Of course, the Lake is popular with water-ski and kite-surfers, cyclists and other sports enthusiasts, while the gentle foothills of the Alps will appeal to those who want a different kind of sightseeing.
The legendary cuisine will have gourmets wanting to tantalise their taste buds and loosen their belts as some of the world’s finest restaurants can be found in the region. And if you think you can do better than the world famous chefs, then why not try a cooking class, or enjoy a wine tasting session? Stroll the pretty markets, visit Romanesque churches and meander down cobbled lanes renowned the world over for their picturesque beauty.
Indulge in a little – or a lot – of shopping!
Everything you could possibly want from organic olive oil to cutting-edge fashion is right around the corner.
Refined luxury and opulence have found a home here too and acclaimed villas such as Villa d’Este in Cernobbio are a must for any stay.
And if you still have some energy left at the end of the day, Harry’s Bar, a favourite haunt of George Clooney and his friends, is perfect for a nightcap!