Varese is a city of just over 81,000 residents in the north west part of Lombardy, Italy. The town is about 55 kilometres north of Milan, and lies at the foot of the Sacro Monte di Varese. This region has been settled for at least the past 4000 years and possibly much longer. Throughout the years, Varese has been a popular source of local culture including opera and classical traditions. When you book in to a cosy Varese hotel with HRS, you are opening a door to Italian history.
Varese has a lot to offer ranging from the stunning natural beauty of the lakes and mountains to the architecture and culture concentrated in the city. There are several UNESCO World Heritage sites in and round the town that you really should seek out. If you explore the area a little you will discover that Varese has some famous prehistoric cave paintings in the nearby Camonica Valley, One of the key reasons people travel here and stay in Varese hotels though is for the Sacro Monte di Varese, a place of pilgrimage and worship.
The Malpensa Airport in Milan is the closest international airport. This airport is well connected world wide and a great place to start your adventures in Italy. From Milan, you can take one of the frequent trains running to Varese – this is the fastest and easiest way to get to your Varese hotel. If you prefer to have the freedom of a car, you can take the A8 from Milan which will lead you directly to Varese. Within the city, there is an excellent bus network making it easy for you to get to and from all the best attractions.
Most hotels in Varese are situated in convenient locations close to the Milan Malpensa Airport and the Rho-Pero exhibition centre. The town is reputed for the ‘the sacred mountain of Varese’ (Sacro Monte di Varese), a place of worship and pilgrimage. Numerous traces of history have been left by many civilizations. The awesome beauty of God’s creation and the amazing creations of human ingenuity combine in a unique, unforgettable mix. Varese hotels are popular for their typical pubs, restaurants, wine shops and superb inner courtyards.
Varese has a high population of immigrants due to the many multi-national companies that operate from the town. Varese hotels are perfect for guests that come to the town for business, with an option of many leisure activities. The economy of Varese is based mainly on industries such as cheese production, machinery and steel construction, and electronics. Surrounded by charming and peaceful landscapes, Varese hotels are the ideal place to spend a relaxing vacation away from the chaos and stresses of life.