After a quick stop in Milan, I was headed to Lake Como to spend the weekend. I’ve heard many good things about Lake Como, and although it’s fairly close to Milan, I never got the chance to visit it until now. The place is picture perfect, like a location straight out from an old movie, picturesque Victorian villas and gardens, lakeshore restaurants and mesmerizing views. Lake Como is definitely a must visit place in Italy, and after this trip I think it has become my favorite place in Italy.
My recent weekend trip began in Milan. I’ve visited Milan 5 or 6 times before, and I am always happy when going back there. Milan for me is a place where I can find 3 of my favorite things: pasta, gelato and shopping. Compared to the other Italian cities, Milan is very different, a combination between old and modern architecture, which is not common for the other Italian cities. I was only in Milan for less than a day, before continuing my trip. But, still managed to do and see some of my favorite things. Continue reading to find out the best place to stay while in Milan, best food spots and things do to.