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is an excellent base from which to explore the many Napoleonic battlefields
in the region.
was seized in 1799 by Russia's Marshal Suvarov following several
victories over the armies of France, notably at Magnano and Cassano.
1800 it was the initial reorganisation point for the French army
which had just crossed over the alpine passes and arrived - with
Napoleon Bonaparte at its head - to thwart Austrian moves in northern
is known for its fashion, cuisine, opera, the world's fourth-largest
church, a renaissance castle and Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper
fresco. For opera buffs La Scala will be the drawcard and there
are many fine museums and galleries.
km (21 miles) north-west of Lodi. 34 minutes drive.
34 km (21 miles) south-east of Magnano. 34 minutes drive.
94 km (59 miles) north-east of Marengo. 1 hour drive.
86 km (54 miles) west of Brescia. 1 hour 23 minutes drive.
110 km (69 miles) west of Lonato. 1 hour 41 minutes drive.
117 km (73 miles) west of Castiglione. 1 hour 47 minutes drive.
149 km (93 miles) west of Mantua. 2 hours 9 minutes drive.
210 km (131 miles) north of Bologna. 2 hours 17 minutes drive.
203 km (127 miles) north-east of Mondovi. 2 hours 27 minutes drive.
571 km (357 miles) north of Rome. 6 hour 15 minute drive.