Luxury in Lakes Como, Garda and Maggiore: Marvel at the beauty and diversity of Italy's Lake District
In Lombardy, Lake Como, the third largest lake in Italy offers the most exquisite of retreats for the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, Richard Branson and…you! This 1300 ft deep lake is one of Europe's most beautiful and is only a day- trip away from Milan. When visiting this region you will be welcomed by the elegance of luxury Italian villas around Lake Como, great views and lush natural foliage. Take a ferry ride to historic sites or visit one of the picturesque towns in the vicinity. At the foot of Mount Bisbino, north of the lake, you will find Cernobbio. Here you can walk the narrow tree-lined streets to the piazzas with their quaint cafes or hop on a ferry from the harbour to see beautiful 19th century villas from the water. From the three beaches in the region, Desanzanino beach, Spiagga d'Oro and Porto Rivoltella, the majestic Alps are always visible.
Lake Garda is world famous for the variety of water sports it offers. Here you can go sailing, diving, windsurfing or enjoy a more relaxed excursion on land like horse riding and golf. With over 1000 kilometres of mountain bike trails, avid riders will also have more than enough adventures to choose from. Lake Maggiore is the longest lake of the Italian Lakes and the old world charm, colourful, flowery lake islands and shores spanning two countries make it one of Italy's most beautiful destinations. The lake straddles Italy and Switzerland, so it is perfect if you like to explore two countries and visit Milan, Zermatt or Lake Lugano during your stay. Come marvel at the beauty and diversity of Italy's Lake District while you stay in the lap of luxury.