The glorious lakes of northern Italy are surrounded by picturesque ornamental gardens, ancient villas steeped in history, sleepy lakeside towns and breathtaking backdrops of majestic snow-capped mountains. From bustling Lake Garda to splendid Lake Maggiore, scenic Lake Como and the jewel-like Lake Orta, this region offers a range of experiences and stunning scenery that has been fashionable since Roman times.