FREE TIME, SPORT AND CULTURE IN CREMONA
Cremona offers students more than just places where to study: you can make use of many sport facilities, find your favourite corner to hang out with friends, to spend free time and to experience local tradition. There is also much more all around the city: theatres, museums and cultural spots. Here you find interesting proposals and the information you need to experience all these possibilities.
In Cremona you can have the StudentCard with discounts and discounts in clubs, pizzerias and more. Look here ( https://universita.comune.cremona.it/student-card ) to get all the information directly from the Municipality of Cremona:
Are you looking for a gym to work out? Do you fancy practising some sport in Cremona? Here you find some useful links to visit:
– CSI (Italian Sport Centre) and its proposals. Please contact the secretary for further information about where practising some sport in Cremona ( http://www.csicremona.com/sito/ )
– Gyms in Cremna
Visit the museums and discover all the works of art in our city. Here you find a survey of the beauties in Cremona ( https://www.turismocremona.it/ )
In addition to the Museo Diocesano di Cremona (Diocesan Museum), below is a list of the museums that can be visited:
Museo verticale del Torrazzo
(Vertical Museum of the Torrazzo)
113 metres high, the Torrazzo is the highest brick-bell tower in Europe. While climbing the 502 steps to reach the top of the tower to enjoy a breath-taking view of the city, the visitors will come across five themed rooms with ancient tools narrating how mechanics and science developed in Cremona along the time. From the simple “shepherd’s rod” to the marvellous and extremely complex mechanism of the astronomical clock.
Museo del Violino
Amati, Guarneri, Ruggeri and Stradivari… the violin, the string musical instrument whose sound most resembles to the human voice, was born in this city shaped by the able hands of these expert lute-makers. In the casket room of the museum, the 12 most ancient and precious pieces of the art of making lute of Cremona’s descent are carefully kept. A multimedia and sensory path will narrate the visitors a time-honoured tradition still pursuing nowadays.
Museo civico, Museo di scienze naturali e biblioteca statale
(Civic and Science Museum, Library)
Street, places, halls and churches tell the story of Cremona, but also small jewels hidden in the museums. Pictures, mosaics, statues, musical instruments and ancient tools to work the land: 5 centres and a world of art and culture to discover.
S. Maria della Pietà
An important side of the city’s ancient hospital, the Santa Maria della Pietà Cultural Center now is the center of important temporary exhibitions that combine art and creative passions with the world of youth (comics, Lego and other exibitions)
Would you like to discover Cremona through the eyes of its inhabitants? Or would you like to deeply get to know the history of the city, of its remarkable characters, of its struggles, of those families who left a sign whenever they passed, church or corner you will came across while strolling through the streets? The Cultural Association CrArt – Cremona Arte e Turismo proposes cultural events, guided visits and unusual paths to fulfil your stay in the city with local expert guides.
Comic Centre “Pazienza” and Comic Library
Comic Centre “Andrea Pazienza” is a place to share your passion for comics, drawing and illustration. Courses, contests, cultural meetings, laboratories and meet-the-author dates take place at the headquarter (some famous authors are native from Cremona and happy to share their experience!).
Art film, Foreign Language Film; “Cinema Chaplin” offers a selected survey of both entertaining and committed movies, from the historical ones to the contemporary ones.
“Teatro Filo”: Movies, Plays, Concerts in the heart of the city, in a close and elegant context.
Every theatre season, the playbill of “Teatro Ponchielli” offers a wide variety of opera, drama and concerts.
Guide to places of greatest interest and usefulness such as STUDY ROOMS, LIBRARIES, GREEN AREAS AND CULTURAL ROUTES IN THE CITIES.