Torno, Lombardy

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Comune di Torno
View of Torno
View of Torno
Coat of arms of Torno
Coat of arms
Torno is located in Italy
Location of Torno in Italy
Coordinates: 45°51′N 9°7′E / 45.850°N 9.117°E / 45.850; 9.117
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Como (CO)
 • Mayor Giovanni Sala
 • Total 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,180
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tornaschi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22020
Dialing code 031
Website Official website

Torno (Lombard: Torn) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Milan and about 5 kilometres (3 mi) northeast of Como.

Torno borders the following municipalities: Blevio, Carate Urio, Como, Faggeto Lario, Moltrasio, Tavernerio.

Main sights[edit]

Sights include:

  • the Romanesque parish church of St. Tecla, it features a large Gothic rose window, and a portal dating from 1480.
  • 14th century church San Giovanni Battista del Chiodo. The Romanesque bell tower (12th century) has a Renaissance marble portal with numerous friezes, sculptures and statues, attributed to the Rodari brothers.
  • Villa Plinianina
  • Villa Pliniana
  • sanctuary of St. Elizabeth, in the frazione of Montepiatto, at 600 metres (2,000 ft)


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