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Brescia
Como
Cremona
Lecco
Lodi
Mantua
Monza
Pavia
Sondrio
Varese

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 in a thousand photos

The 11 Cities of Art as told by you. Flip through the gallery of photos shared for the first #CultCity Photo Contest #inLombardia.

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CULT CITY Events/ WHAT'S HAPPENING IN LOMBARDIA

Festivaletteratura
Mantua 06/09/2017 - 10/09/2017
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Festival Non Solo Clown

Monza 22/07/2017 - 26/08/2017

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Festa di Radio Onda d’Urto

Brescia 09/08/2017 - 26/08/2017

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Il Lago Cromatico

Varese 02/06/2017 - 23/09/2017

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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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“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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“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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“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 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 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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“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 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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“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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CULT CITY GALLERY/ BROWSE THE GALLERIES AND GET INSPIRED

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7 frescoes to be admiredIn Varese, the frescoes in the fifteen chapels on the Sacro Monte, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
7 frescoes to be admiredAt the Visconti Castle in Pavia, to admire the beautiful frescoed ceiling of the Sala Azzurra.
7 frescoes to be admiredChurch of San Sigismondo in Cremona. To see frescoes by Boccaccino and by the Campi brothers.
7 frescoes to be admiredIn Brescia, in the Santa Giulia complex, the Church of San Salvatore and the ancient refectory.
7 frescoes to be admiredInternational Gothic style in the nave and side aisles of the Church of San Francesco in Lodi.
7 frescoes to be admiredMantua and the most romantic of frescoes: the Camera degli Sposi by Andrea Mantegna.
7 frescoes to be admiredAbove the altar of San Michele Maggiore in Pavia, the splendid Coronation of St. Mary.

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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