San Fedele d'Intelvi is a locality located at an altitude of 779 meters above sea level.
Its foundation dates back to many years ago, since this area was already inhabited in prehistoric times, as evidenced by some cupelli-shaped erratic boulders found by archaeologists.
A necropolis was also discovered near the town, whose excavations brought to light several finds from the 8th century BC; there are also numerous tombs from the Roman era.
In the 12th century, the church, of which the main façade is still visible, and a castle, currently home to the post office, were built.
Initially it was under the jurisdiction of the Municipality of How, but in the 13th century it became a fiefdom of the Camuzzi. Then it passed to the Rusconi family, following that of the Marliani and finally to the Riva Andreotti.
San Fedele it was the first seat of the District Commissariat and the Judicial Court of the Third Canton District.
The municipality is the homeland of Andrea Brenta, one of the most important figures of the Intelvese insurrection against the Austrians. 
Since January 2018 the largest municipality of has been created Intelvi Valley Centre of which it is part together with Castiglione And Casasco d'Intelvi.

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