City and events

Whether you’re staying at Residenza Giardino for tourism, other needs or business reasons,
we would like to suggest you some ideas about what to visit, both in the city and in the surrounding areas

Brescia’s castle
A fortress built during the Middle Age and perched on the Cidneo hill, close to the historic city center. The impressive Castle stony mass marks the panoramic city skyline for everyone who comes to Brescia from any direction.

Castello di Brescia
Castello di Brescia

Santa Giulia Museum
It is one of the best known museum of Brescia, it is located along the ancient decumanus maximum and it’s placed in Santa Giulia monastery.

Museo di Santa Giulia

The Capitolium
Also known as Capitolino temple, it is a Roman temple located in Brescia (near Piazza del Foro), along Via dei Musei, nucleus of ancient Roman Brixia.

Capitolium Brescia

Tosio Martinengo Pinacothecal
Housed in the Martinengo da Barco palace, the collection houses countless works of Brescia and Lombard art dating from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. Works of Renaissance artists from Bergamo and Brescia (such as Moretto, Savoldo, Foppa and Romanino) are the main protagonists of this astonishing art gallery. There are also works by Raffaello.

pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo
Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo

Mille Miglia Museum
The Mille Miglia Museum is located in Sant ‘Eufemia, an area not far from the historic center of Brescia. It is a museum that preserves a story, tells the story of a myth and, day after day, gives living testimony of a period of our past.

Museo Mille Miglia Brescia
Museo della Mille Miglia

Piazza della Loggia
It is one of the main squares of Brescia. This square is bordered by a series of buildings from the Venetian era, including the Loggia, on the eastern side, you can appreciate renaissance style arcades above which there is the “clock tower”.

Piazza Loggia Brescia
Piazza della Loggia

San Faustino e Giovita Church
Also known as church of San Faustino Maggiore, is a church in Brescia located in the homonymous via San Faustino. It is the patronal church and, for this reason, it is the major religious building in the town after cathedrals (Old Cathedral and New Cathedral).

chiesa di san faustino e giovita
Chiesa di San Faustino e Giovita

Monte Maddalena
“La Maddalena” rises close to Brescia and more precisely in the north-eastern part. It’s great for walks and excursions and, on bright and clear days, this mountain gives beautiful views.

Monte Maddalena Brescia
Monte Maddalena

Iseo lake, Monte Isola and Franciacorta

Iseo lake is wedged between Bergamo and Brescia and it hosts the largest natural lake Italian Island and the highest European lake Island called Monte Isola.

Iseo, generally visited all the year offers, during tourist season from May to September, many events such as sailing regattas, concerts and dance nights.

Between Brescia and the southern end of Iseo Lake lies Franciacorta, the hilly area which represents one of highest italian wine production with classic method.

Garda Lake

It is the largest Italian lake, it represents an important tourist attraction and it is visited by millions of people every year. On the side of Brescia, page Garda boasts many nice places that include Salo’ (former seat of the Social Republic) and Gardone Riviera, the place where you can visit Vittoriale, once Gabriele D’ Annunzio home.

In and around Brescia there are various and numerous occasions for entertainment, sports and culture. For further informations we will be happy to provide you all the informations and facilities suited to your needs.