Cremona was the house of many noble families who have left it an invaluable legacy among magnificent palaces and precious collections.
The city is today a rich place within the style, architecture, and value so it makes it a nice city to visit and explore.
Cremona is called the city of the 3T, Torrazzo which is one of the tallest bell towers in the world and symbol of the city. Torrone (Nougat) because Cremona is the city where it was invented and Tognazzi which is a very famous Italian actor.
There are people that think that it should be called the city of the 4T because of the beautiful Tits that the girls have in this town.
If you are ready to discover this beautiful city and all of its treasures let’s have a look at this guide of Cremona.
Cremona What To Do
Cremona is located in the middle of the North of Italy, a lot of other cities are reachable from Cremona with a short drive.
This city is full of culture and there are some of the nicest and richest buildings in the region Lombardia. Not a lot of tourists know about this city but actually it should deserve a few days to visit it.
I have dropped a video down below that shows you some of the beautiful of Cremona and now I am going to tell you where to start.
The Duomo of Cremona also known as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta it is a twelfth-century building that has been rebuilt several times over the years and in fact, it has different architectural styles through its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements.
The main square is called Piazza del Comune and this is the place where a lot of people meet up and where you can find the fanciest restaurants and nightlife.
In the square, you will be able to find a lot of important buildings such as the Palazzo Comunale, la Loggia Dei Militi e il Portico del Bertazzola.
The Torrazzo of Cremona is considered the symbol of this city and the bell tower is 367 feet high (112 meters) and is the second-highest in Italy and the thirty-sixth highest in Europe.
If you are in town you definitely want to walk around a bit and take a lot of pictures of the nice buildings that you will find on your walk.
Cremona is a quite small town and you can walk or ride a bicycle to discover new places.
I have listed some other places you should visit down below and you can even go to the tourist office and ask for more information.
Some other monuments and museum worth a visit are:
Il Museo Del Violino,
Loggia Dei Militi,
Monastero di San Giuseppe,
Museo Civico “Ala Ponzone”,
Museo Della Civiltà Contadina,
La Chiesa di San Sigismondo.
Food In Cremona
Cremona is a city where for centuries the farms in the country are making exceptional products, we are close to Lombardy and Emilia Romagna and the kitchen embodies the best of the two gastronomies.
One of the dishes you can find here is called Marubini which is a mix between Cappelletti in Brodo and ravioli.
These ravioli filled in with several ingredients are served in a meat broth with a sage leave that is sipping on top of the pasta.
Some typical products of the province of Cremona are the Salame IGP, and the cotechino Cremonese vanilla.
A lot of recipes are made with one of the best mustards in the world which is called the Mostarda di Cremona, you can click here to have a list of recipes.
If you like the food here in this town you will be able to eat some of the best meals in the north of Italy. It is highly recommended to try a dish made with the mustard from Cremona and you might want to try some Tortelli and Torrone.
Cremona is a beautiful city that mixes both the culture of two regions Emilia Romagna and Lombardy and that gives the chance to visit a lot of rich buildings and arts.
The city is quite small and very livable and if you are on foot you can discover a lot of things just by walking.
The city center is pretty nice and here you will be able to see one of the highest bell towers in Italy called the Torrazzo di Cremona.
If you are a fan of food you will find a lot of restaurants and nice bars where you will be able to eat awesome food.
Cremona is one of the nicest cities in the region Lombardia and it was the house of a lot of important and rich people that left amazing buildings for you to visit.
If you are interested in visiting the city you can have a look at the tourist office, they will be able to tell you where to start your tour and they will recommend some good restaurants to go eat great food.
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