Lombardy hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Milan
Neighbors Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia Romana, Jura/Swiss Alps hotspots

Connected Sites

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Bellinzone Milan hotspot
Crespi d'Adda Milan hotspot
Longobards in Italy Brescia
Monte San Giorgio
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings
Rhaetian Railway Tirano is 2.5h from Milan
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy Orta and Como
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Venetian Works of Defence Peschiere del Garda (an hour by train)
Verona Verona lies halfway between Venice and Milan (about 1h15 by train each way)
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont Nizza Monferrato via Alessandria.

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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