Lombardy is home to Italy\'s famous lakes Maggiore, Como and Garda that lie at the foot of the Alps.
Piedmonte and Valle D\'Aosta border Lombardy to the west and the Veneto and Alto-Adige regions on the east.
Stelvio National Park and Adamello Park.
Famous lakes of Lombardy is Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Lake Garda and Lake Iseo.
Lombardy is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
The capital is Milan.
Major tourist destinations in the region include the historic cities of Milan, Mantua, Pavia, Cremona and Bergamo, and the lakes Garda, Como, Maggiore and Iseo.
Total area 23,861 km2 (9,212.8 sq mi).
Lombardy is bordered by Switzerland (north: Canton Ticino and Canton Graubünden) and by the Italian regions of Emilia-Romagna (south), Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and Veneto (east), and Piedmont (west).
The climate of this region is continental, though with variations depending on altitude or the presence of inland waters.
Bergamo is one of the most picturesque areas of Lombardy, famous for its subdivision on two levels: the spacious and modern lower part of the city and the renowned \"Città Alta\".
Major rivers, flowing west to east, are the Ticino, the outlet of Lake Maggiore, the Lambro, the Adda, outlet of Lake Como, the Mincio, outlet of Lake Garda, and the Oglio, the Lake Iseo outflow.
Early spring is the best time to visit.
The Metro is considered one of the best ways to get around with on-time service.
Four main airports in Lombardy: Milan-Malpensa Int.l Airport (MXP) Milan-Linate Airport (LIN) Bergamo-Orio al Serio Airport (BGY) Brescia Montichiari (VBS).
Milan, Lombardy is full of cities of art and small villages that attract tourists inside their walls from all around the world.
Milan is also one of the most important cultural centers in Italy with a first-class artistic and architectural heritage.
Lombard cuisine includes lots of rice, vegetables and cheese, with long cooking times and often single dishes.
Valtellina is home to Pizzoccheri, pasta made from buckwheat.
Wine from Lombardy boasts an ancient tradition and is produced in three main areas.