The Lombardy region, stretching from the Alps to the lowlands of the Po Valley in north-west Italy, is a fantastic holiday destination, offering breathtaking natural beauties, vibrant cities and world-famous ski resorts for incredible winter sports…
The Italian region, which shares a border with Switzerland, is a great destination for those seeking an adventure-filled break with a variety of outdoor fun, from mountain biking on its mountains and rolling hills to canoeing on its idyllic lakes! In fact, the ‘Land of Lakes’ promises just that – you won’t be disappointed with its stunning lake views, surrounded by hills or mountains.
Lombardy is well-known for its Sacri Monti (Sacred Mountains), a tourist hotspot and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The group of chapels and other architectural edifices dating back to the 16th century are a fantastic sight to see here, also offering some great natural trails to explore.
Another popular tourist attraction here is the striking Lake Como, an area renowned for its gorgeous, dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps. The lake itself is shaped like an upside-down letter Y, with a shoreline scattered with quaint villages. The area is widely regarded as the heart of Italian romance history, one of the most famous Italian lake destinations!
Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake, is another fantastic natural beauty here, offering magnificent scenery and pretty lakeside towns. You’ll instantly fall in love with Lake Garda’s clear waters, surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation and colourful bordering towns. See our holiday rentals in and around Lake Garda today!
Or become awe-inspired on a trip to Lake Maggiore, nestled between hillsides clad with forests, orange blossom and verbena, creating an oasis of outstanding natural beauty.
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Nature-lovers should certainly explore Orobie Bergamasche Park on their Lombardy holiday! This stunning protected area is home to spectacular landscapes, from isolated mountain ranges to glistening alpine lakes. The park, in the Bergamo province, covers an area of 63,000 hectares. Discover the beautiful Bergamasque Alps in the north of the region, named after Bergamo city.
Lombardy’s capital city of Milan is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist areas of the region! The vibrant, metropolitan city is one of the most visited cities in the world, attracting over 13 million visitors each year. Known as the fashion and finance capital of Italy (notably the host of Milan Fashion Week semi-annually), there’s plenty to do and explore across this trendy city, including its plethora of museums, art galleries, designer shops and pretty parks. The city’s impressive landmark Gothic cathedral is a must-see here – and don’t miss the sparkling nightlife scene on offer!
This is an amazing destination for a jam-packed city break or day out on a Lombardy getaway. Browse the Travelopo catalogue and find the perfect base for your Lombardy adventures in and around Milan today!
Away from the buzzing capital, Lombardy offers an array of smaller cities, charming towns and idyllic islands – never far from an imposing mountain or shimmering lake.
Head to the city of Mantua, surrounded by three artificial lakes, on your Lombardy holiday! The historic city is relatively overlooked by visitors, offering a charming escape away from Milan’s bustling crowds, ideal for culture-vultures! The city – and UNESCO World Heritage Site – between Bologna and Parma, is a fantastic area to explore. Visit the Palazzo Ducale, the home of the Gonzaga family from the late 13th to early 17th centuries; discover the striking Mantua Cathedral; explore the Rotonda di San Lorenzo and meander across the city’s vibrant squares. See our holiday rentals in and around Mantua city today!
Or for an incredible ski holiday, choose the magnificent Livigno ski resort in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border. Livigno’s snowy slopes and fairytale landscapes will satisfy all – so dust off your skis and take in the epic panoramic landscapes on offer! Find your dream holiday ski chalet in and around Livigno across the Travelopo portfolio.
Montecampione is another brilliant ski resort in the Lombardy region, located 60kms from Brescia and 95kms from Milan. The region is home to 35 ski resorts, with over 200 ski lifts.
The climate varies across the Lombardy region; it’s cooler in the mountains than the low-lying plains. Typically, Lombardy enjoys a continental climate, with warm/hot summers and cold winters. The hottest month of July sees temperatures average 25*C with up to 10 hours of sunshine. The region offers adventure throughout the seasons – embrace the excellent winter sports here and summer activities, accompanied by spectacular mountain sceneries.
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