Mantua: city centre and ducal and Te Palaces tour
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from € 170 per group
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from € 170 per person
from € 170 per group
Mantua: city centre and ducal and Te Palaces tour
from € 170 per person
from € 170 per group
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Mantua: city centre and ducal and Te Palaces tour

On this walking tour you will discover the must-see attractions of Mantua ( it. Mantova ) city centre together with the Ducal and the Te Palaces.


Duration 5h
20 participants maximum
Service with guide


Tour Highlights:
The visit starts from Palazzo Te on the other side of the city centre. After the visit a break is giving to the group in order to allow people to move to the city centre and for lunch. After the lunch the visit goes on from the Castle of Saint George, in the upper part of the city centre, where it is possible to admire the lakes surrounding Mantua. Waking down the city you first meet Rigoletto’s House and then the Ducal Palace. The Palazzo Ducale is a group of buildings built between the 13th and 18th century mainly by the family of Gonzaga as their royal residence in the capital of their Duchy. The complex includes some 500 rooms a castle and a private church and occupies an area of ca. 34,000 m². In this palace worked painters like Mantegna, Pisanello, Giulio Pippi and Rubens. Up to 1630 more than 2,000 paintings and 20,000 valuable objects, the richest and famous art collections known in Europe at that time, were stored in the palace. The city centre visit starts with the Sordello’s square and goes on with the medieval squares of Piazza Broletto and Piazza delle Erbe, build in 1170. These squares are enclosed by beautiful medieval arcades and palaces. In Piazza delle Erbe stands the Romanesque church of Saint Lawrence. The tiny Piazza Mantegna is overtowered by the huge facade of Saint Andrew’s church, built in 1472 by Leon Battista Alberti.

ONLY ON REQUEST it is possible to visit the theatre Bibiena where Mozart played


The tour includes:

Tour guide service only


The tour does not include:

In Mantua city centre: no tickets are required with exception of the Theatre Bibiena where a ticket costs € 2,00/each
In the Ducal Palace: Entrance ticket for the Ducal palace costs € 12,00/each.
People under 18 can enter free. From March to June and from September to October reservations are necessary. Reservation fee costs € 1,50/each.
In Palazzo Te: Entrance ticket for the Te Palace costs € 12,00/each. People over 65 it costs € 9,00/each
Palazzo Te is at the other side of the city centre you can reach it on foot, by bus or taxi. A taxi ride costs about € 10,00 - 15,00/each, a bus ticket about € 1,50/each


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Tour meeting point

Viale Te, 46100 Mantova MN, Italia


Tour code: 

V5EN173858


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