The friendly and lively city of Brescia offers its visitors interesting art and culture sites of great historical significance. The "Capitolium" or Capitoline Temple of Piazza del Foro, brought to light in the Nineteenth Century, is a Roman temple dating back to the Imperial Era that stands in the archaeological area of the Monastic Complex of San Salvatore and Santa Giulia, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A charming place where you can let yourself be enchanted by one of the most interesting and more impressive evidences from the Roman Era in Northern Italy.
Let's discover the Twentieth Century in Brescia
There are many evidences, including intangible ones, to attest the prominent role played by Brescia in the 20th century. As part of the Prossima Fermata 900 project, Bresciatour Incoming created customized itineraries to discover the fascinating history and culture of our most recent past. Interesting routes with immersive visits, with professional guides, to museums and places that tell the popular habits, crafts, theater and architectural works of the ‘900. An opportunity to appreciate enchanting places of the city such as the famous Piazza della Loggia.
Wine cellar visits, food and wine tourism
Brescia, and the surrounding area, can offer to visitors a food and wine experience of pure excellence! Genuine local products, exquisite cheese, fragrant wines, local cold cuts, lake fish and renowned oil are the highlights of a land full of traditions. Enjoy a tour to discover local food and wine, new and genuine flavors to satisfy even the most demanding palates! Let's discover the Lombard landscape, in the verdant North of Italy, between imposing snow-capped alpine peaks and clear the waters of the lakes.
Brescia is an excellent starting point for those travelers who enjoy trekking, good food and the outstanding wine typical of the Lombardy region. A paradise of trekking paths in the greenery and lakes with crystal clear waters, which winds between streets and breathtaking views, ideal for those who love to move around by bicycle. The "Colli dei Longobardi, Strada dei Vini e dei Sapori" is one of the suggested routes to appreciate the exquisite local delicacies in a landscape context of rare beauty!
Excursions on the lakes
Live the experience of a tour in the North of Lombardy with excursions to lakes perfectly set in a unique landscape where nature is almost uncontaminated. The ideal destination for a short holiday or a weekend in good company on Lake Iseo with “Monte Isola”, the largest lake island in Europe, with its wonderful views and “Isola del Garda”, on the homonym lake, originally Lombard Monastery connected to Brescia, and privately owned today, with its “Villa Cavazza”, a charming historic residence with a lush garden.
Cooking courses and tasting sessions
Brescia and its charming province in the green hills of Lombardy, between the renowned region of “Franciacorta” and the shores of Lake Iseo, offers to travelers a unique and engaging travel experience! A stay for good food and wine lovers, with stops in stunning cellars for exquisite tastings, and cooking classes to learn the secrets of local chefs and recipes, coming into contact with an area famous throughout the world for its excellent food and wine.
The perfect destination for lovers of old cars, sportsmen, curious people in search of attractions with timeless charm. We are in Brescia, with the famous car race renowned in the workd as the “Mille Miglia”, which Enzo Ferrari called “The most beautiful race in the world”. An opportunity to admire models of cars from the past parade gritty and colorful, and stop for a visit to the homonyms Museum where you can discover the history of this traditional race. A journey through time in the wonderful architectural context of the Monastery of Sant'Eufemia, owned by the Municipality of Brescia.