Incredible scenery, golf, mountains & more
Italy’s second city and home to some of the country’s most spectacular scenery around the lakes of the Lombardy region, golf in Milan & Lake Como is a real treat, both on and off the course. The area is home to the only Nicklaus-designed course at Le Robinie Golf Club with the tree-lined Monticello Golf Club boasting two of Northern Italy’s best layouts, with the added benefit of its proximity to Lake Como. Further around Italy’s most-famous water hazard is the fabulous Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club, offering incredible views of the mountainside with the lakefront restaurants at Menaggio just a short walk away.
Why play golf in Milan & Lake Como?
- Milan famous city for its fashion & architecture, with great travel links (2 airports)
- Beautiful Lake Como sits just 1 hour from Milan
- Top class golf resorts such as Bogogno & Le Robinie
- Great golf tour based in Como - play Villa d'Este & Casteconturbia, two of Italy's finest courses
Take a tour or stay in Milan & explore
There’s plenty to see around Milan both on and off the course, with the Le Robinie Golf & Resort a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its Nicklaus-designed layout takes the golfer through a myriad of dips, hollows and amphitheatre greens with water lurking throughout the round.
The Bogogno Golf Resort features two superb 18-hole courses, the Bonora and Del Conte, both ranked within the Top 20 courses in the country. Situated at the food of the Monte Rosa Massif mountain range, both courses utilise the naturally undulating terrain and feature spectacular alpine scenery.
A stay closer to the lakes allows for the great reward of playing golf at Circolo Golf Villa d’Este, arguably Italy’s strongest golf course. The 1926 Peter Gannon design winds its with through trees and was known to be a particular favourite of the great Bing Crosby. The course affords fabulous views of Lake Montorfano and is just 7km from Lake Como, making this the perfect addition to any golf tour to the region.
Explore Milan & Lake Como off the course
As the global capital of fashion and design, Milan is an impressive city worth seeing once in your life. So when you’re not on the course, make sure you check out all the amazing sights including the Duomo di Milano cathedral and Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is an ornate 1800s arcade with all the high-end shops along it and a must-visit.
Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in Lombardy, Lake Como is the perfect choice for a golf holiday whether you are looking to relax or adventure, as it has so much to offer. The city itself has a multitude of historical buildings, fine restaurants and important museums. Surrounding the lake, there is a plethora of beautiful towns and villages such as Cernobbio, Menaggio and Bellagio that you absolutely must visit.
If you travel to the eastern edge of the lake near the city of Como you can take a fantastic funicular train that scales the mountain and stops at Brunate. When you reach the top the views from this town are simply magnificent and you can see both the city of Como and the Lake in all their glory.
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