Posts for travel in the Lombardy Region including Milan and the Lake District

The view along the walk to the castle

Four days in Varenna, Lake Como

During a recent trip to Northern Italy, we spent four glorious days and four nights in Varenna. When you think of picturesque, multi-coloured houses on a lake with the cutest town centre, Varenna is probably what comes to mind. Set in the middle of Lake Como, we selected it as a base for...

View of Varenna during four days in Lake Como

Four Days in Lake Como

We spent a very relaxed four days in Lake Como, basing ourselves in the very picturesque lakeside town of Varenna. As always, I’d planned on taking a number of day trip during our stay. With so much pretty to see and places to explore, I didn’t want to waste a second. Looking...

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