A Day on Monte Isola: A Quaint Mountain-Island in Lake Iseo

If you thought admiring mountains from afar is enchanting, wait till you’re ambling through one.  Monte Isola (Lake Iseo, Lombardy, Italy) is the largest lake-island, not only in Italy, but in the whole of central and southern Europe. With a total area of 12.8 square kilometres, the island rises to a peak of about 600 … Continue reading A Day on Monte Isola: A Quaint Mountain-Island in Lake Iseo

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The Islands of Lake Iseo: Loretto, San Poala & Monte Isola

Lake Iseo (All You Need to Know)  is a smaller scale, less commercial version of Lake Garda.  The two lakes are around a 2-hour-drive apart. Lake Iseo is more congenial. It’s got similar breath-taking views but less traffic. More locals, less celebrity mansions. Lush green mountains and several medieval towns enclose the crystal clear lake.  The natural beauty … Continue reading The Islands of Lake Iseo: Loretto, San Poala & Monte Isola