The city of Cremona is located in the North of Italy forty kilometres to the South East of Milan. It is part of Lombardy and sits to the left of the Po River. Bergamo Airport is well served by Ryanair. Hiring a car in Cremona is often a popular choice among visitors in this area of Italy. Here at www.cheapestcarhireitaly.co.uk we offer excellent rates.
There is so much to see and do in the historic city of Cremona. Music lovers may wish to attend one of the regular concerts which take place at the Ponchielli Theatre. There are also regular music performances in churches many in tribute to the great locally born composer Monteverdi. The violin workshop in the city is another interesting stop for those with an interest in musical instruments. See up close some real traditional Italian craftsmanship.
The best views in Cremona can no doubt be had from Torrazzo which is a one hundred and fourteen metre high bell tower. Its offers a great opportunity to take in excellent views of the entire city. Cremona Cathedral is the Catholic Church and is also the seat of the Bishop of Cremona in Lombardy. Santa Maria Assunta is the patron of the church. Step inside the cathedral and take in the cycle of the Mary and Christ Passion while admiring the many paintings and other interesting pieces within the church.
Cremona is a typical Italian town in that the locals are football mad. The local side U.S. Cremonese played for three years in Serie A back in the early nineties with Gianluca Vialli one of their former players. Times are tough theses days with U.S. Cremonese languishing in Serie C1.