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Culture of Lombardy. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Brescia Several attractions of Lombardy are known even to travelers that have never been to Italy. Most of them are concentrated in Milan, but there are amazing facilities in every city of the region. World-famous La Scala opera house with its incomparable interior, beautiful basilica of Sant Ambrogio and Sforzesco Castle are among major attractions of Milan.
Lombardy is famous for its natural attractions; there are several large rivers and beautiful lakes in the region. The unique nature of Lombardy has made it the ​​world-famous center of … Open
Visitors of the city should definitely see the beautiful Duomo and stroll through the picturesque Sempione Park. Fans of architectural attractions would like Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II; this is an incredibly beautiful building with exquisite facade decorated with sculptures. Currently, the historic building houses luxury boutiques and fashionable restaurants.
A lot of interesting tourist sites are situated in Como; Museo Didattico della Seta is among them. A few decades ago several large factories has worked in the city; they have produced silk of high quality. The rich collection of the museum reminds about those old days. Copyright
Lombardy is the economic, cultural and gastronomic landmark of the country. Even discerning palates would be fond of the local cuisine. The region is located in the Po Plain, often called … Open
Castello di Brescia is one of the most important medieval monuments of the region; it is a very beautiful and impressive building. First fortifications in its place have appeared in the 12th century; during the Middle Ages, it was completely rebuilt. The only element of the first castle preserved to the present day is the Mirabella Tower. This amazing historic building is home to the Astronomical Observatory, Museum of the Risorgimento and the Museum of Ancient Weapons.
Who wanna be a duke? The lovely Villa Reale is situated in Monza. Everyone can explore luxurious halls of the villa; excursions are arranged there every single day. Beautiful villa is surrounded by the park, which is also open to public access. The ancient city of Varese is interesting from the historic point of view. Castello Visconti di San Vito is its undisputable symbol. Dark and mysterious, it holds a rich collection of books and historical documents.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Lombardy and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lombardy and surroundings

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Public palaces near Lombardy
♥   Palace 'Royal Villa of Monza' Monza, 46.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Castello Sforzesco' Milan, 51.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Litta' Milan, 52 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ducal Palace of Colorno' Colorno, 73.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ducal Palace' Parma, 83.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Lombardy and around
♥   Art museum 'Accademia Carrara' Bergamo, 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Lombardy
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Crema, 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Martino e S. Maria Assunta, Treviglio, 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Lorenzo Martire, Verolanuova, 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria della Visitazione, Bagnolo Mella, 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Chiesa di San Lazzaro, Roma, 27.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Alessandro in Colonna, Bergamo, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica-Santuario di S. Maria delle Grazie, Brescia, 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Lombardy and near

Crespi d Adda

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in 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. … Read further

Duomo di Milano

From the series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
The main building material is white marble. The Italian Simone de Orsenigo is considered to be the original author of the project. Later, best experts from Germany and France were attracted to participate in construction. For hundreds of years, the best masters of Europe were working to create the unique facade and interior design. Their work resulted in the fabulously beautiful cathedral with the spire of 106.5 meters high. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Lombardy

Culture guide to Lombardy. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Lombardy: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Lombardy. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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