- For the surname, see Cantù (surname)
Cantù (Cantü in local Lombard) is a city and comune in the Province of Como, located at the center of the Brianza zone in Lombardy. It is the second largest city in Brianza.
Cantù was a source of conflict between the cities of Milan
. The Sforza
of Milan took control permanently in the 15th century.
Cantù main attraction is the Basilica of Galliano
, particularly relevant are also Piazza Garibaldi, named for Giuseppe Garibaldi
, and the San Paolo Church, whose bell tower is one of the symbol of the city.
, the famous basketball
club of the city, won the European Champions Cup
twice in 1982 and 1983.