How to book a self catering at Lake Maggiore, Italy

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Located in what is known as the "Italian Lake District" is the magnificent Lake Maggiore. Surrounded by quaint towns and villages, a holiday here offers the chance to relax in stunning surroundings or engage in a vast range of indoor or outdoor activities. A holiday rental house is the perfect base from which to set out and explore this beautiful area and return to of an evening for a much needed rest!

Rent a villa in Lake Maggiore and you'll be in the ideal situation for exploring the neighbouring region of Piedmont as well as the sheer wealth of natural beauty that exists throughout the Italian Lakes, holiday rental accommodation being found in prime positions overlooking the lake itself and far beyond to the breathtaking mountain vista of the mighty Alps, so for anyone with a love of the great outdoors, it doesn't get much better than the landscapes that spread out around any holiday villa or apartment. With opportunities for sport and recreation that range from watersports to golf and even skiing, holiday rental accommodation in the Italian Lakes provides the kind of variety, versatility and diversity that would appeal to people of all ages and interests, apartment and villa rentals occupying convenient lakeside situations that are only minutes away from the nearest golf course and within easy reach of the alpine ski resorts, and with Switzerland lying just a few miles away, you could even get to experience two countries in the same holiday. Accommodation in Lake Maggiore therefore has the potential for wall-to-wall activity, but if all you really want from your vacation is the chance to unwind, with such a spectacular view from your window and an atmosphere of pure tranquility, there is no finer place to relax than in any of the villas and apartments.

A holiday in this area is the perfect choice for those who love having access to watersports and areas that provide plenty of green space. Amongst the water-based activities that can be enjoyed at Lake Maggiore are swimming, sailing, fishing, windsurfing and water skiing. Other activities available on a Lake Maggiore holiday include horse riding, tennis, golf, mountaineering, walking and cycling. A Lake Maggiore holiday rental house offers the chance to see some spectacular water scenery, which is perfect for those who are keen photographers or artists.

Visitors thinking of having a Lake Maggiore holiday rental house will be pleased to hear that the climate is very mild and Mediterranean-like. The warmest months of the year are usually June and July when the temperature during the day can be as much as 29°C. There are cooling winds and thunderstorms to help deal with the heat and humidity during the summer. The autumn months are still very mild with visitors often enjoying outdoor activities in temperatures of around 18°C. The winter sees the daytime temperature fall to around 10°C. January is usually the wettest month of the year and the average rainfall for the area is 7 inches.

Lake Maggiore Travellers will either land at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) or Milan Linate Airport (LIN) both of which are under an hour and a half from Lake Maggiore. Air operators offering cheap, regular flights to the area include British Airways, Flybe, Air Italy and easyJet. Passengers can depart from a range of UK airports such as Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX).


Lupain Holiday Rentals for the best holidays at Lake Maggiore. Browse our website to see the full range of self catering accommodation at Lake Maggiore.


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This article was published on 2011/08/03