Cremona: introduction

Cremona Hotel

Cremona is in the heart of the Padana plains. The city is of Roman origin and has been linked throughout history to agriculture because of its extremely fertile soil. Cremona is famous for its lutes and the precious violins by Antonio Stradivari.

The Stradivariano Museum, the Antonio Stradivari International School of Lute making, the Cremona Center of Lute making, and the International Instrument Institute can be found here.

Among the sites to visit: the Arches of Palazzo Comunale, the Ala Ponzone Civic Museum, the Cremona Cathedral, the Torrazzo and the Camerale History Museum

Cremona: places to see in the area