Tourist and pleasant city that develops around the historic center where the complex of the Duomo stands and the magnificent Teodolinda Chapel. It is the city of Monza, the capital of the homonymous province in Lombardy and destination among the most sought after in the Brianza area, which extends from the Po Valley to the Alpine chains. The regal past of the city echoes from every glimpse and in particular in the countryside outside the city walls, which were for a long time the residence campaigns of the emperor Ferdinando D'Asburgo. But the capital of Brianza is not only historical-artistic works and monuments of incomparable beauty. Monza is in fact the undisputed capital of Italian motoring. In fact, the city hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monza racetrack: during the international competition, the four-wheel enthusiasts pour through the city streets that are colored with banners and car-themed events. And there is no shortage of events, activities and culinary proposals in the city, during every period of the year, able to satisfy every pleasant need. The typical cuisine of Monza is rich, tasty and reflects the typical taste of Brianza. Among the main dishes, you can not miss the "rusticiada" (meat dish generally accompanied by polenta), the "busecca matta" (typical Milanese soup based on tripe) and the "cassoeula", the typical traditional dish of Brianza .
The city of Monza is well connected with the main national and international locations through the nearby airports of Milan Linate (about 25 km) and Bergamo "Orio al Serio" (about 40 km). Also planned efficient connections by train or bus to Milan (Central, Porta Garibaldi, Greek Pirelli, Lambrate, Romolo, Porta Romana and San Cristoforo) every 30 minutes. Reaching the center of Monza is in fact easy for travelers who come from the capital of Milan or the main European locations.
The city of Monza is easily reachable by air both with flag carriers and low cost. To reach the city center from the Milan Linate airport, the Air Pullman bus service is recommended, which will take you directly to the Milano Centrale train station. From here there are numerous connections to the Monza railway station (Via Arosio). From the "Orio al Serio" airport you can reach the center of Monza with the Orio Shuttle shuttle service, at the exit of the arrivals terminal.
The Monza railway station (Via Arosio) is served by the Trenitalia and Trenord companies and offers connections to the main stations of the region. Scheduled daily trips also with high-speed trains to Milan. To find timetables, destinations and to book the ticket, we recommend that you consult the website of the transport companies.
The city of Monza is connected to many localities of the province thanks to a dense network of suburban buses that depart and arrive at the city station. The urban transport service is managed by the company Nordest Trasporti and the cost of the ticket per single journey is € 1.30 valid for 60 minutes. For details on timetables and itineraries, it is possible to consult the relative website.
The city of Monza has a bike rental service run by the Monza Bike-sharing company . You can book the service through the website of the municipality of Monza or through the "Bicincittà" tablet and smartphone application.