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                                                                         2009
Pavia - Lodi - Cremona - manTova



Discover the territor y of Lombard provinces along Po river              2010




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Provincia di Pavia   Provincia di Lodi            Provincia di Cremona   Provincia di Mantova
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Table of contents
  The provinces along Po river                       p. 3
  Nature and fitness                                 p . 12
  Cycle tracks                                       p . 14
  Inland navigation                                  p . 20
  Art and culture itineraries                        p . 26
  Food and wine itineraries                          p . 40
  Terms                                              p . 47




          Vigevano
                                             Crema
                                      Lodi
                      Pavia                                            Volta Mantovana
                              Sant’Angelo
                              Lodigiano      Pizzighettone
                                                             Cremona
                                                                                         Mantova

               Salice Terme
                                                                       Sabbioneta

                                                                       Casalmaggiore
                                                                                              San Benedetto Po




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                      the provinces along
Pavia-Lodi-Cremona-mantova
                                                                        P o river
This itinerary will allow you to know this part
of Lombardy crossed by Po river: four cities
rich of history and art. Above all Romanesque
buildings, such as S. Michele e S. Pietro in Ciel
d’Oro churches in Pavia, Cerreto abbey in Lodi
province, the cathedral and its bell tower (Tor-
razzo) in Cremona. But also Renaissance jewels,
such as the Ducal Palace, S. Andrea basilica
and Palazzo Te in Mantua, Pavia charterhouse,
or the Incoronata church in Lodi.

THe JoUrneY

                1st day – Pavia
Arrival to the hotel in Pavia.
In the afternoon, guided tour of the city centre:       There will be a short stop in Sant’angelo Lodi-
S. Pietro in Ciel d’oro, S. maria del Carmine,          giano, which hosts three museums (art, bread
and Carmelite churches, Piazza della Vittoria,          and rural civilization) and the house of St. Franc-
the cathedral and the episcopal palace in Piazza        esca Cabrini, the patron of emigrants: once she
del duomo (realized by great artists, such as           emigrated to America, she founded hospitals,
Bramante and Leonardo).                                 schools and hospices for immigrants. She died in
The tour will end with visconti castle, Pavia uni       Chicago in 1917 and was canonized in 1946.
versity and the famous covered bridge.                  Arrival to the hotel in Lodi, dinner and overnight
Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.         stay.

                                                                   3rd day – Lodi-Cremona
                                                        In the morning, guided tour of Lodi: the vis-
                                                        conti castle remains, Piazza Maggiore and the
                                                        cathedral (which is the most ancient sacred
                                                        building in town, and which hosts paintings by
                                                        Callisto and Alberto Piazza), the City museum,
                                                        the Renaissance style incoronata temple (which
                                                        has an octagonal layout and hosts canvases by
                                                        Bergognone).
                                                        Departure to Cremona and short stop in abba-
                                                        dia Cerreto to see the remains of a Cistercian
                                                        abbey.
                                                        Arrival to the hotel in Cremona, dinner in a
                                                        typical restaurant and overnight stay.
              2nd day - Pavia-Lodi
                                                                      4th day – Cremona
In the morning, visit to the famous Renais-
                                                        In the morning, guided tour of the city centre:
sance Pavia charterhouse: it was built on the
                                                        Piazza del Comune, il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall
orders of Gian Galeazzo Visconti in 1396. The           cathedral bell tower, which is the symbol of
architecture has also Romanesque and Gothic             Cremona), the cathedral (a Romanesque church
elements. The façade is rich of statues. Inside,        with newer Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque
you can admire pieces by Perugino, Bergognone,          elements). The façade is rich of sculptures,
Nuvolone and Guercino.                                  while inside you may see precious frescoes by
After the visit, departure to Lodi.                     local artists. Still, in the main square you may


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PROVINCES AL                                                            5th day – Cremona
                                                          In the morning, visit to beautiful Teatro Ponchielli,
                                                          S. agostino church (where you can admire a
                                                          painting by Perugino), Palazzo Cittanova, Palazzo
                                                          Raimondi, S. agata cathedral, Palazzo Affaitati
                                                          (which hosts the city museum, the Stradivari
                                                          museum, a painting gallery and an archaeologi-
                                                          cal section). Then there will be a visit to a lutes
                                                          workshop.
                                                          In the afternoon, it will be possible to taste
                                                          typical foods, such as Grana Padano and Pro-
                                                          volone cheeses, Cremona salami, nougat and
                                                          mostarda.
                                                          Return to the hotel. Dinner in a restaurant and
                                                          overnight stay.

                                                           6th day – Cremona-SabbioneTa-manTUa
                                                          Departure to SabbioneTa, which is a beautiful
                                                          example of Renaissance ideal city. It is still intact
                                                          and enclosed within its original walls and marble
                                                          gates (Porta vittoria and Porta imperiale). From
                                                          the main square (Piazza Ducale), visit to ducal
                                                          Palace, S. Maria Assunta church, Palazzo del
                                                          Giardino and Teatro olimpico.
                                                          in the afternoon, departure to manTUa (only
                                                          30 minutes far), which was embellished above
                                                          all by the Gonzaga family. Visit to Palazzo Te,
                                                          the beautiful Gonzaga’s summer residence built
                                                          and frescoed by Giulio Romano.
 see the baptistry, Loggia dei militi and the             Arrival to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
 medieval town hall.
 In Sala dei violini, you may see some master
 pieces of Cremona violin making, such as violin
 ‘Charles IX of France’ by Andrea Amati (1566),
 viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio and Gerolamo Amati
 (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by Nicolò Amati (1658),
 ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe Guarneri (1689),
 Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s violin (1734),
 ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669), cello ‘Stauffer
 1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Antonio Stradivari (1715),
 Remo Lauricella’s violin ‘Vesuvius’ (1727), Enrico
 Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’ (1868) and Simone Fernando
 Sacconi’s violin (1941). It is possible to book
 in advance to listen to them (audizione degli
 Strumenti).
 Departure by coach to Cremona outskirts to visit
 Renaissance San Sigismondo church, which hosts
 pieces by Campi, Bernardino Campi, Camillo
 Boccaccino and Bernardino Gatti. Afternoon free
 for shopping or individual promenades. Dinner
 in a restaurant and overnight stay.


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LONG PO RIVE    7th day – manTUa                        Gonzaga, in 1613 he went back to Cremona, then
 Breakfast and visit to the city centre, which is       he became kapellmeister of S. Marco basilica, in
 extremely rich of art and history: promenade           Venice, where he died in 1643. Cremona hosts
 through piazza Sordello (the primal city heart),       a monteverdi musical festival every year during
 via Broletto, piazza erbe.                             May and June.
 Visit to cathedral, ducal Palace (an enormous          Still, violin and organ makers left their master
 complex of buildings, including Domus Magna,           pieces in those three towns. Think for example
 the medieval government building - Palazzo del         of Stradivari, Amati and Guarneri.
 Capitano -, S. Giorgio castle, Santa Barbara
 palatine church). Greatest artists worked in           THe JoUrneY
 the Ducal Palace, such as Mantegna, Pisanello,
 Giulio Romano and Rubens. In S. Giorgio castle                         1st day – Pavia
 you can admire the famous Camera Picta by              Arrival to the hotel in Pavia. In the afternoon,
 Andrea Mantegna.                                       guided tour of the city centre: S. Pietro in Ciel
                                                        d’oro, S. maria del Carmine, and Carmelite
 	 from € 850,00 per person: double room
  Fee                                                   churches, Piazza della Vittoria, the cathedral
  accommodation (valid for groups of 30 people          and the episcopal palace in Piazza del duomo
  at least). Surcharge for single room: to be           (realized by great artists, such as Bramante
  required.                                             and Leonardo).
                                                        The tour will end with visconti castle, Pavia
 	 fee includes: private coach as stated in
  The                                                   university, S. michele and S. Teodoro churches,
  the itinerary, double room with private bath          and the famous covered bridge.
  accommodation in four-star hotels, half-board         Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
  (breakfast + dinner in hotel or restaurant),
  drinks not included, guided tours and visits,                         2nd day – Pavia
  as stated in the itinerary travel courier             After breakfast, visit to S. Luca church XIX
                                                        century organ by Amati, Renaissance S. maria
 What is not mentioned above is not included.           di Canepanova church and its Amati organ, S.
                                                        Primo church and S. Lanfranco monastery and
                Organization:                           their XIX century Lingiardi organs.
    GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center               Arrival by coach to Pavia charterhouse and
           Corso Garibaldi 88/90                        lunch in a typical restaurant. Visit to the char-
          26100 CREMONA - ITALY                         terhouse, which was built on the orders of Gian
          Tel. +39 0372/462030                          Galeazzo Visconti in 1396. The architecture has
          Fax +39 0372/462040                           also Romanesque and Gothic elements. The
           info@guindaniviaggi.it                       façade is rich of statues. Inside, you can admire
           www.guindaniviaggi.it                        pieces by Perugino, Bergognone, Nuvolone and
                                                        Guercino.
                                                        Return to the hotel. Dinner on one’s own. Over-
                                                        night stay.
 musical itinerary
 Pavia-Lodi-Cremona-mantua                                             3rd day - Pavia-Lodi
                                                        After breakfast, departure to Lodi.
 Cremona, Pavia and Mantua are musically related        There will be a short stop in Sant’angelo Lodi-
 because of Claudio monteverdi and instruments          giano, which hosts three museums (art, bread
 making.                                                and rural civilization) and the house of St. Franc-
 Claudio Monteverdi was born in Cremona in              esca Cabrini, the patron of emigrants: once she
 1567 and published his first work when he was          emigrated to America, she founded hospitals,
 15 and his first madrigals when he was 20. In          schools and hospices for immigrants. She died in
 1592 he went to work for the duke of Mantua,           Chicago in 1917 and was canonized in 1946.
 where he performed the first melodrama ever in         Arrival to the hotel in Lodi.
 1607, Orfeo. After the dead of duke Vincenzo           In the afternoon, guided tour of Lodi: the vis-


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  THE PROVINC
conti castle remains, Piazza maggiore and the         elements). The façade is rich of sculptures,
cathedral (which is the most ancient sacred           while inside you may see precious frescoes by
building in town, and which hosts paintings by        local artists. Still, in the main square you may
Callisto and Alberto Piazza and Giulio Cesare         see the baptistry, Loggia dei militi and the
Procaccini), the diocesan museum and the city         medieval town hall.
museum.                                               In Sala dei violini, you may see some master
Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.       pieces of Cremona violin making, such as violin
                                                      ‘Charles IX of France’ by Andrea Amati (1566),
 4th day – Lodi-abbadia CerreTo-Cremona               viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio and Gerolamo Amati
After breakfast, visit to the Renaissance style       (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by Nicolò Amati (1658),
incoronata temple (which has an octagonal             ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe Guarneri (1689),
layout and hosts canvases by Bergognone)              Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s violin (1734),
and its renaissance organ, Baroque S. maria           ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669), cello ‘Stauffer
maddalena church, XIV century S. Francesco            1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Antonio Stradivari (1715),
church (which interior is decked with XIV and         Remo Lauricella’s violin ‘Vesuvius’ (1727), Enrico
XV century frescoes), S. Agnese and S. Lorenzo        Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’ (1868) and Simone Fernando
churches.                                             Sacconi’s violin (1941).
Departure to Cremona and short stop in abba-          It is possible to book in advance to listen to
dia Cerreto to see the remains of a Cistercian        them (audizione degli Strumenti).
abbey.                                                Departure by coach to Cremona outskirts to visit
Arrival to the hotel in Cremona, dinner with          Renaissance San Sigismondo church, which
violin concert and overnight stay.                    hosts an organ designed by Bernardino Campi
                                                                       .
                                                      and carved by P Maltempo. After a short rest,
            5th day – Cremona                         visit to beautiful Teatro Ponchielli and Palazzo
In the morning, guided tour of the city centre:       Raimondi (which hosts the international lut-
Piazza del Comune, il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall        ist school, the organ museum and the music
cathedral bell tower, which is the symbol of          palaeography school), the Stradivari museum,
Cremona), the cathedral (a Romanesque church          and a lutes workshop. After dinner, concert of
with newer Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque            “La Camerata di Cremona”.




