Each May, the world famous and richly storied Mille Miglia car race is staged in Brescia, providing a wonderful opportunity to visit the city and watch the competing cars start and finish the race. But if you are in the area at another time of year and don’t want to miss the chance to get a feel for the atmosphere of the race, make sure you visit the Mille Miglia Museum: here you’ll find vintage cars on show that have actually completed the Mille Miglia, prizes, trophies, period photographs and other unique memorabilia. You can also learn about the history of the event and satisfy all the curiosities of a true motor sport enthusiast.
Viale della Bornata, 123, S. Eufemia BS
The MAEC museum (Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca e della Città di Cortona) features remarkable collections of egyptian, etruscan and roman antiquities as well as artifacts recovered during recent excavation campaigns, that provide a unique insight into the history of the Valdichiana and that of the different civilizations that contributed to shaping it.