Besnate Tourism

Besnate is a town and comune in the province of Varese in Lombardy in Northern Italy.The Commune of Besnate has a land area of 7.68 square kilometres (2.97 sq mi) and an average elevation of 300 metres (980 ft) above sea level. Its highest point, in the hills of Ravellino, reaches 330 metres (1,080 ft). It includes the following locations: Besnate, Buzzano, Centenate, and Villaggio Veneto. It is bordered to the north by the municipality of Sumirago, north-east to Jerago with Orago, south-east to Cavaria with Premezzo, south to Gallarate, in the south-west to north-and Arsago Seprio west with that of Mornago. Besnate is about 17 kilometres (11 mi) from Varese, 7 kilometres (4 mi) from Gallarate, 13 kilometres (8 mi) from Busto Arsizio and 7 kilometres (4 mi) from Somma Lombardo. The Commune of Besnate has always been independent until 1869, when, by Royal Decree No. 4919, was suppressed and aggregated with that of Casorate Sempione, the municipality of Arsago Seprio. Just a few years later, however, from 1 August 1872, Besnate broke away from Arsago Seprio to join Jerago: thus was born the town of Jerago with Besnate, which from 1 July 1892, was also the location of aggregate Orago. Finally with the law n ° 48 of 28 February 1907, the municipality of Jerago with Besnate and Orago was dissolved and from 1 July 1907 Besnate finally became an independent municipality. In 2007 the municipality of Besnate, on the occasion of the centenary of the establishment of the town had it printed by the Italian postal souvenir postcards and stamps.


A place in Italy, Besnate is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. The nearest major city to Besnate is Parma. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Parma for its bountiful attractions like Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo on your trip to Besnate. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Parma Airport. A holiday in Besnate can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Besnate before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • How safe is Besnate for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Besnate.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.09 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.58 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 55.35 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.67 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.68 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.67 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.09 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.41 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Besnate

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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