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CES ALONG P



 6th day – Cremona-SabbioneTa-manTUa                        beautiful XVII century organ by Antegnati), and
Departure to Sabbioneta, which is a beautiful               S. andrea Basilica (which hosts a XIX century
example of Renaissance ideal city. It is still intact       organ by Serazzi).
and enclosed within its original walls and marble
gates (Porta vittoria and Porta imperiale). From             Fee
                                                            	 from € 890,00 per person: double room
the main square (Piazza Ducale), visit to ducal              accommodation (valid for groups of 30 people
Palace, S. Maria Assunta church, Palazzo del                 at least). Surcharge for single room: to be
Giardino and Teatro olimpico.                                required.
In the afternoon, departure to mantua (only 30
minutes far), which was embellished above all                The
                                                            	 fee includes: private coach as stated in
by the Gonzaga family. Visit to Palazzo Te, the              the itinerary double room with private bath
beautiful Gonzaga’s summer residence built and               accommodation in four-star hotels, half-board
frescoed by Giulio Romano.                                   (breakfast + dinner in hotel or restaurant),
Arrival to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.             drinks not included, guided tours and visits,
                                                             as stated in the itinerary, travel courier.
               7th day – manTUa
Breakfast and visit to the city centre, which is            What is not mentioned above is not included.
extremely rich of art and history: promenade
through piazza Sordello (the primal city heart),                             Organization:
via Broletto, piazza erbe.                                      GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
Visit to cathedral, ducal Palace (an enormous                          Corso Garibaldi 88/90
complex of buildings, where greatest artists                          26100 CREMONA - ITALY
worked), S. Giorgio castle (where you can admire                       Tel. +39 0372/462030
the famous Camera Picta by Andrea Mantegna),                           Fax +39 0372/462040
Santa barbara palatine church (which hosts a                 info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it


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OVINCES ALON
 Cities along Po river                                    decorated by Giulio Romano (1525-1535) as a
                                                          leisure residence on the orders of Federico II
 mantua-Cremona-Lodi-Pavia                                Gonzaga, in a place where a lime tree wood (in
                                                          local dialect Tejet or Te) stood.
 THe JoUrneY                                              dinner and overnight stay in a three-star hotel
                                                          in mantua.
  1st day – arrival to manTUa one one’s own
 Guided tour to the ducal Palace: the palace stands               2nd day – breakfast, checkout
 between piazza Sordello and Lago Inferiore. It is                and departure to SabbioneTa
 a huge complex of buildings and gardens (over            Guided tour to SabbioneTa: it was built (1556-
 35000 square meters wide), and was Gonzaga               1591) as an ideal city on the orders of Vespasiano
 family’s residence from 1328 to 1707.                    Gonzaga, and it was a small city-state. It was
 Camera Picta (in S. Giorgio castle): it was fres-        designed as a fortress, with great walls and gates.
 coed by Andrea Mantegna (1465-1474), on the              Palazzo Giardino was a leisure residence, which
 orders of the marquis of Mantua, as a great              the Galleria connects to the ducal Palace. The
 outdoor scene.                                           city had also a cathedral, S. maria assunta, and
 Guided tour to the city centre, and its palaces          a permanent theatre, Teatro all’antica (which
 and churches.                                            was built by Antonio Scamozzi, 1588-1590): the
 Lunch in a typical restaurant.                           theatre has a cavea, a back entrance for actors
 Guided tour to the diocesan museum: in 1974,             and musicians and a resident backcloth for the
 the Ducal palace hosted an exhibit of art pieces         stage. Only the residential part of the city was
 from Mantuan churches, which had a great suc-            renovated during XVIII century.
 cess. After that, in 1983, monsignor Luigi Bosio         Lunch in Sabbioneta.
 founded a permanent diocesan museum of sacred            departure to Cremona.
 art, which hosts paintings, sculptures, jewels,          Guided tour to the city centre: Cremona is
 tapestries, ancient books and even armours.              famous above all for violins, but still it has a
 Guided tour to Palazzo Te: it was built and              good agricultural and food production. A beautiful




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NG PO RIVER
 XVII century clock gives onto the main square;
 from the top of the clock tower you may enjoy
 a wonderful panorama. Still, the XII century
 Romanesque cathedral and baptistry, the XIII
 century Loggia dei militi and ancient town hall
 give onto the main square. Not to say about the
 city museum, the Stradivari museum, XII century
 Romanesque San Michele church, XIV century
 San Agostino church (which hosts a painting by
 Perugino, 1495), San
 Agata church (frescoed by G. Campi), San Si-
 gismondo church (frescoed by local painters in
 XVI century).
 Guided tour to Stradivari museum (Museo
 Stradivariano, in Italian): it hosts about 700
 violins by Antonio Stradivari, which are central
 to understand how he worked. Still, stretchers,
 drawings, models... A little concert will be per-
 formed for the visitors.
 dinner and overnight stay in a three-star hotel
 in Cremona.

         3rd day – breakfast and checkout
 departure to Lodi and short stop at villa Litta,
 wonderful XVIII century residence which was
 recently restored.
                                                             da Paola monastery hosts Vittadini musical
 Guided tour to Lodi: the city lays on Eghezzone
                                                             institute, while XV century S. Chiara monastery
 hill, along Adda river. It was founded by emperor
                                                             is going to host Bonetta city library. Pavia is
 Frederick I Barbarossa (3 August 1158), then
                                                             making great efforts to show visitors its cultural
 became a Ghibelline Commune in 1167 and
                                                             heritage; still, it is very easy and comfortable to
 joined the Lombard League. It was then ruled
                                                             walk around town.
 by Vistarini, Torriani, Visconti, Fissiraga, Vignati,
                                                             Short guided tour to Pavia charterhouse: it
 and finally Milan from XV century. The Council
                                                             was built on the orders of Gian Galeazzo Vis-
 of Constance was proclaimed here in 1413,
 the Treaty of Lodi was signed here in on 9 April            conti (1396-1473); its façade hosts several
 1454, Napoleon defeated here marshal Beaulieu               sculptures by Amadeo, Mantegazza brothers
 on 10 May 1796; here were born humanist Ma-                 and Lombardo. The three nave Gothic interior is
 ffeo Vegio, musician Franchino Gaffurio, Piazza             meditative and bright. 24 monk cells are along
 painters, poet Francesco De Lemene, biologist               the two cloisters.
 Agostino Bassi, poet Ada Negri.
 Lunch in a typical restaurant.                               Fee
                                                             	 from € 310,00 per person.
 departure to Pavia: it is a modern city, but
 still rich of art and history (it was founded by             The
                                                             	 fee includes: what is stated in the itiner-
 Romans). Romanesque S. maria Gualtieri church                ary (coach not included). At least 20 people.
 for example was recently restored and hosts                  The itinerary may be customized; in this case
 today exhibits and conferences; also the XIV                 the fee may change.
 century visconti castle (which was used as bar-
 racks for a long time) was recently restored and                             Organization:
 hosts today the city museum (Roman glasses,                  Punto Touring Mantova By V & V Vellini Viaggi
 Longobardic jewels, paintings by Bergognone,                                Via Cavour 92
 Antonello da Messina, Gian Domenico Tiepolo                            46100 MANTOVA - ITALY
 and Francesco Hayez). XVIII century S. Francesco                       Tel. +39 0376 310170


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PROVINCES AL
 Cremona, Lodi and Pavia during                           Lunch in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon,
                                                          departure to Pavia charterhouse: it was built on
 the renaissance.                                         the orders of Gian Galeazzo Visconti in 1396.
                                                          The architecture has Romanesque, Gothic and
 Two day visit to the most significant Renaissance        Renaissance elements. The façade is rich of
 palaces and churches. In Cremona: Palazzo Af-            statues. Inside, you can admire pieces by Pe-
 faitati, Palazzo Fodri and the San Sigismondo            rugino, Bergognone, Nuvolone and Guercino.
 abbey. In Lodi: Incoronata Temple. In Pavia: the         After the visit, you may buy natural medicines
 charterhouse.                                            prepared by the monks.

 THe JoUrneY

                1st day - Cremona
 Arrival to the hotel. At 14:30, meeting with the
 guide. Cremona hosts beautiful renaissance
 residences and paintings. affaitati were bankers
 and merchants, and their palace was one of the
 most important in town: it was built in 1561 by
 local architects Francesco and Giuseppe Dattaro,
 and today it hosts Ala Ponzone city museum and
 Stradivari museum. The visit starts from the city
 museum with its several rooms and Cremona
 XV century paintings. Visit to the most signifi-
 cant Renaissance buildings by Bernardino De
 Lero: San vincenzo church, Palazzo raimondi
 repellini and Palazzzo raimondi eliseo, which
 hosts the music palaeography school and the
 international lutist school (Cremona is famous
 for violins).
 Visit to Renaissance Santa margherita church
 by Giulio Campi, who also decorated the church
 interior.
 Visit to cathedral, baptistry, medieval town hall
 and Loggia dei militi in Piazza del Comune. All
 of these buildings were renovated during the
 Renaissance by Bernardino De Lero. Cremona
 was at that time considered a small Italian Ant-
 werp. Flemish influences can be seen also in
 Cremona-born painter Sofonisba Anguissola.
 Visit to Palazzo Fodri (a very important example          Fee
                                                          	 per person (at least 25 people)
 of Renaissance architecture in Lombardy), San             from € 135,00: accommodation in three-star
 Sigismondo church (where you can see paintings            hotel
 by Campi brothers, Bernardino Campi, Camillo
                                                           from € 170,00: accommodation in four-star
 Beccaccino and Bernardino Gatti).
                                                           Impero hotel
 Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
                                                           from € 190,00: accommodation in four-star
             2nd day – Lodi-Pavia                          plus Delle Arti hotel
 Breakfast. Departure by coach to Lodi. Visit to
 incoronata temple (which has an octagonal layout          The
                                                          	 fee includes: double room with private
 and hosts four canvases by Bergognone), Palazzo           bath accommodation and breakfast
 mozzanica (with its terracotta decorations), and          one dinner and one typical lunch, drinks not
 ospedale vecchio cloister (1459).                         included


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LONG PO RIVE
   guided tour to Cremona, Lodi and Pavia as stated          Pietà, university, San Francesco church, Ghisieri
   in the itinerary (entry tickets included)                 and Borromeo colleges, Santa Maria di Canepa-
   local taxes and VAT.                                      nova church, Casa degli Eustachi, the cathedral
                                                             designed by Bramante.
 	 fee does not include:
  The                                                        At 18:00, end of the visit.
  transports, extras, what is not mentioned
  above.                                                      Fee: € 195,00 per person
                                                             	
                 Organization:
    GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center                     The
                                                             	 fee includes: 1st day lunch
           Corso Garibaldi 88/90                              half-board hotel accommodation
          26100 CREMONA - ITALY                               2nd day lunch
           Tel. +39 0372/462030                               guided tour to Cremona and Pavia as stated
           Fax +39 0372/462040                                in the itinerary
            info@guindaniviaggi.it                            entry tickets to museums and monuments
            www.guindaniviaggi.it                             meal drinks: half litre of water, a quarter litre
                                                              of wine.

 Week end Cremona-Pavia                                       The
                                                             	 fee does not include:
                                                              tips, extras, what is not mentioned above.
 THe JoUrneY                                                  The fee is on the basis of a 40 people group.
                                                              Individual itineraries may be surcharged.
          1st day – arrival to Cremona
                    in the morning                                            Organization:
 Hotel checkin. Lunch in a typical restaurant:                Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.
 appetizer, first and second course, vegetables,                            Piazza Roma 3/A
 cake, coffee, wine and water.                                           26100 Cremona - Italy
 Meeting with the guide at 14:30. Visit of Piazza                         Tel +39 0372 26779
 del Comune (main square), medieval town hall                            Fax +39 0372 457345
 (where you may also admire wonderful violins,                        giordano@viagginobile.com
 such as Stradivari’s), Torrazzo (the bell tower),                        www.viagginobile.com
 Romanesque cathedral and baptistry, then neo-
 classical Ponchielli theatre, fascist style Galleria
 XXv aprile, antonio Stradivary gravestone in
 piazza Roma park, and a lutist workshop. After
 the visit, free time for shopping.
 Return to the hotel, dinner in a typical restaurant
 (appetizer, first and second course, vegetables,
 cake, coffee, wine and water), overnight stay.

                 2nd day – Pavia
 Breakfast, at 8:00 departure to Pavia (one hour
 and a half away).
 At 9:30, meeting with the guide at Pavia char-
 terhouse. A monk will show the complex to the
 group. Visit to visconti castle, once connected
 to the charterhouse, which hosts today the civic
 museum and a painting gallery.
 At 12:30, lunch in a typical restaurant: you
 should not miss sausages, risottos, boiled meat,
 cheeses with honey, mostarda, jams and, of
 course, local wines.
 At 14:30, visit to city centre: Ospedale della


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Nature and F itness
 The “Salt route”
 Trekking holidays
 The ancient “Salt route” went from Liguria to
 Milan, and it is fascinating still today.

 THe JoUrneY

 Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and trans-
 port to Pavia. B&B accommodation in double
 room.
 Departure from Pavia to Varzi by coach.
 Meeting with guide and itinerary definition.
 Common climbing equipment: boots, anorak,
 thermos flask. Visit to varzi and typical lunch
 (varzi salami).
 B&B farmhouse accommodation in double
 room.
 Early in the morning, departure from Varzi to the        B&B accommodation in double room. Visit to
 “Salt route”: you get to Monforte along Staffora         Pavia. Transport to Milan Malpensa. This itinerary
 torrent and through cane thickets and willow             is always to be defined with a local guide.
 woods, then to Castellaro through chestnut and
 fern woods. Then to mount boglelio (1492 m)               Fee: groups from € 760,00 (all inclusive).
                                                          	
 and mount Chiappo (1700 m).
 Dinner and B&B overnight stay in Capanne di               Fee:
                                                          	 transport from Milan Malpensa to Pavia
 Cosola. In the morning, you enter the wild part           and return; dinners and overnight stays; local
 of Pavia-Ligurian Appennines as far as Capanne            guide; coach from Pavia to Varzi and from Ruta
 di Carrega, then along a path to mount antola,            to Pavia.
 where you can have lunch and get a supply of
 water. Then you will go down to Torriglia among          It is possible to book only the “Salt Route” itin-
 roe deers. Dinner and B&B overnight stay. Down           erary without guide, transports from/to Milan
 to Uscio, towards the sea, where you can smell           Malpensa and overnight stays in Pavia. Quote
 the scent of the maquis. Dinner and overnight            on request: approximately from € 250,00.
 stay. Through Spinola Pass, you get to ruta
 di Camogli, where the coach back to Pavia is
                                                                           Organization:
 waiting for you.
                                                                Annacella agenzia viaggio e turismo
                                                                     Tel. +39 0382 301221
                                                                     Fax +39 0382 301224
                                                                     E-mail info@annacella.it


                                                          another holiday.
                                                          Thalassotherapy and Spa,
                                                          relaxation and baths
                                                          Water is a precious resource in this land made of
                                                          fields, rice fields and irrigation ditches between
                                                          Ticino and Po river. The Romans already knew the
                                                          healing effects of these sulphureous and mineral
                                                          waters; still today they can help relaxing from
                                                          modern life.


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THe JoUrneY

Reception in Milan Malpensa airport. Transport
to Cityspa resort Cascina Scova fitness centre,
Pavia. B&B accommodation in double room. Hy-
dromassage in a whirlpool bath, drinking a good
herbal tea, then guided tour to Pavia. Lunch, then
transport to Salice Terme or miradolo fitness
centre, where you may enjoy three relaxation
days. Full-board and double room accommoda-
tion, sauna, Turkish bath, body building, water
gym, hydromassage, mud bath, face cleansing
with mud, aromatic massage, stone massage
lift, herbal teas, robe and towel. Transport to
Milan Malpensa.

 Fee: groups from € 695,00 (all inclusive).
	

