For all the sandy Mediterranean coastline Italy has to offer its visitors, one might be somewhat baffled that this much is made of its lakes. Yet as you drive over the first hill and you gaze down into the emerald waters of Lake Maggiore at sunset, you’ll forget that the Mediterranean Sea exists. With pristine water and charming resort towns of holiday homes as well as ancient villages perched precariously upon precipices overlooking the lake, the charm of Italian culture combines with the romance of breathtaking nature to offer you an unforgettable destination. If you're despite still unsure if you'd like to spend lake or beach holidays, you should look for the following destinations which are located on the Mediterranean Sea, too:
Indeed, the pre-Alpine splendor of the lake makes the year-round snowcapped giants visible from various vantage points, including the many islands scattered throughout the lake like a string of pearls. The icy chill of perennial snow combined with the luscious scent of the greenery through which the air passes brings cool breezes during the hot summer months when tourists flock to the shores. If you wish to avoid the crowds, May and June as well as September are ideal, as Lake Maggiore villas and Lake Maggiore apartments are more readily available and the vast body of water serves to moderate the temperatures: here, it’s never too cold or too hot, but rather always just right. Splash into liquid splendor for some fantastic swimming or high-tech water sports such as jet-skiing or parasailing. Or let the brisk-warm winds skipping off the lake’s surface propel your windsurfing, kite-surfing or sailing as you maximize the watery splendor of the lakes. Cruising across the surface on a yacht or even paddleboat, the lake’s Borromean Islands – especially Isola Madre – make for romantic escapes. The secluded beaches and breathtaking scenery make a perfect stopping off for a picnic and a scenic stroll. Don't miss the fantastic sunsets – catch one from the balcony of Lake Maggiore villas and Lake Maggiore apartments.
The lake's circumference is studded with fascinating historical attractions and museums showcasing the rich history of Lake Maggiore. The Archaeology Museum in Arona has a splendid collection of Roman and even Celtic artifacts, signaling the sheer immensity of time throughout which pleasure-seekers have flocked to Lake Maggiore to relax or call it home. You, too, will not want to leave your holiday home on Lake Maggiore. Getting here in the first place, however, should be done right. Especially if you plan to travel during the peak season, it is important that you make reservations well in advance. Lake Maggiore holiday homes, Lake Maggiore villas, and Lake Maggiore apartments can be found here - with our wide selection of Lake Maggiore accommodation, you're sure to find the perfect holiday rental for your Lake Maggiore holidays. If you have already travelled to Lake Maggiore, it's time to discover one of the other lovely Italian lakes, for example Lake Orta or Lake Iseo.