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Northwest Italy

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Northwest Italy consists of four of Italy's regions: Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy and Valle d'Aosta. To the east lies Northeast Italy, to the north is Switzerland and to the west France. The Italian Lake District is mostly in Northwest Italy.

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Map of Northwest Italy
Map of Northwest Italy
  Aosta Valley
a small region in the Alps
  Liguria
the coastal region
  Lombardy
the eastern part of Northwest Italy
  Piedmont
the western region, containing most of Italy's border with France

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  • 1 Aosta
  • 2 Bergamo – a fairytale pastel-coloured city perched atop a hillside, and the gate to Bergamo Alps.
  • 3 Brescia – a major industrial powerhouse since the Ancient Roman times, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 4 Genoa
  • 5 La Spezia
  • 6 Mantua (Italian: Mantova) – the Ducal Palace has a cycle of frescoes by Mantegna that no art lover should miss. This city is also an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 7 Milan (Italian: Milano) – shares with Paris the title of fashion capital of the world, and is Italy's second city and the main Italian economic centre.
  • 8 San Remo
  • 9 Turin (Italian: Torino) – After the Italian unification, on 17th March 1861, Turin was the first capital of modern Italy.
  • 10 Courmayeur

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