Uncover the beauty of Northern Italy & its lakes
Northern Italy has no shortage of great golf courses and arguably has a handful of the countries best. From the stunning Lakes including Garda and Como, Turin, Milan and Verona there is a wide variety of brilliant destinations to choose from and play. For true golf fans Royal Park Roveri Golf Club will be high on the list of courses to play as Italy’s top golf course, located in Turin.
Why play golf in Northern Italy & Lakes?
- Home to the metropolitan cities of Milan, Turin, Venice & Verona
- Beautiful landscape - including Lake Como, Lake Garda & the Alps backdrop
- Cooler winters & very warm summers - Spring & Autumn perfect for golf
- Options from fantastic Golf Resorts, such as Bogogno, or city & golf breaks in Turin
Top golf courses & breathtaking views
Italy has certainly been increasing in popularity with regards to golf breaks and as the excitement of the 2022 Ryder Cup draws closer, we’re sure this popularity will continue to soar.
There is so much choice in the north of Italy from Turin, home to one of Italy’s top golf courses and European Tour venue, Royal Park Roveri Golf Club, to the very east of Italy in Friuli Venezia, a remote part of the country that is blessed with stunning views and Udine Golf Club, a fantastic championship layout.
One thing you can guarantee when playing in the north of Italy is endless views of beautiful landscapes, you’ll never grow tired of playing with these back drops.
Circolo Golf Villa d’Este is a course that will leave you wanting more, 18 holes just simply isn’t enough! Built in 1926 it has plenty of history and you are bound to create lots of amazing memories on this course as you wind through the pine, ash and chestnut trees.
Situated above the shores of Lake Garda is Garda Golf & Country Club, a beautiful club that offers 27 holes of golfing heaven. It has wonderfully shaped fairways that aren’t too tight, water hazards ready to catch errant shots and pristine greens that run true.
Most Popular Golf Resorts in Northern Italy & Lakes
Popular golf destinations in Northern Italy & Lakes
A glorious continental climate
Northern Italy is a vast region which is inhabited by some of Italy’s most famous/historic cities and geographical features and it is already extremely popular with tourists. However, a wealth of great golf courses exist here and golfers are beginning to take notice of their excellent quality and intricate designs.
There are many notable courses across this region however standouts are the excellent Golf Club Udine, the course at Circolo Golf Torino and Milan-based Le Robinie Golf Club.
Golfers can expect some of the finest weather in Europe in the region of Northern Italy, it's blessed with a glorious continental climate which means the courses are always in top-notch condition year-round.
The best time to go is in the summer months. Due to some of its city’s importance in the business world, flights into Northern Italy are fairly frequent from across the UK and you will never struggle to find suitable accommodation on your stay here.
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Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
Where to stay
Northern Italy is a large region with many important and historic cities within it, so before booking your Northern Italy golf holiday it is important to identify exactly what you want to get out of your holiday. Whether it's purely to experience the regions immaculate courses or explore both the courses and the cities, there is an accommodation option for every group.
Villaverde Hotel & Resort is an excellent eco-friendly resort located in the hills of Fagagna. Opened in 2016 the hotel incorporates natural light as well as taking advantage of the geothermal properties of the local area to keep its carbon footprint as low as possible. With 33 spacious modern rooms and an onsite golf course, spa, pool, gym and restaurant its easy to see why this resort is growing in popularity.
Hotel NH Piazza Carlina is an excellent choice of hotel for those who want to double up their golfing trip and explore the historic city of Turin. The hotel features historical surroundings which date right back to the 17th Century, the rooms have recently experienced a renovation and now offer golfers all the modern amenities they could hope.
Le Robinie Golf & Resort is a comfortable lodge-style hotel located a mere 20 minutes Milan. The hotel is a great choice for those wanting to stay within close proximity of the best local courses and within driving distance of the historic and popular city of Milan. With tastefully decorated rooms that overlook the natural surroundings, the hotel features a large bar and two onsite restaurants for all your dining needs.