Milan and the Lakes

milan and the lakes

A guide to Milan, for a visit lasting two, three, or more days. It also covers the two lakes near Milan: Lake Como and Lake Maggiore.

In Lake Como, the towns of Como, Bellagio, Menaggio, and Varenna, in addition to the one-day trips you can make from one of these towns to Piona, Villa Carlotta and Villa del Balbianello.

In Lake Maggiore, the town of Stresa in addition to the one-day trips you can make from one of these towns to the Borromean Islands, the Angera castle, Locarno, Mottarone, Villa Taranto and the Centovalli railway.

There are extensive descriptions and photos of the attractions: museums, churches, nightlife, and other attractions.

A chapter on food and recipes from Lombardy is included, with links, active in the digital versions, to the relevant entries in an Italian recipe database.

There are descriptions to get to Milan, on driving and parking in the city, useful info to stay there.

There are reviews of several restaurants.

The guide, presented into sections covering single days or half days, allows you to combine several sections depending on the length of your stay and your preference of what to see.

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