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Events, festivals, concerts and folklore close to MADESIMO SONDRIO, ITALY Motta di Sotto Val Masino Chiesa in Valmalenco


One of Italy's largest regions, Lombardy lies in the north of the country, sharing a border with Switzerland. Stretching from the Alps to the lowlands of the Po Valley, it is home to a wide range of landscapes, including the breathtaking mountain chain with the Valchiavenna, Valtellina and Camonica Valley. Winter sports lovers will find no lack of state-of-the-art facilities in Lombardy, for example in the extremely popular resorts of Tonale, Bormio, Livigno and Madesimo. Another aspect that defines the region is its expanse of rolling hills which encompass the distinctive Franciacorta area, famous for its vineyards and wine production. The charm of the great lakes. Is a great tourist draw, attracting visitors to Sirmione and other well known destinations dotted along the west side of Lake Garda, while Lake Como and Lake Maggiore are no less beautiful, surrounded as they are by stately homes , parks and picturesque small towns. The region is also characterized by the great flat tracts of the Po Valley lowlands, covered by shimmering mirrors of water and used for rice growing : this is the typical landscape of Lomellina, the and of rice workers, steeped in tradition. The region has countless other distinctive aspects. Lombardy, aided by its geographic position and fertile soil, will captivate you, where nature, history, art and culture are harmoniously combined with innovation, technology, fashion, entertainment and a contemporary outlook. The region comprises the provinces of Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Mantua, Milan (regional capital), Monza and Brianza, Pavia, Sondrio and Varese.