Milan and the nearby Northern Lakes region are popular Italian holiday destinations with two very different atmospheres. Milan is renowned as the world's fashion capital and is home to designer fashion and boutiques, art galleries, and a fast-paced lifestyle with plenty of nightlife while the Northern Lakes are a more serene region renowned as the origins of many of Italy's most famous composers as well as attractions such as Lake Como and surrounding islands like San Giovanni. Milan is also known as the gateway to Italy's famous alpine region and is home to the largest Gothic cathedral in the world.
Whether you want to visit some of the city's most popular attractions and historic landmarks or shop til you drop for all manner of designer goods including jewelry, handbags and clothing, Milan has it all. There are a great range of accommodation options concentrated in the inner city making it easy to access shopping, dining, entertainment and popular local attractions as well as public transport.
Italy's third largest lake, Lake Como is situated in the Lombardy region of Italy approximately 80km north of Milan. Renowned as a holiday home for the rich and famous, a stay at any number of the excellent hotels and resorts in Lake Como sees you joining a list of celebrities such as George Clooney, Madonna and Sylvester Stallone who have made this stunning region their home.
Renowned for its spectacular scenery and peaceful towns, Lake Maggiore is a wonderfully relaxing place to holiday. With a collection of classy hotels and boutique villas, Lake Maggiore accommodation offers an array of luxury amenities. Enjoy the gorgeous lakeside views, stunning interiors and gourmet restaurants serving fresh local cuisine. Discover the range of Lake Maggiore accommodation here.