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Milan with Lakes Como & Maggiore
     

Milan with Lakes Como & Maggiore

by Lara Dunston, Terry Carter
 

Milan has it all: as the capital of fashion and the heart of the Italian economy, shopping for anything from couture to cutlery is remarkable. However, whilst Milan is modern and effortlessly cool, the past is always treated with the respect it deserves and the spectacular museums, monuments, and the architecture of the centro storico attest to this. When the

Overview

Milan has it all: as the capital of fashion and the heart of the Italian economy, shopping for anything from couture to cutlery is remarkable. However, whilst Milan is modern and effortlessly cool, the past is always treated with the respect it deserves and the spectacular museums, monuments, and the architecture of the centro storico attest to this. When the time comes to relax, this guide will direct you towards the shining star of the lakes, Lago di Como; to the perfect spot for island-hopping, Lake Maggiore; and to the bewitching Lake Orta. · Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Milan and Lakes Como, Maggiore & Orta· Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play.· Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sampling aperitivo spots to taking boats from island to island.· Detailed maps for Milan and other key destinations.· Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Milan with Lakes Como & Maggiore (Includes Lake Orta) provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of Italy's best-loved regions. The content of the Footprintfocus Milan with Lakes Como & Maggiore (Includes Lake Orta) guide has been extracted from Footprint's Italian Lakes Full-Color Guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908206930
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Series:
Footprint Focus Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Lara Dunston works in a team with husband Terry Carter, between them they have experienced some 60 countries and authored more than 40 guidebooks. Lara's career has taken in filmmaking, public relations, teaching and travel writing where she has contributed to international magazines and newspapers including National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust, Lifestyle+Travel, Get Lost, USA Today and the The Independent. Lara and Terry now live in Dubai, however, always make time to visit Italy's hippest city, Milan and its nearby lakes and towns.

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