Lombardy regional property guide


Fleur Kinson shares the low-down on different parts of Lombardy to help you decide which area would be perfect for your new life in Italy. Photos by Getty Images Lombardy is the economic powerhouse of Italy, and prices here reflect that, especially in the capital, Milan, which is one of the most businesslike and affluent […]

Homes in Lombardy

Tremezzo, Lombardy, Italy

The stylish region of Lombardy combines romantic Alpine lakesides and elegant little cities. It’s long been loved by foreign property buyers, and with good reason, says Fleur Kinson Lombardy photos by Getty Images   With an annual GDP that’s double the size of Italy’s next most productive region, Lombardy has been rightly dubbed the ‘economic […]

Lombardy regional property guide

Varenna, Lake Como, Italy

Discover your dream home with Fleur Kinson’s guide to the best places to buy a property in the beautiful region of Lombardy Photos by iStock Lombardy is the economic powerhouse of Italy, and prices here reflect that, especially in the capital, Milan, which is one of the most businesslike and affluent cities anywhere in Europe. […]

Homes in Lombardy

Dreamy lakesides, elegant little cities, super-stylish dressers and a sky-high quality of life – it’s no wonder this mighty northern region has long been so popular. It still makes a great choice for property, says Fleur Kinson Photos by iStock   Sitting at the heart of northern Italy, with its romantic head in the Alps […]

Musso apartment, Lombardy

This spacious 1-bedroom apartment forms part of a small palazzo of only a few units, in the centre of Musso, on the northern shores of Lake Como, with superb lake views and only about 90 minutes from Milan airports. The property provides about 55 sqm of accommodation which includes large, open-plan living room with corner […]

Mezzegra semi-detached villa, Lombardy

This lovely 3-bedroom, semi-detached villa with spectacular lake views is located in a quiet residential area of Mezzegra, on the western shore of Lake Como and just 75 minutes from Milan airports. The villa, which is built over three floors, provides about 240 sqm of accommodation and includes a large living room with fireplace, kitchen/dining […]

Slow Food in Lombardy

To the northeast of Brescia, in the hinterland of the lakes of Garda, Iseo and Idro, there is a celebration of Slow Food gastronomy. Heather Crombie takes a tour… Think of Brescia and the chances are you will picture the lake resorts of Iseo, Idra and Garda. Holidaymakers the world over are drawn to the […]

48 Hours in Cremona

Famous, yet relatively overlooked: that is the enigma of Cremona. Mario Matassa visits one of Italy’s truly hidden gems to uncover more than a few good reasons to visit Modesty is not a trait I would ordinarily ascribe to Italians. Italy is a country dominated by staunch provincial loyalties and most Italians will eagerly shout […]

48 Hours in Mantua

Sarah Lane takes a relaxing stroll around the lakeside oasis in Lombardy to find out more about nesting storks, Latin poets and the singularly rampant Gonzaga dynasty Approaching Mantua from the east you’re presented with the captivating sight of the city’s fairy-tale skyline, seemingly afloat on its watery foundations. Mantua is built in the middle […]



The region of Trentino is famed for its winter sports rather than it wines, but what can you expect to drink to accompany dinner après ski? Italia! investigates the grapes that grow on the slopes in the summer… The northern region of Trentino, which lies between Lombardy to the west and the Veneto to the […]