• Art & Culture

Castles Brescia

From Sirmione to Breno, from Desenzano to Padernello, a journey through the fortified manors to the discovery of local history

Castles Brescia. The following guide will assist you in finding some of the Province's peculiar castles.

Lombardy boasts numerous fortifications scattered all over its territory, making it an ideal destination for whoever wishes to engage in cultural tourism. 

Brescia counts with a series structures that are certainly worth visiting, castles such as the famous Brescia Castle are quite popular with tourists. It has a drawbridge and entrance gate that will give you access to a few of the best kept secrets that castles in Lombardy often guard.

You will walk among halls full of history and musems installed inside the structure. Ancient weapons, armors and war equipment make part of its permanent exhibition. A real journey to the past.

Discover the castles of Brescia and neighboring localities. Tourism in Brescia will also take you outside of the city in order to stumble upon medieval manors and fortresses. The one in Desenzano for example has an inspiring view of Lake Garda, while the one in Oldofredi is in top of a hill at Iseo.

Consider visiting those in Padernello and Quistini. The former is a fortress surrounded by a mote and where it is said that the ghost of the White Lady wanders around its chambers. The latter hosts a greenhouse with more than 1500 rose species.

Take me here: Castles Brescia

On the same topic

Visiting Cremona is cheap!

Entry to all the town's museums with a combined cheap ticket
  • Art & Culture
Visiting Cremona is cheap!

Brescia, a Theatre City

From the Teatro Grande to the Brescia Opera Festival, to the Vittoriale degli Italiani in Gardone. Discover a stage city
  • Art & Culture
Brescia, a Theatre City

Itinerary Mincio Po Rivers

A pleasant itinerary to discover the naturalistic and architectural riches of this strip of Lombardy.
  • Art & Culture
Itinerary of Mincio and Po rivers, exploring on two wheels

Monuments Monza

There are so many beauties to discover in the city that holds treasures not only in its Cathedral.
  • Art & Culture
Monuments in Monza, culture in Lombardy

Bergamo, Crespi d'Adda

  • Art & Culture
Villaggio Crespi d'Adda

Monuments Como

Como, with noble palaces, elegant architecture and monuments, is an ideal destination for cultural tourism
  • Art & Culture
Monuments Como, ideas for visiting

The sound of Stradivari

Live performances with the instruments of the collections of the Violin’s Museum.
  • Art & Culture
Clarissa Bevilacqua

Museums Lodi

The museum reality of Lodi is heterogeneous. It preserves naturalistic and scientific collections, archaeological and art collections
  • Art & Culture
Museums Lodi, exploring Lombardy

A Roman street

  • Art & Culture
A Roman street

Insider Mantua

  • Art & Culture
Insider Mantua

Festival of Ethical Photography

Responsible photojournalism: The Festival of Ethical Photography
  • Art & Culture
Festival della Fotografia Etica

Monuments Pavia

Ancient squares, historic houses, statues, religious buildings, museums ... in Pavia and its province
  • Art & Culture
Monument Pavia, what to see

Castles in Valtellina

A dive into the past between castles and towers in Valtellina
  • Art & Culture
A journey into the past among castles in Valtellina

Museum Sondrio

Centuries of local traditions and alpine identity in its museums
  • Art & Culture
Museum Sondrio, what to see?

Lombardy in 5 Castles

Impregnable fortresses, with enchanting lake views, legends of ghosts. Five castles in Lombardy to be visited
  • Art & Culture
Lombardy in 5 Castles

OPEN WINDOWS

A new project by the Association Tapirulan
  • Art & Culture
OPEN WINDOWS

Bergamo Photo Gallery

An area to be discovered and visited
  • Art & Culture
Discovering Bergamo from A to Z

Pavia Photo Gallery

An area full of attractions and experiences to experience
  • Art & Culture
Pavia from A to Z, art and culinary traditions

The historic houses of Bergamo

Gardens, art, culture and beauty: the historic homes of the noble families of Bergamo are well worth a visit.
  • Art & Culture
The historic houses of Bergamo

Museums Cremona

The museums, a meeting with the culture and with the history of Cremona
  • Art & Culture
Museums Cremona, discovering Lombardy