 The
	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpensa
 to Pavia; overnight stay in Pavia; guided tour to
 Pavia; lunch; coach from Pavia to Salice Terme
 /Miradolo; 3 days full-board accommodation               Cerreto and its territory:
 in Salice Terme /Miradolo as stated in the
 program; transport to Milan Malpensa.
                                                          from Lodi to abbadia Cerreto by bike

It is possible to book only the 3 days full-board         This itinerary takes all of the day. The itinerary
accommodation in Salice Terme /Miradolo for               starts from Lodi,and crosses idyllic spots as far
approximately € 490,00, or only the B&B double            as SS. Pietro and Paolo church in Abbadia Cer-
room overnight stay for € 70,00 per person.               reto. You might visit some former abbey rooms,
It is possible to require customized packages.            which are today part of a farm. After the lunch in
                                                          a typical restaurant, visit to Padulle and S. Cip-
                 Organization:                            riano farms (which were once Cistercian farms).
      Annacella agenzia viaggio e turismo                 You will appreciate the human landscape of Po
           Tel. +39 0382 301221                           valley. You might also attend a herbal medicine
           Fax +39 0382 301224                            workshop in a farmhouse. This itinerary is for
           E-mail info@annacella.it                       20-25 people groups.

                                                           Fee: € 60,00 per person, including herbal
                                                          	
                                                           medicine workshop.

                                                           The
                                                          	 fee includes: guided tour to monuments
                                                           and lunch.

                                                          You can rent a bike: € 6,00 per day.

                                                                            Organization
                                                                 Strada del Vino San Colombano
                                                                       e dei Sapori Lodigiani
                                                                         Via Haussmann 7
                                                                         26900 Lodi - Italy
                                                           tel +39 0371 428413 / +39 339 4315331
                                                                   info@stradasaporilodigiani.it


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C ycle tracks
 bike Holiday: Pavia                                        Sparkling wine and bike
 THe JoUrneY                                                in oltrepo Pavese
 Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and transport          2 days / 1 night
 to the hotel in Pavia. B&B double room accom-
 modation. After renting a bike at “Pavia bike              THe JoUrneY
 Sharing”, departure to Pavia charterhouse (10
 km far) along the Naviglio canal. Guided tour to                                 1st day
 the monastery. Then, departure to Marcignago               In the morning, arrival to Valle Versa and checkin
 through fields and rice fields. Lunch in Torradello        in an elegant three-star hotel, appetizer. Departure
 (frogs and other typical food). After lunch, you           by bike to montù beccaria, a small wine produc-
 get to berenguardo, in Ticino natural park, then           tion centre which emperor Frederick I Barbarossa
 along a 14 km cycle track back to Pavia, where             gave to Beccaria family in 1164: you can enjoy
 you will return the bike to “Pavia Bike Sharing”.          a wonderful view from the castle.
 B&B double room overnight stay. Guided tour to             Stop in a winegrowers’ cooperative to taste
 Pavia. Transport to Milan Malpensa airport.                some wine and typical food.
                                                            Departure to Canneto Pavese, where you may visit
  Fee:
 	 groups, from about € 295,00 per person                  a lute or an accordion production laboratory.
  (all inclusive).                                          Return to the hotel. Dinner and live music.

  The
 	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpen-                                  2nd day
  sa to Pavia and return; 2 B&B double room                 Breakfast and departure to Santa Maria della
  overnight stays; 1 typical lunch; guided tours;           Versa, the Lombard capital of sparkling wine.
  bike renting.                                             Visit to La Versa winegrowers’ cooperative.
                                                            Then, you proceed to Canevino, a nice village
 It is possible to book only the bike itinerary             in a panoramic position.
 without overnight stays, approximately from €              Lunch in a farm accommodation (local food and
 170,00 per person.                                         wine).
                                                            Return to the hotel, passing by Pietra de’ Gorgi.
                  Organization:                             Checkout.
       Annacella agenzia viaggio e turismo
            Tel. +39 0382 301221                             Fee: € 145,00 per person (15-25 people
                                                            	
            Fax +39 0382 301224                              groups). Individual fee: € 170,00.
            E-mail info@annacella.it
                                                             The
                                                            	 fee includes: 1 day half-board accom-
                                                             modation in an elegant three-star hotel in Val
                                                             Versa (breakfast, typical dinner, live music)
                                                             arrival appetizer
                                                             visit to a Montù Beccaria winegrowers’ coop-
                                                             erative with taste of some wine and typical
                                                             food
                                                             1 lunch (typical food and wine)
                                                             visit to La Versa winegrowers’ cooperative
                                                             with taste of some wine

                                                             The
                                                            	 fee does not include:
                                                             bike renting; transports; extras and what is
                                                             not mentioned above.

                                                            Surcharge for single room, discount for triple
                                                            room, quotes for small groups (less than 15


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                                                           (former fishermen district), then cross famous
                                                           Ponte Coperto (id est the covered bridge) and
                                                           cycle along Pavia streets to see its monuments
                                                           (such as romanesque S. michele church and
                                                           the castle). Light lunch in a typical inn. Then,
                                                           cycling again along Pavia streets to see Ghislieri
                                                           and Borromeo colleges, and S. Pietro in Verzolo
                                                           church. Outside Pavia, you get to S. Giacomo
                                                           della Cerrata through riverbanks and rice fields
                                                           and you may visit a nice Romanesque oratory
                                                           with XV century frescoes. You proceed to belgio-
                                                           ioso, where you may visit Visconti castle, then to
                                                           Chignolo Po, where you may visit the XIII century
                                                           castle (only on Sundays and holiday).

                                                            Fee: € 50,00 per person (at least 20 people
                                                           	
                                                            groups).

                                                            The
                                                           	 fee includes: welcome pack; expert guide;
                                                            visit to monuments; lunch (typical food and
                                                            wine); group courier free fee; VAT

people), quotes for bike renting and transports,            The
                                                           	 fee does not include:
quotes for any other customization.                         bike renting; transports; entry tickets to monu-
                                                            ments (you may request it).
                 Organization:
               I VIAGGI DI TELS                            Quotes for any other customization.
    Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
         Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706                                           Organization:
    www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it                          I VIAGGI DI TELS
                                                               Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
                                                                    Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
via Francigena                                                 www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it

in Pavia territory
                                                           via Francigena in Lomellina
1 day itinerary – spring and early autumn (not
on Mondays)                                                2 day itinerary – spring and early autumn (not
                                                           on Sundays and Mondays)
The Via Francigena was an important medieval
pilgrimage route between Canterbury and Rome,              The via Francigena was an important medieval
and on to Jerusalem. It crosses also Pavia                 pilgrimage route between Canterbury and Rome,
province, through rice fields, poplar woods and            and on to Jerusalem. It crosses also Pavia
rivers. Mountain bike is the better way to cycle           province, through rice fields, poplar woods and
this ancient route (with the helps of cycle tracks,        rivers. Mountain bike is the better way to cycle
signs and GPS devices).                                    this ancient route (with the helps of cycle tracks,
                                                           signs and GPS devices).
THe JoUrneY
                                                           THe JoUrneY
Zerbolò-Chignolo Po / 50 Km. In the morning,
meeting with the guide in Zerbolò (in Ticino natu-             1st day – robbio – viGevano (40 km)
ral park). You proceed to borgo basso di Pavia             In the morning, meeting with the guide in rob-


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bio, a nice Lomellina medieval village where
                                                       CYCLE                Organization:
you may visit the medieval castle, Romanesque                             I VIAGGI DI TELS
S. Pietro church with XV century frescoes and                  Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
Gothic S. Michele church. Departure to Mortara,                     Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
where you may admire S. Lorenzo basilica Gothic                www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it
façade and S. Albino abbey, built on the orders
of Charlemagne after defeating Longobard king
Desiderius: the battle was so cruel that the former        The “Salt route” by bike
name of the place (Silva Bella, id est beautiful
wood ) became Mortis Ara (id est, altar to dead).          Medium difficulty. From May to September.
You proceed to vigevano, passing by Gambolò.
Lunch with typical food. Then, cycling along               THe JoUrneY
Vigevano streets to Piazza ducale (the elegant
main square). Hotel checkin. In the afternoon,                                      1st day
free time. Dinner in a restaurant-pizzeria.                Arrival to varzi. Free time to visit the medieval village.
                                                           Hotel checkin (three-star hotel). Dinner with typical
      2nd day – viGevano-Pavia (45 km)                     food. Bikers Club Varzi will illustrate the itinerary.
After lunch, meeting with the guide and departure
                                                                                  2nd day
to Tromello. You proceed to Zerbolò (in Ticino
                                                           After breakfast, meeting with the guide and depar-
natural park), then to borgo basso di Pavia
                                                           ture to monte Chiappo. Packet lunch and departure
(former fishermen district); you cross famous
                                                           to Torriglia. Checkin in a two-star inn. Free time to
Ponte Coperto (id est the covered bridge) and
                                                           relax. Dinner in the inn.
cycle along Pavia streets to see its monuments
(such as Romanesque S. michele church and                                         3rd day
the castle). Light lunch in a typical inn.                 After breakfast, departure to the sea (you may
                                                           chose among Sori, rapallo and recco). Packet
 Fee:
	 € 170,00 per person (at least 20 people                 lunch along the way. You may have an overnight
 groups). Single room surcharge: € 20,00.                  stay in Liguria, or go back by train to Voghera and
                                                           then to Varzi.
 The
	 fee includes: welcome pack; expert guide;
 overnight stay in a four-star hotel in Vigevano            Fee:
                                                           	 € 185,00 per person (15 people groups).
 (breakfast included); visit and entry to monu-             Single room surcharge: € 20,00. Surcharge for
 ments (as stated); 2 lunches (typical food and             bike renting: € 30,00 a day per person (rates
 wine); 1 dinner in a restaurant-pizzeria; group            may vary in July and August).
 courier free fee; VAT
                                                            The
                                                           	 fee includes: expert guide; 1 day half-board
 The
	 fee does not include:                                    accommodation in two-star hotel in Varzi (dinner
 bike renting; transports.                                  with typical food); 1 day half-board accommoda-
                                                            tion in two-star hotel in Torriglia; packet lunches
Quotes for any other customization.                         (as stated); train ticket from Liguria to Voghera;
                                                            farewell gift; VAT

                                                             The
                                                           	 fee does not include:
                                                             bike/van renting from Liguria to Varzi; transports
                                                             by coach; overnight stay in Liguria.
                                                           Quotes for any other customization.

                                                                            Organization:
                                                                          I VIAGGI DI TELS
                                                               Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
                                                                    Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
                                                               www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it


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TRACKS
Lodi territory by bike:                                                     Organization:
                                                                      Laus Cultura e Turismo
a land of colours                                             Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
                                                                      Tel. +39 0371 544690
Lodi-Lodivecchio-Bertonico-San Colombano al                           Fax +39 0371 544691
Lambro. Lodi territory fits cycling and enjoying
                                                                       e-mail info@lausct.it
colours: green fields, blue skies and rivers, brown
                                                                            www.lausct.it
bell towers... You can appreciate all of this dur-
ing a comfortable 4 days itinerary by bike, while
enjoying Lodi summer nights.

THe JoUrneY

                1st day – Lodi
In the afternoon, arrival to Lodi by own bike
(you may also transport it by train, or rent one
in town). Meeting with the guide and short visit
to the city monuments. Hotel checkin, dinner
and overnight stay.

        2nd day – LodiveCCHio-Lodi
Breakfast, dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Departure to Lodivecchio (7 km far), where you
may visit the Roman relics and Gothic Twelve
Apostles basilica. Lunch in a restaurant. In the
afternoon, return to Lodi and visit to the city
centre.

 3rd day - berToniCo – TUrano LodiGiano
Breakfast, dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
You will follow cycle tracks in Southern Adda
river park to Bertonico, where you may admire
a beautiful Renaissance parish church. Lunch
in a typical restaurant. Back to Lodi, short stop
in Turano Lodigiano to visit XVII century Palazzo
Calderani.

   4th day - San CoLombano aL Lambro
Breakfast in hotel. Outing to San Colombano al             From a villa to another
Lambro, which is known for its food. Lunch in
a local restaurant and visit to the castle. In the         Departure from Casalpusterlengo. The itinerary
afternoon, return to Lodi.                                 takes a whole day.

 Fee: € 310,00 per person.
	                                                         A fascinating itinerary among Lodi villas. First
                                                           stop in Orio Litta to see Baroque Villa Litta and its
 The
	 fee includes: double room with private
                                                           frescoes. Then stop in Chignolo to visit Cusani-
 bath in three-star hotel accommodation;
 meals as stated;                                          Procaccini castle, which was considered a little
 guide and visits as stated.                               Versailles, and its Tiepolo school frescoes; you
                                                           should not miss the castle park. Lunch in a typi-
Four-star hotel accommodation: € 390,00.                   cal restaurant. Visit to Somaglia castle.


