Art & Culture

Milan and the 11 capitals of art, between castles, villas, and gardens. A rich heritage and strong traditions come to life through a calendar of events for all tastes.

MUSEUMS
189
LIBRARIES
2,248
THEATERS
293
ABBONAMENTO MUSEI LOMBARDIA
1
CONTEMPORARY SPACES
30
VILLAS AND GARDENS
+160

Experiences

7 art capitals an hour away by train from Milan

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Lecco città d'arte

Top 10 must see works of art in lombardy

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Top 10 must see works of art in lombardy

Lombardy in Paintings by Great Italian Artists

The paintings that most beautifully capture Lombardy's scenery, an immersion in the region's landscapes and cityscapes
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La Lombardia nei quadri dei grandi pittori italiani

House Museums of Lombardy: step inside the homes of renowned historical figures

Discover the history and culture of the Region of Lombardy through its historic house museums, from the homes of famous people and art collectors to artists' studios.
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Case Museo in Lombardia - Villa Manzoni, Lecco

Out of town escapes

Some suggestions for a romantic weekend or for sport, nature, art, culture, wellness and taste.
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11 Ideas for... weekend in Lombardy

Lombardy in 5 Castles

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

Spring in Varese

Varese: walks, picnics, secret beaches. In the spring, spend a day outdoors in the land of the lakes.
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Plenty of culture and fresh air at the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo

The Fourteen Chapels of the Sacro Monte di Varese

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The Fourteen Chapels of the Sacro Monte di Varese

Urban sculptures and works of art: Lombardy's open-air museum

Lesser known statues, monuments, and works of art, concealed within the streets and piazzas of Lombardy's cities: a prestigious artistic heritage is waiting to be discovered 
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Opere e sculture urbane: il museo a cielo aperto della Lombardia

Lombardy's highest steeples and bell towers

There are four bell towers from which to admire the region's beautiful landscapes and squares, all of them over 90 metres high
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Lombardy's highest steeples and bell towers

The Lombard seigniories: key figures, history and places

Gonzaga, Visconti, Sforza: a journey through cities steeped in history and culture
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Gonzaga - Palazzo Ducale Mantova - ph: analisidellopera.it

Milan in the 1920s: Déco and tradition

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Milan in the 1920s: Déco and tradition

History of Lodi

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History of Lodi

Milan, a novel city

Discovering the writers of the past, between the places and the atmospheres of Milan that have inspired great masterpieces of literature
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Milan, a novel city

Milan, a fun with the children

Ancient castles, amusement parks and interactive museums. Discover what Lombardy offers for children. First stop, Milan.
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Milan, a fun with the children

Museums Monza

From the Treasure of the Cathedral to the MEMB, there are many museums where you can discover local history, art and culture
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Monza musei

Alessandro Manzoni Itinerary

Lombardy blends nature and culture in an itinerary that will take you to the locations of his famous novel The Betrothed
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Alessandro Manzoni Itinerary

The Longobard heritage of Pavia

A journey of discovery to uncover the ancient civilisation of the Longobards through the history of the city of Pavia.
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The Longobard heritage of Pavia

A Day in Pavia

When organizing your trip to Lombardy do not forget to visit Pavia
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A Day in Pavia

Lecco culture and flavour

Visiting Lecco? Well, you don’t need to worry about getting lost.
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Lecco cultura e sapori

Mantua in a weekend

An unmistakable skyline reflects the history of the city of the Gonzaga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover Mantua in 48 hours
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Mantua in a weekend

Discovering the treasures of Mantua

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Discovering the treasures of Mantua

Cremona drone effect

Booked a weekend in Cremona? Then you can’t afford to miss piazza del Comune, the stunning heart of the city’s historic centre.
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Cremona vista dall'alto

Cremona, le Botteghe di liuteria

Maestri del legno e del violino. Botteghe storiche e collezioni. La liuteria a Cremona è patrimonio culturale immateriale Unesco dal 2012
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Cremona, le Botteghe di liuteria

