Milan is the main industrial, commercial and financial centre of Italy and a leading global city. The city is a major world fashion and design capital. Thanks to its important museums, theatres and landmarks (including the Milan Cathedral, the fourth largest cathedral in the world, and Santa Maria delle Grazie, decorated with Leonardo da Vinci paintings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site) Milan attracts more than two million annual visitors.
Lake Maggiore can be reached at just around 30 km distance. Different sights and touristic locations can be found in the surrounding areas to Malpensa Airport: Stresa and Isola Bella; Isola di San Giulio; Museo sul Sempione, property of a private antique collector where antique airplanes, tank engines, motorbikes and much more can be found. Castello d'Angera where the Doll Museum is located. A variety of woods and mountains where long walks and mushroom or chestnuk picking can be part of a relaxing day in contact with nature. Mount Mottarone, at a few kilometers from Stresa, where skiing and other activities are available. The archeological sites of Sesto Calende and Golasecca. Sacro monte, in Varese.