Situated between the impressive mountains of northern Italy and the undulating hills of Tuscany, you will find the Italian Lakes, including Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda. It is an area with endless possibilities and activities for everyone. It has an abundance of golf courses and water sports resorts, but there are also numerous options for wonderful walks to choose from. Explore the many picturesque villages around the lakes, by car or by boat.
The most diverse and impressive lake of northern Italy is Lake Como. Along its shores you will find villas, gardens, and country villages. Further afield the scenery consists of forested hills and rugged mountains.
Lake Garda is the most popular destination of the Italian Lakes. There are many options here for a good time. Besides the many walking and water sports options, you can also visit picturesque villages and theme parks such as Gardaland and Canevaworld. It?s also quite easy to visit cities such as Milan, Verona, and Venice from Lake Garda. TIP: The car-free village of Sirmione is situated on a peninsula in Lake Como. The only way to get there, is via a foot bridge. This romantic place not only has a 13th century fairy-tale castle with high turrets, a draw bridge and battlements, it also offers endless narrow and winding lanes where you can wander around for hours.
Sports enthusiasts will have a great time here, as there is plenty to do on the lake. Water skiing, wind surfing, sailing, delta flying ? it?s all possible! But lovers of nature and culture can also have a wonderful time here!