Hostel in Brescia, Italy

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Get to know Brescia (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Brescia. To help you make friends with Brescia before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Brescia is located in the northern part of Italy and is fairly central for visiting many of the tourist sights of Italy's northeast coast. Brescia is in between Milan and Verona (the home of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and the touristy site of Juliet's balcony). Brescia has recently become more touristy since the establishment of the UNESCO Heritage Site, however it is still known as one of the cheaper Italian cities to stay. Many tourists use it as a base to explore the surrounding cities, as Milan, Venice, and Florence are no more than two hours away by train. But Brescia is worth seeing for its own merits, as it is at the foot of the Alps and the scenic Lake Garda.

Brescia is a large city, second largest of the Lombardy region, and thus has lots to see. In fact, Brescia has a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the monastic complex of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia. The monastery has a museum with Roman ruins and art, a basilica dating from the ninth century and stunningly colourful frescoes. Other touristic sites include the Castle of Brescia, the Duomo Nuovo, and the Duomo Vecchio (the New Cathedral and the Old Cathedral), and the tower with the astronomical clock in the Piazza della Loggia. There are also numerous churches and museums that are worth visiting, housing many frescoes, statues, and paintings of note.

It is easy to reach hotels and hostels in Brescia by car, train, bus, or plane. High-speed trains allow quick travel from nearby cities in Italy, however slower trains or buses may provide a more budget friendly option. You may fly into several airports nearby. Brescia has its own airport, or you may choose the nearby airports of Bergamo, Verona, and Milan (which all host the budget airline, Ryanair).

There are several hotels and hostels in Brescia's city centre that can be easily reached by walking and by the easy-to-use Brescia metro system. The budget friendly choices in the city centre can go quickly during peak season, so make sure you plan ahead and book accordingly!

Written by local enthusiast for Brescia hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Brescia hostels Shannon Neuber

FAQ about Brescia Hostels

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Your Packing List for Brescia

Your Packing List for Brescia

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Brescia Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Brescia, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$28 Average dorm price
$29 Cheapest hostel in Brescia
Luogo Comune Ostello is the cheapest
8.5 Average rating of all hostels

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