News ticker: 2023-01-24
Bergamo Brescia – Italian Capital of Culture 2023
Bergamo and Brescia have been named Italian Capitals of Culture 2023. Two Lombardian cities share the title of Italian Capital of Culture. The reason for this was the pandemic that hit the two provinces hardest in 2020. The culture should be a light in difficult times, give hope and courage.
Now the time has come, on January 20th the opening celebrations began with parades and festivals.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
In 2023, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites will be put in the spotlight of the world public:
- In Bergamo – the Venetian city walls of the upper town of Bergamo
- In Brescia – the Complex of San Salvatore and Santa Giulia and the archaeological area of the Capitolium
Historical places, castles and noble villas as well as beautiful landscapes can be admired along the cycle paths.