MONZA AND ITS MEDIEVAL HISTORIC CENTER IN SEGWAY PT!
8 participants maximum
This itinerary is designed for those who wish to know the most meaningful works of art and architecture in the historic centre of Monza.
Starting out from Villa Reale -GPS 45°35’36.2"N 9°16’25.5"E- we reach “New Bridge” (Ponte Nuovo), the ancient gateway to the city of Monza and then running alongside a section of the man-made Lambretto canal, which was built by order of Azzone Visconti between 1333 and 1336 and which, in the Middle Ages, was topped by a fortified wall. We stop to visit the ancient San Gerado hospital and slightly beyond, to see the Roman-age “d’Arena bridge”. Then we continue our reminiscences of Manzoni in Monza at the “St Maurice Cloister”.
The path also reaches the ancient Spalto Isolino mill and Largo Mazzini, the square near the railway station, which was the second station built in Italy. Then we proceed to the Cathedral rebuilt in gothic shape since 1300s, passing Santa Maria in Strada, a Franciscan church in the Lombard gothic style.
The itinerary offers the tourist an opportunity to see the most important goldsmith works of late antiquity, to appreciate some of the prime sculptors of Campion and to view the frescos in the Zavattari Chapel, a late Lombard gothic gem that holds the “Iron Crown” (Corona Ferrea).
The visit continues along Via Lambro which once held the “Salt Customs House” and which still has signs of the ancient tower houseand shuttered houses. Finally the itinerary ends with an analysis of the Arengario (city hall) and the Dominican cloister San Pietro Martire.
CSTRents guarantees a top quality service and the high competence of the supplying team.
Tour starts: - 10.00 am - 03.00 pm
From 01 May to 31 October tour starts: - 10.00 am - 03.00 pm - 06.00 pm
Participate in one of our Segway PT Tours and discover the newest and most fun way to visit a city of art and its most important tourist sites. CSTRents guarantees a high quality staff, which lives up to the high standard of service. Have fun with us utilizing the most incredible transportation means of the XXI century! Don’t miss out on discovering the most beautiful cities riding a Segway PT.
THE CSTRents TOURS SERVICES CSTRents provides tour services in several cities with different features.
GUIDED OPEN TOURS - TOURS WITH TOUR GUIDE (MIN 4 PAX) There could be a minimum number of participants required for this special offer (generally at least four). It’s necessary to verify case by case in each tour schedule.
FREE OPEN TOURS - TOURS WITH AUDIO GUIDE/ESCORT (MIN 4 PAX) There could be a minimum number of participants required for this special offer (generally at least two). It’s necessary to verify case by case in each tour schedule. It takes place without a tour guide. The assistance of a CSTRents staff member is guaranteed for the duration of the whole tour, even in the case in which the audio guide is not available (please keep in mind that the “audio guide” service is considered additional but free of charge, unlike the service option of an “escort”).
EXCLUSIVE VIP TOURS - TOURS WITH TOUR GUIDE If You choose Exclusive Vip Tours you don’t need to ensure a minimum number of participants and you can have a fast confirmation of your reservation. These tours in particular suit people who want a superior service, attended only by the guide and without other and unknown participants.
GENERAL INFORMATIONS ON SEGWAY PT TOURS The tours start with a 30-minute orientation session: we will practice in order to make every participant comfortable and able to perfectly handle the Segway PT, and to leave conquesting the best sites in the world. CSTRents escort will be present for the entire duration of the tours in order to guarantee fun with high safety. Once confident with the Segway PT, we will begin the tour, giving you the opportunity to visit the places of highest historical, artistic and tourist interest.
Prices and admission particulars are showed in the cards concerning each Tours.
OUR TOURIST GUIDES All of our guides are qualified professionals and have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant subjects (art, history, foreign languages). This is to guarantee you the highest quality of service. In addition, they will delight you with amusing anecdotes and little unknown secrets of the city. We will provide you also with a set of headphones in order to more comfortably follow the explanations of your guide. The tours are provided in different languages depending on your requests.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TOUR: Segway PT rental 30 min. orientation Tourist guide or audio guide or escort service Set of headphones Raincoat in case of rain
IMPORTANT INFORMATIONS Riding Segway PT is not allowed to people younger than 16 years old (and to people who weighs less than 45 kg or more than 113 kg) and to those people whose disability doesn’t permit to step on or get off Segway easily and without help. The members of CSTRents attend directly to products here promoted and they assure success and quality of the services supplied.