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Brescia is located in Lombardy in the North of Italy. Its position at the foot of the Alps makes it an excellent location for a ski break. Only Milan is a bigger city in Lombardy. The city earned the nickname “Lioness of Italy” due to a battle in 1849 against Austria. Milan is just a one hundred kilometre drive from Brescia.
Brescia Airport is located twenty kilometres from the city. It is a small airport with just three airlines offering regular routes. Ryanair fly from Brescia to Stansted, Cagliari and Alghero, Air Italy fly to Olbia and Italiatour Airlines fly to Rome and Crotone.
You may also choose to arrive at Bergamo Airport which is just a fifty kilometre drive away and offers far more connecting flights than Brescia. Verona Airport is also just fifty kilometres away. Add to this Malpensa and Linate and there is certainly no shortage of choice when looking for a place to land in this part of Italy.
There are several excellent museums in Brescia. The issue faced by some tourists however is the lack of translations on offer due to the fact that it is not traditionally a tourist city.
The Tempio Capitolino feature old ruins which are the last remaining pieces of the old Roman Empire. The cities castle dates back to the sixteenth century and houses a museum of armory as well as offering superb views of the Alps.
Santa Giulia’s cloister Museum is an old convent building which features a huge assortment of art history which dates back to Roman times. Here you can also view archeology pieces as well as pieces to remember old ways of life in Brescia. This Museum also recently featured an exhibition featuring early Van Gogh sketches.