Brescia 🏛

Brescia is a city in the region of Lombardy, situated at the foot of the Alps. It has a population of around 200 000 people. It is close to several large and well known cities: Milan to the west (around 50 minutes by train) and to the east you can find Verona (around 40 minutes […]

Italian Habits and Customs👍🏽

We all have stereotypes about people and perhaps in particular about nationalities. Italians are not spared these stereotypes. It is worldwide believed that Italians are really loud, only eat pizza and pasta, go crazy over football, are terrible drivers and use “Mamma Mia!” at all times. But…is everything true? It’s up to you to discover […]

How do you say…in Italian?💭

(Useful phrases and vocabulary) Goodmorning/Goodevening Buongiorno/Buonasera Hello      Ciao How are you?     Come stai? Nice to meet you! Piacere! Please   Per favore Sorry /Excuse me Scusa Thank you Grazie What is your name? Come ti chiami? My name is…      Mi chiamo… Where is the bus stop?   Dov’è la fermata del bus? Sorry, I have to get […]

Typical dishes in Brescia🍽

Typical dishes in Brescia Casoncelli: They are kind of stuffed pasta. The casoncelli alla bresciana are stuffed with a mixture of bread crumbs, parmesan, garlic, parsley, nutmeg and broth. They are typically served with burro e salvia: melted butter flavoured with sage leaves. Spiedo & polenta Spiedo is a traditional dish that has been eaten […]

Practical Information💡

Supermarkets Pam supermarket: Via Fratelli Porcellaga, 26 Conad supermarket: Piazza Vittoria, 2 Coop supermarket: Via Mantova, 106 Carrefour Market: Via Crocefissa Di Rosa, 60 Auchan supermarket: Via Luigi Apollonio, 15 Transports Train company Trenitalia: https://www.trenitalia.com/ Train company Italo. https://www.italotreno.it/it Bus company Flixbus: https://www.flixbus.it/ Tourist office INFOPOINT- City centre: Via Trieste 1/Piazza Paolo VI tel: 030 […]

Where to eat and to drink 🍕🍦🍹

PIZZA ▫️Trattoria caprese: Piazza della Loggia, 11 ▫️Ristorante-Pizzeria La Piedigrotta: Via Mazzini, 36 ▫️Pizzeria duomo: Via Carlo Cattaneo, 2 ICE CREAM -Gelateria La Romana: Via Spalto S. Marco, 1 -Gelateria Del Biondo: Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 115 -Gelateria Lapecoranera: Piazza della Vittoria, 8 PUBS In the city centre: -Urban Cafè: Via Moretto, 15 -Vescovado Cafè: […]