Lombardy, known as Lombardia in Italian, is a region of northern Italy has its international border with Switzerland in its north. Lomardy is situated in the foot of the Alps, so its northern borders are made up from the Lepontine, Rhaetian and Orobic Alps. The region of Lombardy lies between the Alps and the river Po. The river Po and the lakes of Varese, lseo, Como and Garda make the region green and fertile. The capital of Lombardy is Milano which also serves as the financial hub for this region as well as for the whole Italy.
Getting to Italy
Restaurants in Italy
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