Milan Malpensa Airport is located approximately 50km outside Milan city centre. Hiring a car here gives you the option of spending time in the city centre or exploring further afield.
Spend Some Time in Milan
Visit Lake Idroscalo which is 10km from the city centre. There are a variety of water sports available including canoeing, water skiing, rowing, sailing and swimming. It’s also a great setting for cycling.
Visit the San Siro Stadium of Milan. It is home to AC Milan and Internazionale, both of whom still play here. You will also find a museum dedicated to football memorabilia which is worth a visit for enthusiasts.
Explore the historical district of Milan, Cinque Vie. It is the location of the Roman Imperial era. Locate the various ancient sites such as the palace, theatre and circus.
Hit the shops at Via della Spiga and amble along the cobblestone streets. Whilst you are unlikely to grab a bargain, you can choose from a selection of high-end stores. Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Via Montenapoleone and Via Dante also perfect for a spot of retail therapy.
Discover the Region of Lombardy
Lake Como, Italy’s deepest lake, is situated in the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. Enjoy the unspoilt views, wander along the Greenway on the west side of the lake or take a boat trip.
Italian production accounts for 91% of European silk, and much of this comes from the north of the country. Visitors can take in this process at the Museo Didattrico della Seta, easily reached with your rental car. Here, the history of the industry in Como is documented.
Bergamo and its province are ideal destinations for those who love art, culture, and sports, thanks to its well-appointed touristic offerings. Hire a car and travel to the valleys. Enjoy the variety of locations for winter sports, consisting of numerous ski slopes of varying degrees of difficulty, served by an extensive network of ski lifts.