Lombardy

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Lombardy, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

A taste of Lake Garda

The first time I visited Lake Garda was as a teenager on a camping trip to Bardolino. The thin, crispy, perfectly seasoned pizza was a gastronomic revelation and during that family holiday, Italy grasped my heart and has held it ever since.

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A family campervan roundtrip from England to Croatia

TripReporter’s regular testing family, Carole and Jason and their young boys Evan and Andy went on an exciting road trip with their VW campervan through ten countries, 2,920 miles and nine campsites.

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The best of Lombardy in a long weekend

Flying into Milan for a Thursday to Sunday break, we drove in a loop taking in Bergamo, Sirmione, Mantova and Cremona, avoiding the autostradas to appreciate the countryside.

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Motor Racing and Violins in Lombardy, Italy

It’s not for the faint of heart but it’s the best view of the city of Milan. I’m wandering around the roof terraces of the magnificent 14th-century cathedral.

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Hiking the Shores of Lake Garda

The whole area around Lake Garda is honeycombed with trails and you can access them from any of the villages scattered on its shores

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Seven Park Hotel & Spa

Seven Park Hotel & Spa is a perfect retreat if you want to escape the Como crowds or as a base to explore the nearby mountain towns and valleys.

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