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15-01-2020
Lambrusco experience: from the vineyard to your glass

• Wine lovers can enjoy a visit to a family-run winery, which produces Lambrusco using both traditional techniques and innovative technologies. Tourists will taste the finest local wines and walk through the vineyard enjoying the true colors and the aroma of Mantua’s traditional grape.
During February / March and mid-September tourists can participate in the farm teaching with direct experience in pruning and harvesting by hand. The processing periods are subject to seasonality
The winery is 25 km from Mantova
Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January
Visit of the winery and vineyard with tasting of wines accompanied by local products
and cheese. The duration of the visit is about 2 hours
Min 2 max 30 pax
€ 23,00 per person

Pruning and harvest. The duration of practical experience is about 2 hours
Min. 2 max 10 pax
€ 66,00 per person


15-01-2020
HANDS IN DOUGH !

Would you like to learn how to make pasta? Let’s partecipate in the lessons organized in a holiday farm in Mantua’s neighbourhood, where they will teach you some recipes handed down by grandmothers. There you could literally put your hands in dough: agnoli (typical pasta filled with meat), mantuan tortelli filled with pumpkin and tagliatelle (long egg pasta) will have no more secrets for you. Than you can enjoy what you have prepared before.

It takes place 26 km from Mantua
Open all the year Friday and Saturday night, Sunday morning

€76,00 per person from 2 to 4 persons
€32,00 per person from 5 up to 20 persons
The price includes: lesson + lunch/dinner



15-01-2020
Ricotta cheese live in OltrePò Mantovano

Have you ever seen how ricotta is made? If you want to know how to do it, visit a small family-run dairy, which processes fresh milk from cows in the wild and obtains selected and unique products, characterized by the genuine taste and freshness of the cheese produced in an artisanal way. There you can watch the production of ricotta cheese directly and taste it to appreciate its unique flavor.
The dairy is located 34 km from Mantua
The visit can be made on Wednesday and Sunday, excluding the following dates: 15 January / 14 June / 10 May / 4 October and the month of August 2020
€ 23.00 per person, minimum 4 - maximum 15 participants
The price includes a visit to the company, ricotta production and tasting www.ontheroadtravel.it


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03-04-2015
Reopening to the public of the Wedding Room

Take the opportunity to spend a magical weekend in MANTUA UNESCO World heritage site and birthplace of the Renaissance, you'll be among the first to see the "Camera Picta" masterpiece of Andrea Mantegna after restoration work. Since April 3, 2015, with the completion of the restoration work, interrupted in December, we will be reopening to the public room of the couple. In the museum of the Palazzo Ducale the jewel commissioned by the Gonzaga Andrea Mantegna the "Camera Picta" or Wedding Room after a long wait on the part of tourists and lovers of beauty will be so open in its dazzling beauty. Simultaneously several rooms of the palace will be decorated with precious works, which belong to the collection Freddi.



19-05-2015
Museo della Follia e Mostra di LIGABUE - GHIZZARDI

Palazzo della Ragione host the Museum of Madness, from 05.19.2015 to 11.22.2015 curated by Vittorio Sgarbi for EXPO 2015, with an exhibition of 190 works by Antonio Ligabue Gualtieri, including 12 paintings and 2 unpublished drawings from private collections, and 37 works of Peter Ghizzardi, born in Viadana and then moved to Boretto, never before exhibited and published. For the organizers, it is "an invaluable opportunity to meet the historical context - explains their notice - and to know the unusual, leaving seduced by the art of two representatives of the '900 mediopadano, who with hallucinatory air, a sense of nature, adherence to a' humanity to the edge of survival material and spiritual, were capable of a vigorous fight, even when it seemed lost in the mists of madness.


30-03-2014
Welcome back Teresian

The Library of Mantua, established by order of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria has deep roots in the social and cultural fabric of the city and the province: in fact boast more than two centuries of activity, being left open to the public almost continuously since March 30, 1780.
Returned the structure fully recovered and completed the last preparations bibliographic, finally, the Library may be returned to the city completely renovated also in the function of Institute research and preservation of its ancient heritage
documentary. The reopening and the return of the official municipal library Teresian was thus rescheduled for 29 and 30 March, exactly 234 years after the first opening to the public.



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