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Lombardy

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM LOMBARDY?

Region symbol of modernity and development Lombardy has an artistic, cultural and natural heritage, which make it a fascinating destination not only for foreign tourists but also for Italians, just think of works with timeless charm and places of interest such as the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie where the fresco of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper is kept, the Medieval Torrazzo of Cremona, the Duomo and the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, which has become the temple of international opera.

Wonders that have marked the history of a territory made of vast plains crossed by large rivers, lakes and mountains in which to live outdoor experiences that meet the needs of young and old.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO in Lombardy

The Franciacorta Road

Piazza Gae Aulenti in Milan

INFORMATION AND AVERAGE COSTS OF A TRIP

Accomodation – From luxury hotels, to city apartments, passing through mountain refuges and camping sites close to lakes. The offer of accommodation in the region is wide and satisfies all tastes and wallets.

Food – Lombard gastronomy reflects the flavors of its territory ranging from cheeses and cold cuts characteristic of the mountain areas, to rice grown in its plains, to boiled meats, to dishes based on lake fish. The traditional dishes of the regional tradition such as saffron risotto with marrow are accompanied by the international ones introduced by the various ethnic groups that over time have chosen to live in Lombardy. A mix of Italian and exotic flavors that make Lombard cuisine always innovative.

Flying to Lombardy – There are three airports connecting the region to the rest of Italy and the world: Malpensa, Linate and Orio al Serio in the province of Bergamo. Most of the international and domestic airlines fly on all three.

Getting around – Milan is connected to the rest of Italy thanks to five motorway networks and its Central station is the main railway junction in Northern Italy: from here trains leave every day to every location in the national territory and also to nearby European countries . In Lombardy you can also travel by bicycle thanks to an extensive network of cycle paths. In cities like Milan, however, it moves comfortably on board public transport such as metro, trams and buses.

Suggested daily budget – around 20 to 100 EUR

MONEY SAVING TIPS

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Eat in typical restaurants or try street food try both the typical gastronomy and the contaminations from all over the world.
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Getting around by public transport in big cities like Milan they are cheap, efficient and take you everywhere.
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