Each month the best of the East Lombardy provinces

In 2017 East Lombardy leads us on the discovery of four provinces: Bergamo, Brescia, Cremona and Mantu,a with a rich program of events, suggestions and creative and engaging experiences to savour the delicacies of East Lombardy.


There are numerous food and wine meetings over the course of the 365 days: let’s discover them together. 

The city of nougat and luthiery will host the Monteverdiane celebrations from April to June and from September to October the STRADIVARIfestival, an unmissable musical kaleidoscope that explores the idea “get to know luthiery”- recognised by UNESCO as intangible heritage of humanity – of the city of Cremona. And in November the Nougat Festival, the sweetest festival in Italy will transform the city in the European capital of gourmandising and fun.
To taste great wines and enjoy Brescia’s natural beauty, the Franciacorta in the Cellar Festival is on from September 16 to 17. It’s an opportunity to learn about wine productions and the protagonists of an area rich in cultural and tourist attractions. The Thousand Miles in May and the Hundred Miles in September provide for more celebrations among legendary motor races and traditional dishes in the City of Brescia.
Don’t miss the Mantua Chamber Music Festival that transforms the city into the music capital from May 31 to June 4. And in September the historic Festivaletteratura – Literature Festival, is a cultural event with internationally renowned narrators and poets, essayists, artists and scientists from all over the world, for a wide range of literature.
Great discoveries, meetings and excitement in Bergamo for BergamoScienza, one of the most anticipated autumn events with conferences, discussion panels, exhibitions, interactive workshops, shows and much more. Then there’s the International Donizetti Opera Festival. This classical music event, dedicated to the great Bergamasco composer, will offer typical products, music and historic artistic wonders from the city of Bergamo, a blend of the beauty and traditions of East Lombardy.

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