Italy - Milan & the Lakes (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Milan & the Lakes chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.

At the region’s heart is Milan, capital of the north and Italy’s second-largest city; fashion hub and economic powerhouse. To the north a burst of Mediterranean colour and a balmy microcli-mate awaits around lakes Orta, Maggiore, Como, Garda and Iseo.

  • ponder the power of Leonardo Da Vinci’s ageless painting, The Last Sup-per
  • maps
  • climb Milan’s marble cathedral for views of spires and flying buttresses
  • transport
  • discover the modernists who shaped Milan at the Museo del Novecento
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Milan & Around, Pavia, Monza, The Lakes, Lago Mag-giore, Lago d’Orta, Lago di Como, Lago d’Iseo, Lago di Garda, The Po Plain, Bergamo, Brescia, Mantua, Cremona.

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