Monza is a city in the north of Italy, about 15 km northeast of Milan. Founded by the ancient Romans, today it is particularly famous for its park and highly regarded Formula 1 race – the Italian Grand Prix. Your guided tour of Monza may include a visit to the circuit, located inside the Monza Park. Through the centuries different populations have added beautiful monuments, churches and infrastructures. This is a charming small city to discover on a day trip.

top attractions

Monza Cathedral

It is one of the most beautiful and important religious building in Italy and Europe, dating back to the 14th century. Its front façade is similar to Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence. The legend says that the Iron Crown of Lombardy, hosted inside, includes a nail used to crucify Jesus.

Royal Villa of Monza

The palace was built between 1777 and 1780 as a summer residence for the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria. The complex of Villa Reale consists of several places of interest including the largest walled park in Europe, the chapel, the rose garden, the orangery, the court theatres.

Roman Bridge of Lions

The bridge was built in the early 19th century over the Lambro River and dedicated to the King of the Lombardo-Veneto Kingdom. It is characterized by four marble lions guarding its entrance.

Arengario

Located in the most central square of Monza, it is a beautiful building constructed in the 13th century which originally served as the town hall. Its architecture is inspired by the Palazzo della Regione in Milan.

Currency

Euro

Winter Lowest/Highest

-2/5° C

Summer Lowest/Highest

17/29° C

Language

Italian

Good Morning

Buongiorno

Good Evening

Buonasera

Drink

Negroni

Eat

Risotto alla Monzese

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