Mantua For The Connoisseur

with Sir Roy Strong and Nicola Howard
Mantua For The Connoisseur Mantua For The Connoisseur

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

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