One of Milan’s three airports, Linate Airport caters predominately to domestic and short-haul European flights. Located in the town of Peschiera Borromeo, less than five miles east of Milan, it is just minutes away from the A1 autostrada, making it an ideal port of entry for exploring Lombardy and other regions in northwest Italy.
Milan’s surroundings are home to beautiful palaces, magnificent lakes, UNESCO sites and a fabulous wine region. The region is a great place to tour around on one’s own, and a motorhome rental is an ideal way to take in all that the region has to offer. There is a great selection of campervan camping grounds to help make travelling here all the more enjoyable.
Recommended campervan drives in Linate Airport
this picturesque drive through the ‘Tuscany of the North of Italy’ will see recreational vehicle drivers eating fabulous food and taking in the stunning scenery. Rolling hills, impressive castles and medieval villages can all be enjoyed here from the comfort of Camping Ticino or Campeggio Alta Valle Staffora.
this stunning Y-shaped, fresh water lake forms part of the Italian Lake District. It is surrounded by picturesque mountains that make for a great city escape. There are numerous campsites for campervans surrounding the lake that are great places to rest while enjoying hiking, waterskiing, sailing or relaxing, including Camping La’vedo and Campsite Magic Lake.
drive through the foothills of the Alps to this spectacular valley that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The valley, nearly 1,900 metres above sea level and travels along the River Oglio, is accessible via the stunning mountainous Tonle Pass. The breathtaking scenery here can be appreciated from Campsite Eden or caravan park Pian della Regina.
About the airport
Linate Airport opened its doors in the 1930s and has been renovated twice since then to accommodate a growing number of passenger traffic. Today, it handles more than nine million passengers each year who arrive from within Italy as well as from the UK and other European destinations, with the majority of aircraft handled by Alitalia.
The single-terminal airport is connected to Milan by public bus, shuttle bus and taxi, while arrivals who opt for motorhome hire can reach the city via Viale Enrico Forlanini. Wi-Fi is accessible at the airport for a small fee, while shopping is available at designer boutiques such as Burberry, Swarovski or Moreschi, to name a few.