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Lombardy, Milan & the Italian Lakes

Dana Facaros

Lombardy, Milan & the Italian Lakes

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Published by Cadogan Guides .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11574590M
    ISBN 100947754768
    ISBN 109780947754761

    The economic heart of Italy, Lombardy is the richest region of Bel Paese. A world of elegance, Lombardy entices and impresses from its fashion powerhouse Milan to its famous lakes where the grand villas and ornate gardens compete for your attention against the backdrop of green slopes and snow-covered peaks. Lombardy, Italy – The Lakes Region Lombardy, with its grand lakes and numerous small basins, offers a unique mix of charms to lovers of lake tourism. Staying on .


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Lombardy, Milan & the Italian Lakes by Dana Facaros Download PDF EPUB FB2

But Lombardy has its gentle side too, and this guide reveals idylls along the shores of the famous Italian Lakes, such as the palms, lemon groves, and castles surrounding Lake Garda, and winds through the Renaissance cities of the Lombard plain/5(4). Formed at the end of the last ice age, and a popular holiday spot since Roman times, the Italian Lakes have an enduring, beguiling beauty.

Travellers traversing the Alps wind down from snow-capped mountains to be greeted by a Mediterranean burst of colour: gardens filled with rose-red camellias, hot-pink oleanders, lemon trees and luxurious. The small guide book is a little over half about Milan and only two lakes (Como and Maggiore) and a few towns on each lake.

However, the detail about those particular lakes is good. I wish there were more lakes/towns (Garda, Lugano, Orta) information and less Milan/5(61). Lombardy, with its grand lakes and Lombardy small basins, offers a unique mix of charms to lovers of lake tourism.

Staying on Lake Garda, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore or Iseo (just to name the largest and most famous), means immersing oneself in all the flourish of a lush nature that also has the power to renew the mind and body. The gorgeous landscapes of Lombardy’s. Lombardy (/ ˈ l ɒ m b ər d i, ˈ l ʌ m-/ LOM-bər-dee, LUM-; Italian: Lombardia [lombarˈdiːa]; Lombard: Lombardia, Western Lombard: [lũbarˈdiːa], or Lombardéa, Eastern Lombard: [lombarˈde.a]) is one of the twenty administrative regions of Italy, in the northwest of the country, with an area of 23, square kilometres (9, sq mi).

About 10 million people live in Capital: Milan. Get this from a library. Lombardy, Milan & the Italian Lakes. [Alta Macadam; A B Barber] -- "Covers the history, the art and the culture of the cities and lakes in depth, beginning with the great city of Milan and taking you on itineraries to every corner of the region.

The wide scope. Plan your visit to Lombardy and the Lakes, Italy: find out where to go and what to do in Lombardy and the Lakes with Rough Guides. Read about itineraries, activities, places to stay and travel essentials and get inspiration from the blog in the best guide to Lombardy and the Lakes.

Lombardy's five great lakes, Garda, Iseo, Como, Lugano and Maggiore, are romantically set amopngst wooded hills rising steeply from the water, with views to the snow-covered Alps beyond.

--cover. Blue Guide Lombardy, Milan & the Italian Lakes. The province of Lombardy, Italy, is well known as the home of many Italian lakes. The shores of Lago Maggiore wash up on the banks of Piedmont and Lombardy in Italy, while its more austere northern basin lies in the mountainous region of Switzerland.

The most famous island, lying just off Stresa – a small, elegant town, rich in neoclassic and liberty buildings and. Real estate in Lombardy is popular, as the region offers the Alps for skiing, Milan for business and fashion, and the Lakes of northern Italy to relax and unwind.

Properties for sale on the Italian Lakes of Como, Maggiore and Garda are always in demand. There are also investment opportunities to be had on the Italian lakes. Bergamo is a town in Italy's Lombardia (Lombardy) region, situated just under 60km to the north-east of Milan.

It is served by Caravaggio (Orio al Serio) airport, to which airlines fly from 30 countries in Europe and northern Africa, and has good rail and road links.

It is close to the Italian Lakes and Alpine skiing resorts. View Larger Map. It is even possible to see the best of Lake Como in one busy day, using a budget base in Milan. Take an early train from Milan Porta Garibaldi to Como San Giovanni station (€), then walk the Author: Donald Strachan.

