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Lago Maggiore with kids

LAGO MAGGIORE with kids: what to do and where to stay

What to do and where to stay around Lago Maggiore with kids. Please note that this article mainly focusses on the Italian side of Lago Maggiore. Visiting Lago Maggiore with kids, is often overlooked by the better known Italian sisters, Lake Como and Lake Garda. But nestled in the foothills of the Alps straddling the …

Milan Duomo

Milan with kids: the BEST 5 things to do in

Milan is rarely recommended as a top European city break with kids. This is the industrial and fashion capital of Italy; a contrast of ugly congestion and expensive cosmopolitan. But whilst this bustling city lacks the classical picture-postcard appeal of Venice, Rome, or Florence, if you combine a visit with Lago Maggiore, a day trip …

Golfo Gabella Lake Resort swimming pool, lake and mountains

Golfo Gabella Lake Resort REVIEW: Lake Maggiore self-catering apartments

Feet dangling into the pool, looking over glistening Lake Maggiore backed by jagged mountains… I couldn’t help but breathe out a big sigh of satisfaction. Golfo Gabella Lake Resort, Maccagno, is situated in such a beautiful spot. With lake swimming, hiking, cycling and kayaking on the doorstep, it’s a fantastic destination for outdoor families, and …