Mantua, where the Latin poet Virgilius was born, rises in the natural heaven located between three lakes and next to the Mincio River Park, a natural protected area. Its superb architecture witnesses of its rich history, particularly in its city center, around its four cobbled squares connected by a web of narrow streets. Since its golden age during the Renaissance, it was namedthe Glorious” and provides now a wide variety of palaces, museums and art galleries. Birthplace of Virgilius, Mantova hosts every year the literature festival.

Our Tours will take you to the discovery of the Gonzaga family’s incredible artistic and cultural legacy in Mantua. The city is well known among Italians for the harmony of its renaissance palaces and spectacular squares and you will learn to appreciate the art and the traditions of this magical place where past and present live together in perfect harmony.

Meeting with the local guide for the private city tour of Mantua. Discover the Gonzaga family’s incredible artistic and cultural legacy Visit architectural and artistic masterpieces in the city’s historic cente. Visit of Gonzaga’s  Tea Palace. Visit of the Bridal Chamber.

MANTUA

Mantua, where the Latin poet Virgilius was born, rises in the natural haven located between three lakes and next to the Mincio River Park, a natural protected area. Its superb architecture witnesses of its rich history, particularly in its city center, around its four cobbled squares connected by a web of narrow streets. Since its golden age during the Renaissance, it was named “the Glorious” and provides now a wide variety of palaces, museums and art galleries. Birthplace of Virgilius, Mantova hosts every year the literature festival.

TEA PALACE

One of the most beautiful villas in Italy and a masterpiece of the Mannerism Palazzo Te was built by Giulio Romano between 1525 and 1535, as a suburban residence for Federico II Gonzaga. Visit of the Bridal Chamber, A room frescoed with illusionistic paintings by Andrea Mantegna in the Ducal Palace also known as the Camera Picta (Painted room) 

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Mantua, Italy

MANTUA
Mantua, where the Latin poet Virgilius was born, rises in the natural haven located between three lakes and next to the Mincio River Park, a natural protected area. Its superb architecture witnesses of its rich history, particularly in its city center, around its four cobbled squares connected by a web of narrow streets. Since its golden age during the Renaissance, it was named “the Glorious” and provides now a wide variety of palaces, museums and art galleries. Birthplace of Virgilius, Mantova hosts every year the literature festival.

Mantua, Italy

The rate includes

  • Private guide at disposal for 3 hours (English or French or German, or Spanish);
  • Entrance in Palazzo Te
  • Entrance in the Bridal Chamber.

The rate does not include

  • Coach at disposal
  • Tips (to chauffeur and driver);
  • All items not specified in the chapter “the prices include”.

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