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Crespi d Adda, Italy

From series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Year: 1878.

In Lombardy, you can find an outstanding historical Crespi d'Adda village. All the territory is inscribed in the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Crespi d'Adda is an unusual factory village that was founded at the turn of XXth century. Cristoforo Benigno Crespi, a textile manufacturer from Busto Arsizio, bought the valley between the rivers Brembo and Adda, with the intention of installing a cotton mill on the banks of the Adda. Then there were built the factory and houses for workers.

Crespi d Adda, Italy Later the entrepreneur has founded a large cotton factory. In 1878 near the factory have appeared houses for workers, hospital, school, nice church and theatre. Until 1929 Crespi family was the owner of the factory. Unfortunately, within the time, their family business stopped bring large profit. For several years the factory was plagued by huge debts, that’s why the family decided to pass through to the government.

Nowadays the old village attracts people who like architecture. There was saving a family palace of Crespi in neogothic style. Other beautiful buildings are the Crespi d'Adda church, workers’ houses. Nothing has changed for about a hundred years. If you want to become engrossed in the past, walk in this old village. Now it is quite hard to imagine that earlier this area was one of the most technically equipped in Europe. There was a modern lighting system and even a good-working aqueduct. Next - Castel del Monte


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'UBI BANCA' located in 1.35 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Autonoleggi Paganelli S.R.L.' is located in 1.12 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'IperStation' in 1.39 km
Supermarket: 'Conad' in 1.36 km
Parking: 'Leolandia Parking Area' in 1.16 km
Apotheek: 'Farmacia Paris' in 1.75 km
Police station: 'Comando Stazione Carabinieri Trezzo Sull'Adda' in 1.55 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Al Dopolavoro' in 0.3 km
Railway station: 'Arcene' in 5.99 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Orio Al Serio Airport BGY - in 15 km
 »  Linate Airport LIN - in 26 km
 »  Venegono Airport QVA - in 52 km
 »  Malpensa Airport MXP - in 63 km
 »  Montichiari Airport VBS - in 64 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Crespi d Adda

Best Western Villa Appiani

Located in 1 km from Crespi d Adda
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Rooms: 40
Air-conditioned rooms at Villa Appiani feature a patio, a flat-screen TV and a seating area. The private bathroom has free toiletries plus a … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Longobardo

Located in 2 km from Crespi d Adda
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Rooms: 50
All rooms are air conditioned and have a view of the garden. They offer free Wi-Fi, a minibar and a TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. The … More: photo, rates and booking
Il Borgo

Located in 3 km from Crespi d Adda
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Rooms: 2
Rooms come with a TV and free Wired Internet. Some rooms are en suite while other rooms have a shared bathroom. A sweet breakfast is offered every … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Ristorante Vergani

Located in 4 km from Crespi d Adda
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Rooms: 20
Rooms at the Vergani include a satellite flat-screen TV, minibar and private bathroom. Some rooms offer river views, while others overlook the … More: photo, rates and booking

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Duomo di Milano
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No less famous is the Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano located in the heart of the historic district. It's considered a shining example of the outstanding architectural style, Flamboyant Gothic. Construction of this cathedral  took several hundred years. The …
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie
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Top destination around Crespi d Adda - Bergamo

Parco Della Trucca is no less attractive a place for admiring nature; it also has its unique attractive features. This park occupies a vast territory. It has a lake in which ducks and swans live. During the warmer months, spacious green lawns are available for holidaymakers, where they can sunbathe, organize a picnic or play sports games. The park is very popular among locals. They come here to launch a kite or play soccer.
There are also traditional entertainment centers in the city, the most popular among which is FANTABOSCO. This center is largely focused on young children. For them, there are bright playgrounds with slides and trampolines. For young visitors, interesting master classes are regularly conducted, during which they can reveal their artistic or acting talents. A pleasant addition to the rest will be to relax in a beautiful café located in the center, in which the branded pizza and other children's favorite treats are prepared.

With older children, one can go to the ice rink which is located in the sports center, Bergamo Palaghiaccio. It is available for visits all year round. All the necessary equipment for recreation is available for the client right in the center. In the sports complex, competitions and training sessions of hockey teams are regularly held. On certain days, the ice rink is available for free visits.
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