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CYCLE TRACK
Cycling art nouveau                                           Weekend by bike in Cremona
Departure from Lodi. The itinerary takes a whole day.         THe JoUrneY

Take a tour around Lodi city centre to discover                              1st day (Friday)
its art nouveau buildings and façades, including              arrival to Cremona, hotel checkin, dinner on
Villa Braila. Then proceed to Zorlesco to visit               one’s own, overnight stay.
Villa Vistarini Biancardi and its park. Lunch in a
farm accommodation. Visit to Villa Biancardi (by                              2nd day (Saturday)
architect Gino Coppedè) in Codogno. Return to                 Breakfast in hotel. Departure by bike (you can
Lodi by train. These two itineraries are for 20-25            easily rent one in Cremona) along Po riverbank
people groups.                                                cycle tracks towards Colonie Padane. Before
                                                              getting to Colonie Padane, you find on your
 Fee: € 60,00 per person.
	                                                            left a bar closing the main riverbank track: this
                                                              is where the itinerary starts. After 3 km, you
	 fee includes: guided visit to monuments
 The                                                          underpass Brescia-Cremona-Piacenza highway,
                                                              then get to Cavo Morbasco lock: enter the vil-
 (as stated) and lunch.
                                                              lage and take the dirt road on your right along Po
                                                              river. After 9 km you cross Brancere-Lido Ariston
It is possible to rent a bike in Lodi: € 6,00 per day.
                                                              Sales route: you should take a rest to admire
                                                              Po river. It is possible to go back to Cremona
                   Organization:
                                                              along the same way, or following a shorter dirt
         Strada del Vino San Colombano
                                                              road. This itinerary takes about 2 hours and a
               e dei Sapori Lodigiani                         half, including stops.
      Via Haussmann 7 - 26900 Lodi - Italy                    Return to the hotel. Lunch on one’s own.
 Tel. +39 0371 428413 / +39 339 4315331                       At 15:00, visit to Cremona city centre: Neoclas-
           info@stradasaporilodigiani.it                      sical Ponchielli theatre, XI century S. Pietro al
                                                              Po Benedictine chuirch, XV century S. omobono
                                                              (the patron of Cremona) church, early XIV century
                                                              S. agostino church, piazza roma park with an-
                                                              tonio Stradivari’s gravestone, and finally Piazza
                                                              del Comune (the main square): il Torrazzo (the
                                                              111 m tall cathedral bell tower), the cathedral
                                                              (a Romanesque church with newer Gothic, Ren-
                                                              aissance and Baroque elements), the baptistry,
                                                              Loggia dei militi and the medieval town hall.
                                                              In Sala dei violini (in the town hall), you may see
                                                              some master pieces of Cremona violin making,
                                                              such as violin ‘Charles IX of France’ by Andrea
                                                              Amati (1566), viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio and
                                                              Gerolamo Amati (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by Nicolò
                                                              Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe Guarneri
                                                              (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s violin
                                                              (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669).
                                                              The visit will end at 17:30. return to the hotel.
                                                              Dinner in a typical restaurant. Return to the hotel
                                                              and overnight stay.

                                                                            3rd day (Sunday)
                                                              Breakfast in hotel. Cycle itinerary in the coun-
                                                              try: you may chose among ten 30-55 km itin-
                                                              eraries.


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KS
 Lunch on one’s own along the way.
 In the afternoon, return to the hotel.

  Fee
 	 per person (double room accommoda-
  tion): four-star hotel: € 195,00
  three-star hotel in town: € 170,00
  farm accommodation: € 170,00
  Single room on request.

  The
 	 fee includes: 2 day B&B accommoda-
  tion
  1 typical dinner (drinks included)                  mantova-Peschiera
  guided tour to Cremona and entry tickets to
  museums (Cremona Card)                              cycle track
  bike garaging.
                                                      Guided tour from lake Garda to Mantua lakes.
 NB: you may rent and garage a bike or a moun-        Fascinating and easy 45 km long itinerar y
 tain bike at special rates.                          through the morainal hills, along Mincio river
                                                      and canals towpaths and cycle tracks, passing
                  Organization:                       by Monzambano, Valeggio sul Mincio, Pozzolo,
           Agenzia Viaggi Nobile Snc                  Marengo, Goito and Soave.
   Piazza Roma 3/A - 26100 Cremona - Italy
                                                      THe JoUrneY
             Tel. +39 0372 26779
            Fax +39 0372 457345
                                                      Departure from Mantua to Peschiera del Garda
          giordano@viagginobile.com
                                                      by bus (bike transport included). From Peschi-
             www.viagginobile.com
                                                      era, you go down to Monzambano: stops at
                                                      Salionze dam and Valeggio XV century Ponte
                                                      Rotto dam.
                                                      Lunch in a Pozzolo farm accommodation: typical
                                                      Mantuan food.
                                                      After lunch departure towards Mantua.
                                                      You will take a rest in Bertone nature reserve,
                                                      where you may have a guided tour: this reserve
                                                      is in Goito and is part of Mincio river natural
                                                      park.

                                                       Fee: € 52,00 per person.
                                                      	

                                                       The
                                                      	 fee includes: bus (bike transport included)
                                                       from Mantua to Peschiera
                                                       lunch in a farm accommodation
                                                       guide insurance.

                                                                       Organization:
                                                       Punto Touring Mantova By V & V Vellini Viaggi
                                                                       Via Cavour 92
                                                                  46100 Mantova - Italy
                                                                 Tel. +39 0376 310170
                                                                 Fax +39 0376 367615
                                                                   tci.mantova@libero.it


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I nland Navigation
 Sunset on the blue river                                                        2nd day
                                                             Meeting with the guide and visit to Pavia city
 From April to September (not on Mondays)
                                                             centre: Romanesque churches, visconti castle,
 THe JoUrneY                                                 university, cobbled streets, Ponte coperto (id
                                                             est the covered bridge).
                       1st day                               Lunch in a typical inn.
 Meeting with the guide at Pavia Cistercian                  Free time for shopping.
 renaissance charterhouse. Guided tour to the
 monastery: S. maria delle Grazie church, clois-              Fee:
                                                             	 € 210,00 per person (at least 45 people
 ters, refectory. You may buy herbal medicines                groups). Single room surcharge: € 49,00.
 prepared by the monks. Lunch in a typical res-
 taurant. Departure to Pavia and hotel checkin:               The
                                                             	 fee includes: welcome pack; expert guide
 four-star fitness centre with park. In the afternoon         for guided tours; entry tickets to monuments;
 free time: you can enjoy the fitness centre or               four-star B&B accommodation + fitness facili-
 promenade around Pavia. At sunset, boarding                  ties; two lunches in typical restaurants (drinks
 on a Ticino river boat. Elegant dinner on board.             included); dinner on board and cruise along
 Short cruise along Ticino, the blue river which              Ticino river; group courier free fee; VAT
 crosses Pavia. The cruise may be before or after
 lunch, depending on visitors choice. Return to               The
                                                             	 fee does not include: transports.
 the hotel and overnight stay.
                                                             Quotes for any other customization or small
                                                             groups.

                                                                              Organization:
                                                                            I VIAGGI DI TELS
                                                                 Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
                                                                      Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
                                                                 www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it


                                                             Weekend in Cremona
                                                             Stradivari and Po river
                                                             THe JoUrneY

                                                                     1st day (Saturday) – Cremona
                                                             Arrival to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to
                                                             city centre: Neoclassical Ponchielli theatre, XI
                                                             century S. Pietro al Po Benedictine chuirch, XV
                                                             century S. omobono (the patron of Cremona)
                                                             church, early XIV century S. agostino church,
                                                             piazza Roma park with antonio Stradivari’s
                                                             gravestone, and finally Piazza del Comune (the
                                                             main square): il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall cathe-
                                                             dral bell tower), the cathedral (a Romanesque
                                                             church with newer Gothic, Renaissance and
                                                             Baroque elements), the baptistry, Loggia dei
                                                             militi and the medieval town hall.
                                                             In Sala dei violini (in the town hall), you may
                                                             see some master pieces of Cremona violin
                                                             making, such as violin ‘Charles IX of France’ by


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Andrea Amati (1566), viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio                           Organization:
and Gerolamo Amati (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by                     GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
Nicolò Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe             Corso Garibaldi 88/90 – 26100 CREMONA - Italy
Guarneri (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s                        Tel. +39 0372/462030
violin (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669),                       Fax +39 0372/462040
cello ‘Stauffer 1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Antonio             info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it
Stradivari (1715), Remo Lauricella’s violin ‘Ve-
suvius’ (1727), Enrico Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’ (1868)         Cruise along Po river & Giuseppe
and Simone Fernando Sacconi’s violin (1941).
After the visit you will listen to them (Audizione        verdi’s places
degli Strumenti).
Free time. Dinner in a typical restaurant. Over-          THe JoUrneY
night stay.
                                                                  1st day (Saturday) – Cremona
        2nd day (Sunday) – Cremona                        Arrival to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to
 Cruise along Po river: nature, food and wine             city centre: Neoclassical Ponchielli theatre, XI
Breakfast in hotel, departure to Cremona river            century S. Pietro al Po Benedictine chuirch, XV
                                                          century S. omobono (the patron of Cremona)
port to board on Fratina II motor ship.
                                                          church, early XIV century S. agostino church,
2 hours cruise along the river: you can admire
                                                          piazza Roma park with antonio Stradivari’s
the flood plain, while a guide will illustrate the
river ecosystem.
Disembarkation in motta baluffi to visit Lanca
di Gerole nature reserve and its marsh plants,
fish, birds (common and little terns, coots,
teals, grebes, kingfishers and herons). Visit to
Po aquarium.
Lunch in a typical inn.
Return to Cremona by coach.

The cruise takes place on prearranged days,
during May/June and September.
The itinerary will take place only if at least 30
people book.

 Fee
	 per person: three-star hotel: from €
 158,00; four-star hotel (Impero hotel): from €
 165,00; four-star plus hotel (Delle Arti hotel):         gravestone, and finally Piazza del Comune (the
 from € 175,00; Single room surcharge: to be              main square): il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall cathe-
 requested.                                               dral bell tower), the cathedral (a Romanesque
                                                          church with newer Gothic, Renaissance and
 The
	 fee includes: double room with private                 Baroque elements), the baptistry, Loggia dei
 bath B&B hotel accommodation; guided tour                militi and the medieval town hall.
 to Cremona (including violin listening); 1 din-          In Sala dei violini (in the town hall), you may
 ner in a typical restaurant; cruise on Fratina           see some master pieces of Cremona violin
 II motor ship + guide; 1 lunch in a typical inn          making, such as violin ‘Charles IX of France’ by
 (drinks included); coach from Motta Baluffi to           Andrea Amati (1566), viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio
 Cremona; You may take your bike on board                 and Gerolamo Amati (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by
 (Fratina II motor ship).                                 Nicolò Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe
                                                          Guarneri (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s
NB: You may rent a pontoon to relax and sun               violin (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669),
bath: quote to be requested.                              cello ‘Stauffer 1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Antonio


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  INLAND NAVI



Stradivari (1715), Remo Lauricella’s violin ‘Ve-           Fee
                                                          	 per person: three-star hotel: from €
suvius’ (1727), Enrico Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’ (1868)          168,00; four-star hotel (Impero hotel): from €
and Simone Fernando Sacconi’s violin (1941).               175,00; four-star plus hotel (Delle Arti hotel):
After the visit you will listen to them (audizione         from € 185,00; Single room surcharge: to be
degli Strumenti). Free time. Dinner in a typical           requested.
restaurant. Overnight stay.
                                                           The
                                                          	 fee includes: double room with private
 2nd day (Sunday) – Cremona-Cruise along                   bath B&B hotel accommodation guided tour
        Po river: from Stradivari to verdi                 to Cremona (including violin listening) 1 din-
Breakfast in hotel, departure to Cremona river             ner in a typical restaurant cruise on Fratina
port to board on Fratina II motor ship. 1 hour             II motor ship + guide; 1 lunch in a typical inn
                                                           (drinks included); coach.
and a half cruise along the river: you can ad-
mire its beautiful landscape and ponds (bodri
                                                          You may take your bike on board (Fratina II mo-
in Italian), such as bodrio del Lazzaretto and
                                                          tor ship).
bodrio Cittadella. Disembarkation in Polesine
Parmense. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Guided           NB: You may rent a pontoon to relax and sun
tour by coach to Verdi’s places: busseto, S.              bath: quote to be requested.
agata (where his villa is), roncole verdi (where
he and Giovannino Guareschi were born). Return                             Organization:
to Cremona.                                                   GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
                                                          Corso Garibaldi 88/90 – 26100 CREMONA - Italy
The cruise takes place on prearranged days,                          Tel. +39 0372/462030
during May/June and September. The itinerary                         Fax +39 0372/462040
will take place only if at least 30 people book.           info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it


                                                     22
IGATION
 From mantua
 to alto mantovano
 2 days in Mantua. Adult groups.

 THe JoUrneY

                       1st day
 In the morning, guided tour to mantua city centre
 (1 hour and a half). Lunch in a typical restaurant:
 first and second course, vegetables, cake, half
 litre water, quarter litre wine, coffee.
 Boarding and inland navigation along mantua
 lakes and mincio river natural park (1 hour and
                                                            renaissance in mantua
 a half): a guide will illustrate the ecosystem. In
                                                            1 day in Mantua. Adult groups.
 the evening, return to the three-star hotel: din-
 ner and overnight stay.                                    THe JoUrneY

                     2nd day                                In the morning, 2 hours and a half cruise along
 In the morning, transport to Alto Mantovano                Po river towards Mantua lakes: departure from
 (north of Mantua): guided tour to Castellaro               San Benedetto Po/Sacchetta, disembarkation
 Lagusello medieval village.                                in Mantua (Lago di Mezzo).
 Lunch in a typical restaurant: first and second            Lunch in a typical restaurant: first and second
 course, vegetables, cake, drinks, coffee.                  course, vegetables, cake, half litre water, quarter
 In the afternoon, free time to visit borghetto             litre wine, coffee.
                                                            In the afternoon, you can chose among three
 village.
                                                            offers.

  Fee
 	 per person: (at least 30 people groups):
  € 138,00

  The
 	 fee includes: guided tour to Mantua;
  cruise + guide; lunch in a restaurant of Man-
  tua, as stated; dinner and overnight stay in
  a three-star hotel; guided tour to Castellaro
  Lagusello and lunch, as stated

  The
 	 fee does not include: coach, return to
  Mantua, single room surcharged, what is not
  mentioned above.

