Lombardy Travel Destination Guide
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 in the north.
The most popular tours to Lombardy include trips to Milan as well as tours to Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano and Lake Iseo, all of which unique on its own and made in a luxurious appeal.
Tours to Milan, Italy – The Fashion Capital
The tours to Milan are a never ending story. Considered by many as the global hub of fashion and finance, Milan is equipped with a variety of luxurious shops and appealing restaurants. However, Milan is more than that. The art and history tours in Milan get another dimension from anywhere in Italy, as the city is built with high-end architecture in a consistent Gothic style.
The most famous historical building and a landmark of Milan is the Duomo, which is a the biggest Duomo (cathedral) in Italy and the world. Along with the Duomo, Milan is proud to have the amazing Santa Maria delle Grazie church and convent, which is the home of Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’. Simply, tours to Milan never fail to give you the sense of art and culture in the most Italian way possible.
Tours in Milan are not only for the modern tourists. In fact, they were a practice for many emperors from Charlemagne to Napoleon – who came to Lombardy to be crowned king – therefore starting the big business capital spirit of Milan.
Private Tours to Lake Como
Lake Como is one of the most luxurious lakes in the world. With many celebrities sharing their resorts and villas in Lake Como, this lake is an upscale alpine resort coming with breathtaking scenery. Private Tours to Lake Como include seeing the amazing waters of the lake as well as brief of culture and architecture in the place.
Tours to the Lakes in Lombardy
Apart from the fact that Lombardy is filled with peripheries of towns, sprawls and roads, it never fails to deliver a spirit of nature, which involves the major lakes in Lombardy. Therefore, Lombardy is proud to have many lakes at command for every modern traveler wanting to see its breathtaking scenery:
In the end, there are other smaller cities like Bergamo and Brescia to take part in Lombardy. The tours to the Alps and the lake experiences, along with the fashion and business capital certainly make Lombardy one of the most complete regions, and definitely the richest region in Italy.
Tours to Bellagio and its Villas and Gardens
Bellagio is a commune in Italy set in the Province of Como known for the magnificent landscapes at the Lake Como. The popular tours to Bellagio include a visit on the cape of the land which divides the Lake Como in two as well as the other lake shores, hills and slopes such as the Pleistocene glaciations and the flows of Valtellina and Valchiavenna modeling the amazing landscape of Lake Como.
The villas and gardens in Bellagio, Lake Como are yet another magnificent experience that is included in the most popular private luxury tours.
Wine tours in Franciacorta
Being a small wine producing area in Lombardy, Franciacorta is also known for its image of Champagne. The tours to Franciacorta include sights on the Oglio River, the Mella River Valley and the suburbs of Brescia. Although it is not so much overrated and popular, the Franciacorta wine region is known as Italy’s best destination for the perfect sparkling wine and spumante (champagne), both made along the taste of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and Blanc. Therefore, wine tours in Franciacorta are considered an amazing experience for every wine lover.