Day trips

Day trips

Switzerland for a day? Lugano is just an hour away

It’s known as the land of neutrality, but there’s so much more to Switzerland than its unbiased attitude and affinity for army knives.

Mantova: A UNESCO city with culture & cuteness to spare

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is full of beauty and atmosphere…be sure to bring your camera to capture its magnificence.

Need a break from the city? Race over to Monza

Magnificent Monza is more than a Formula 1 circuit. In fact, it’s cafés and restaurants and a lovely park. And it’s just 10 minutes from Milan.

Bergamo: A lovely city in the foothills of the Italian Alps

With scenes fit for a postcard, Bergamo is an obvious choice for a day trip out of the city. Only 48 minutes away from Milan by train.

Picturesque Pavia is a feast for the eyes

It has an ancient university, modern cuisine, and a lively piazza…and it’s only 30 minutes from Milan.

Lake Garda: Desenzano & Sirmione in a day

City dwellers all over the world have come to value quick getaways to rejuvenate, and to be reminded that trees actually do exist. For the Milanese

Taking it slow in Vigevano

It’s been a city since 1532, but surprisingly little information exists about Vigevano. It can only be assumed that its locals prefer to keep it that way,