Palazzo d'Arco in Mantua

Everyday life of a noble family in the 18th and 19th Century
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Palazzo d'Arco in Mantua - ph: Federica Bottoli

Tempio dell’Incoronata

A visit to the Tempio dell’Incoronata and the Museo del Tesoro
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Tempio dell’Incoronata

Bergamo in a weekend

A perfect square, the masterpieces of the Carrara Academy, the Venetian Walls Unesco World Heritage Site. Discover Bergamo!
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Bergamo in a weekend

Places

Triennale

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Triennale

The Last Supper

The Last Supper is the masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci. A Unesco Heritage site along the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
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The Last Supper

Palazzo Te

Palazzo Te in Mantua, a villa with decorations inspired by antiquity. The brainchild of Giulio Romano and Federico II Gonzaga
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Palazzo Te

Bolognini Castle and Museum

Discover Morando Bolognini, the first of the three Sant'Angelo Lodigiano Castle museums
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Bolognini Castle and Museum

Santa Giulia Museum

An area of 14 000m2, 11 000 finds, from Prehistory to 800. Since 2011, the Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Unesco Sites
Santa Giulia Museum

Carrara Academy

1,800 works, five centuries of Italian art, from Raphael to Baschenis, in one of the most visited museums in Italy
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Accademia Carrara Bergamo

Rocca d’Anfo

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Rocca d’Anfo

Needle, Thread and Knot

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Needle, Thread and Knot in Piazzale Cadorna

Palazzo Estense

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Palazzo Estense

Duomo of Cremona

The cathedral of Cremona, built in the 12th century and dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, is located in Cremona's government centre
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Duomo of Cremona

Basilica of the Madonna di Tirano

  • Religious Tourism
Basilica of the Madonna di Tirano

Abbey of Chiaravalle

  • Religious Tourism
Abbey of Chiaravalle

Abbey of Morimondo

The Abbey of Morimondo, along with its monastery, is a place of worship and Cistercian spirituality, but also a tourist attraction
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Abbey of Morimondo

Events

Presentazione

presso Campsirago Residenza
Via San Bernardo, 5, 23886, Colle Brianza, LC
14/04/2024
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Presentazione

Photographic Exhibition “The life and history of Teresio Olivelli. A blessed among the Alpini.”

Palazzetto dello Sport
Via Lazzareto,8, 22021 Bellagio
12/04/2024 - 14/04/2024
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Photographic Exhibition “The life and history of Teresio Olivelli. A blessed among the Alpini.”

Cibo e Mal-Essere. Uno sguardo antropologico sulle ossessioni alimentari conteporanee

Museo Etnografico dell'Alta Brianza, località camporeso
Galbiate
14/04/2024
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Cibo e Mal-Essere. Uno sguardo antropologico sulle ossessioni alimentari conteporanee

Visita guidata di Villa Calchi

ritrovo vicino a Via Donatori di Sangue in Località Vescogna
Via Donatori di Sangue, 23885, Calco, LC
14/04/2024
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Visita guidata di Villa Calchi

Ch' el me scusi, ma luu ce l'è?

Cenacolo Francescano
Piazza Cappuccini, 3, 23900, Lecco, LC
13/04/2024 - 14/04/2024
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Ch' el me scusi, ma luu ce l'è?

Parole sospese

Planetario di Lecco
Corso Matteotti, 32, 23900, Lecco, LC
14/04/2024
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Parole sospese

Il mondo di Raffaele

Chiostro della basilica di San Nicolò
Vicolo Canonica, 4, 23900, Lecco, LC
13/04/2024 - 14/04/2024
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Il mondo di Raffaele

Artistic exhibition of Simona Mingoia

Torre delle Arti
Salita Plinio 21, Bellagio (CO)
05/04/2024 - 15/04/2024
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Artistic exhibition of Simona Mingoia

Smoke sauna di Anna Hints

Spazio Teatro Invito
Via Ugo Foscolo, 42, Lecco
16/04/2024
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Smoke sauna di Anna Hints

