Romantic Lake Maggiore

Romantic Lake Maggiore offers couples heading to northern Italy for weddings, romantic honeymoon getaways, birthdays or anniversary vacations a must see location.

This hidden gem of serenity is one of the Lombardy region's best kept romantic travel destinations.

Vacationers seem to gravitate to Northern Italy's Como Lake or Garda Lake, the area's largest lake.

But Lake Maggiore offers couples romantic sunsets and exquisite beauty sure to please couples looking for a peaceful getaway with their beloved.

It's as beautiful as the more famous Como Lake.

It's only 50 kilometers from the center of Milan and makes a nice quick day trip if you want to get out of the bustling city lights and admire peaceful tranquility.

Couples can also get to this paradise from Malpensa International Airport. Take a few hours to visit this magical place of lake islands, grandiose mountains and spectacular scenic views.

Why not ask your love to marry you by the lake as the sun begins its descent for the evening. It's a memorable location, and she'll never forget it.

romantic Lake Maggiore bright blue water surrounded by green mountains and a baby blue sky with white clouds

Or ask her to spend forever with you on the top of Mount Mottarone. It's a breathtaking view. You can take a cable car from Stresa Italy, a romantic little town on the Piedmont Lake side.

Or take her for a romantic lunch or dinner and enjoy relaxing together.

You can begin your journey at Milan's Cadorna railway station, part of Milan’s metro network.

Then take a direct train to Laveno Mombello. Also, the LeNord trains make all connections from Milan to both Lake Como and Maggiore Lake.

On the way from Cadorna to Laveno, the train stops at Boavisa station in Milan and in Saronno - famous for its amaretto and cookies. It's about a 90 minute train ride.

The Mottarone Cable Car departs every 20 minutes from the Lido in Stresa and is one of the best ways to view romantic Lake Maggiore.

When your day trip is over, you can get back to Milan via a train from Stresa.

Or spend the night in one of the area's hotels and take the train the next day.

Lombardy, Italy offers couples out of the way spots for taking in the beauty of the country at one of the glistening lakes in Italy.

Take a day and head to a tranquil lake where you can enjoy a romantic picnic and fall in love with each other all over again.

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