Savvy travelers have long known that in order to see the best tourist destinations in Northern Italy, you must leave Milan or Venice in order to travel to the most popular Italian lakes of which are Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda. Around lakes a great choice of affordable recreation, no reason not to visit the lake and see what it is about.
Lake Garda is located near the city of Verona and is famous for its lively resorts. Medieval villages are located along its mountainous shore, and when visitors do not explore the lake in pleasure cruise they can enjoy the region’s famous wines in any of the many charming trattorias. Sirmione village is very attractive, tourists come here to see the castle and wander through its paved paths.
Lake Maggiore and Lake Como are on the other side, roughly an hour north of Milan, near the border with Switzerland. The lakes share the Alpine landscape, which is stunning, but they are a little different from each other.
Lake Como is incredibly chic and well known for its luxury villas that overlook the beach. George Clooney – one of renowned homeowners, like Richard Branson. Lake has a long coastline, 120 kilometers, which is divided into three areas: south coast, east coast and west coast. Southernmost the coast is the most visited, as there is an ideal village Bellagio. Meanwhile, the east coast offers a calmer alternative to travelers who prefer to avoid others tourists.
Lake Maggiore is about 1.5 hours west of the Lake Como, and the Swiss city of Lugano is located between them and has a more relaxed atmosphere than Lake Como. Main city on the Italian side of the lake – Stresa, known for its villas and The stunning Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees. This hotel once placed Ernest Hemingway.
Travelers who want to see even more number of mountain landscapes and lakes, it would be reasonable to expand your a trip north to Switzerland where there is even more incredible beautiful mountain lakes.