A twist of geographical fate has rendered Brescia as one of northern Italy’s best kept secrets, hidden from the prying eyes of tourists and intrepid travelers. Wedged between its glitzy and, evidently, more popular neighbors, Verona and Milan, the verdant province is steeped in diverse landscapes that include everything from ski slopes to glistening lakes, picturesque villages to historic centers, and rolling hills to ancient ruins. Delve a little deeper into this scenic town and you’ll come across beautiful valleys emerging from the stunning pre-Alpine mountains. Walk into this fascinating corner of Italy and let the city cast its magical spell on you.
Here are some of the best places to stay in Brescia.
The stunning 15th-century building, with original frescoes and features, is located in the heart of the city - about 0.6 miles (1 km) from Piazza Vittoria Metro Station and Brescia Castle, while Brescia Train Station lies just short of a mile (1.6 km) away. As you walk into the hotel, you can’t help but be mesmerized by the classic furnishings and parquet flooring, which is reflected in each guest room as well. Besides an enviable location, the property boasts a private garden, 30 meeting rooms, a 24-hour snack counter, a large parking space, and even a church and a chapel.
An ideal base camp for business travelers, the wholesome property is just a few steps from the business district, while the buzzing city center is at a 10 minutes’ walking distance. Offering great connectivity, Hotel Igea is just a short walk from Brescia Centrale Train Station and 328 feet (100 m) from the metro, with A4 Motorway within a 3-mile (5 km) radius. Besides free Wi-Fi, the air-conditioned rooms have an en suite bath with hair dryer and toiletries, a satellite TV, and a minibar. Walk into their on-site restaurant for a taste of both international and regional cuisines along with a glass of wine, and enjoy generous discounts at the nearby public car park.
Surrounded by lush green gardens, the beautiful property has snagged the best spot in northern Brescia - at the foot of the scenic Val Trompia and not far from Europa Metro Station. All fully furnished 79 rooms feature neutral, relaxing tones on the walls paired with classic furniture and parquet floors. The new on-site restaurant is a great place for business lunches, evening snacks, brunches, coffee breaks, or a private party, while the exclusive terrace bar and pool-facing music room are perfect for private chats and relaxation. Being close to the university and medical center, the property also enjoys easy access to the historic district and the motorway system.
Enjoying excellent locational advantage, the city-center property is surrounded by shops, bars, and cafes, while being close to local attractions like Piazza della Vittoria, Santa Maria dei Miracoli Church and Duomo Nuovo Cathedral. The Vittoria Metro Station is also just steps away, with the Brescia Train Station a short 10-minute walk away. The fully furnished city-view rooms are nice enough with en suite baths, free toiletries, work desk, and minibar, but the highlight of the hotel is their luxurious breakfast spread that includes an excellent array of cold cuts, pastries, fruits, dairy products, coupled with delicious Italian coffee.
Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, yet conveniently close to the shops, a bus stop, and a metro station, this recently renovated space is a comfortable, well-designed apartment, which also provides easy access to popular hotspots like Milan, Verona, and Lake Garde. Lying within 12 minutes of the city center, the air-conditioned accommodation also makes life very easy for on-the-go travelers as it’s close to a public parking space.
Mansardina Metropolitana dei NumeriBrescia, Lombardia, ItalySuperhost
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Host:she is a great host always ready to helpeva was a perfect hosteva was the great host -very helpful caring and friendlyeva is an excellent hosteva is a good host taking proper care about her guestsRead more reviewsgood flat very close to the subwayperfect apartment in a great locationgood location nearby metro easy to go to the cityin the place are many interesting as artful gimmicksright on the bus and metro route and has everything you need for an enjoyable stay
The tastefully furnished apartment boasts large, spacious rooms, a fully equipped kitchen complete with a well-stocked fridge, and a private garden-like space in the front of the property. More importantly, this cozy accommodation is literally connected to the railway station, while the bus stops and metro interchanges are a short 10-minute walk away, providing easy access to the city center and the popular attractions of Brescia. The three balconies add to the charm of the well-located flat that completely cancels out all the city noises at night.
BRESCIA URBAN HOUSE, PARKING / WIFI FREE EXCELLENT REVIEWS
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsclean comfortable and rosy and marco both very friendly and helpful
Host:very close to the station the appartement is well presented and rosy the host is an excellent hostRead more reviewsnice location near the train station with private parking spacebrescia is a very interesting place to visitvery neat and tidy place (though not straightforward to find without gps) and very convenient for the station
The bright sunny apartment, located at the end of old town, comes with a private parking space, which is definitely a major plus as it’s quite difficult to get parking in this busy zone. With supermarkets, shops, and transport links close by, this recently renovated Italian-style accommodation is a charming blend of old and new, which also enjoys easy access to local attractions like the Capitolium, the castle, and the museum. If you like to be in the thick of things, this is the ideal place to drop your bags.
TRILO MED BALKONI & GARAGE EN 2-STATIONSSTATION & CENTER
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
The lovely casa for three is located in the heart of the historic district of Brescia, right next to the Capitolium. Though located on a busy street, the basement space cancels out the city noises and keeps the rooms cool in the hot, summer days. It’s definitely the place to camp if you’re a curious traveler who likes to soak up the sights and sounds of a new place, on foot. From restaurants, bars, pizzerias, to local attractions like Roman ruins, monasteries, and piazzas, everything is within walking distance of this cozy apartment which, along with an excellent location, comes with all the modern comforts and a helpful host.
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Discover Italy's hidden gem - Brescia
A charming little town, Brescia is a bundle of surprise with its ancient ruins, stellar architecture, a rich history, and a strong cultural background - all of which are cradled amidst stunning landscapes of lush green and the magnificent peaks of the Italian Alps. Once looked at as an easy conquest by many empires due to its strategic location, the second largest city of the Lombardy region is now a thriving industrial center, but is still a largely undiscovered destination - one that will not fail to delight, should you happen to stumble upon it on your way to famous haunts like Monte Maddalena and Lake Garda.
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