Park at the car park of Piazzale Roma ( Maderno ) along the main road SS45 bis, cross the road and go up the staircase facing the lake. You climb a panoramic path as far as Montemaderno; when you reach the church of the SS. Faustino and Giovita (1) in Maclino, turn left into Via Belvedere and keep to the right passing under a typical archway in the historical centre of Maclino. Turn left at the fork and walk through olive groves down Via Rocchetta
(path 24) which leads to the valley of the Bornico. You can admire open fields with enchanting views over the lake. When you reach the Bornico stream follow it along its right bank into the valley and, going past a typical local oil mill, you get to Via Bornico. keep to the left until you reach the main road SS45 bis and walk along its edge on the lakeside gangway back to Piazzale Roma.
1 Inside the church you can admire 2 fine paintings by the local painter Andrea Bertanza,a student painter of Palma il Giovane, the author of the altarpiece of S.Catherine, which is to be seen on the first altar on the right in the parish church of Maderno.
TRAVEL: on foot
DURATION: 1 hour
DISTANCE: 3 km