Visiting Lombardy

Visiting Lombardy, tips and hints

Visiting Lombardy means to discover all the wonders that the Region has to offer. The following guide will provide you useful suggestions on what to visit in Lombardy. 


It proposes solutions for all kinds of tourism: Lombardy is ideal for both nature, art and culture enthusiasts. Each monument mirrors the wide range of tourism attractions that this territory boasts, such as nine Unesco Heritage Sites and 23 Italian Touring Club orange flags. 


Among some places worth visiting, there are Lake Como, great for a boat trip, Lecco and Varese. Take a bicycle ride at one of its many natural parks or go along the bike lanes of the Navigli canals, the Lambro or Mincio rivers. 


When visiting this part of Northern Italy, lots of people think of Milan, with via Monte Napoleone and its shopping streets, the Cathedral, designer workshops, clubs and bars. This is not the only place for visiting. Lombardy offers entertainment, outdoor activities and artistic initiatives. 


Skiing lovers will be amazed by visiting the resorts of Adamello, Sondrio or Madesimo, perfect for snowboarding as well. Those with a passion for extreme sports will push their limits by visiting paragliding and rafting structures. 


Let us suggest what to visit, international festivals, events and historical reenactments await.

  • Going shopping in Milan is inevitable when you are in the city. If you are passionate about going shopping, Milan is the perfect destination for you. The Fashion District known as the Quadrilatero...
  • We refer, not to the famous Sony Pictures cartoon Cloudy with a chance of meatballs , but to a gastronomic trend that is slowly taking over the city - the meatball, long synonym of comfort food,...
  • If there is one cuisine I really love – apart from Italian, of course – it's Greek. Indeed, for a well cooked pita gyros or moussaka , I am even willing to spend a little more. But in Milan we are...
  • We have all, at one time or another, missed dinner time and had nothing to eat. And above all…we did not want to go to bed on an empty stomach! Even in a big city like Milan, sometimes, it is not...
  • There are lots of special places for a romantic dinner… but in Milan they have surely beaten them all, with their brilliant idea of ATMosfera, a restaurant on tramlines! Two old wooden trams, two...
  • What happens when the sophisticated, gourmet cuisine of chefs encounters Milan's fashion world? A match made in heaven, resulting in the opening of très chic restaurants, well worth trying. So here...
  • Fontanili Navigli Itinerary . Wondering what to see in this peculiar path? The navigli are important water outcrops that have enriched this territory for a long time. The fontanili itinerary...
  • In the words of the famous Fifties song, " Ma dove vai bellezza in bicicletta, così di fretta pedalando con ardor "… out and about in Milan, to discover its greener, more pastoral aspect. Bicycles...
  • Monte San Giorgio sits in the middle of Italy and Switzerland. The Italian side of Monte San Giorgio became part of Unesco's World Heritage Sites in 2010 while the Swiss half has been since 2003....
  • The medieval ruins of the Castrum of Castelseprio were named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2011 as part of the project entitled "Italia Longobardorum – Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power...
  • When you think of Valtellina you usually associate it with winter and the ski slopes. But the mountains are fascinating not only in winter when snow covers the dense woodlands and we enjoy...
  • The tour starts from Verceia , a small village situated on the banks of Mezzola Lake where two valleys meet: Val Chiavenna and Valtellina . Mezzola Lake is part of Pian di Spagna Natural Reserve ,...
  • Nestled between the imposing peaks of the Ortler Alps, the Stelvio Pass is the largest alpine summer ski areas and one of the most important in Europe. Here on the glacier, from May until November,...
  • Valmalenco , perpendicular to the valley of Valtellina and set among the highest peaks of the Rhaetian Alps , from Bernina to Pizzo Zupò and the massif of Disgrazia, has always made the most of its...
  • Did you know that there are giant round craters of various shapes in Valchiavenna called "the Giant's Kettle"? Although you will not find any strange creatures from ancient myth here, this...
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