It stretches between Monte di Brunate, the hills of S. Eustacchio and the lake and is a very popular tourist destination throughout the year. The silk industry is important with all the activities related to it, from design to the production of fabrics and articles. It is one of the most attractive cities in Lombardy, rich in monuments, palaces and patrician villas.
– the Duomo, a jewel of Comacina art in Gothic-Renaissance style;
– the 13th century Broletto with the facade covered with bichrome strips of light and dark marble;
– the Church of San Fedele in a small square which preserves the imprint of the past in the houses that delimit it;
– the Voltiano Temple which preserves memorabilia linked to the life and activity of Alessandro Volta, the inventor of the battery.