Explore Mantua and its surrounding province with guest lecturer and historian Sir Roy Strong and Nicola Howard on a tour which promises to be a feast for the senses with fine food, delightful music and stunning architecture.
- Learn of Mantua’s Renaissance heyday under the influential Gonzaga Dynasty whilst visiting the Camera degli Sposi, the beautiful painted chamber inside Mantua’s Ducal Palace
- Hear a Stradivarius violin recital in Cremona’s medieval Palazzo Comunale and discover the Renaissance jewel of Sabbioneta town
- Create traditional dishes in a cookery class, visit the local market, lunch at Michelin-starred restaurant Aquila Nigra and dine privately at the sumptuous Venetian Villa Sigurtà
Dates: 27 - 1 October 2017
Detailed itinerary to follow.