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Italian rental villas offer self-catering facilities and holiday vacations of charm Salo, Lake Garda, Italy, Salo, Desenzano, Gardone, Limone, Toscolano Maderno, Riva del Garda,

Many people are familiar with the names of Milan, known for its fashion and shoes; Lake Como, the jewell of a lake in the mountains featured in magazines; and have perhaps heard of Cremona (violins) and Mantua (Gonzaga).

All of these wonderful places are in the region of Lombardy in the central north of the country. We present you with a selection of vacation rental villas and apartments that feature these well known locations and a few others that are not as famous, but perhaps offer even more to the holiday maker.

Why the Lakes area and Lombardy

  • Visit Lakes Como, Garda, Maggiore, Iseo
  • Go walking in the hills and mountains
  • Explore the centres of Milan, Bergamo, Cremona, Mantua
  • Visit the wine areas of Franciacorta, Garda

More about Lombardy and the Lakes

The wealthy northern region of Lombardy has led the industrial and financial growth of Italy in the postwar period. Blessed by high mountains and plenty of fresh water, the many valleys that snake up from the flat plains to the south have developed specialisations in various industries from silk (Como) to armoury (Val Trompia).

Such wealth has often made its way up to Switzerland and the golden trail that runs along side Lake Como has been famous for moneyrunning for many decades. Little wonder, therefore, that this lake, the deepest and best known of the Italian Lakes has a rich collection of magnificent villas and public gardens making it a perfect destination for renting a holiday villa.

Milan is 75 klm south of Como and Italys financial and fashion capital. Heading east, the centre of Bergamo 'Alto' is perhaps the prettiest hilltop town in Italy. Soon after one reaches Franciacorta, an area noted for fine prosecco's (champagne in another language), wonderful food and Iseo Lake.

Further to the east and bordering the region of Veneto (near Verona) is Italy's largest lake, Lake Garda. Broad and surrounded by gentle hills at the southern end, the lake becomes more dramatic towards the north. The spectacular northern end of the lake is a wind and kite surfing mecca with favourable winds each afternoon.

Our rental choices in Lombardy and the Lakes region

We have searched out a lovely collection of holiday self-catering villas, apartments and other accommodation for rent in various location throughout Lombardy. From Lake Como the chic resort to the more family and activity oriented Lake Garda to the fashion city of Milan, we're sure you'll find what your searching for in our directory.

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Lake Garda
Italy's largest lake, surrounded by mountains in the north and within day trip range of Milan and Venice, Lake Garda offers a wide variety of activities and things to do.

Lake Como
"Lake Como is a jewel-like oasis of tranquillity, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks" (travellers comment)

Lake Iseo

 

Our feature villas in Lakes

Italy - Lakes - Lake Garda - Villa Panorama

Villa Panorama
Lakes - Lake Garda - Salo

Sleeps: 8 Bathrooms: 3
Price €: 2000 - 4000

Bird's eye views of Lake Garda from this spacious villa set in more than an acre of lawns and gardens with in-ground swimming pool above Salò 

 

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Italy - Lakes - Lake Garda - Monte Pico

Monte Pico
Lakes - Lake Garda - Desenzano

Sleeps: 4 Bathrooms: 2
Price €: 800 - 1200

Private apartment (only one) in villa with pool, overlooking the lake and the surrounding mountains  > more

Italy - Lakes - Lake Garda - Villa Montinella

Villa Montinella
Lakes - Lake Garda - Manerba

Sleeps: 11 + 1 Bathrooms: 6
Price €: 3500 - 6000

Lovely holiday house with plunge pool in a small village by Lake Garda - walk to restaurants and the beach > more

Italy - Lakes - Lake Garda - Villa Bardino

Villa Bardino
Lakes - Lake Garda - Albisano

Sleeps: 6 + 1 Bathrooms: 2
Price €: 2000 - 2990

Tidy and affordable independent villa with private pool set in a panoramic, position overlooking Lake Garda. > more

Italy - Lakes - Lake Como - Casa Cremia

Casa Cremia
Lakes - Lake Como - Menaggio

Sleeps: 5 Bathrooms: 1
Price €: 750 - 1050

Comfortable rustic holiday cottage with large lawn in an elevated position with great views overlooking Lake Como and the mountains  > more

Italy - Lakes - Lake Como - Casa a Lago

Casa a Lago
Lakes - Lake Como - Menaggio

Sleeps: 6 + 2 Bathrooms: 4
Price €: 2580 - 3700

A bright and elegant waterside villa in one of the prettiest villages of Lake Como > more

 

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