Lake Como Lombardy Overview
Lombardy (Lombardia) is the wealthiest and most prosperous region in Italy. It is home to the capital of the north, Milan - the fashion and style capital of the world and home to the greatest shopping experience on Earth.
Lombardy is also rich in heritage, culture, the arts, architecture and most notably its natural beauty. It is no coincidence therefore that Lombardy offers some of the most refined and luxurious holiday destinations in Europe, or indeed the world.
The region occupies most of the Po Valley, is bordered by the Alps and includes the vast Stelvio National Park. This makes the region perfect to enjoy the great Italian lakes, including the jewel that is Lake Como.
Lombardy and in particular Lake Como, has all of the ingredients that are essential for the perfect individual holiday; it has architecture, culture, fashion and style, sports, and natural beauty. Serviced by three major airports and excellent road and rail links, the region can be explored and enjoyed to the full with ease.
Bella Como, 2011