Milano - Sforza Castle

11 Nov

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Castello Sforzesco official website:  www.milanocastello.it

The Castello Sforzesco, the Sforza Castle,  is one of the main symbols of Milan and its history. It was built in the fifteenth century by Francesco Sforza, recently became Duke of Milan, on the remains of a previous fortification

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Milano - The Duomo

11 Nov

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The Milanese Church

The Milano Duomo, symbol of antique culture, expressing the energy drawn heavily from its territory in over 500 years. A treasure chest, its history lives in the marble and through the work of the Fabbrica, that incessantly takes care of it from 1387

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Lake Maggiore

17 Feb

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Situated at only 20 minutes by train or car from I Castagni B&B, the Lake Maggiore is the second largest lake in Italy: only the most northerly end (42 sq km) belongs to Switzerland.  It receives water from: Lugano’s Lake, Orta’s Lake, Varese’s Lake and Mergozzo’s Lake. (more…)