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Mantova: Private Walking Tour
140 USD
Uncover the timeless charm of Mantua's historic heart. Your journey begins in the majestic courtyards and gardens of the Gonzaga lords' stunning ducal palace. From there, make your way to the picturesque Piazza Sordello, where the beautiful cathedral stands proudly, its grandeur reflected in the cobblestone square.
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As we convene at the grand entrance of the Captain's Palace in picturesque Piazza Sordello, our private Mantua tour is about to unfold. This hidden gem of a city is a treasure trove of stunning architecture, boasting majestic buildings that will leave you in awe. Winding alleys, lined with charming arcades and elegant houses, lead to magnificent squares that exude a timeless charm. Despite its small size, Mantua packs a punch, surrounded as it is by breathtaking natural beauty, where art, culture, and delectable cuisine blend seamlessly with a relaxed pace of life. Our journey takes us to St. George's Castle, a masterpiece built by Francesco Gonzaga between 1395 and 1406, which later became a paragon of the Italian Renaissance, thanks to Andrea Mantegna's exquisite frescoes in the Camera degli Sposi. Next, our guide will lead us to the historic heart of Mantua, Piazza Sordello, where the city's origins took root. This ancient square remains the epicenter of Mantua, featuring the impressive Duomo di Mantiva cathedral, the majestic Palazzo Ducale, and other medieval palaces that whisper tales of the past. Among the other attractions, we'll also delve into Piazza delle Erbe, a bustling market square that has been the lifeblood of the town since medieval times.