Book your perfect Vacation Rental in Lombardy, Italy on FlipKey today. FlipKey has thousands of reviews and photos to help you plan your memorable trip. Explore over 6, rentals, view Photos, find Deals, and compare 10 Guest Reviews. Benvenuti (welcome in Italian).

Lombardy offers a wide range of landscapes from the majestic Alps along the Swiss border to Stelvio Natural Park (the largest in Italy) to the renowned Lake District and finally the plains, threaded by tributaries of the Po River, which flows from west to east along the southern part of the region.

Lombardy has three main airports: Milan Malpensa Airport, Milano-Orio al Serio Airport and Milan Linate Airport. Milan Malpensa Airport is an intercontinental airport located in the province of Varese, 50 km away from Milan.

The Malpensa Express Malpensa Express train directly connects the airport to Milan’s main railway stations. Different. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Maps on inside covers. Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 21 cm. Lombardy and the Lakes Itineraries The Italian Renaissance, a golden age of art and culture, celebrated beauty, innovation, and mathematical proportion.

including the major cities of. Explore Central Lombardy holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

| Medieval towns, gentle lakes hemmed in by steep hillsides, vast plains, prehistoric rock art and mighty mountains make this part of the Lombard region one of northern Italy's most underrated corners. blue guide lombardy, milan & the italian lakes Designed for the traveller who wants to understand more fully what he or she sees.

This new guide to Lombardy, historic and important region of northern Italy, covers the history, the art and the culture of the cities and lakes in depth, beginning with the great city of Milan and taking you on.

"The Italian lakes scenery and towns where we stayed are magnificent Our guide Francesca " destinations Milan, Sirmione, Lake Garda, Verona, Lake Como, Bellagio, Varenna, Lugano, Lake Maggiore +1 more age range 8 to 99 year olds Regions Italian Lakes District, Northern Italy, Lombardy +2 more operator Cosmos/5(6).

Lombardy is one of Italy's most dynamic regions, offering everything from world-class ski slopes to luxurious summer lake resorts, and Milan is the pulse of the nation—commercial, fashionable.

Lombardy Milan & the Italian Lakes (2nd ed) by Dana Facaros: Lonely Planet Best of Milan by Alison Bing: Lonely Planet Milan Encounter by Donna Wheeler: Lonely Planet Milan, Turin & Genoa by Nicola Williams: Lonely Planet Pocket Milan & the Lakes by Lonely Planet: Looking at Milan by Giovanna Magi: M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio by Peter Robb.

Day Trips from Milan The north of Italy is home to some of the most surprising towns and villages in the country, not to mention landscapes. The beauty of its lakes is breath-taking and sure to bewitch all those that visit it, making it one of the main tourist destinations in Italy.

Must-Read Books about The Italian Lakes Cadogan Guide: Lombardy & the Italian Lakes. By Dana Facaros. Cadogan brings travelers Lombardy and the Italian Lakes in all their glory, from the powerhouse of Milan to the idyllic beauty and tranquility of Lake Garda and the Renaissance cities of the Lombard Plain.

If you book arrangements other than an ATOL protected flight or a package holiday, the financial protection referred to above does not apply.

Our ATOL number is and our ABTA number is V - Calls are charged at your provider's local or national rate. The exquisite landscape of Italian Lake District spans the provinces of Lombardy and Piedmont as well the Italian Swiss Canton of Ticino.

The lakes have enchanted visitors since the days of the Roman Empire. Stunning scenery, a mild climate and rich history contribute to the locale’s reputation as one of the world’s most romantic destinations.

Lombardy and The Lakes: The Urban Region with Lake Scenery Lombardy is a northern region of Italy with Milan as its capital, one of the most urban metropolis cities in the world.

The region of Lombardy spreads across the north of Italy and neighbors with the Liguria region on east and the Trentino-Alto Adige on the south, as well as Switzerland.

The northern region of Lombardy is one of Italy’s richest and most densely populated regions. Milan, the region’s capital, is a world-class center of finance and fashion, as well as the site of such famous monuments as Teatro La Scala, the famed opera house; Da Vinci’s The Last Supper; and the Duomo, one of the world’s largest gothic cathedrals.

Art, culture, grand cities and the Italian Lakes. Lombardia is the region of Milan where we spend our first 3 nights. The Last Supper of Leonardo, the Duomo and the Pinocoteca Ambrosiana Museum are just a few of the highlights.

