On the Road to Mantua!

On the Road to Mantua!

13 April 2016

Our trip through Mantua is just around the corner, and we’ve got the plan right here! Check out what our Bloggers and Instagramers will be getting up to this weekend and be sure to follow along, April 15-17 with #inLombardia365 on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


Friday, April 15

• Departure from Milan and Verona

• 3:00 PM – Arrival in Mantua, check-in at Hotel ABC

• 3:00 PM – Meet with guide Lorenzo Bonoldi and members of the City and

Province of Mantua. Guided tour of the historic city center of Mantua:

churches,Teatro Bibiena, BibliotecaTeresiana, Palazzo della Ragione,Torre

dell’Orologio, Basilica di Sant’Andrea

• 6:30 PM – Cooking class (preparing ravioli with herbs and spumone di zabaione) at

Peccati di Gola, piazza Broletto 6, with dinner to follow

Saturday, April 16

• 8:45 AM – Meeting in piazza Sordello at the entrance to the Palazzo Ducale with

guide Marta Petruzzella of ConfCommercio Mantova for the guided tour of

Palazzo Ducale and Palazzo Te

• 1:00 PM – Lunch at Ristorante Giallozucca (www.giallozucca.it)

• Afternoon free dedicated to discovering the city (we suggest visiting the: Historic

Firefighters Museum – www.museovigilidelfuoco.it – with free entry, the Tazio Nuvolari Museum –

www.tazionuvolari.it -included in the Mantova Card, or a short bike ride along the lakeside (bike sharing

is included in the Mantova Card)

• 6:00 PM – Brief tour of the lakes of Mantua with Happy Hour aboard (www.mantovastrada.it)

• 8:30 PM – Dinner at the Trattoria ‘Al Portichetto’ (www.portichetto.mantova.it)

Sunday, April 16

• 8:00 AM – Breakfast

• 8:30 AM – Transfer to Sabbioneta

• 9:00 AM – Guided tour of Sabbioneta, the ‘ideal city’ , with a guide from the IAT of

Sabbioneta. Access to Synagogue, Palazzo Ducale,Teatro Olimpico, Palazzo

Giardino, Galleries, and Churches.

• 12:30 PM – Lunch with Pasta Fresca under the Palazzo Ducale or in

the Gardens of Palazzo Giardino (depending on weather conditions)

• 2:00-2:30 PM – Departure for Milan or Verona

Useful Links

Mantova Card: http://www.mantovacard.it/info.aspx

Mantova Capitale Italiana della Cultura: http://www.mantova2016.it/


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