Markets, boutiques, and espressos on the piazza: summer shopping breaks in northern Italy

Northern Italy is not only a popular destination because of its impressive sights and attractions. It is also a haven for shopping lovers who are crazy about finding bargains, hunting for trinkets, and finding delightful souvenirs. Porlezza, a charming town in the Lombardy region, is a great place to discover. Here, you will find its Saturday market a pure delight, from the display of local artisan products to the latest fashion styles in clothes and accessories. Luino is another place for excellent shopping comparable to boutiques. Its Wednesday market is the largest on the lake with an incredible range of products to choose from. After a full day of shopping, take a break on the piazza for some people-watching and that perfect cup of espresso. Shop to your heart’s content and discover regional flavours at the local restaurants. Throw a bit of sightseeing on the side and visit the Church of San Vittore or the charming lakefront with a magnificent view of Lake Lugano.

A soothing shopping break in northern Italy

When all the shopping is done, wouldn’t you like to stay in a place where you can also relax? For this, the Parco San Marco Lifestyle Beach Resort is the place to go. Its 111 superior and deluxe suites and apartments are perfect for an idyllic retreat. Combine an awesome shopping break in northern Italy with leisurely time. Parco San Marco has its own private beach and a host of indoor and outdoor pools. Soothe aching feet with a pampering foot bath and massage. Relax with the hotel’s hydrotherapy treatments. Satiate your senses and mull over your treasures and finds while enjoying the hotel's luxurious SPA facilities. There’s nothing as pleasurable as a delightful shopping break in northern Italy combined with a relaxing stay at the San Marco Beach Resort.