VILLA OLMOLecco and its territories are related to the first historical novel and a maximum of Italian literature of “The Betrothed”. It was certainly his summer holidays, passed during his youth in the villa to the “Caleotto”, owned by the family that inspired the idea of the novel. In the detailed description of places, lands, nature, houses, palaces, although not mentioned exactly the eye of those who “… has grown between you …..” can not fail to recognize the “little villages scattered here and there” , now incorporated into a city greatly changed when the meadows, fields and roads that connected the villages have been lost. Since October, 1891, in the square, stands the bronze monument at the base of the reliefs depict: the kidnapping of Lucy, the death of Don Rodrigo at the hospital, the marriage of the Promessi.