Lombardy

Great introduction to Lake Garda

Written by on December 18, 2020 in Lombardy, North West, Regions
Great introduction to Lake Garda

World famous and wonderful Lake Garda is located half way between Milan and Venice in the north of Italy. Its huge! Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian Lakes in terms of its surface area (370km/sq). 51km long and 16km wide at its widest point, the southern end. It is so big it belongs […]

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A great introduction to Lake Como

Written by on November 10, 2020 in Lombardy, Things to See & Do
A great introduction to Lake Como

Simple days well lived When we were living in Bergamo we made a handful of day trips to nearby Lecco, at the bottom of Lake Como. Lecco was only an hour’s drive away from Bergamo. A boat trip to Varenna or Bellagio was about 1 hour from there. We would take the boat somewhere, have […]

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What is it like to live in Bergamo?

Written by on October 22, 2020 in Lombardy, North West
What is it like to live in Bergamo?

City at the heart of the Italian Lake District and gateway to the Alps Bergamo sits on the northern edge of the mighty Po Valley plain, right where it touches the foothills of the magnificent Alps. It is an ancient and important settlement located only 40 km to the North East of Milano and 30 […]

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