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Half-day Guided tour of Mantua City Centre and Ducal Palace
"Mantua is surrounded by a beautiful environment in which water and earth are unexpectedly interwoven. Settled by the Etruscans the city enjoyed a position of status in the early modern world. 1198 the city optimized the Mincio river creating the so-called 'four lakes'.From the Middle Ages Mantua was ruled by the art-loving Gonzaga dynasty one of Italy's most important patrons of Renaissance art. The Gonzagas long cultivated a court which included some of the most illustrious artists and intellectuals of the 15th and 16th century like Pisanello Mantegna Correggio Giulio Romano
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Gonzaga's Residences Private Walking Tour
"Mantova Palazzo Ducale Walking Tour (2 hours)The Ducal Palace was the official and most significant residence of the Gonzaga Lords during their long rule. The guided tour of the present National Museum of Palazzo Ducale offers the visit of mag complex structures connected by corridors and galleries squares courtyards and several gardens. With more than 500 rooms it’s among the most extensive aristocratic palaces in Europe. It houses masterpieces of the 15th and 16th centuries such as Mantegna’s Bridal Chamber in the Castel of San Giorgio the Hall of King Arthur’s Knights by Pisanello the Isabella d’Este Apartment with its precious cabinetry works in the Old Court Raphael’s complete cycle of woven Flemish tapestries
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Discovering San Marino: A UNESCO World Heritage Site
"You will discover the Republic of San Marino the most ancient European Republic founded in the 4th century AD.An enclave situated only 20 km from the Romagna Riviera and 100 km from beautiful Ravenna the Republic sits 700 meters above sea level on Mount Titano located on the Central Apennines Mountains.The historic center of the Republic of San Marino is in every part a living monument inscribed as the World Heritage by UNESCO in 2008.Each year the Republic of San Marino is visited by millions of tourists from all over the world. Throughout the pedestrian island
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SUPERMERCATO SMA di Moretti e Rossi

After living here for some time a girl needs variety. I didn't have a car or a bike -- just my two legs. I came across this grocery store, which was not in the city center, during one of my walks...
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Ugo e Ivana Specialita' Alimentari (Grocery)

I shopped here sometimes if I didn't feel like walking to CONAD or if I just wanted to pick up a few items. Like most other places in Urbania (and Italy), the service was really friendly. It's a...
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Punto SMA

Punto is smaller than CONAD, but it's owner Franco (at least he was when I was there) and his family provide friendly service to students. They also speak some English -- as they are used to the...
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CONAD

If you plan on staying in Urbania for some time, want to picnic, or need to grab some items you forgot to pack in your luggage -- stop at the local CONAD supermarket, Urbania's largest in-town grocer....
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Fine Ceramics

Urbania used to called Castel Durante and in the 16th Century boasted 32 pottery workshops. Today there are many shops where fine pottery is sold.If you would like to learn about the historic art...
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The castle

In addition to the Guaita Tower and fortress and the Cesta Tower, one can easily walk along and explore much of the city walls connecting the fortifications. These provide some nice views around the...
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Palazzo Ducale

After a few minutes walk along Via della Cattedrale the outer buildings of Palazzo Ducale come into sight, some of which are partly still damaged from 1997’s earthquake. The entrance to the palazzo...
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Palazzo dei Consoli

On my latest visit to Gubbiio, in September 2014, I took Chris to see the exhibits in the Museo Civico in the Palazzo dei Consoli, having enjoyed them so much on my previous visit. This also provides...
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Grotte di Frasassi - Frasassi Caves

When I was planning my first trip to central Italy in 2008, I came across a book that mentioned Grotte di Frasassi being the biggest limestone cave complex in Italy and most probably of Europe. It was...
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Sismondo Castle

Rocco Malatestiana is quite impressive... well, all castles are. It was both the residence of the Malatesta family (the lords of Rimini in 13th-17th c.) and a fortress, and was designed by...
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Tempio Malatestiano

There was a church since the IX century on its site.Then it was built the church of Saint Francis in the XIII century. It was redesigned in 1450 by order of Sigismondo Malatesta as his and her...
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