To visit Milan’s surroundings, we suggest hiring a car, although you can also take a train from Milan’s railway station.
The Lakes of the North of Italy.
As well as these four, there are other smaller lakes such as Lago d'Idro, Lago di Varese or Lago d'Orta which are just as beautiful, if less famous.
An Enchanting City
Other further away trips
If you have enough time and would like to explore the north of Italy, here is a list of remarkable cities that are well worth visiting and which you can get to either by car or by train. Next to the city’s name we also give you the distance by car and the train times.
- Venice: 173 miles (280 km) by motorway or 2 hours and 30 minutes by train.
- Verona: 102 miles (165 km) by motorway or 1 hour and 20 minutes by train.
- Florence: 186 miles (300 km) by motorway or 1:45 by train.
- Rome: 360 miles (580 km) by motorway or 3 hours by train.