15 days in Province of Brescia Itinerary

15 days in Province of Brescia Itinerary

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Brescia
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Brescia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Limone sul Garda
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ponte di Legno
— 2 nights
Drive

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Brescia

Lioness of Italy

As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Get out of town with these interesting Brescia side-trips: Sirmione (Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, Grotte di Catullo, &more), Gardone Riviera (Museo Il Divino Infante & Heller Garden) and Salo (Lago di Garda & Duomo Santa Maria Annunziata). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Brescia Castle, take an in-depth tour of Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago d'Iseo, and get a sense of history and politics at Piazza della Loggia.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brescia trip planner.

Paris, France to Brescia is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. October in Brescia sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Limone sul Garda.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy), on the shore of Lake Garda.HistoryDespite the presence of famous cultivations of lemons (the meaning of the city's name in Italian), the town's name is probably derived from the ancient lemos (elm) or limes (Latin: boundary, referring to the communes of Brescia and the Bishopric of Trento). Your day by day itinerary now includes Ciclopista del Garda. Change things up with these side-trips from Limone sul Garda: Lago di Molveno (in Molveno), Castel Beseno (in Besenello) and Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at La Limonaia del Castel, don't miss a visit to Strada della Forra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Rocco, and gear up at SKYclimber.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Limone sul Garda visit planner.

You can drive from Brescia to Limone sul Garda in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ponte di Legno.

Things to do in Limone sul Garda

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Ponte di Legno

Ponte di Legno is an Italian comune of 1,729 inhabitants in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.GeographySituated at the confluence of the two source rivers of the Oglio, Ponte di Legno is the uppermost comune of Valle Camonica.HistoryThe territory of the municipality of Ponte di Legno was part of the ancient Dalaunia, which included also the comune of Temù.On September 27, 1917 the village was bombarded by Austrian cannons and razed to the ground in a short time.Monuments and places of interestReligious architecturesThe churches of Ponte di Legno are: Parish of the Holy Trinity, dated 1685, though the wooden door is from 1929. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): appreciate the views at Valsaviore and then make a trip to Lago di Tovel.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponte di Legno trip tool.

You can drive from Limone sul Garda to Ponte di Legno in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ponte di Legno can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ponte di Legno

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Province of Brescia travel guide

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Castles · Roman Baths · Landmarks
Brescia is a city and comune in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is situated at the foot of the Alps, a few kilometres from the lakes Garda and Iseo. With a population of 196,480, it is the second largest city in the region and the fourth of northwest Italy. The urban area of Brescia extends beyond the administrative city limits and has a population of 672,822, while over 1.5 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is the administrative capital of the Province of Brescia, one of the largest in Italy, with over 1,200,000 inhabitants.Founded over 3,200 years ago, Brescia has been an important regional centre since pre-Roman times. Its old town contains the best-preserved Roman public buildings in northern Italy and numerous monuments, among these the medieval castle, the Old and New cathedral, the Renaissance Piazza della Loggia and the rationalist Piazza della Vittoria.The monumental archaeological area of the Roman forum and the monastic complex of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a group of seven inscribed as Longobards in Italy, Places of Power. Brescia is considered the industrial capital of Italy. The metallurgy and the production of machine tools and firearms are of particular economic significance, along with mechanical and automotive engineering. The major companies based in the city are utility company A2A, steel producer Lucchini, firearms manufacturer Beretta, shotgun producer Perazzi, machine tools manufacturer Camozzi and gas control manufacturer Cavagna Group.

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