Lago Maggiore – the second largest lake in Italy

Santa Caterina del Sasso at Lago Maggiore, Italy

Lago Maggiore, with a length of 60 kilometres and a depth of 372 metres, is the second largest lake in Italy (just after Lago di Garda). Its northern part belongs to Switzerland, eastern shore to Lombardy and western one to Piedmont. The climate is mild, around the lake you will find rich subtropical vegetation. Like almost all of northern Italian

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Aprica – great winter but also summer holiday resort

Aprica, Lombardia, Italy

Aprica is a town located in the Dolomites in northern region of Lombardy. It lies near the border with Switzerland. Its history is quite young, because the town was established just in 1848. Skiing Today Aprica is a small modern town, suitable mainly for those loving sports tourism in both winter and summer. It is one of the most famous

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Cremona – city with the highest medieval bell tower in Europe

Cathedral and Baptistery of Cremona, Lombardy, Italy

Cremona is a city located in the south of the northern Italian region of Lombardy, near the border with another region of Emilia Romagna. According to legend, Cremona was founded by Hercules, but there are no any written references about that. What we know for sure is that at the end of the 3rd century BC, the city was fortified

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Lago di Como – the third largest lake in Italy

Panorama of Como, Lombardy, Italy

Lago di Como is one of the lakes located in the northern region of Lombardy, near the town of Como. Lago di Como is of glacial origin, but in summer the swimming here is comparable with the swimming in the sea. Since prehistoric times, when the area was inhabited, the lake was used as a communication channel between the two

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