                   Organization:
                   NAVI ANDES
   Piazza Sordello, 48 - 46100 Mantova - Italy
 Tel. +39 0376 324506 - Fax +39 0376 324965
           E-mail info@naviandes.com


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              Cultural afternoon
                                         INLAND          Fee
                                                        	 per person: (at least 30 people groups):
Guided tour to Palazzo Te: Renaissance leisure           € 50,00
residence designed and frescoed by Giulio
romano.                                                  The
                                                        	 fee includes: cruise + guide; lunch in a
Otherwise, guided tour to ducal Palace: the              restaurant of Mantua, as stated; guided tour
Gonzaga family’s residence, including 500 rooms,         to Palazzo Te or to Ducal Palace
squares and hanging gardens.
                                                         The
                                                        	 fee does not include: coach; return to
              nature afternoon
                                                         San Benedetto Po/Sacchetta; bike renting;
You may rent a bike and cycle along mantua
                                                         activities for nature and shopping afternoon;
lakes to Cittadella, then to bosco Fontana (a
wood which is today a nature reserve and was             what is not mentioned above.
once a Gonzaga family’s hunting ground).
                                                                          Organization:
             Shopping afternoon                                           NAVI ANDES
You may promenade around Mantua streets for               Piazza Sordello, 48 - 46100 Mantova - Italy
shopping.                                                           Tel. +39 0376 324506
Otherwise, you may shop at the Outlet clothing                      Fax +39 0376 324965
shop centre (just a few km outside Mantua).                       E-mail info@naviandes.com




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NAVIGATION




     25
A rt and Culture I tineraries
 via Francigena: romanesque                                peror in 1155, cathedral, S. Pietro in Ciel d’Oro
                                                           (where St. Augustin, Lomgobard king Liutprand
 and Gothic style in rice land                             and Severinus Boethius are buried), and Visconti
                                                           castle. Visit of belgioioso castle and lunch.
 Via Francigena in Lomellina. 2 day itinerary –            Visit of Corteolona (former Longobard court), S.
 spring and early autumn (not on Sundays and               cristina monastery, Bissone, Chignolo Po castle.
 Mondays)                                                  Return to Pavia. Double room B&B accommoda-
                                                           tion. Transport to Milan Malpensa.
 The Via Francigena was an important medieval
 pilgrimage route between Canterbury and Rome,              Fee:
                                                           	 approximately from € 450,00 all inclusive
 and on to Jerusalem. It crosses also Pavia prov-           per person (groups).
 ince, and today you may run even by coach.
                                                            The
                                                           	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpensa
 THe JoUrneY                                                to Pavia and return; 3 day double room B&B
                                                            hotel accommodation; 2 lunches (typical food
 Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and transport          and wine); guided tours; coach.
 to Pavia hotel (double room B&B accommoda-
 tion). In the evening, free time to visit Pavia by        It is possible to book only the itinerary, with-
 night.                                                    out transport from/to Milan Malpensa and 2
                                                           overnight stays in Pavia: approximately from €
 Departure to robbio and visit of castle, S.               250,00 per person (to be requested). Booking
 Valeriano, S. Michele and S. Rocco churches.              fee and insurance: € 15,00 per person.
 Departure to Mortara and visit to Santa Croce
                                                                            Organization:
 church, Collegiata and S. Lorenzo basilicas.
                                                                 Annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo
 Lunch in a farm accommodation: goose salami
                                                                      Tel. +39 0382 301221
 and other typical food of Lomellina. Visit of
                                                                      Fax +39 0382 301224
 S. Rocco church in Tomello, Garlasco castle,
                                                                     E-mail info@annacella.it
 Groppello Cairoli, and S. martini Siccomario
 shrine. Arrival to Pavia. Double room B&B ac-
 commodation.                                              ancient manors and houses
 Guided tour to Pavia: ancient pilgrim hospice
                                                           made of stone
 S. Maria in Betlem, Ponte Coperto (id est the
                                                           THe JoUrneY
 covered bridge), Romanesque S. Michele church
 (where Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned em-             Meeting with the guide and departure to discover
                                                           Oltrepo Pavese medieval villages. First stop
                                                           Fortunago and S. Giorgio church: promenade
                                                           along its medieval streets, where you may buy
                                                           local products and taste the water of S. Ponzo
                                                           wellhead. Next stop in varzi (the ancient capital
                                                           of marquis Malaspina), where you may taste
                                                           raw salami: promenade around the medieval
                                                           village and its delicatessens. Lunch in a typical
                                                           restaurant. Departure to Zavattarello, ancient
                                                           capital of Dal Verme family: after seeing the fa-
                                                           mous houses made of rock, visit of the ancient
                                                           fortress (Rocca in Italian), bewaring of disturbing
                                                           the ghost of commander Pietro Dal Verme.

                                                            Fee: € 45,00 per person (at least 45 people
                                                           	
                                                            groups).


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 The
	 fee includes: welcome pack; profes-
 sional guide; guided tour to Fortunago, Varzi
 and Zavattarello; entry ticket to Zavattarello
 fortress; lunch in Varzi.

 The
	 fee does not include: coach

Quotes for any other customization and small
groups.

                 Organization:
               I VIAGGI DI TELS
    Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
         Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
    www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it



From romans
to visconti seigniory
Pavia, from the Roman city to medieval and Ren-
aissance town, from capital of Longobard kingdom
to emperor Frederick I Barbarossa crowning...
to Sforza and then Visconti seigniory.
From Pavia charterhouse (built on the orders
of Gian Galeazzo Visconti) to Vigevano (Roman
encampment first, then Longobard fortress).
From the castle (built on the orders of Luchino
Visconti) to piazza Ducale (built on the orders
of Ludovico Sforza, who also engaged Leonardo                Double room B&B overnight stay.
and Bramante). A great culture itinerary.                    Transport to Milan Malpensa airposrt.

THe JoUrneY                                                   Fee
                                                             	 for groups: approximately from € 430,00
                                                              per person (all inclusive).
Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and transport
to Pavia. Double room B&B overnight stay.                     The
                                                             	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpensa
Guided tour to Pavia: Romanesque S. Teodoro
                                                              to Pavia and return; overnight stays in Pavia;
church (originally built in VIII century), Ponte Cop-
                                                              lunches; guided tours; coach.
erto (id est the covered bridge), Romanesque S.
michele church, the cathedral (dome by Bramante),
                                                             It is possible to book only transports from/to
piazza Vittoria, the medieval town hall.
After lunch, visit of university and piazza Leonardo         Milan Malpensa and overnight stays in Pavia:
da Vinci towers, S. maria del Carmine and S.                 approximately from € 230,00 per person (to
Pietro in Ciel d’oro churches (where Severinus               be requested). Booking fee and insurance: €
Boethius, S. Augustin and king Liutprand are                 15,00 per person.
buries), and visconti castle.
Double room B&B overnight stay.                                               Organization:
                                                                   Annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo
Guided tour to Pavia charterhouse. Guided tour                          Tel. +39 0382 301221
to vigevano: Visconti castle and piazza Ducale.                         Fax +39 0382 301224
Lunch and return to Pavia.                                             E-mail info@annacella.it


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T AND CULTUR                                                                  2nd day – Pavia
                                                             Visit to Renaissance Pavia: ospedale della Pietà,
                                                             university, San Francesco church, Ghisieri and
                                                             Borromeo colleges, Santa Maria di Canepanova
                                                             church, Casa degli Eustachi, the cathedral
                                                             (designed by Bramante) and the square layout
                                                             castle.
                                                             Lunch on one’s own.
                                                             Departure to Pavia charterhouse, a wonderful
                                                             Renaissance monastery frescoed by Bergognone:
                                                             you can admire the façade rich of sculptures, the
                                                             basilica, the cloisters, the monks cells, and buy
                                                             herbal medecines prepared by the monks.

                                                              Fee
                                                             	 per person: (20-40 people groups).
                                                              Three-star hotel: € 190,00. Four-star hotel:
                                                              € 235,00

                                                              The
                                                             	 fee includes: 1 overnight stay in Pavia
renaissance jewels                                            (including breakfast); 1 dinner with typical
                                                              food and wine; 1 buffet in a café in Vigevano;
in Pavia territory                                            entry fee to the charterhouse; guided tour to
                                                              Vigevano (including entry tickets); guided tour
2 days / 1 night                                              to Pavia (including entry tickets); guided tour
                                                              to Leonardo’s models exhibit in Mora Bassa
THe JoUrneY                                                   mill

                1st day – vigevano                            The
                                                             	 fee does not include: coach; extras; what
Arrival to Vigevano at 9:00 and meeting with                  is not mentioned above.
the guide to visit the place: Renaissance jewel
Piazza ducale (built on the orders of Ludovico               Quotes for any other customization or small
Sforza as the castle anteroom), the tower (reno-             groups.
vated by Bramante in XV century), the elegant
                                                                              Organization:
Baroque cathedral façade, castle and its keep
                                                                            I VIAGGI DI TELS
(which Luchino Visconti wanted as a summer
                                                                 Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
leisure residence of Milan court), Loggia delle                       Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
dame by Bramante, dovecot, late XV century                       www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it
stables, Strada Coperta (id est a 164 m long
covered street, which once connected the castle
to the country).
Small buffet in a café and departure to mora                 Weekend in Pavia
bassa mill (which Ludovico Sforza gave to his
                                                             It may fit the period of Festival dei Saperi (id est
wife Beatrice d’Este, and which hosts today
                                                             the knowledge festival, in September), Festival
working models from Leonardo drawings).                      del Paesaggio (id est the landscape festival, in
After the visit, free time for shopping or for visit-        April), and other public events.
ing the shoes museum (inside the castle).
Departure to Pavia and hotel checkin (three/                 THe JoUrneY
four-star hotel).
Dinner in a typical restaurant: local food and                            Friday – University
wine.                                                        Meeting at the university café with a student,


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RE ITINERARIES
 who will talk about student traditions and an-              The origin of Lodi, between his-
 ecdotes. Guided tour to university complex and
 museum.                                                     tory and faith:
 Lunch in a restaurant near the university.
 Visit to historical colleges.
                                                             Lodivecchio-Lodi
 In the evening, free time to attend some festival
                                                             A day between ancient Laus Pompeia and Lodi:
 events.
                                                             Roman relics, Christian martyrs, Romanesque
                                                             and Renaissance sacred art.
          Saturday – History and culture
 Breakfast in hotel and meeting with the guide. Visit        THe JoUrneY
 to city centre and its Romanesque churches.
 Lunch in an elegant café. Visit to Fraschini thea-          In the morning, meeting with the guide in Lodi
 tre and to the city museum exhibit.                         and departure by coach to Lodivecchio. Visit of
 Dinner in an elegant wine shop.                             Piazza Santa Maria, roman relics of ancient Laus
                                                             (amphitheatre, thatre and forum), Christian signs
        Sunday – nature and traditions                       (S. Maria cathedral remains). Visit to beautiful
 Breakfast in hotel. Guided tour to the botanical            medieval Twelve apostles basilica and its ter-
 gardens. Appetizer along Ticino river, on a typical         racotta façade: the interior was frescoed during
 boat. Lunch in a Borgo Basso inn.                           XIV century. Return to Lodi by coach. Lunch in a
                                                             restaurant. In the afternoon, guided tour to Lodi
  Fee:
 	 € 340,00 per person. Quotes for groups                   city centre: the town was built in 1158, after
  to be requested.                                           Milan destroyed former Laus Pompeiana. Visit
                                                             to cathedral (where S. Bassiano, first bishop
  The
 	 fee includes: welcome pack; overnight stays              of Lodi, is buried), S. Lorenzo church, Renais-
  in three/four-star hotel (breakfast included);             sance incoronata temple (frescoed by Piazza
  guided tours; lunches, dinners, appetizers (as             and hosting four canvases by Bergognone),
  stated).                                                   Baroque S. Filippo church, S. agnese church
                                                             (hosting a painting by Alberto Piazza) and Gothic
 Quotes for any other customization or groups.               S. Francesco church (which three nave interior
                                                             hosts several paintings by Lodi artists).
                  Organization:
                I VIAGGI DI TELS                              Fee: € 49,00 per person.
                                                             	
     Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
          Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706                            The
                                                             	 fee includes: coach Lodi /Lodivecchio / Lodi;
     www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it             lunch in a restaurant; guided tours as stated




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     ART AND CU
The itinerary fits at least 30 people groups. It                          Organization:
is possible to customize the itinerary for exist-                    Laus Cultura e Turismo
ing groups. It is possible to cycle instead of              Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
moving by bus (Lodivecchio is 7 km away from                 Tel. +39 0371 544690 - Fax +39 0371
Lodi, and they are connected to a cycle track):                              544691
€ 7,00 discount.                                                       e-mail info@lausct.it
                                                                          www.lausct.it
                 Organization:
           Laus Cultura e Turismo
   Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
           Tel. +39 0371 544690
           Fax +39 0371 544691
            e-mail info@lausct.it
                 www.lausct.it



Lodi
1 day

THe JoUrneY

In the morning, meeting with the guide in Lodi
and visit to city centre, which was founded after
Milan destroyed former Laus Pompeia in 1158.
First stop, the Romanesque cathedral, the di-            Piazza of Lodi: a family
ocesan museum of sacred art (you should not
miss Pallavicino ostensory), baroque San Filippo         of renaissance painters
church (decked with XVII-XVIII century frescoes),        Lodi – abbadia Cerreto – dovera
Baroque Santa maria maddalena church (along              Castiglione d’adda – Codogno
Adda river), Renaissance incoronata temple
(decked with frescoes by Piazza and canvases             Lodi bears several signs of Renaissance, above
by Bergognone).                                          all thanks to bishop Pallavicino. Incoronata
Lunch in a typical restaurant.                           temple (based on Bramante’s architectures)
Visit to Gothic San Francesco church (which              is the best example: it hosts several paintings
hosts an interesting gallery of Lodi painters),          by Piazza painters from Lodi. Alberto, Martino
XV century ospedale maggiore cloister, Palazzo           and Callisto interpreted in an original way the
mozzanica (with its XV century terracotta façade         teachings of Leonardo, Venetian painters, Rap-
by Battagio), Baroque Palazzo modegnani, S. ag-          hael, Romanino. They decked several churches
nese church (hosting a great polyptyc by Alberto         around Lodi territory.
Piazza), medieval San Lorenzo church.
                                                         THe JoUrneY
 Fee: € 40,00 per person
	
                                                         Meeting with the guide. Departure by coach to
 The
	 fee includes: lunch in a typical restaurant;          Codogno. Stop at Collegiata di San Biagio to
 guide; insurance.                                       see Piazza’s paintings. Next stop in Castiglione
                                                         d’adda to see a polyptyc by Alberto Piazza in
The itinerary fits at least 30 people groups. It         Incoronata church. Lunch in abbadia Cerreto.
is possible to customize the itinerary for exist-        Visit to SS. Pietro e Paolo abbey. Next stop in
ing groups.                                              dovera to see Piazza’s paintings in San Rocco


