Taking part in this private walking tour led by an expert local guide, you will have the chance to explore downtown Mantua and see the places which represents the real soul of the town.
You will see St. George's Castle, built by Francesco Gonzaga between 1395 and 1406, which became one of the most important examples of the Italian Renaissance when Andrea Mantegna painted the very famous Camera degli Sposi.
You'll then visit Piazza Sordello, the main and most ancient nucleus of Mantua. This is where the town was born and this square still represents the most important place in town, with its dome, Palazzo Ducale and the other palaces dating back to the Middle Ages. You will also see Piazza delle Erbe, which represents the main market place in town since the Middle Ages, it also still hosts part of the weekly market on Thursdays. Here you can admire the beautiful Palazzo della Ragione (the palace of justice) and the oldest church in town, called La Rotonda, that was built back in 1082.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Skyline di Mantova, Via Legnago, 46100, Mantua Italy
Visiting Mantua, walking along the old town heart is like stepping back in time.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di San Pietro, Piazza Sordello 15, 46100, Mantua Italy
Get to see the dome, Duomo di Mantova...
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Piazza Sordello, 46100, Mantua Italy
Walk through Piazza Sordello, the main and most ancient nucleus of Mantua.
Pass By: Palazzo Ducale Mantova, Piazza Sordello 40, 46100, Mantua Italy
Spot the Palazzo Ducale and the other palaces dating back to the Middle Ages.
Pass By: Palazzo della Ragione, Piazza Erbe 13, 46100, Mantua Italy
Admire the beautiful Palazzo della Ragione (the palace of justice)...