We could just do a list of the best in Northern Italy but to be honest you need to come and see for yourselves because just about everything contributes to the allure of this wonderful region. The best way to explore is from a self-catering holiday villa so you can experience living the life instead of just taking a holiday.
Northern Italy has more than its fair share of amazing cities and stunning countryside most notably in Tuscany, where the landscape is truly breath-taking and olive groves and vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. There are walking trails everywhere so you can easily explore the stunning countryside, sparkling coast and discover the areas rich heritage, it really is very special. Exquisite food and wine, fabulous art galleries and passionate locals are in the mix as well, you will love discovering the unique characteristics of each region.
Milan is the fashionable hub of Northern Italy with many globally revered designers born and bred here and is home to world-class shopping in the Quadrilatero della Moda (Rectangle of Gold). It is also packed full of art galleries and historic landmarks such as the Duomo and an exquisite Gothic cathedral built over 6 centuries ago.
Capital of the Tuscany region is the historic metropolis of Florence, as well as being a UNESO World Heritage Site it is one of the fashion capitals of the world. Venice always delivers on star quality, its natural beauty along with the gorgeous canals and gondolas will always be truly memorable no matter how busy it is. You will certainly experience a bit of ‘La Dolce Vita’ when in Northern Italy.
By using our features you can easily find your ideal villa such as rural, coastal or a private pool in places like Emilia-Romagne which is a lovely medieval area rich in gastronomy and seaside resorts. Or Liguria which is a crescent shaped coastal region in northwest Italy known as the Italian Riviera butting up to France. The region of Lombardy has Milan at its heart and the dramatic Lake Como further north. Piedmont sits at the foot of the Alps with Turin as its capital where you can enjoy stylish shopping, food and wine. If you want to combine a visit to the Dolomite Mountains and Adriatic Sea head for the Veneto region in northeast Italy. You can mix it with the rest or get off the beaten track to find peace and tranquillity in Northern Italy.
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