major Op. 20 (1809-1847)
AVAILABLE PLACES: 50
It is recommended that you bring a cushion to sit on the lawn. In case of rain the event will be held in the nearby church. From 6 pm it will be possible to visit the Mill upon reservation required:
⚠️ [ NOTICE - Update 14/07/21 h. 12.00 ]:
Due to the uncertain weather ⛈ of the last few days, together with the organization of the Musica sull'Acqua Festival, we prefer not to tempt fate and transfer tonight's concert (10pm) indoors in the beautiful Church of San Bernardino ⛪️
However, starting from 6.00 pm and until 9.30 pm we will open the doors of the Molino and if you like to pass by, you will all be welcome ♥
Colico in Cantina
15 - 21 - 22
---- Past events ---
Colico in the Cellar
The Cantine Festival, now in its eighth edition, is held here in our beautiful village of Villatico (Colico - Lc) - Lake Como, it is an event linked to the local food and wine, during which it will be possible to taste the typical products of the local cuisine excellent wine from the surrounding areas and beyond ...
The splendid cellars are located in the historic village of the Villatico hamlet, along the streets and alleys of the town, the participants in this event will be entertained by many events, music and lots of fun.
The event is organized by 15 local associations that will create a different atmosphere in each winery, offering 15 wines and heterogeneous dishes, thus giving life to an unmissable event ... And the Molino Maufet will be the 15th stop .. and a Sommelier will lead the tasting..! But this is just one of the many surprises that you will find at the Molino in the three evenings .. stay tuned!
The Festival of Wine now in its octave year, is held in the village of Colico (Lc) - Lake Como, it is an event linked to food and wine of the area, during which you can taste typical products of the local cuisine excellent wine of neighboring areas and not only ...
The magnificent cellars are located in the historic village of Villatico County, the streets and alleys of the country, the participants to this event will be entertained by many events, music and fun.
The event is organized by 15 local associations that will create a different atmosphere in each winery, offering 15 wines and diverse dishes as well, creating a great event ...
Villatico and its ancient mills
366.74 04 948