The Lombardia region, located in the north part of Italy, is one of the richest areas thanks to its industrial developments and to Milan, the most dynamic and interesting financial center of Italy. However, this region has also many other cities of cultural and business interest among which Bergamo, with its old cities, Brescia, Mantova, Varese, Lecco, Monza, Pavia but it is also well known for the its lakes amongst which one of the world’s most renowned: Lake Como which, in the past decade, has once again become the preferred destination of the international jetset. Rich in history the lake Como shores, as many other areas of the region, have been for centuries home to some of the most important Italian families, and the estates that we can find while visiting these locations are testimony of its rich history. There are many wonderful mansions, dating back even to XV century, that attract a large number of foreigners eager to live in contact with the tradition that has made Italy so grand in the world. The special location of the region allows the residents to enjoy very diverse entertainments from sipping an “aperitivo” in a the beach town of Portofino just in a 90 minute drive, to skiing down the sloops of some of the most exclusive destination of the swiss Alps or Italian ski resorts in a little more than an hour. In addition, Milan has to offer a very broad range of cultural and art events, from The Scala to international exhibition and is one of the best shopping destination for the fashion and design lovers. The city also hosts two major international events, the “Milan Fashion Week” four times a year and the international design fair ” Il Salone del mobile”, in the spring.