Three nights lake view rooms in Bellagio on Lago di Como with visits to Villas Melfi, Balbianello and Carlotta.

Bergamo Alta, charming Brescia, the. All books set in Lake Como on the global book map. We found 23 books set in Lake Como and 2 others set nearby Lombardy Milan & the Italian Lakes (2nd ed) by Dana Facaros. Recommended by 1. Lombardy: The Italian Lakes (Philip's Travel Guides) by John Flower.

No recommendations yet. Books set nearby 2 books set in the area. Medusa by Michael. Milan, as Italy's business capital, is well-connected to the rest of Italy by high-speed rail links. An efficient public transport network covers the rest of Lombardy. About Lombardy. Lombardy (Lombardia) is a wealthy and busy region, but between commerce and industry it also fits in an impressive number of prime tourist destinations.

Milan, the world capital of fashion and design. Get out of the city for a few days by heading from Milan to the verdant Lake District. Find some serenity in the lush nature as you explore the lakes of Lombardy, which are encircled by mountains and forests and their shores are dotted with bucolic villages/5(16).

The city of Lecco is the capital city of the Province of Lecco with a population of 48, inhabitants. Standing at an elevation of metres above sea level, it covers a total area of 45 km ² and lies 50 kilometres north east of Milan, the regional capital of Lombardy.

Lecco stands at the bottom of the south-eastern branch of Lake Como, at the point where the River Adda flows. Milan. Your guided tour will start from the Castle of the Dukes of Milan, which is said to be the greatest Renaissance monument in the city. Afterwards, you'll admire the historic centre with its highlights - first of all the Scala Opera house, one of the most famous theatres in the world.

For a Lake Como day trip from Milan, look no further. A great way to discover the timeless beauty of the Italian lakes, this experience includes a walking tour of the chic lake town of Como plus a Lake Como cruise to see snow-peaked mountains and luxury lakeside villas from the water.

Lombardy, or Lombardia in Italian, is a large region in northern Italy where you'll find the metropolis of Milan, beautiful Renaissance cities like Pavia and Mantua, and the popular lakes district that includes Lakes Como and Iseo and parts of Lakes Maggiore and Garda as well as beautiful mountains and valleys, one of which has a fantastic collection of prehistoric rock art.

Answer 1 of 7: Hi, We are looking to spend 5 nights at lakeside village. Don't mind which lake but we will be using public transport (no car) we fly in and out of Milan and need to get the train to and from there.

We need to be able to get around the lake on. This guide to Lombardy, with full coverage of the major city of Milan, also takes in Lakes Maggiore, Como and Garda as well as the historically and artistically rich towns of Cremona, Bergamo, Mantua, Brescia and Pavia. The depth of information and quality of research make this book the best guide for the independent cultural : Blue Guides Limited of London.

Lombardia (Lombardy) wine is the Italian wine produced in the Lombardy region of north central region is known particularly for its sparkling wines made in the Franciacorta and Oltrepò Pavese areas.

Lombardy also produces still red, white and rosé wines made from a variety of local and international grapes including Nebbiolo wines in the Valtellina region, Trebbiano di. Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Nearby Experiences. Other experiences in Lombardy.

4-Day Italian Lakes and Verona Tour from Milan. 16 reviews. $1, per Quick View. Italian Lakes and Switzerland Tour from Stresa: Three Lakes in One Day. 5 reviews. $ per adult. More info /5(). Milan, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Lombardy, Italy. The Duomo di Milano is one of the world’s largest Gothic Cathedrals and features a ticket option allowing visitors to visit the top, in order to better appreciate the detail and especially the golden Madonina that ."I just completed Intrepid's Active Tour of Italian Lakes ZGXI departure date " destinations Milan, Lake Como, Bellagio, Lake Garda, Riva del Garda, Malcesine age range 15 to 99 year olds Regions Italian Lakes District, Northern Italy, Lombardy, Italian Alps +3 more Travel style Bicycle operator Intrepid Travel/5(2).Retreat to the elegant lakes of northern Italy, exploring Lombardy and Piedmont as you visit Lake Orta, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, and Lake Garda over 4 days.

Take in the scenery on boat tours, enjoy plenty of free time, and relax between sites with hassle-free transportation and comfortable overnight accommodations.