The Italian Lakes - Bergamo, Brescia & Cremona (Chapter)
This is the Bergamo, Brescia & Cremona chapter from Lonely Planet's The Italian Lakes guidebook.
Medieval towns, gentle lakes hemmed in by steep hillsides, mighty mountains make this part of the Lombard region one of northern Italy’s most underrated corners. A tour of plains settlements will turn up palaces, castles and forts, while wine buffs can tour the Franciacorta, south of Lake Iseo.
- Wandering endlessly through the medieval lanes of Bergamo’s Città Alta, beginning in the Piazza Vecchia
- Tracking down the fascinating violin-making tradition of Cremona in the midst of the quiet old town .
- Embarking on a quest to find the Unesco World Heritage–listed rock art of Valle Camonica
- Restaurants & Nightlife
Coverage includes: Bergamo, San Pellegrino Terme, Cornello die Tasso, Northern Valle Brembana, Valle Seriana, Lake Iseo & Around, Monte Isola, Iseo, Sarnico, Lovere & Bossico, Valle Camonica, Lake Endine, Valle del Fredo & Esmate, Franciacorta, Brescia, Cremona, Pizzighettone, Lodi, Crema, Soncino.
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