Rugged mountains and calm waters
Italian Lakes holidays are the perfect choice for a fantastic family break or a truly romantic getaway. The breathtaking scenery of this beautiful region of northern Italy will provide memories that will last long after the sun tan has faded.
The rugged mountains contrast beautifully with the calm waters, affluent towns meet historic villages and the overall air of relaxation is overwhelming in this stunning part of Italy.
Lake Maggiore, Lake Como and the fabulous Lake Garda are the most popular destinations on late deals to the Italian Lakes, although there are many smaller ones to discover, these lakes offer similar features with great individual characteristics.
Lake Maggiore will suit anyone looking to bask in Italian culture; this elegant resort has breathtaking scenery being located at the foothills of the Italian Alps and close to the border of Switzerland. Elegant hotels provide affluent accommodation and fabulous amenities, with many being set in sumptuous landscaped countryside. Water sports enthusiasts will love the facilities on offer here with water skiing, canoeing and sailing all extremely popular. Keen hikers will be spoilt for choice with excellent mountain trails and picturesque lakeside walks to follow. Lake Como is the deepest lake in Europe, dating back to Roman times; it is conveniently located just 30 minutes away from the magnificent city of Milan. The pleasant climate and tranquil surroundings have been an inspiration to many artists and writers and as you relax by the lake, listening to the warm breeze whisper through the trees and calm waters gently lap the peaceful shore, you will easily understand why. Luxurious hotels mix with value for money guest houses making Italian Lakes holidays in Lake Como accessible to everyone.
Italian Lakes Tips
The currency used on holidays to the Italian Lakes is the Euro
Holders of a valid UK passport do not need a visa to visit the Italian Lakes
The language spoken on Italian Lakes holidays is Italian, however you will find many people speak English
The main two airports you can expect to fly into on Italian Lakes holidays are Verona (VRN) and Milan Malpensa (MXP), depending on which lake you are visiting.
Bellagio on Lake Como has been called the most beautiful town in Italy and in a country that oozes natural beauty, that is no mean feat, make sure you pop in if you are in the area
It is well advised to take a guided tour whilst on Italian Lakes holidays, that way you make sure you don't miss anything and also benefit from your guides historical expertise and local knowledge
The majestic Lake Garda, romantic Venice and Verona
Lake Garda is the largest and perhaps most majestic lake of all, surrounded by spectacular mountains, verdant olive grove, fragrant citrus trees and captivating villages, the stunning scenery will take your breath away. Lake Garda is ideally situated to visit the romantic waterways of Venice and the lovelorn streets of Verona, home to the shrine of Romeo and Juliet. Keen hikers will appreciate the close proximity of the Dolomites mountain range with its exciting trails and stunning views. Water sports are heavily featured on holidays in Lake Garda, or take a leisurely cruise around this amazing waterway. Villages here differ from tranquil and romantic to vibrant and entertaining, the choice is yours. Food and drink feature heavily on all holidays in the Italian Lakes, with gourmet menus and fine Italian wines to suit every taste. Nightlife here will depend on which resort you are in but can vary from romantic restaurants by the lakeside, to lively bars with live music.
Holidays in the Italian Lakes can be a hive of activity with water sports, hiking, cycling and horse riding all readily available, or they can be all about peace and tranquillity, you can do as much or as little as you choose but you can guarantee one thing that will happen an all holidays to the Italian Lakes; you will never forget the stunning location and breathtaking beauty that this region has to offer. The fresh air and exhilarating location will ensure that you will recharge your batteries and discover a new zest for life. So book your holidays to the Italian Lakes at Latedeals.co.uk today, and don't forget to pack your camera.
Top Places To Visit
Perfect for a city break but also ideal for a day trip, Italy's second largest city boasts more museums and art galleries than you can shake a paintbrush at, and as Mario Prada, founder of Prada was born here, it's got a bit of a reputation for being a bit of a leader in the fashion stakes too!
Amongst many historical and architectural greats, Turin is also thought to be home to the worlds tallest museum, the National Museum of Cinema.
A wonderfully romantic city perhaps because it was the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. It also has a hugely impressive Roman amphitheater which stil hosts operas today.