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Labirinto della Masone by Franco Maria Ricci

The World’s Largest Labyrinth, a Metaphor for the Human Condition

The Labirinto della Masone is a cultural park designed by Italian publisher, designer and collector Franco Maria Ricci on his country estate in Fontanellato,...
Lake Garda

Lake Garda: The “Small Sea” Between Plains and Mountains

Just 2 hours from Milan, Lake Garda attracts millions of visitors every year thanks to its mild climate, its old-fashioned atmosphere and its breathtaking...
Santa Caterina del Sasso

A Journey Towards Varese, the Garden City

In north-western Lombardy, 55 km north of Milan, close to Malpensa Airport and only a few kilometres from the Swiss border, the town of...
Langhe Roero Monferrato

Langhe, Roero, Monferrato: Top Destinations Around Piedmont

Although geographically the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato are neighbouring regions, they all have different morphologies, and cultural characteristics. The region’s varied landscape provides fertile...
Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont

Sacra di San Michele, on the Top of Piedmont

The Sacra di San Michele is an ancient abbey 170 km from Milan. Built between 983 and 987, it is situated on the top...
A view of Iseo Lake, photo credits © Andrew Mayovskyy / Shutterstock.com

Lake Iseo, a Pleasing Discovery

A map of these venues followsDue to its physical appearance, Lake Iseo is affectionately referred to by the locals as ‘Little Capri’. Like the...
The beach of Cala Loca

Cala Loca: Seaside, Nature and Traditional Liguria Food [196km from Milan]

Visitors to Milan who are looking for a one-day or weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city can enjoy an out...
Lugano during Christmas time

Christmas in Lugano [70Km from Milan]

Just 70 kilometres from Milan, every year from early December to 6 January crossing the boarder to Switzerland, Lugano and its surrounding will surprise...
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre and Porto Venere: Irresistible Italian Riviera Villages [230Km from...

Article by Lance Husak For Lance Husak, plunging into different cultures headfirst in the attempt to uncover the local’s perspective is a passion. As a...
Façade of the Verona Arena

Verona: Italy’s Perfect Story Setting [160Km from Milan]

by Lance Husak If I were to guess, I’d say many of you have heard of Verona, Italy. Now, if you have any little bit...