City located in the heart of Brianza, it is known for hosting the Italian Formula One Grand Prix since 1922 in one of the oldest permanent circuits in the world. It is also renowned for the beauty of the Royal Palace and its immense Park which, in addition to being one of the largest fenced historical parks in Europe, offers plenty of leisure and pleasant walks with its centuries-old trees.
For your historical, architectural and artistic leisure, you can visit the Duomo Cathedral and the Teodolinda Chapel, which houses the Iron Crown, a jewel that encircled the heads of kings and emperors
You can also immerse yourself in the historic center and enjoy your time shopping in streets such as Carlo Alberto St., Vittorio Emanuele II St. and Italia St.. This area hosts many ancient religious buildings and other architectural testimonies such as Arengario’s Palace, the Frogs’ Fountain, the Teodolinda’s Tower, La Rinascente Palace and the Lions’ Bridge. You can also enjoy the many restaurants and bistros in the area of Bergamo Street, where the Monzese nightlife takes place.
Brianza and its lakes
Brianza is a part of the region of Lombardy which includes some towns and cities in the province of Milan, Lecco Como and Monza Brianza.
Rich in various aspects, ranging from entrepreneurial activities to food and wine production (Montevecchia’s hill wine and cheese) and natural landscapes, in Brianza you can also take interesting tours, such as that of the so-called “Brianza lakes” including Como Lake, considered by many to be among the most beautiful in the world with its typical inverted Y shape that offers lovely look-outs on the surrounding nature.
The Adda river is also of considerable historical importance, housing, on the Imbersago shore, the ferry on projects by Leonardo da Vinci. The area is rich in nature reserves and historic villas with magnificent gardens. Other noteworthy nearby cities are Bergamo, Bellagio, and Varenna. For passionate motorcyclists, the Moto Guzzi factory and the museum in Mandello del Lario are worth a visit.
World capital of fashion, design and opera, Milan is also famous all over the world for its artistic beauties. You cannot miss the Duomo Cathedral, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the Teatro alla Scala, Piazza San Babila, Castello Sforzesco, Brera, Navigli and Santa Maria delle Grazie, the church where Da Vinci’s Last Supper is housed. You also should not miss the modern City life and the famous Bosco Verticale.