Travel Guide in Lombardia

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This Lombardia Travel Guide will help you plan an ideal holiday retreat to this spectacular destination. Go for a sunshine break and you will feel that there is no better place than this. You can spend quality time capturing the rolling hills and scenic beauty. Those who are keen about knowing the history must visit Lombardia. Museum lovers can find more than 330 museums here. Some of the famous museums like National Museum of Science and Technology, the Villa Reale, the Museum of Santa Giulia and many others are primary attractions. All these museums depict ethnographic, artistic, historical, and scientific development of Lombardia. The Paolo Giovio Archaeological Museum houses artifacts belonging to the prehistoric age. Visiting Lake Como is also worthwhile as it is truly beautiful. Tourists can be seen enjoying water sports like water skiing, swimming and rafting at this holiday spot.  Boating and biking are also preferred by holidaymakers here.

Getting There

If you are planning your trip to Lombardia, you’ll have to head to Milan. From Milan, there are several transportation options for reaching the Lombardy region. Tourists can take metro, trams or rented cars for visiting the place. There are trains, buses and boat services to move around and explore.

Main Attractions

The Cathedral of Milan is recognized all over the world. It is known for its beautiful sculpture. The church is home to several monuments. Another attraction is Castello Sforzesco. Several museums are inside this castle. Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, Certosa di Pavia, Villa Reale in Monza, Petro glyphs of Valcamonica, Teatro alla Scala, Duomo and Torrazzo by Cremona, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Cathedral by Mantua, Palazzo Te and the Doge's Palace must be explored.  The picturesque town of Como, like Desenzano del Garda Lecco, Mantua, Sirmione and Pavia, is breathtakingly stunning.

Shopping

Shopping enthusiasts can find several fashion brands in the shops and boutiques of Lombardia. Talking about fashion, Valentino, Armani, Gabbana and Versace are international Italian brands to be found here.

Cuisine

Lombardy is known for its rich cooking styles and kitchen legacies. Hotels in Lombardia offer more than 250 mouth-watering recipes. Pizzoccheri, Bitto cheese, Quartirolo Lombardo, Risotto, Gorgonzola cheese, Cotoletta, Cassoeula, Osso buco, Grana Padano cheese and Panettone are common in Lombardy.

Wines

Lombardy is also famous for its wines. Flavored wines are produced here and are found easily in bars, restaurants and pubs. Some excellent wines are Nebbiolo red, Inferno, Bellavista, Nino Negri, Grumello, Santi, Bonarda Lombardy and Sassella.

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