Lombardy

Lake Como
Friday, May 23TH, 2014 by
  Lake Como - Cernobbio   Want to escape the hustle and bustle of Milano? Head a half hour outside the city and you will reach the luxurious and peaceful lake community of Como. Of course, Lake Como is a perfect vacation destination all on its own--just ask its most famous resident...
Lake Maggiore
Wednesday, May 21TH, 2014 by
  Lake Maggiore - Panorama   Of the three large pre alpine lakes of Italy, Lake Maggiore is the westernmost and the second largest after Lake Garda. The lake acts as a border between Lombardy and Piedmont and a part of it also sits in Switzerland (which can be reached from Italy...
Lodi
Saturday, August 25TH, 2012 by
      44,036 Inhabitants.  Lodi is located in Lombardy, not too far from Milan. In the northern part of Italy, although in the southern part of the region.  One of the main features of the city is in fact the river Adda that over the centuries has contributed to Lodi's agricultural...
Monza Brianza
Thursday, August 23TH, 2012 by
      122.337 inhabitants. This is one of the newest provinces in Italy, as it was established in 2004, but only truly operational since 2009. It was mainly a political decision, made due to the growing economic power of the area and also to slim down the already very busy province of Milan....
Touring Milano and Lombardy
Friday, July 15TH, 2011 by
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the oldest indoor shopping mall  in the World. Ph. ©Depositphoto.com/M_Prusaczyk Milan, the capital of Lombardy, is known as the Italian Capital of Fashion, Finance and Entertainment. While Rome is strong competition in the areas of fashion and...
Scaliger Castle, Sirmione
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Sirmione, Lake Garda Scaliger Castle is located in the Italian lakeside town of Sirmione. Sirmione is a comune and town located in the province of Brescia in the region of Lombardy. Sirmione has a beautiful historic center which is situated on top of a small peninsula that juts out into the...
Visconti Castle
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Detail of the Castel of Visconti in Pavia The Castello Visconteo or the Visconti Castle is located in the town of Pavia in the region of Lombardy. The castle had been built on the orders of Galeazzo II Visconti in the year 1360, after conquering the city. The castle had been the main residence for...
Castello San Giorgio, Mantova
Wednesday, January 27TH, 2010 by
San Georgio Castle in Mantova Mantova skyline showing all the monuments symbolic of this medieval cityCastello San Giorgio is located in the city of Mantua, or Mantova, as it is also named. The castle can be reached by entering from the Ponte San Giorgio. It is a reddish castle and dates back to...
Castello Ducale dei Gonzaga, Mantova
Wednesday, January 27TH, 2010 by
Palazzo Ducale in Mantova Mantua - Aerial view - Photo courtesy of EdoM/WikimediaCastello Ducale dei Gonzaga or the Palazzo Ducale is located in the city of Mantua, or Mantova. The castle is located between Piazza Sordello and the shore of the bottom lake in the north east side of the city. The...
Castello Sforzesco, Milan
Wednesday, January 27TH, 2010 by
A shot of Sforza's castle in Milan   The Sforzesco Castle, or the Castello Sforzesco is one of the most well known historical buildings in Milan. It has borne witness to several historical events in the past centuries. The castle was demolished and rebuilt many times over the centuries....

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