July/August 2006 – Special Report: The Lakes

In this special report, we explore Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda. From 5-star luxury resorts to an affordable vineyard hotel, we tell you where to stay. We also tell you where the locals like to eat – from the best gelato stop – to a restaurant where you can have a cooking lesson before dining. (8 pages)

Scenic view of Bergamo old town cityscape at sunset Italy Europe

Alta or Bassa: Bergamo Enchants

Situated between Lake Como and Lake Garda, Bergamo is a natural addition to a northern lakes vacation, and a worthy off-the-beaten-track destination in itself. The city has two parts, and two personalities

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