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Monza
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11 CITIES OF ART. 110 MASTERPIECES. TWELVE MONTHS OF EVENTS. EXPERIENCE SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY. DISCOVER CULT CITY IN LOMBARDIA. COLLECT YOUR TRIP

110 Things to do/ Choose your art city in Lombardia

Five km of city walls. upper and lower bergamo. discover the two faces of a uniquely beautiful city

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from roman town of brixia to the mille miglia race. discover brescia and its 
unesco heritage site

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From its medieval heart to the neoclassical villas. Discover Como and its sumptuous lake 

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Music, luthiers, theatre and violins. discover cremona and its unesco world heritage treasures

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From Alessandro Manzoni to the Resegone. Discover Lecco and its wonders on the riverbanks 

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From the Renaissance to the Cattedrale Vegetale. 
Discover Lodi and its mix of art and nature 

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masterpiece of a city and unesco world heritage site. discover mantua and the history of the Gonzaga’s

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FROM THE famous queen theodelinda to villa reale via formula 1. Discover Monza on foot or by bike

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Towers, palaces, and medieval lanes. Discover Pavia, the city of saints, emperors and scientists

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The traditional stües and Castle, winery and red Sforzato wine. Discover the wonders of Sondrio 

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From Palazzo Estense to infinity vistas of the Sacro Monte. Discover Varese, a Garden City

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CULT CITY Events/ WHAT'S HAPPENING IN LOMBARDIA

Festivaletteratura
Mantua 06/09/2017 - 10/09/2017
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Mario Cresci. Immagini transitive

BERGAMO 10/02/2017 - 17/04/2017

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Giorgio Morandi e Tacita Dean

Mantua 12/03/2017 - 04/06/2017

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Festival Fotografico Europeo

Varese 18/03/2017 - 30/04/2017

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“Varese is a garden city with beautiful villas in enchanting parks. A postcard? The view of Monte Rosa at sunset”.
Rosita Missoni
FASHION DESIGNER
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“The one real masterpiece that you cannot miss in Como is the lake itself, a fabulous location, surrounded by mountains”
Davide van De Sfroos
Singer
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“My hidden gem in Lecco? Pescarenico – an old fishing village with narrow streets, colourful houses and a lovely central square”.
ENRICO DERFLINGHER
CHEF
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“A walk with friends in Pavia? At night, in the quiet little lanes in the centre where the only thing you can hear is your footsteps“.
Max Pezzali
SINGER
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“The tastes that remind me of Lodi? Meringues with whipped cream, the tortionata cake, grana cheese typical and tripe of San Bassiano.”
Bianca Balti
TOP MODEL
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“The museum I’d visit 1.000 times? The Duomo museum. A journey through fourteen centuries of history”.
Aldo Baglio
COMIC AND SCREENWRITER
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“A souvenir from Sondrio? A bottle of wine – made from Chiavennasca grapes grown along the Terrazzamenti, of course”.
Ladiesgang
VOCALIST SWING
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“Where to see the most romantic sunset in Bergamo? Along the walls of the Upper Town. From there, the setting sun seems to light up everything.”
Martina Caironi
PARALYMPIC CHAMPION
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“All musicians feel at home in Cremona. It’s the global capital of violin making, a city that lives for music. Just like me”.
Sergej Krylov
VIOLINIST
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“Andrea Mantegna’s sumptuous Camera degli Sposi at Palazzo Ducale: the most beautiful bridal chamber of the world”.
Eleonora Buratto
SOPRANO
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“Where to go for an aperitif in Brescia? In Piazza Paolo VI. Or, if you’re not in a hurry, strolling with friends along the countless narrow streets in the city centre.”
Fabio Volo
ACTOR AND AUTHOR
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CULT CITY GALLERY/ BROWSE THE GALLERIES AND GET INSPIRED

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7 theatres that have made historyFrom comic opera in the 1700s to Vittorio Gassman and Dario Fo. The Fraschini, Pavia’s historical theatre.
7 theatres that have made historyIn Mantua, the Teatro Bibiena, inaugurated in January 1770 by a very young Mozart.
7 theatres that have made historyThe Teatro della Società, in Lecco, was opened in 1884 with an opera by Donizetti, followed by over a century of drama and opera.
7 theatres that have made historyIn 1806, Luigi Canonica (re)built the Ponchielli in Cremona, one of the finest theatres in Europe.
7 theatres that have made historyThe Teatro Sociale in Como. When was it founded? In 1813, the year that Verdi and Wagner were born.
7 theatres that have made historyBefore the stage, the Foyer: the marvellous entrance to the Teatro Grande in Brescia.
7 theatres that have made historyMore than 80 wooden boxes for the cultural heart of Bergamo. The Teatro Sociale is in the Upper Town.

SAPORE inLombardia

Traveling between Taste and Art. 7 routes in search of authenticity and amazement, following the advice of a guide of exception Maestro Gualtiero Marchesi.

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