Lake Como

A gorgeous spot that’s a convenient day trip from Milan, Lake Como recently earned fame as home to Hollywood star George Clooney. But celeb-spotting aside, it’s known for jaw-dropping natural beauty, elegant old villas—and the scenic towns surrounding the lake. Check out Varenna, Bellagio, and Menaggio, which offer great views, historic churches, and water-based activities such as ferries and passenger-only boats.

Forte Montecchio Nord

THE FORTRESS OPEN JUNE 27, 2020 Open all Saturdays and Sundays and Holidays 10am-5 pm, after three months of Covid suspension. Forte Montecchio North is the fortress of the First World War best-preserved in Europe, strategically located at the confluence of Valtellina and Val Chiavenna. His French guns from 149S in revolving dome are still fully functional. OPEN from June the 27, SATURDAY, SUNDAY...

Villa del Balbianello

Built in the late 16th century, this magnificent Villa is known for its picturesque gardens, which exclusively feature flowers and trees the colors of the Italian flag: green, white and red. ATTENTION ALL VISITORS In implementation of the Decree issued by the Ministry of Health on 8th March 2020, we would like to inform you that Villa del Balbianello shall remain closed to the public until April...