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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...
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,...
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...
Villa Panza in Varese (less than 60km from Milan)

Villa Panza, Italian Heritage Devoted to Contemporary Art

Villa Panza, a magnificent 18th-century villa near Varese (1 hr from Milan), houses one of the most important collections of contemporary Italian art. This...
Mantua by night

Charming Mantua [146Km from Milan]

This town is known for its Renaissance treasures: the magnificent dwellings of the Gonzaga dynasty, frescoed by Andrea Mantegna, Palazzo Te, the Duomo and...
Motorbike Tours Near Milan

One-Day Motorbike Tours from Milan

This is a call for bikers! Milan, indeed is located in a strategic position with regards to some of the best itineraries for bikers,...
Christmas Markets in Bressanone

Out of Town Christmas 2016 Day Tours by Zani Viaggi

Each year, in the weeks before the Christmas holidays, venues are transformed into fascinating places, illuminated with glittering lights and filled with the spirit of festive...