Sirmione is a town at the end of long and narrow peninsula (length: approx. 4km) on Lake Garda. At a distance of approximately 1.2km before the end of the peninsula, stands a canal / moat and a castle that effectively protects the old town and the remaining of the peninsula. Province of Brescia, Lombardy, Italy.
The construction of the Scaliger castle started around the mid-13th century and had some improvements the following centuries. Province of Brescia, Lombardy, Italy.
Rocca Borromeo di Angera is a medieval castle, high on a hilltop overlooking Lake Maggiore. Angera, Province of Varese, Lombardy, Italy.
Centrally located in the Po Valley, the city of Cremona has a remarkable medieval bell tower (Torrazzo). This brick tower reaches an impressive height of 112.7 meters and its late-sixteenth-century astronomical clock is the world’s largest. To its right, is the twelfth-century Cathedral (Duomo), dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The octogonal building is the baptistery. Cremona, Province of Cremona, Lombardy, Italy.