Check-in in Barzio, via Milano
Hi! If you are seeing this page, you have already booked our apartment in Barzio. Here you will find some information that might be useful for your arrival and stay.
How to reach the apartment
If you come from Milan, follow S36 road. When you will be passing Lecco (after a long tunnel), take the exit to Valsassina and follow the street. When you reach a huge roundabout in Ballabio continue towards Valsassina to the Colli di Balisio, where you will find a Brico Center (on the left). At this point at the roundabout you can decide to continue towards the valley and go up towards Barzio, or follow the road to the right that passes through Maggio and Cremeno. In both cases, you will arrive on the Via Provinciale of Barzio from where you should turn to via Milano.
The house is located on via Milano, it is slightly outside of the historic center, so you have a benefit of having a private parking (rare in Barzio) and easy car access (you do not need to drive on narrow streets) staying in any case in a couple of minutes walk from the main attractions. On via Milano turn followng the indication that you will see on your left “via Milano, civici 50, 52, 52A, 52B”. The condominium parking will be the first on the left.
To reach the center by foot you can continue walking along the via Milano until the Bar Sole&Luna and from there take via Manzoni or turn to the right to via Martiri Patrioti Barziesi. There is also a ver nice pedestrian path that takes directly to the center along a spring. To reach it cross the street in front of the house, go to via privata Buzzoni until you reach the connection to the pedestrian path.
By public transport
It is not easy to move in Valsassina by public transport, however it is possible. Barzio is connected to Lecco by bus n.D35. It goes every 30-60 min, but doesn’t go at night. From Lecco you can easily move by trains and boats.
There are websites https://www.leccotrasporti.it/ and https://lineelecco.it/ where you can check the exact schedule, but they are pretty hard to navigate. We would recommend using the Moovit app to control the schedule. You can buy tickets on board of some buses, or in tobacco shops (tabaccheria). On board the price is always higher. Always check schedule in advance!
Check our post about the public transport in the area to know more!
From Barzio you can take a cable car to go to Piani di Bobbio. The schedule changes depending on the season, so always check it, but usually it is open from 8.30 till 17.00 with a lunch break. The cost is 8 euro in one direction and 13 euro in both directions. Discounts for kids.
In winter season it is better to by the cable car tickets and ski passes online in advance, because there can be huge lines in the morning. Also there is a discount for those who buy ski passes 24h in advance. A bus connecting the village to the ski lift is passing nearby.
There is another cable car nearby that connects Moggio and Piani d’Artavaggio. It is a well a very nice area both in summer and winter! There are only a couple of slopes, but it can be nice for beginners and families with kids. It is also very nice for snow shoeing! You can reach Moggio by foot (about 40min), by bus or by car.
Usually, we always aim to meet our guests personally. However, it is not always possible for various reasons. In case if we cannot be there, we will leave you detailed instructions on how to reach the apartment.
Booklet of the house
In the following booklet, you will find details about the apartment and the surrounding area. You will find a printed copy upon your arrival.
In case of any problems, contact us directly on WhatsApp or by calling!
See you very soon,
Maria and Sergio