accommodation around the italian lakes

Holiday accommodation around the Italian lake district

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The Italian lakes are known all over the world for their awesome natural beauty, history and rich culture dating back to the Roman times.

Each lake has it's own character and attractions from medieval villages dotted around the shores to lively upmarket resorts with their designer shops, exquisite restaurants and grandiose villas.

The Italian Lake District covers a large area of the Italian foothills in Northern Italy close to the jagged peaks of the Dolomites that are home to some of Italy’s best ski resorts.

The best known and largest lakes are Como, Garda, Maggiore and Lugano but there are many others such as Orta and Iseo.

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Accommodation around the Italian lakes

Staying in holiday rentals for your summer holidays around the Italian lakes, whether a villa or apartment, gives you the flexibility to what you want when you want.

Booking ahead, especially in the popular resorts during the peak summer months can help secure the villas in the best locations - near the lakeside beaches and local amenities.

Holiday rentals starting from as little as

Region Weekly prices from
Lake Como Villas ............... €508
Lake Garda Villas ............... €564
Lake Maggiore Villas ............... €435
Lake Orta Villas ............... €483
Region Popular resorts
Lake Garda Sirmione
Lake Maggiore Menaggio
Lake Maggiore Ascona - Switzerland
Lake Garda Riva del Garda
Lake Garda Peshiera di Garda
Lake Orta Orta san Giulio
summer holidays accommodation in the italian lake district

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Things to see and do

The area around the Italian lake district is packed with things to see and do, perhaps combining a stay at the lakes with a visit to one of the nearby ski resorts or city break. Here are a few suggestons....

  • A day trip to Milan for some shopping and see the Duomo - the second largest cathedral in the world
  • Visit the glitzy ski resort of St Moritz
  • Take a day out to the thermal spas at Bormio

Our view on the Italian lakes

The Italian lakes are great to visit any time of year. If you don't like crowds and queues then avoid the peak summer months and try a spring or early Autumn holiday. Or, if visiting very late on in the year around December, you could combine a visit to the lakes with a few days skiing in one of the nearby ski resorts.