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Residence Vico is located in an area where the environment is particularly rich in all its expressions.
The elements that together make up the landscape : the fields , the woods , the rocks , the rivers , the lakes , which are the natural wealth of the area and determine its beauty.
Lake Idro and Sandy Valley are characterized by a great variability of the natural elements.
The morphology of the soils , vegetation , flora and fauna are extremely varied.
Just move a few steps to see the landscape change .
To appreciate the beauty of their description is not enough : you have to see them and visit them in person.
Even today there are many varieties of trees and flowers found nowhere else .
Life in these areas and rugged wilderness has always been difficult. The man has had to adapt to the environment and finding the best solutions to live with it .
This has led to the great respect that still nourishes the local population for their own territory and that puts the focus to keep it intact .
The use prudent in centuries of woods, meadows and pastures , crops in orchards and vineyards have meant that the territory would not lose its natural characteristics .
There are many surviving examples of typical architecture produced by human labor .
In many ethnographic museums in the area , you can trace the history of civilization, the local labor : from sheep to woodworking , cattle farming with the products derived from milk production in antiquity of objects in iron and copper , to arrive at those of brass and plastic today.
Lake Idro is at the center of a vast area of cultural as well as natural beauty.
There are many historical sites to see : medieval villages, churches, castles and military fortifications . La Rocca d'Anfo overlooking the lake with its grandeur, a witness to countless acts of war alternated over the centuries, from domination by the Visconti to that of Venice, from the Austrian unification of Italy.