One of Italy’s largest regions, Lombardy lies on the north of the country and offers a wide choice of attractions and accommodation, including holiday villas and apartments for rent.
Sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy stretches from the Alps to the Po Valley and is popular with winter sports enthusiasts. Ski resorts include: Tonale, Bormio, Livigno and Madesimo.
Lombardy is also home to Stelvio National Park (the largest Italian National Park) with alpine wildlife, including red deer and golden eagles, and the Ticino Valley Natural Park on the Lombard side of the Ticino River.
The Franciacorta area is famous for wine production, and visitors can sample the wines at several vineyards. The great lakes attract visitors to Sirmione, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, which are known for their dramatic scenery.