Visit beauties close to Milan
Milan is located strategically, more or less, in the center of the Northern Italy region. Breathtaking nature and beautiful cities are just minutes away. Perfect for an adventurous day dedicated to explore the beauty of Italy. You can choose between a chilled day on a charming lakeshore or visiting one of the many prestigious locations.
Lake Como is a little jewel-like oasis just outside Milan. Its crystal blue waters, surrounding nature and luxurious villas have rendered this must-see destination in Northern Italy a popular resort since the days of the Roman Empire. Today, most of the towns around the Lake Como shore are explored by tourists due the perfect mix of history, traditions and sports.
Lake Garda is located just 100 km away from Milan. The wonderful luminosity and colors of its rich nature made it become a popular holiday spot during all seasons. Its shores are studded with romantic small towns and villages, characterized by a baroque churches, medieval castles and noble villas, which beside their beauty offer all kind of activities.
Lake Maggiore is the second largest Italian lake after Lake Garda and located just 35 km away from Milan, just on the border line of Piedmont, Lombardy and Switzerland. It is famous for its beautiful gardens including rare exotic plants due to the mild climate that characterizes the region. Not to be missed are the stunning cities like Stresa and islands like Isola Bella.
The Navigli area is one of the most characteristic spots in the fashion capital. The high population of small bars, international restaurants and traditional wine shops and location on the river shore at the center provide it with a magical atmosphere.
Monza is located just 15 km northeast away from Milan. Since 1950, does it host the Italian Grand Prix, together with the Formula 1 and Ferrari. A spectacle of power and speed that is repeated annually and followed by thousands of fans.
Casinò Campione d'Italia is a famous Casino around 60 km da Milano. Highly frequented by celebrities, it is a must-go destination for many tourists and intellectuals. In fact, many fashion shows, concerts - ranging from pop music, jazz, rock - and important events are hosted there.
Local dishes you should try:
- Risotto alla milanese e ossobuco
- Minestrone alla milanese
- Cotoletta alla milanese