The Bresciatourism Office, a non-profit company that promotes international tourism in the city of Brescia and its province (Lake Garda, Lake Iseo, Lake Idro, Franciacorta, Camonica Valley...), publishes various brochures and other tourist packages. Visitors can write to the office at: Bresciatourism, Piazza Vescovato 3, 25121 Brescia, Italy. By e-mail at:

The Web site provides information on visiting the city and the surrounding area, along with links to accommodations, nearby attractions along with other useful facts for visitors. The site also provides weather conditions, and publishes a calendar of upcoming events and festivals.

Additional information is also available from the Italian GovernmentTourism in Italy Office. Their Web site provides helpful tips on the climate in various parts of the country, along with suggested tours of Northern Italy, including trips to the Brescia region. The Web site includes list of travel restrictions, information on health services and other facts to help you plan your trip.

There are Italian Government Tourist Board offices located in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and visitors can stop by to pick up additional brochures and packets on visiting Italy. You can also write to the Italian Government Tourist Board, 630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1565, New York, NY   10011. By phone you can call 212-245-5618. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9am until 5pm, and it is closed on the weekends.