- Religious Tourism
- Art & Culture
Churches in Lombardy
Great works of art are hosted in the churches in Lombardy. In fact, many sacred places are interesting for those who love cultural tourism
Churches in Lombardy. Numerous places of worship are often preferred destinations for cultural tourism. This section will provide useful indications for visiting churches in Lombardy.
We have selected the most relevant structures from an artistic and spiritual standpoint in order to give an effective overview when drafting an itinerary. Enjoy a sojourn full of art and culture with churches, monasteries and sanctuaries scattered all over the Region.
Some are widely known by cultural tourism enthusiasts such as the Milan Cathedral or Duomo, Pavia's Certosa or the Hermitage of Santa Caterina on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Besides these major landmarks, Lombard cities offer lesser-known corners and details.
While visiting the regional capital, you will realize the wealth of monumental churches it hides. You just need to pay attention to discover a door waiting to be stepped into, once inside, marble columns and flooring will greet you among surprising religious treasures.
Every province in Lombardy guards peculiar relics and shrines. For example, Queen Theodelinda's Iron Crown, which is said to contain one of the Holy Cross' nails according to tradition, is kept in Monza.
Even if it is your first time here, you will find suitable cultural tourism solutions.