Virtual Trip to the Region of Lombardia
LIVE FROM ITALY
presented in English by Rosalia Russo, Destination Management Organization (DMO) di Regione Lombardia
Friday, November 19 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT via Zoom
Planning to travel to Italy? Do you want to discover the beauty and the diversity of each of the 20 Italian regions?
Improve your travel experience knowing more about each region of Italy. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from the expert regional guides. Each region offers a unique experience including art and cultural cities, landscape and nature, outdoor activities and local food and wine.
Our virtual tour will begin in Lombardy, the most populous, richest and productive Italian region with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Lombardy is located in the center of northern Italy extending from the Alps to the Po Valley. It is dominated by the rolling hills of Franciacorta where the famous sparkling wine is produced, by the Valtellina Valley known for its ski centre, hot spring spas, bresaola, cheeses and wines and by the three major lakes Garda, Como and Maggiore.
Lombardy is home to many famous cities. Milan, the capital of Lombardy and the business capital of Italy, is a lively, rich and modern city. Bergamo, divided in "alta" - high and "bassa" - low has recently become an Unesco Word Heritage Site. Brescia, the Roman town of Brixia, the starting and finishing point for historic "Mille Miglia" race. Mantua, the city under the historic power of the Gonzaga family, is one the main artistic, cultural and especially musical hubs of northern Italy together with Cremona, the capital of music, with its Violin Museum, Auditorium and its traditional violin craftsmanship declared an UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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