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In Milan and on the lakes of Lombardy

Stendhal

In Milan and on the lakes of Lombardy

32 coloured plates with original extracts from Stendal"s works

by Stendhal

  • 289 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Macdonald .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompilation and commentary by Franca Piazza ; photographs by Piero Castellenghi ; translated by John Garrett.
The Physical Object
Pagination123p.,ill.,31cm
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18737156M

Lombardy has always been an important centre for silk and textile production, notably the cities of Pavia, Vigevano and Cremona, but Milan is the region's most important centre for clothing and high fashion. In , Milan was regarded as the world fashion capital, even surpassing New York, Paris and l: Milan. When you browse Expedia’s selection of hotels in Lombardy, you’re sure to find cheap rates and new deals on any type of hotel you want in the area. Expedia will save you money and time when booking your reservations at a hotel in Lombardy so you can enjoy your stay and not worry about planning and your accommodation budget.

The economic heart of Italy, Lombardy is the richest region of Bel Paese. A world of elegance, Lombardy entices and impresses from its fashion powerhouse Milan to its famous lakes where the grand villas and ornate gardens compete for your attention against the backdrop of green slopes and snow-covered peaks. Located in Northwest Italy, Lombardy is one of Italy’s twenty distinct regions. Home to such provinces as Bergamo, Brescia, Lake Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Mantova, Pavia, Sondrio, Varese, and Milano – the region’s capital – Lombardy is the most populous and wealthiest region of 10 million people (one-sixthof Italy’s entire population) call Lombardy home and it is.

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In Milan and on the lakes of Lombardy by Stendhal Download PDF EPUB FB2

The small guide book is a little over half about Milan and only two lakes (Como and Maggiore) and a few towns on each lake. However, the detail about those particular lakes is good.

I wish there were more lakes/towns (Garda, Lugano, Orta) information and less Milan/5(61). But Lombardy has its gentle side too, and this guide reveals idylls along the shores of the famous Italian Lakes, such as the palms, lemon groves, and castles surrounding Lake Garda, and winds through the Renaissance cities of the Lombard plain/5(4).

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Summary: This comprehensive guide provides the visitor with in-depth, authoritative coverage of Milan, the Lakes and Lombardy. It contains information on where to stay and eat and includes details on restaurants, bars, museums and art galleries.

Book Description. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan & The Lakes will lead you straight to the very best this region has to r you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features.

Although the western shore of Lake Maggiore and the northern and eastern shores of Lake Garda fall outside Lombardy (in Piemonte, Trentino and Veneto respectively), here, we cover the Lakes region and its resorts.

What to see in Lombardy and the Lakes. The region’s people, ranging from Milanese workaholics to cosseted provincial urbanites, hardly fit the popular image of Italians – and. Admire the treasures and art cities of the region, whilst sitting comfortably on a train that has never lost its appeal.

For those in search of an out-of-town trip along the shores of the lakes of Lombardy, Trenord has enhanced its services with “Discovery Trains”.Thanks to special tickets, the package includes tickets for embarkation on the boats that cross the lake, in addition to the.

Lombardy, with its grand lakes and numerous small basins, offers a unique mix of charms to lovers of lake tourism. Staying on Lake Garda, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore or Iseo (just to name the largest and most famous), means immersing oneself in all the flourish of a lush nature that also has the power to renew the mind and body.

Other specialties of Lombardy Food and Recipes. Another traditional Lombardia food is the Mostarda di Cremona, from the inland port city of Cremona on the River Po, and the birthplace of violin master Antonio Stradivarius, consisting of candied fruits, such as cherries, figs, and pears, preserved in a mixture of sugar syrup and white mustard.

The result is a tangy condiment that is served with. Lake Como is 40 km north of Milan and is considered to be the third-largest lake in Italy just after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. All year-round, the climate of Como is quite mild and can become rather humid in the summer months, a great climate to do the range of outdoor excursions and activities offered in Lake Como.

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Lombardy & the Italian Lakes By Dana Facaros Cadogan brings travelers Lombardy and the Italian Lakes in all their glory, from the powerhouse of Milan to the idyllic beauty and tranquility of Lake Garda and the Renaissance cities of the Lombard Plain. Written in the s, Alessandro Manzoni’s novel is a window into Lombard life in the s, set in Milan and Manzoni’s Lake Como home town of Lecco during Spanish rule.

It is required reading for all Italian schoolchildren and has been translated into many languages. Milan + the Lakes Region hotels offer the perfect pillow for every person. From historic properties to boutique hotels, discover the best places to stay. Plan your visit to Milan, Italy: find out where to go and what to do in Milan with Rough Guides.

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Milan. Find out more Explore Book your trip Books. According to Mr. Google, it costs 43 Euros per person, is good for seven days and covers transport in Lombardy, including the Milan metro. We'll be in Milan for nine days in September, so it seems like just the ticket (no pun intended).

If anyone has used it, is it good for trains from Milan to the lakes. The Lakes. The most popular lake in Lombardy's lake region is undoubtedly Lake Come, Lago di Como. It's easy to get to Como from Milan. If you stay in the town of Como, you can visit the other towns via ferry.

A more "romantic" destination is Bellagio, a short ferry ride from Como. Lombardy Lake Lago Maggiore Treat yourself to a day’s relaxation by visiting the beautiful lakes of Lombardy, where some of the world’s.

Milan is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals, but it also has a wealth of interesting museums and things to see and do.

In Introducing Milan you will find all the necessary information to plan your stay in the capital of Lombardy and make the most of your holidays, be it for a weekend or for longer. blue guide lombardy, milan & the italian lakes Designed for the traveller who wants to understand more fully what he or she sees.

This new guide to Lombardy, historic and important region of northern Italy, covers the history, the art and the culture of the cities and lakes in depth, beginning with the great city of Milan and taking you on itineraries to every corner of the region.

Looking for the things to do in Milan + the Lakes Region? View a carefully curated list of activities and attractions brought to you by Travel + Leisure.A long weekend in Lake Como and Milan offers you the perfect taste of both sides of Lombardy, city life, lakes, mountains and adorable villages.

COVID Please note no articles have been updated to reflect travel restrictions that may be in place for certain .Lombardy and The Lakes: The Urban Region with Lake Scenery Lombardy is a northern region of Italy with Milan as its capital, one of the most urban metropolis cities in the world.

The region of Lombardy spreads across the north of Italy and neighbors with the Liguria region on east and the Trentino-Alto Adige on the south, as well as Switzerland.