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ULTURE ITINERA
 shrine. Finally, visit to Lodi: diocesan museum             The
                                                           	 fee includes: coach; lunch in a farm ac-
 of sacred art, S. Agnese church, Incoronata               commodation; guided tours as stated.
 temple, cathedral.
                                                            Fee
                                                           	 without coach: € 40,00 per person.
  Fee: € 55,00 per person
 	
                                                           The itinerary fits at least 30 people groups. It
 	 fee includes: coach; lunch in a typical
   The                                                     is possible to customize the itinerary for exist-
 restaurant; guided tours as stated.                       ing groups.

 	 without coach: € 40,00 per person.
  Fee                                                                       Organization:
                                                                       Laus Cultura e Turismo
 The itinerary fits at least 30 people groups. It             Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
 is possible to customize the itinerary for exist-             Tel. +39 0371 544690 - Fax +39 0371
 ing groups.                                                                   544691
                                                                         e-mail info@lausct.it
                   Organization:                                            www.lausct.it
             Laus Cultura e Turismo
    Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
             Tel. +39 0371 544690                          Lodi and its territory
             Fax +39 0371 544691                           Lodi – orio Litta – Casalpusterlengo
       e-mail info@lausct.it - www.lausct.it
                                                           abbadia Cerreto – Lodivecchio
                                                           THe JoUrneY
 Work and silence: abbeys in
                                                                       1st day – Lodi city centre
 Lodi territory                                            In the morning, meeting with the guide and
 abbadia Cerreto – Cavacurta                               visit to city centre: the town was built in 1158,
 ospedaletto Lodigiano – villanova Sillaro                 after Milan destroyed former Laus Pompeiana.
                                                           Visit to Romanesque three nave cathedral, di-
 An itinerary to discover the signs of ancient ab-         ocesan museum of sacred art (you should not
 beys in Lodi territory.                                   miss Pallavicino ostensory), incoronata temple
                                                           (frescoed by Piazza and hosting four canvases
 THe JoUrneY                                               by Bergognone).
                                                           Lunch in a typical restaurant.
 In the morning, meeting with the guide in Lodi
 and departure by coach to Abbadia Cerreto:
 guided visit to SS. Pietro e Paolo abbey. Next
 stop in Cavacurta to visit former Servi di maria
 monastery (early XVII century).
 Lunch in a farm accommodation: typical
 foods.
 Departure to Ospedaletto Lodigiano to visit SS.
 Pietro e Paolo church, which hosts several art
 pieces. Last stop in Villanova Sillaro to visit an
 ancient olivetan abbey, where you may admire
 a XVI century choir carved by Carlo Garavaglia.
 Return to Lodi.

  Fee: € 55,00 per person
 	


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ND CULTURE IT                                                 3rd – abbadia Cerredo and Lodivecchio
                                                          Breakfast and departure by coach to Abbadia
                                                          Cerreto to visit XII century Cistercian SS. Pietro
                                                          e Paolo abbey.
                                                          Lunch in a typical restaurant.
                                                          Next stop in Lodivecchio to visit Laus roman
                                                          relics (anphitheatre, theatre and forum) and
                                                          Christian signs (S. Maria cathedral remains).
                                                          Then, visit of Gothic Twelve apostles basilica.

                                                           Fee: € 270,00 per person
                                                          	

                                                           The
                                                          	 fee includes: three-star hotel accommoda-
                                                           tion: double room with private bath; meals as
                                                           stated; guided tours as stated; Four-star hotel
                                                           accommodation: € 340,00 per person.

                                                          The itinerary fits at least 30 people groups.
                                                          It is possible to customize the itinerary for ex-
                                                          isting groups.

                                                                            Organization:
                                                                      Laus Cultura e Turismo
                                                             Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi - Italy
                                                                      Tel. +39 0371 544690
                                                                      Fax +39 0371 544691
                                                                e-mail info@lausct.it - www.lausct.it



In the afternoon, visit to Gothic S. Francesco            Weekend in Lodi for over 40’s
church (which three nave interior hosts several
paintings by Lodi artists), ospedale maggiore             A 2 day itinerary to discover a territory rich of
XV century cloister, Renaissance Palazzo moz-             art, history and traditions.
zanica (with its terracotta façade by Battagio),
S. agnese church (hosting a painting by Alberto           THe JoUrneY
Piazza), S. Lorenzo church.
Return to the hotel: dinner and overnight stay.                           1st day (Friday)
                                                          Hotel checkin. In the afternoon, visit to a ceram-
               2nd day – baroque                          ics workshop. Dinner in a restaurant.
Breakfast in hotel. Visit to episcopal palace and
its elegant rooms, Baroque S. Filippo church (XVII
and XVII century frescoes), city museum (Lodi
ceramics exhibit, S. maria maddalena church
(along Adda river).
Lunch in a restaurant.
Departure to orio Litta to visit a XVIII century
villa. Next stop in Casalpusterlengo to visit
XVII century SS. bartolomeo e martino parish
church (which hosts an altar piece by Panfilo
Nuvoloni).
Return to the hotel: dinner and overnight stay.


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TINERARIES      2nd day (Saturday)                         Fee: € 105,00 per person
                                                          	
 In the morning, free time to promenade. Lunch
 in a restaurant. In the afternoon, guided tour to         The
                                                          	 fee includes: four-star hotel accommoda-
 city centre *. Dinner in a restaurant in Gerette          tion: double room with private bath (breakfast
 and dances.                                               included); 1 dinner as stated; 1 lunch as
                                                           stated; insurance.
                  3rd (Sunday)
 In the morning, free time for shopping. Later,            The
                                                          	 fee does not include: drinks at meals;
 visit to Abbadia Cerreto abbey or to Lodivec-             extras and what is not mentioned above
 chio basilica. Lunch in a typical restaurant in
 Abbadia Cerrato or in a farm accomodation in                              Organization:
 Lodivecchio.                                                 GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
                                                                     Corso Garibaldi 88/90
 * at least 50 people groups.                                        26100 CREMONA - Italy
                                                                     Tel. +39 0372/462030
  Fee: € 215,00 per person
 	                                                                  Fax +39 0372/462040
                                                           info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it
  The
 	 fee includes: 2 day four-star hotel ac-
  commodation: double room with private bath
  (breakfast included); guided tours as stated;
  meals as stated; 1 dancing night; insur-
                                                          Weekend in Lodi
  ance.                                                   to enjoy the events in town
 	 fee does not include: drinks at meals,
  The                                                     THe JoUrneY
  extras and what is not mentioned above
                                                                        1st day (Saturday)
                                                          Hotel checkin. In the morning, free time to prom-
                   Organization:                          enade. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon,
     GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center                guided tour to city centre. Dinner in a typical
   Corso Garibaldi 88/90 – 26100 CREMONA -                restaurant + event.
                       Italy
             Tel. +39 0372/462030                                        2nd day (Sunday)
             Fax +39 0372/462040                          Breakfast. In the morning, visit to a ceramics
  info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it          workshop. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Lodi
                                                          or in a farm accommodation in Lodivecchio. In
                                                          the afternoon, visit to Lodivecchio basilica or
                                                          free guided tour to Lodi ceramics museum.
 Weekend in Lodi for young
 people: culture and leisure
 THe JoUrneY

               1st day (Saturday)
 Hotel checkin. In the afternoon, free time to
 promenade. Dinner in a wine shop or in a Ven-
 ezuelan restaurant... with Latin rhythms. After
 dinner in trendy clubs.

                2nd day (Sunday)
 Breakfast. In the morning, free time to visit the
 city centre. Lunch in a restaurant.


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ART AND CULTU
  Fee: € 129,00 per person
 	
                                                        renaissance in Cremona
  The
 	 fee includes: four-star hotel accommoda-            THe JoUrneY
  tion: double room with private bath (breakfast
  included); 1 dinner in a typical restaurant; 2                      1st day – Cremona
  lunches in a restaurant or in a farm accom-           Arrival to the hotel and checkin.
  modation; insurance                                   At 18:00, meeting with the guide at Renaissance
                                                        Palazzo Trecchi (where many important people
  The
 	 fee does not include: drinks at meals;              stayed, such as king Louis XII of France, emperor
  extras and what is not mentioned above                Charles V, Giuseppe Garibaldi) to visit it.
                                                        Dinner in a typical restaurant.
 NB: Fee for guided tour to Lodi to be defined          Overnight stay.
 according to bookings.
                                                                      2nd day – Cremona
                  Organization:                         Breakfast in hotel. Visit to renaissance Cremona:
    GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center               Palazzo affaitati (built in 1561 by architects
 Corso Garibaldi 88/90 – 26100 CREMONA - Italy          Francesco and Giuseppe Dattaro, which today
            Tel. +39 0372/462030                        hosts Ala Ponzone city museum and Stradivari
            Fax +39 0372/462040                         museum), Ala Ponzone gallery (and its XV century
 info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it         Cremona paintings collections), buildings by Ber-
                                                        nardino De Lero (San vincenzo church, Palazzo
                                                        raimondi repellini and Palazzo raimondi eliseo,
                                                        which hosts the music palaeography school and
                                                        the international lutist school).
                                                        Visit to Renaissance Santa margherita church
                                                        by Giulio Campi, S. Agostino church (which hosts
                                                        frescoes by Bonifacio Bembo), and finally to
                                                        cathedral, baptistry, medieval town hall and
                                                        Loggia dei militi in Piazza del Comune. All of
                                                        these medieval buildings were renovated during
                                                        the Renaissance by Bernardino De Lero. Cremona
                                                        was at that time considered a small Italian Ant-
                                                        werp. Flemish influences can be seen also in
                                                        Cremona-born painter Sofonisba Anguissola.
                                                        Visit to Palazzo Fodri (a very important example
                                                        of Renaissance architecture in Lombardy), San
                                                        Sigismondo church (where you can see paintings
                                                        by Campi brothers, Bernardino Campi, Camillo
                                                        Beccaccino and Bernardino Gatti).
                                                        Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight stay.

                                                                     3rd day – Cremona
                                                        Breakfast. In the morning, free time.

                                                         Fee
                                                        	 per person: three-star hotel accommoda-
                                                         tion: € 125,00; four-star hotel (Impero hotel):
                                                         from € 170,00; four-star plus hotel (Delle Arti
                                                         hotel): from € 190,00.
                                                        NB: rates may increase during public events.

                                                         The
                                                        	 fee includes: double room with private
                                                         bath accommodation (breakfast included); 2


                                                   34
URE ITINERAR
  dinners in typical restaurants; local taxes and
  VAT

 The
	 fee does not include: what is not men-
 tioned above.

NB: the guided tour to city centre will take place
only in case of at least 6 people booking. Fee
to be defined according to bookings.

                  Organization:
    GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
  Corso Garibaldi 88/90 – 26100 CREMONA -
                      Italy
            Tel. +39 0372/462030
            Fax +39 0372/462040
 info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it



Cremona and its walled                                      (1868) and Simone Fernando Sacconi’s violin
                                                            (1941).
villages                                                    Visit to Neoclassical Ponchielli theatre, fascist
                                                            style Galleria XXV Aprile, Antonio Stradivary
THe JoUrneY
                                                            gravestone in piazza Roma park. It is possible
                                                            to visit a lutist workshop.
               1st day (Friday)
                                                            Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
Arrival to Cremona in the afternoon and hotel
checkin. Dinner on one’s own. Overnight stay.
                                                                             3rd day (Sunday)
               2nd day (Saturday)                           Breakfast in hotel. Departure by own car to rog-
Breakfast in hotel. In the morning, free time for           gione to visit XVII Beata Vergine shrine (which
shopping. Lunch on one’s own.                               hosts Baroque frescoes and paintings by G.B.
At 15:00, meeting with the guide and visit to                                            .
                                                            Tortiroli, F. Boccaccino and P Pagani.
city centre: Piazza del Comune, il Torrazzo (the            Next stop in Pizzighettone to see its almost
111 m tall cathedral bell tower, which is the               undamaged 2 km long walls, with 93 casemates.
symbol of Cremona), the cathedral (a Roman-                 Visit to Gera walls, then to Soncino medieval
esque church with newer Gothic, Renaissance                 village to see Sforza fortress and printers mu-
and Baroque elements). The façade is rich of                seum.
sculptures, while inside you may see precious               Lunch on one’s own. You can proceed to
frescoes by local artists. Still, in the main square        Crema to see the Venetian walls and the
you may see the baptistry, Loggia dei Militi and            cathedral.
the medieval town hall. In Sala dei violini, you
may see some master pieces of Cremona violin                   Fee
                                                            	 per person: (double room accommoda-
making, such as violin ‘Charles IX of France’ by            tion) three-star hotel in town: € 230,00; farm
Andrea Amati (1566), viola ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio            accommodation: € 230,00; four-star hotel: €
and Gerolamo Amati (1615), ‘Hammerle’ by                    280,00; Single room on request.
Nicolò Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe
Guarneri (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s                 The
                                                            	 fee includes: 2 overnight stays (break-
violin (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669),              fast included); 1 dinner in a typical restaurant
cello ‘Stauffer 1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Anto-                 (drinks included); guided tour to Cremona and
nio Stradivari (1715), Remo Lauricella’s violin             entry tickets to monuments (Cremona Card);
‘Vesuvius’ (1727), Enrico Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’               bookings; maps and other information papers


                                                       35
ART AND CUL       Organization:                            century villa Schinchinelli in Cavallara and XIX
 Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.           century villa Sommi Picenardi in Licengo. Lunch
               Piazza Roma 3/A                             on one’s own. At 15:00, meeting with the guide
            26100 Cremona - Italy                          in Cremona and visit to city centre: Piazza del
Tel +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345                   Comune, il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall cathedral
      E-Mail: Giordano@Viagginobile.Com                    bell tower, which is the symbol of Cremona), the
                                                           cathedral (a Romanesque church with newer
                                                           Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements).
                                                           The façade is rich of sculptures, while inside you
Cremona and its castles                                    may see precious frescoes by local artists. Still,
                                                           in the main square you may see the baptistry,
THe JoUrneY                                                Loggia dei Militi and the medieval town hall. In
                                                           Sala dei violini, you may see some master pieces
                     1st day                               of Cremona violin making. Visit to Neoclassical
Arrival to San Giovanni in Croce and checkin at            Ponchielli theatre, fascist style Galleria XXV Aprile,
Locanda Ca’ Rossa hotel.                                   Antonio Stradivary gravestone in piazza Roma
In the afternoon, visit to villa vidoni-medici del         park. It is possible to visit a lutist workshop.
vascello (residence of Cecilia Gallerani, the              Dinner in a typical restaurant in Cremona. Return
famous Lady with an Ermine whom Leonardo                   to the hotel. Overnight stay.
portrayed) and its XIX century park designed by
architect Luigi Voghera.                                                        3rd day
5 km further, stop in Casteldidone to see XVI              Breakfast in hotel. Departure to Casalmaggiore
century villa mina della Scala.                            (20 minutes away). Visit to Piazza Garibaldi (town
Return to the hotel: dinner and overnight stay.            hall, Barnabite monastery, Mortara library and
                                                           bijou museum). Lunch on one’s own.
                    2nd day                                Visit of S. Stefano cathedral, theatre, tower
Breakfast in hotel. Departure towards Cremona              (Torrione).
(28 km far), stopping in Castelverde to visit villa
breda de’ bugni castle. Next stop in S. Martino             Fee
                                                           	 per person: (double room accommoda-
in Beliseto to see Villa Mancapane, then XVI                tion) three-star hotel in S. Giovanni in Croce:
                                                            € 220,00; Single room on request.

