Milan and the Lakes
This book is a guide for a visit to Milan lasting two, three, or more days; it also covers the two largest 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.
Lake Maggiore covers Stresa, plus the one-day trips you can make to the Borromean Islands, the Angera castle, Locarno, Mottarone, Villa Taranto, and the Centovalli railway.
There are extensive descriptions and color photos of the attractions: museums, churches, nightlife, and other attractions.
It includes a chapter on food and recipes from Lombardy, with links active in the digital versions, to the relevant entries in an Italian recipe database. There are descriptions on how to get to Milan, driving, parking in the city, helpful info to stay there, and several restaurants’ reviews. The guide has sections covering single days or half days to allow you to combine several areas depending on the length of your stay and your preference of what to see.
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