BASILICA OF SAINT SIGISMONDO
The Basilica is located at the center of the village of Rivolta d'Adda (CR), converge in the square where all the streets of the old town.
Of great interest to the visitor outside the church is the main apse. The splayed windows, arches, the roof fan create a succession of clear lines and dark and gray furrows. Here we are faced with an apse of rare beauty that make the basilica of Rivolta d'Adda one of the most extraordinary monument of Lombard Romanesque art.
Rivolta d'Adda is located less than 5 km from Motel BEST.
The is a natural park of over 100 acres of ancient woodland, situated on the outskirts of Rivolta d'Adda (CR).
The park is adjacent to the eponymous river Adda and features by 32 reconstructions of prehistoric animals, a hundred wild animals in semi-liberty, a botanical itinerary marked with plants, natural environments, equipped picnic areas, bars, playgrounds, a maze , exhibits fossils, tourist train, etc..
Rivolta d'Adda is located less than 5 km from Motel BEST.
This location is a fraction of the neighboring town of Pandino (CR), where we can find the Visconti Castle one of the best preserved castles of this historic Italian family.
The origins of Gradella date back to early medieval (probably between the eighth and ninth centuries) and it was a Longobardic defense provided with a castle that was later shot down in the thirteenth century. Today this small country is placed in the association of "The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy".
Gradella is located about 5 km from Motel BEST.
SANCTURARY OF CARAVAGGIO
The sanctuary is located on the edge of the town of Caravaggio (BG) and it is a huge complex built in the sixteenth century on the site of a miraculous apparition of the Virgin Mary to a peasant girl.
A triple avenue of chestnut trees, about 2000 meters long, connects the Sanctuary to the city center and at the end of this avenue, at the entrance in the historical center, we find the triumphal arch of Porta Nuova.
Caravaggio is located less than 10 km from the Motel BEST.
The Villa is located along the main avenue of the city of Cassano d'Adda (MI) and is located within a beautiful park of 70,000 square meters.
The Villa Borromeo d'Adda is one of the most prestigious and significant aristocratic houses of the late eighteenth century, today presents itself as one of the most famous and evocative location for tours, events and receptions.
Cassano d'Adda is located less than 10 km from the Motel BEST.
It was built by Leonardo da Vinci in irrigation purposes and was made navigable by Francesco Sforza in 1475.
For those interested, the path begins in via Melchiorre Gioia in Milan, passes from Cassano d'Adda and ends after 38 km Trezzo is suitable for racing bikes (up to Groppello d'Adda), to mountain bike and also the touring bike and winds through small towns where you can refresh themselves in the local trattorias.
The access point closer to the path of the Martesana, is located in Cassano d'Adda less than 10 km from the Motel BEST.
The origins of Crema are connected to the Longobardic invasion of the sixth century AD, it has developed within a geographical area in which numerous flow streams and it is precisely the presence of this element that has resulted in a unique way the nature and the conformation of the surrounding environment.
The town gives its name to the whole northern part of the province: the Cremasco.
Crema is located 15 km from the Motel BEST, it can be reached in 15 minutes by car.
Crespi is the name of the family of cotton manufacturers from Lombardy that in the nineteenth century created a modern "Ideal Village of work" nearby their factory, along the bank of the river Adda. The Village is a real town built completely from scratch by the owner of the factory for its employees and their families.
Currently UNESCO welcomed Crespi d'Adda in the World Heritage List Protected.
Crespi d'Adda is 20 km from the Motel BEST, approximately 20 minutes by car.
Soncino is located 20 km from the Motel BEST, approximately 20 minutes by car.
Lodi is located 25 km from the Motel BEST, approximately 25 minutes by car.
Bergamo is located in foothill area, where the high plains gives way to the last hills of the Prealpi Orobie and is capital of the province in Lombardy. The city is divided into two distinct parts, the Upper Town, with a historical center surrounded by walls, which as you can guess from the name, is the part in higher altitude, and the Lower Town, which is also in spite of ancient origin and retains its historic villages, was made in the most modern part of recent interventions of urbanization.
Also, do not forget that the territory of the Bergamo is rich in various delicacies and tasty: from cheese to desserts, from meats to polenta. The culinary offer satisfies every palate and rarely leaves unsatisfied.
Bergamo is 25 km from the Motel BEST, you can reach it in 25 minutes by car.
Since Roman times there were enlightened characters who promoted the arts in Milan and its development, and thanks to the alternation of multiple cultures, the city was characterized by numerous monuments and historic districts.
Starting from the center you can visit the Piazza Duomo, the Galleria and the Via Montenapoleone, moving to the west of the cathedral we find the area of Magenta, who in the history of the city has been distinguished by the venerable churches, heading north is the district Brera, became one of the most elegant and visited thanks to the many bars and restaurants clustered around the Pinacoteca. Finally, the Navigli district at the southern limit of the city center, which has as its summit the Dock of Porta Ticinese.
Milan is 25 km from the Motel BEST, roughly a 25 minute drive, but we recommend you reach the city by train.