Day Trip from Milan: Fresh Air and Art Nouveau Architecture in Varese

Mon, 04/04/2022 - 16:07
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A chapel at pilgrimage village of Santa Maria del Monte on Sacro Monte di Varese

Just an hour northwest of Milan, the city of Varese is an often-overlooked destination with a lot to see, whether you’re into culture and art or the outdoors. Nestled in the Lombard Prealps at the foot of the Campo dei Fiori hill, the city is a haven of fresh air and dense vegetation. The surrounding foothills are dotted with lakes large and small, giving the city its nickname: the land of seven lakes.

A visit to Varese in the warmer months is a feast for the senses. Its

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