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A day a Bellano

To spend a day between nature and history

Bellano is a small village of 3.254 inhabitants located about 4 km from Varenna.

Accessible by train or boat, Bellano houses two wonders of nature and history, interesting destinations for visitors to the Lake Como: 



The gorge is a natural gorge created by the river Pioverna whose waters, over the centuries, have shaped gigantic potholes and suggestive caverns. A concrete walkway allows visitors to admire the beauty of a truly unique place.

Open from April to September every day 10.00 am / 01.00 pm and 02.00 / 07.00 pm
Opened in July/August 10.00 am / 07.00 pm and in the evening 08:45 / 10:00 pm
Open from October to March weekends and holidays 10.00 / 12.30 am and 02.30 / 05.00 pm

Adults Euro 3,00
Children 3/14 years old Euro 2,50
Groups minimun 15 people Euro 2,50 on request

"The houese og the old radios" in local dialet

The museum collection welcomes and offers the visitor an impressive number of antique radios and gramophones. The museum space is organized into six sections arranged in chronological order: the area dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, one dedicated to American radio, the section of the Fascist period, gramophones with discs, one with the first postwar recorders wire and finally the Department sixties.

Among the rare memorabilia radio stands out the first radio Marconi 1923, the Milan Radio 1929, a gramophone dated 1897 with the first disc of cardboard, an Edison gramophone roller wax and many vinyl records with songs of the fifties and many other curiosity, all working.

Open from May to August from Tuesday to Sunday
10.00 / 12.30 am and 02.30 /  7.00 pm

Open from September to April on Saturdays and Sundays
10.00 / 12.30 am and 02.30 / 07.00 pm

Opening on reservation for other days