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Let's have a walk in the city where the Latin poet Virgil was born, Romeo learned about Juliet's death and bought the poison and where Verdi set his famous opera 'Rigoletto'.
But Mantua is much, much more than that!
It surprises its visitors by her exceptional character. Small but spectacular, from every corner the city offers an encounter with history and beauty. It's surrounded by beautiful environment, in which water and earth are unexpectedly interwoven.
Discover this truly beautiful town and its stories during a 2 hours guided walk: you will see beautiful buildings, squares and churches and you will learn stories that only real locals know.
Settled by the Etruscans the city enjoyed a position of status in the early modern world in 1198 it optimized the Mincio river, creating the so-called "four lakes". From the Middle Ages it was ruled by the art-loving Gonzaga dynasty, one of Italy's great Renaissance families who protected art and culture.
No entrance tickets are foreseen for this tour.
Meeting point at Rigoletto's house in Piazza Sordello nr 23
ONLY ON REQUEST it is possible to visit the theatre Bibiena where Mozart played. Tickets for Bibiena theatre: € 2,10/each person and € 1,20 for children up to 18