Capolago – Attractions

La felicità del paesino “La Famiglia Maderno”: We all know the Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. The name of the famous architect who designed the facade is Carlo Mademi and he was born in Capolago. We invite you to explore Capolago and figure out more about the architect and his family.

Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena: The church dates to the fourteenth century. It was expanded for the first time in 1581 and designed by Carlo Maderno, the great architect born in Capolago. The building was transformed, in Baroque style in 1653 with the original rotation axis and further enlarged between 1665 and 1673. Source: mendrisio.ch

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