In addition to unique architectural structures, a separate attraction are the lakes of Italy, located in the Northern part of the country, in the foothills of the Alps. The beauty of the lakes themselves and the surrounding nature and vegetation deserves to come to Italy directly in order to fully enjoy a peaceful and harmonious rest. Three of the most famous lakes are located not far from Milan .
The largest lake is lake Garda, located between Milan and Venice. Close to the lake is equally famous city of Verona. Its banks are surrounded by olive and citrus trees, picturesque rocks, cosy towns and villages. Here is one of the oldest in the city – Sirmione, which traces its history from the times of Ancient Rome, and medieval castles and churches. In the middle of the lake Garda is a fabulous island with the same name, who also holds the title of largest lakes of Italy. Near the lake there are thermal spas, amusement parks and water parks, making Garda a perfect place for family holidays.
A distinctive feature of Lago Maggiore, the second largest lake, is its location. It is located on the territory of two countries-Italy and Switzerland. The attractions of the lake are Islands, on which were built medieval castles and churches. Individual attention, the monastery of Santa Caterina and Villa Taranto. Here you can enjoy a variety of outdoor water recreation or to improve their health in thermal springs, admire the plants in the Botanical garden.
Lake Como is known for luxurious ancient villas and equally luxurious homes of movie stars and other famous people in the world. But this is not its only attractions. The lake is fabulously beautiful village, the atmosphere of which breathes peace and tranquility.
No less noteworthy are the unique volcanic lake, situated near Rome. Albano lake is famous because here is the summer residence of the Pope. Lake Bracciano – one of drevneishih lakes, where he loved to rest the rulers of the Roman Empire and famous Romans. Lake Bolsena is very popular among tourists due to beautiful beaches.
It should be noted that lakes of Italy – quite prestigious, and thus not the cheapest place to stay. But the state of harmony that vacationers get after recreation on the lakes, are much more expensive.