Bodio Lomnago

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Bodio Lomnago
Comune
Comune di Bodio Lomnago
Coat of arms of Bodio Lomnago
Coat of arms
Bodio Lomnago is located in Italy
Bodio Lomnago
Bodio Lomnago
Location of Bodio Lomnago in Italy
Coordinates: 45°0′N 08°45′E / 45.000°N 8.750°E / 45.000; 8.750Coordinates: 45°0′N 08°45′E / 45.000°N 8.750°E / 45.000; 8.750
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Varese (VA)
Government
 • Mayor Bruno Pavan
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,009
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym Bodiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21020
Dialing code 0332
Patron saint Sant'Anna
Saint day 25 July
Website Official website

Bodio Lomnago is a town and comune located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.

Bodio Lomnago is composed of two villages: Bodio, the biggest one closer to the lake and Lomnago, uphill toward the Monte Rogorella. Both villages have certainly a pre-Roman origin, probably Celtic or Gaulish.

Main sights[edit]

In Bodio:

  • San Crocifisso, a small Romanesque church of the primitive village, recently renovated
  • Santa Maria church, a Baroque building from 1512
  • Villa Beltrami-Gadola, with its distinctive tower

In Lomnago:

  • San Giorgio, an unusual Norman style church built in the 19th century
  • Villa Puricelli, with its huge park and the ancient hidden icehouse

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1]

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