Mantua For The Connoisseur

27 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 2017
with Sir Roy Strong and Nicola Howard
Mantua For The Connoisseur Mantua For The Connoisseur
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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. 

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