Lecco holiday apartments on Lake Como
Lecco is one of the main towns on the breathtaking Lake Como in Lombardy, north Italy. As it's not as well known as Como, a villa in Lecco is a great idea for a holiday Lecco is surrounded by mountains and is a great place to go hiking, running, cycling, or climb one of the peaks, such as Monte Due Mani, or Grignetta. You can choose Lecco as your holiday base and explore the entire province from here. The lake provides the opportunity to try out a variety of water sports, such as diving, water skiing, kayaking and surfing. There are even a few great ski resorts in the area, making Lecco holiday apartments ideal for all seasons. Whether there's snow on the ground or not, head up the mountain in the Piani d'Erna cable car for fantastic views across the lake and mountains. Lecco - all of the scenery, none of the crowds.
A Cultural Town
A holiday in a villa Lecco is also a cultural experience. The town is home to the Villa Manzoni, a museum of the poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni, the 13th century Duomo San Nicolo and many other beautiful religious buildings, villas, and monuments. Of course, you can also find delicious local food in the town, which features a lot of fish from the river Adda, polenta, and high quality cheeses. Keen culinary explorers should visit other nearby cities such as Pavia, Varese, Mantua, and Monza, to experience the variety of traditional cuisine one can find in a small area. Lombardy is also home to numerous wine producers, making every style of wine you could wish for, particularly in Garda. Other lovely lakeside destinations to consider include Konstanz in Germany, Siofok and Balatonfüred in Hungary, and Bled in Slovenia.