Zucco of Sileggio ( 1368 m ) is an interesting panoramic point on Mandello del Lario , and a good trip destination in all the seasons , especially thanks to its suggestive views on Lake Como , on its mountains and on the surrounding area.
Once that you arrived to Zucco of Sileggio , you can find the characteristic cross in steel , embroidered with a magnific view on the city , and a friendly bell ; going to the north , you can see a bivouac , dedicated to the professor Mario Sforza.
There are different itineraries to reach Zucco of Sileggio : the easier one is on the southwest side and going through Zucco of Tura :
- from Somana , in 2 hours and 15 minutes following trail signs 17 / 17 A ( direct route )
- from Somana , in 2 hours and 30 minutes following trail signs 17 / 17 A ( route Alpe di Era , Cà di Angiolitt and Bocchetta di Verdascia )
- from Somana , in 2 hours and 30 minutes following trail signs 17 / 17 B ( route Santa Maria and Zucco of Tura ) – the final stretch could be passed using metallic staircases ( 30 m ) or crossing a more comfortable route
- from Somana , in 2 hours and 30 minutes following trail signs 17 C / 17 A ( route Saioli )
Discover also the route from Mandello to Zucco of Manavello.
We are grateful to CAI Grigne – Mandello del Lario section for the information , for more details go to the website : www.caigrigne.it
Photos by Marco Pugliese and Leonardo Panzeri