Cultural Visits

CULTURAL VISITS
in Franciacorta

Explore the culture of a land of unique beauty

Three different, fascinating tours

Sisters House offers you not just a holiday but a very special experience, which can transform an ordinary vacation into much, much more. Art, the landscapes and wine can create wonderful days for all lovers of culture and local traditions.

EXPLORE FRANCIACORTA:
WINES, MONASTERIES, CASTLES

What you will see:

The monastery of S. Pietro in Lamosa (XI – XVI C), a delightful small monastery built by Benedictine monks of the Cluny order, offering a magnificent view of the Riserva Naturale delle Torbiere del Sebino peat bog nature reserve.

A historic Franciacorta winery. The local wineries are all based in aristocratic villas or ancient palaces, where wines of excellent quality are made and conserved.

You will experience the pleasure of tasting them in a wonderful location.

A DAY OF HISTORY, ART AND TRADITION
ON LAKE ISEO

What you will see:

Iseo, a small, ancient town overlooking the Lake.

You will love its narrow streets and hidden squares, its churches and its medieval castle.

Montisola is Europe's highest inhabited lake island. You will be enchanted by Peschiera Maraglio, the ancient fishing village still immersed in the other-worldly quiet of its magnificent surroundings.

Montisola was the wonderful location chosen by Christo for his large temporary art installation “The Floating Piers”, over which about a million people walked in summer 2016.

BRESCIA: THE SANTA GIULIA MUSEUM
AND THE ARCHAEOLOGY PARK - UNESCO HERITAGE SITES

The Santa Giulia Museum, housed in the monastery complex founded by the last Lombard king in the VIII Century.

Archaeological Park of Brescia (Unesco Heritage) and the Pinacoteca in the Martinengo da Barcocon palace its important collection including Raphael, Foppa, Savoldo, Moretto, Romanino Ceruti, Canova.

The complex was named as a World Heritage Site in June 2011 and is considered one of Italy's finest, most fascinating museums.

The archaeology park, with the very important remains of the Temple of the Capitoline Triad, the Republican Sanctuary and the Theatre, is considered to be northern Italy's most important Roman archaeological site.

VISIT TO THE NORTHERN ITALIAN CITIES OF ART

As Sisters House is so well located, it is possible to organise a tour of northern Italy's most beautiful cities, including Milan, Verona, Venice and Mantua.
 

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