Curious about Cremona, Italy: a city of vintage violins, mustard fruit and sweet surprises

PUBLISHED: JULY 2019 | DISCLOSURE: PRODUCED AS PART OF A CAMPAIGN WITH LOMBARDY TOURISM.

‘I don’t think I’ll enjoy a violin museum’ I confessed to Janet, as we parked up on the last day of our Lombardy road trip. I looked around guiltily; it likely wasn’t the best confession to make in Cremona, a city that has built a celebrity status around the stringed instrument. But to be honest, I knew little more about this day trip from Milan, just over 90-minutes away from the regions fashion capital.

Spoiler alert: I didn’t love the Violin museum all that much, though it was more interesting than anticipated. Cremona though does have a lot more to offer than displays dedicated to global musical talent. Enough to make it still well worth putting on your Lombardy plan, even if you too, also don’t fancy a violin museum.

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