                                                            The
                                                           	 fee includes: 2 overnight stays (breakfast
                                                            included); 1 dinner in hotel; 1 dinner in a typi-
                                                            cal restaurant (drinks included); guided tour
                                                            to Cremona and entry tickets to monuments
                                                            (Cremona Card); bookings; maps and other
                                                            information papers.

                                                            The
                                                           	 fee does not include: drinks; tips; what
                                                            is not mentioned above

                                                           Upon request, it is possible to stay in a three/
                                                           four-star hotel in Cremona or in an inn near
                                                           Castelverde. Quote to be requested.

                                                                             Organization:
                                                            Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.
                                                                          Piazza Roma 3/A
                                                                       26100 Cremona - Italy
                                                           Tel +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345
                                                                 E-Mail: Giordano@Viagginobile.Com


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LTURE ITINERA
 Walled cities
 Crema and Cremona territories created several
 defence systems against Milan, Venice, France
 and Spain soldiers over centuries. Those walled
 cities are today very fascinating: Crema, Soncino,
 Pizzighettone.

 THe JoUrneY

          1st day – Crema-SonCino
 Meeting with the guide in Crema. You can ap-
 preciate its landscape and two Neoclassical
 gates. Visit to Piazza Duomo: porches, tower
 (Torrazzo), medieval town hall, cathedral and
 bell tower. Then, S. Benedetto, SS. Trinità,
 S. Giacomo and S. Domenico (which recently
 became a theatre) churches. After the visit,
 free time to taste some typical food, such as
 Bertolina (a kind of sweet bread with raisins)
 or Spongarda cake.
 In the afternoon, departure to Soncino and
 checkin at Glam hotel.
 Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.

      2nd day – SonCino-PiZZiGHeTTone
 Breakfast. In the morning, visit to city centre,
 which lays along an ancient Oglio riverbank.
 You may appreciate the green country and the
 city walls and ditch, medieval and Renaissance
 buildings, a XV century fortress with a drawbridge
 and four towers. You can enjoy a beautiful view
 from its glacises; still, you may visit its several         Fee
                                                            	 per person (at least 25 people): from €
 rooms and vaults.                                           99,00.
 Visit to parish church (recently restored), S.
 Giacomo church and its cloister and leaning                 The
                                                            	 fee includes: double room with private
 octagonal bell tower, Maria dell Grazie church              bath accommodation in Glam three-star hotel
 (decked with frescoes and terracotta) and small             (breakfast included); one dinner and one typi-
 Tizazzo church (in Oglio river natural park). Visit         cal lunch, drinks not included; guided tour to
 to printers museum (Casa degli stampatori),                 Crema, Soncino and Pizzighettone; local taxes
 where you may admire ancient Jewish books,                  and VAT.
 such as the first ever printed Hebrew Bible
 (1488).                                                     The
                                                            	 fee does not include: what is not men-
 Departure to Pizzighettone, which walls were                tioned above.
 built in the middle ages and often renovated in
 later centuries. Visit to Guado tower (where king                           Organization:
 Francis I of France was a prisoner in 1525), XII               GUINDANI VIAGGI Lufthansa City Center
 century San Bassiano parish church (renovated in                      Corso Garibaldi 88/90
 XV century), S. Marcello and S. Pietro churches,                     26100 CREMONA - ITALY
 Arti and mestieri ethnographical museum, city                         Tel. +39 0372/462030
 museum (prehistoric finds).                                           Fax +39 0372/462040
 Lunch in a typical inn.                                     info@guindaniviaggi.it - www.guindaniviaggi.it


                                                       37
T AND CULTUR
beautiful mantua                                         art, which hosts paintings, sculptures, jewels,
                                                         tapestries, ancient books and even armours.
Arrival to Mantua on one’s own.                          Guided tour to Palazzo Te: it was built and
                                                         decorated by Giulio Romano (1525-1535) as a
Guided tour to the ducal Palace: the palace              leisure residence on the orders of Federico II
stands between piazza Sordello and Lago In-              Gonzaga, in a place where a lime tree wood (in
feriore. It is a huge complex of buildings and           local dialect Tejet or Te) stood.
gardens (over 35000 square meters wide), and
was Gonzaga family’s residence from 1328 to               Fee
                                                         	 from € 70,00 per person.
1707. Camera Picta (in S. Giorgio castle): it was
frescoed by Andrea Mantegna (1465-1474), on               The
                                                         	 fee includes: what is stated in the itiner-
the orders of the marquis of Mantua, as a great           ary (coach not included); at least 20 people;
outdoor scene.                                            the itinerary may be customized; in this case
Guided tour to the city centre, and its palaces           the fee may change.
and churches. Lunch in a typical restaurant.
Guided tour to the diocesan museum: in 1974,                              Organization:
the Ducal palace hosted an exhibit of art pieces          Punto Touring Mantova By V & V Vellini Viaggi
from Mantuan churches, which had a great suc-                            Via Cavour 92
cess. After that, in 1983, monsignor Luigi Bosio                     46100 Mantova - Italy
founded a permanent diocesan museum of sacred                       Tel. +39 0376 310170




                                                    38
RE ITINERARIES
 mantua-Sabbioneta                                           2nd day – breakfast in hotel and checkout
                                                           boarding on a motor ship towards San benedetto
 San benedetto Po                                          Po: departure from Mantua lakes, cruise along
                                                           Mincio river natural park, passage through Gov-
 THe JoUrneY                                               ernolo locks (where Mincio floods into Po river),
                                                           disembarking in San Benedetto Po, where the
   1st day – arrival to manTUa on one’s own
                                                           ancient Benedictine Polirone abbey (which was
 Guided tour to the ducal Palace: the palace stands
                                                           renovated by Giulio Romano) stands. Lunch in
 between piazza Sordello and Lago Inferiore. It is
                                                           a typical restaurant in San Benedetto Po.
 a huge complex of buildings and gardens (over
 35000 square meters wide), and was Gonzaga                Guided tour to the abbey: Europe is founded
 family’s residence from 1328 to 1707.                     on monastery, Benedictine monasteries first.
 Camera Picta (in S. Giorgio castle): it was fres-         Polirone was founded in 1007 by Tedaldo of
 coed by Andrea Mantegna (1465-1474), on the               Canossa (the grandfather of Matilda of Tuscany)
 orders of the marquis of Mantua, as a great               and became a shrine after the dead of the
 outdoor scene. Guided tour to the city centre,            Arminian monk St. Simeon (1024). In 1077 it
 and its palaces and churches. Lunch in a typical          became a Cluniac abbey and kept on growing,
 restaurant. departure to Sabbioneta and guided            until Napoleon suppressed it in 1797. Matilda
 tour. Sabbioneta was built (1556-1591) as an              of Tuscany was buried here.
 ideal city on the orders of Vespasiano Gonzaga,
 and it was a small city-state. It was designed as          Fee
                                                           	 from € 170,00 per person.
 a fortress, with great walls and gates. Palazzo
 Giardino was a leisure residence, which the
                                                            The
                                                           	 fee includes: what is stated in the itiner-
 Galleria connects to the Ducal Palace. The city
                                                            ary (coach not included); at least 20 people;
 had also a cathedral, S. Maria Assunta, and a
                                                            the itinerary may be customized; in this case
 permanent theatre, Teatro all’Antica (which was
 built by Antonio Scamozzi, 1588-1590): the                 the fee may change.
 theatre has a cavea, a back entrance for actors
 and musicians and a resident backcloth for the                             Organization:
 stage. Only the residential part of the city was           Punto Touring Mantova By V & V Vellini Viaggi
 renovated during XVIII century.                                           Via Cavour 92
 Return to Mantua. Dinner and overnight stay in                        46100 Mantova - Italy
 a three-star hotel.                                                  Tel. +39 0376 310170




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F ood and W ine I tineraries
 Food and wine                                                  art and food in Pavia territory
                                                                3 days / 2 nights
 in oltrepo Pavese
                                                                THe JoUrneY
 Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and transport to
 Pavia. Overnight stay in double room B&B accommodation.
                                                                                      1st day
 Visit to Pavia by night. Departure by coach to voghera
 and visit to S. Lorenzo Collegiata and Visconti castle.        Meeting with the guide in Varzi medieval town
 Short rest in Salice Terme, then on to Ponte Nizza and         centre, and tasting of local sausages, vegetables
 varzi to visit S. alberto di butrio abbey (which hosted        and wines.
 emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and king Edward II of           In the afternoon, departure to Zavattarello and visit
 England. Dinner and overnight stay in borgo Priolo:            of its medieval castle.
 double room B&B in farm accommodation. Visit to a              Arrival to a comfortable three-star hotel in Oltrepo
 winegrowers’ cooperative in S. maria della versa for           Pavese. Romantic dinner.
 some wine tasting. After lunch, visit of the accordion
 museum in Stradella. Departure to Pavia from a                                         2nd day
 winegrowers’ cooperative in broni. Overnight stay:             In the morning, visit to a small dairy and tasting
 double room B&B accommodation Transport from                   of cheeses, honey, mostarda and jams.
 Pavia to Milan Malpensa.                                       In the afternoon, visit to a winegrowers’ cooperative
                                                                in Casteggio: wine tasting and promenade in the
  Fee: groups from € 465,00 per person (all
 	                                                             vineyard.
  inclusive).                                                   Return to the hotel and dinner: boiled meats with
                                                                spicy sauce and local side dishes.
  The
 	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpensa
  to Pavia and return; overnight stays and meals                                       3rd day
  as stated; coach.                                             Departure to Lomellina, which is famous for its rice
                                                                fields. visit to a rice mill and tasting of several
 It is possible to book only the itinerary without              risottos (with frogs, sweet peppers, sausages.
 transport from/to Milan Malpensa and overnight                 Guided tour to Piazza Ducale, the castle, the tower
 stays in Pavia: approximately from € 270,00 (to be             by Bramante and the keep.
 requested). Booking fee and insurance: € 15,00.                Free time for shopping.
                    Organization:
                                                                 Fee: € 275,00 per person (20-40 people
                                                                	
         Annacella agenzia viaggio e turismo
                                                                 groups).
  Tel. +39 0382 301221 - Fax +39 0382 301224
              E-mail info@annacella.it
                                                                 The
                                                                	 fee includes: 2 days half-board three-star
                                                                 hotel accommodation (overnight stay, breakfast,
                                                                 dinner as stated); tastings as stated; guide tours
                                                                 and entry tickets as stated.

                                                                 The
                                                                	 fee does not include: coach; extras; what
                                                                 is not mentioned above.

                                                                Quotes for any other customization and small
                                                                groups.

                                                                                  Organization:
                                                                                I VIAGGI DI TELS
                                                                     Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
                                                                          Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
                                                                     www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it


                                                           40
                                                              The
                                                            	 fee includes: guided tour to a honey producer
                                                            and workshop; buffet with sausages, cheeses, honey
                                                            and wines; visit to Torricella Verzate shrine; guided
                                                            tour to a winegrowers’ cooperative and promenade
                                                            across vineyards; wine tasting; expert guide; VAT

                                                            Quotes for any other customization and small
                                                            groups.

                                                                              Organization:
                                                                            I VIAGGI DI TELS
                                                                 Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
                                                                      Tel/Fax: +39 0382 578706
                                                                 www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it




                                                            Lomellina:
                                                            rice and goose salami
                                                            History and food among canals, rice fields and
                                                            rivers. A place where men and nature created a
                                                            wonderful landscape and where you may see herons,
                                                            gulls, wild ducks.

                                                            THe JoUrneY

                                                            Reception in Milan Malpensa airport and transport
                                                            to vigevano. Overnight stay: double room B&B
                                                            accommodation.
                                                            Guided tour to Vigevano: Visconti castle, Piazza
oltrepo Pavese:                                             Ducale, Baroque cathedral.
not only wines...
                                                            Departure by coach to mortara: lunch with famous
THe JoUrneY                                                 goose salami.

                                                            Visit to Lomello (where Longobard king Agilulf and
Meeting with the guide in Casteggio and visit to a
                                                            queen Theodelinda got married in 590): S. Giovanni
honey producer: workshop and buffet (cheeses,
                                                            baptistry and S. Maria Maggiore basilica.
sausages, honey, wines).
                                                            Visit to X-XI century Scaldasole castle and departure
In the afternoon, visit of Torricella Verzate shrine        to Pavia.
and its chalk statues, Holy Stairs (which is to be          Overnight stay: double room B&B accommodation.
climb on own knees to get indulgence). Panoramic            Visit to Pavia.
promenade across vineyards which produce famous             Transport to Milan Malpensa.
wines, such as Barbacarlo, Buttafuoco, Sangue
di Giuda. visit to a winegrowers’ cooperative for              Fee:
                                                            	 groups, from about € 352,00 per person
some wine tasting; you may also buy some.                   (all inclusive).
Finally, visit to Stradella, which is famous for
accordions. Free time for shopping.                           The
                                                            	 fee includes: transport from Milan Malpensa
                                                            to Pavia and return; B&B double room overnight
 Fee:
	 € 75,00 per person (at least 25 people).                 stays; guided tours; lunches; coach.


