Brescia is located in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, in-between Milan and Verona. At the foot of the Italian Alps, the surrounding region is truly magnificent and boasts some of the most fantastic scenery in Italy. Currently, Brescia has a greater population of 196,000 and it is actually considered to be the industrial center of the country.
This major city's history spans back thousands of years, and it has played an important role in historical events since the Roman Empire. Due to its important location in the northern region of Italy, Brescia has been fought over by various factions and empires.
Today, the city boasts a wealth of historical structures such as the Roman Capitolino Temple ruins and the Duomo Nuovo, together with easy access to natural wonders like Monte Maddalena and the famous Lake Garda.