From Sondrio, Lake Como is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west, and Milan is approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southwest.
See why Lombardy is so beloved by visitors, by hitting the road and exploring the abundance of natural and cultural attractions around Sondrio. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Sondrio are Mantello, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Castione della Presolana, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Lecco, is another interesting place to visit. It is around 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Sondrio and offers a number of interesting attractions, like Stadio Rigamonti-Ceppi, Villa Manzoni and Palace Bovara. Lecco Ponte Vecchio and Palace of Fears are also good places to spend time.
No matter what your faith, you're sure to be moved in Lombardy's cathedrals and other places of worship. Ask a local what to see around Sondrio, they'll often suggest the region's ever-popular farms, open-air museums and open-air markets.
Hot air ballooning is a great option for those hoping to discover their inner-daredevil. With life so busy, the perfect holiday often means finding great spots to relax. When it's time to kick back, do as the locals do and go shore fishing or camping.
As your time here draws to an end, spend your last euros on that last souvenir and say Ciao to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the places you've spent time.