Cremona: Violins, Art, Food – Bicycles, if you like them.
Cremona is a reference point for the art of violinmaking in the world and boasts some of the most significant monuments of the past, like the Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the splendid Town Hall square.
The museums testify not only the archeological importance of the town and the famous art of the Renaissance painters, but also the history of the celebrated violinmakers, among which the Amati, Guarneri del Gesù, and the great Antonio Stradivari: the theaters celebrate the music of Monteverdi and Ponchielli.
The relationship of the town of Cremona with the river Po is direct, energetic, and instinctive.
This guide leads you on a visit to Cremona, the city of Violinmakers. The famous Stradivarius was from Cremona. Cremona is famous also for its rich cuisine, here it is illustrated in many details.
The guide includes photos and descriptions of the attractions, churches, and museums, as well as travel info. It has a complete section with the history of the town.
Several itineraries are included for bicycle trips in the area.