Milan has it all: as the capital of fashion and the heart of the Italian economy, shopping for anything from couture to cutlery is remarkable. However, whilst Milan is modern and effortlessly cool, the past is always treated with the respect it deserves and the spectacular museums, monuments, and the architecture of the centro storico attest to this. When the time comes to relax, this guide will direct you towards the shining star of the lakes, Lago di Como; to the perfect spot for island-hopping, Lake Maggiore; and to the bewitching Lake Orta. * Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Milan and Lakes Como, Maggiore & Orta * Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play. * Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sampling aperitivo spots to taking boats from island to island. * Detailed maps for Milan and other key destinations. * Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Milan with Lakes Como & Maggiore (Includes Lake Orta) provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of Italy's best-loved regions.