Gian Lorenzo Bernini. L'estasi di Santa Teresa

Antico Granaio di Villa Greppi
Via Monte Grappa, 21, 23876, Monticello di Brianza, LC
16/04/2024
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini. L'estasi di Santa Teresa

Kalashnikov

Aula Magna Niso Fumagalli della scuola primaria
Via Pineta, 1, Sirtori, LC
16/04/2024
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Kalashnikov

Mountain

Cineteatro Artesfera
Via dell'Incoronata, 8, Valmadrera (LC), 23868
17/04/2024
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Mountain

Era Santo Era Uomo

Auditorium M. Ghisla
Via alle Torri
19/04/2024
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Era Santo Era Uomo

La Monaca di Monza

Oratorio San G. Bosco
Oratorio San G. Bosco, 23893, Cassago Brianza, LC
19/04/2024
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La Monaca di Monza

Sia per Venere che per Marte

Planetario di Lecco
Corso Matteotti, 32, 23900, Lecco, LC
19/04/2024
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Sia per Venere che per Marte

Villa Bordone "la Rocchetta"

Via del Carreggio
Via del Carreggio, 23842, Bosisio Parini, LC
20/04/2024
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Villa Bordone "la Rocchetta"

Presentation of the book - Ghisallo in Giallo

Museo del Ghisallo
Via Piano Rancio 2, 22030 Magreglio (CO)
20/04/2024
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Presentation of the book - Ghisallo in Giallo

La Sirenetta

Cineteatro Palladium
Via Fiumicella, 12, 23900, Lecco, LC
20/04/2024
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La Sirenetta

Clown spaventati panettieri

Auditorium G. Spezzaferri di Merate
Piazza degli Eroi, 3, 23807, Merate (LC)
20/04/2024
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Clown spaventati panettieri

Quattro dopo mezzanotte

Cenacolo Francescano
Piazza Cappuccini, 3, 23900, Lecco, LC
20/04/2024 - 21/04/2024
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Quattro dopo mezzanotte

Activities

Contemporary architecture in Milan: the Porta Nuova District

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Contemporary architecture in Milan: the Porta Nuova District

On the Navigli between courtyards and old-fashioned houses

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On the Navigli between courtyards and old-fashioned houses

The heart of Milan

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The heart of Milan

The Underground Milan – The hidden archaeological areas

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The Underground Milan – The hidden archaeological areas

On the vintage tram in Milan, in the 1920’s atmosphere

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On the vintage tram in Milan, in the 1920’s atmosphere

The Pinacoteca of Brera, a collection of absolute masterpieces

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The Pinacoteca of Brera, a collection of absolute masterpieces

San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, a very precious jewel

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San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, a very precious jewel

The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, a tour to the masterpieces of Art

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The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana,  a tour to the masterpieces of Art

The Last Supper, guided tour to the great work of Leonardo

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The Last Supper, guided tour to the great work of Leonardo

Guided tour of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio

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Guided tour of the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio

Private walking tour Milan the city of fashion

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Private walking tour Milan the city of fashion

Guided tour by boat on the Navigli of Milan

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Guided tour by boat on the Navigli of Milan

The Rooftop of the Duomo

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The Rooftop of the Duomo

Guided tour of the Museum of La Scala, Milan

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Guided tour of the Museum of La Scala, Milan

Guided tour of Classic Milan

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Guided tour of Classic Milan

Private Tour discover Milan Highlights

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Private Tour discover Milan Highlights

Leonardo da Vinci in Milan

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Leonardo da Vinci in Milan

Castello Sforzesco of Milan – The life at Court

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Castello Sforzesco of Milan – The life at Court

Cimitero Monumentale in Milan, a real open-air museum

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Cimitero Monumentale in Milan, a real open-air museum

Aperitif on the Torre Branca, in the center of Parco Sempione

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Aperitif on the Torre Branca, in the center of Parco Sempione