                                                       41
OD AND WINE
It is possible to book only the itinerary without transport        tasting of wine, Raspadura cheese, sausages.
from/to airport, overnight stays: approximately from               Readings about wine in Celtic and Roman worlds
€ 152,00 per person. Or even without coach (renting                will accompany the buffet.
a bike): from € 95,00 per person
                                                                    Fee:
                                                                   	 € 40,00 per person.
                   Organization:
        Annacella agenzia viaggio e turismo                        Dining in the middle ages
             Tel. +39 0382 301221                                  This itinerary takes half a day.
             Fax +39 0382 301224                                   Meal in a typical restaurant. Screenings and readings
             E-mail info@annacella.it                              about dining in the middle ages will accompany
                                                                   your lunch.
                                                                     Fee:
                                                                   	 € 60,00 per person.

                                                                   Dining with humbles
                                                                   This itinerary takes half a day.
                                                                   Fantasy and good taste have always been the main
                                                                   ingredients of humbles’ cookery. Discover ancient,
                                                                   simple and tasty food in a local restaurant, while
                                                                   readings and screening about it take place.
                                                                      Fee:
                                                                   	 € 60,00 per person.

                                                                   Dining in the Renaissance
                                                                   This itinerary takes half a day.
                                                                   Meal in a typical restaurant. Screenings, Renaissance
                                                                   dances and music will accompany this unusual
                                                                   lunch.
                                                                     Fee:
                                                                   	 € 60,00 per person.

                                                                                       Organization:
                                                                             Strada del Vino San Colombano
dining with history                                                                e dei Sapori Lodigiani
                                                                          Via Haussmann 7 - 26900 Lodi - Italy
Eating together has always meant socialization:                       tel +39 0371 428413 / +39 339 4315331
                                                                               info@stradasaporilodigiani.it
history is full of anecdotes about that.
This itinerary lets you discover a new way to taste food,
serving readings and screenings with meals.
This itinerary fits at least 12 people groups.                     discovering typical Lodi
Options:
                                                                   food and wine
Dining with ancient Romans
                                                                   Lodi has several excellent agricultural produce:
This itinerary takes a whole day.
                                                                   eating well is very important even for health.
Visit to Lodivecchio archaeological finds (the ancient             Here is an itinerary to discover Lodi food and
Laus city) and S. Bassano basilica.                                wine.
Transport to a local restaurant or farm accommodation
for an ancient Roman meal: surely a new tasty and                  morning: visit to an ancient typical Lombard farm
...spicy experience.                                               in Terranova dei Passerini. Presentation and tasting
   Fee:
	 € 70,00 per person.                                             of typical food and wine. Tips about how to chose
                                                                   the best ones. It takes 2 hours. Lunch in a local
Wine in the ancient ages                                           restaurant or farm accommodation.
This itinerary takes half a day (afternoon).                       afternoon: it is possible to chose among one of
Visit to a San Colombano winegrowers’ cooperative:                 the following options.


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ITINERARIES                                                   Weekend in Crema
                                                              with Salva cheese
                                                              THe JoUrneY

                                                                               1st day (Saturday)
                                                              Arrival to Crema on one’s own. Checkin in hotel or
                                                              farm accommodation. Lunch on one’s own.
                                                              In the afternoon, departure by own car to Carnioni
                                                              farm in Trescore Cremasco. Guided tour to dairy
                                                              process (Salva cheese, which is a typical square brown
                                                              cheese), cheese shopping. Return to Crema.
                                                              Dinner in a local restaurant: typical food and Salva
…making cheese                                                cheese, which can be served with tomatoes, honey,
Dedé Alberto’s dairy, in Propio (Borghetto Lodigiano):        mostarda, conserved sweet peppers.
they produce butter and typical Lodi Grana                    Overnight stay.
cheese.
Visit to cattle sheds, dairy, maturing rooms.                                   2nd day (Sunday)
It takes 1 hour.                                              Breakfast. At 9:00, visit to medieval Crema (about
                                                              2 hours): the cathedral (and crypt), Torre Guelfa
Baronchelli farm, in Borgo S. Giovanni: they produce          and Torrazzo towers, S. Benedetto church (and
milk. Visit to cattle sheds, milking (at 16:30), milk         Benedictine cloister remains), city museum (medieval
packaging. It takes 2 hours.                                  collection).
                                                              Lunch on one’s own.
…making wine                                                  In the afternoon, it is possible to visit Pizzighettone
Visit to a winegrowers’ cooperative which prodeces            and Soncino walled cities.
San Colombano wine: vineyard, maturing, production
process.                                                       Fee:
                                                              	 from € 90,00 per person.
It takes 1 hour and a half.
                                                               The
                                                              	 fee includes: overnight stay in a four-star
…sweet afternoon                                               hotel or farm accommodation (breakfast included);
Pasticceria Gelateria Dolce Lodi, in Lodivecchio.              1 dinner in a restaurant; visit to the farm; local
Visit to the ice-cream workshop and San Bassano                taxes
basilica.
It takes 1 hour.                                                                Organization:
                                                                Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.
The itineraries fit 30-40 people groups. In the                   Piazza Roma 3/A - 26100 Cremona - Italy
afternoon, you may also chose to visit Lamberti                Tel +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345
gallery (XIX century Codogno paintings, and even              giordano@viagginobile.com – www.viagginobile.com
some by Tranquillo Cremona), or the toy museum
in S. Stefano Lodigiano.

 Fee:
	 € 40,00 per person.

                   Organization:
         Strada del Vino San Colombano
               e dei Sapori Lodigiani
                 Via Haussmann 7
                 26900 Lodi - Italy
   tel +39 0371 428413 / +39 339 4315331
           info@stradasaporilodigiani.it


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FOOD AND WI
Cremona sausages                                              sculptures, while inside you may see precious
                                                              frescoes by local artists. Still, in the main square
and cheeses                                                   you may see the baptistry, Loggia dei Militi and the
                                                              medieval town hall.
THe JoUrneY                                                   In Sala dei violini, you may see some master pieces
                                                              of Cremona violin making, such as violin ‘Charles IX
                1st day (Friday)                              of France’ by Andrea Amati (1566), viola ‘Stauffer’
Arrival to Cremona and checkin in hotel or farm               by Antonio and Gerolamo Amati (1615), ‘Hammerle’
accommodation.                                                by Nicolò Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’ by Giuseppe
At 20:30, dinner in a local restaurant: cheese                Guarneri (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù’s violin
fondue with vegetables and bread, grilled bread               (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari (1669), cello ‘Stauffer
with pumpkin and fresh cheese, pasta with savoy
                                                              1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by Antonio Stradivari (1715),
cabbage and sausages, veal rump filled with pork
                                                              Remo Lauricella’s violin ‘Vesuvius’ (1727), Enrico
sausage and vegetables, panettone cake filled with
                                                              Ceruti’s ‘Stauffer’ (1868) and Simone Fernando
nougat ice-cream, coffee.
                                                              Sacconi’s violin (1941).
Overnight stay.
                                                              Visit to Neoclassical Ponchielli theatre, fascist style
                                                              Galleria XXV Aprile, Antonio Stradivary gravestone
                2nd day (Saturday)
Breakfast. Departure by own car to Torre de’ Picenardi        in piazza Roma park. It is possible to visit a lutist
(half an hour away) to visit S. Lorenzo castle and            workshop.
Villa Sommi Picenardi. visit to a sausage producer,           dinner in a typical restaurant: you may chose
where you can also buy typical Cremona sausages.              among local sausages, snails with parsley and
Lunch on one’s own.                                           garlic, spinaches, duck pâté with mostarda, pike
At 15:00, meeting with the guide in Cremona and               with sauce, broccoli fla, gnocchi, pumpkin tortelli,
guided tour to city centre: Piazza del Comune,                soup, pasta with vegetables, risotto with darnel,
il Torrazzo (the 111 m tall cathedral bell tower,             frogs with courgettes, boiled meats, sausage with
which is the symbol of Cremona), the cathedral (a             lentils, rabbit with thyme, veal with bread, local
Romanesque church with newer Gothic, Renaissance              cheeses with mostarda.
and Baroque elements). The façade is rich of                  Overnight stay.




                                                         44
INE ITINERARI    3rd day (Sunday)                                   ‘Stauffer’ by Antonio and Gerolamo Amati (1615),
 Breakfast. In the morning, visit to dairies and                    ‘Hammerle’ by Nicolò Amati (1658), ‘Quarestani’
 cheese shopping.                                                   by Giuseppe Guarneri (1689), Giuseppe Guarneri
 Lunch on one’s own.                                                del Gesù’s violin (1734), ‘Clisbee’ by Stradivari
 In the afternoon, free time for shopping in                        (1669), cello ‘Stauffer 1700’, ‘Cremonese’ by
 Cremona.                                                           Antonio Stradivari (1715), Remo Lauricella’s violin
                                                                    ‘Vesuvius’ (1727). Visit to Neoclassical Ponchielli
  Fee:
 	 from € 175,00 per person                                        theatre, fascist style Galleria XXV Aprile, Antonio
                                                                    Stradivary gravestone in piazza Roma park. It is
 	 fee includes: 2 overnight stays in hotel or farm
  The                                                               possible to visit a lutist workshop. dinner in a
  accommodation (breakfast included); 2 dinners in                  typical restaurant: marubini, sausages, boiled
  typical restaurants; guided tour to Cremona; entry                meats with mostarda, provolone cheese with honey
  tickets to museums and monuments (Cremona                         and fruit conserve, pork sausage, nougat pudding.
  Card); local taxes.                                               Overnight stay.

                    Organization:                                                   3rd day (Sunday)
    Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.                 Breakfast. In the morning, you may discover Po
      Piazza Roma 3/A - 26100 Cremona - Italy                       river promenading or cycling along its riverbanks.
   Tel +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345                         Lunch on one’s own. In the afternoon, free time for
  giordano@viagginobile.com - www.viagginobile.com                  shopping in Cremona.

                                                                     Fee:
                                                                    	 from € 190,00 per person

                                                                     The
                                                                    	 fee includes: 2 overnight stays in hotel or farm
 Sweet Cremona                                                       accommodation (breakfast included); 2 dinners in
                                                                     typical restaurants; guided tour to Cremona; entry
 THe JoUrneY                                                         tickets to museums and monuments (Cremona
                                                                     Card); local taxes.
                     1st day (Friday)
 Arrival to Cremona and checkin in hotel or farm                                       Organization:
 accommodation. At 20:30, dinner in a typical                          Agenzia Viaggi Nobile di Nobile G. & C. S. n.c.
 restaurant: appetizers with sausages, cheeses,                          Piazza Roma 3/A - 26100 Cremona - Italy
 sturgeon with orange, marubini (a Cremona pasta                      Tel +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345
 stuffed with different meats), ravioli with Po eel, risotto         giordano@viagginobile.com - www.viagginobile.com
 with pumpkin, fish, cakes and nougat pudding.
 Overnight stay.

                    2nd day (Saturday)
 Breakfast. visit to a honey producer and to another
 farm. Lunch on one’s own.
 At 15:00, meeting with the guide in Cremona and
 guided tour to city centre: Piazza del Comune, il
 Torrazzo (the 111 m tall cathedral bell tower, which is
 the symbol of Cremona), the cathedral (a Romanesque
 church with newer Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque
 elements). The façade is rich of sculptures, while
 inside you may see precious frescoes by local
 artists. Still, in the main square you may see the
 baptistry, Loggia dei Militi and the medieval town
 hall. In Sala dei violini, you may see some master
 pieces of Cremona violin making, such as violin
 ‘Charles IX of France’ by Andrea Amati (1566), viola


                                                               45
OD AND WINE




 drinking in mantua                                            Fee
                                                              	 per person (at least 30 people groups): €
                                                               56,00
 Inland cruise, lunch in city centre and wine tasting
 in a local winegrowers’ cooperative.                          The
                                                              	 fee includes: guided tour to Mantua; cruise
 1 day in Mantua. Adult groups.                                Po/Mantua + guide on board; lunch in a restaurant
                                                               of Mantua, as stated; wine and food tasting in
 THe JoUrneY
                                                               a winegrowers’ cooperative
 In the morning, 2 hours and a half cruise from Po
 river to mantua lakes, on board a comfortable                 The
                                                              	 fee does not include: coach; return to San
 modern motor ship. Departure from San Benedetto               Benedetto Po; what is not mentioned above.
 Po/Sacchetta, disembarking in Mantua (Lago di
 Mezzo).                                                                         Organization:
 Lunch in a local restaurant: first and second course,                           NAVI ANDES
 vegetables, cake, a half litre water, a quarter litre
                                                                             Piazza Sordello, 48
 wine, coffee.
                                                                            46100 Mantova - Italy
 In the afternoon, guided tour to city centre. Then,
 departure by coach to a winegrowers’ cooperative                          Tel. +39 0376 324506
 to taste some local wine and food (sausages, Grana                        Fax +39 0376 324965
 Padano cheese, bread).                                                  E-mail info@naviandes.com


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Contract.
                            TERMS
This program contracts are regulated by Italian law: L. 1084/77,
                                                                          baggages
                                                                          The travel agency is not responsible for your baggages (loss
D. lgs. 17/03/95 (EEC 314/90). The travel agency may not be               nor damages).
more responsible than the law say.
                                                                          insurances
bookings                                                                  Agenzia Viaggi Nobile: insurer Unipol, policy 65/25052610.
Bookings can take place until all available places are fulfilled.         Guindani Viaggi is covered for civil and professional liability:
Anyway, to be confirmed, they must satisfy the following con-             insurer La Fondiaria Assicurazioni, policy 0034.0519811.54.
ditions.                                                                  Annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo: insurer Europ Assistance,
                                                                          policy 19807
Payments
                                                                          I Viaggi di Tels: insurer Mondial Assistance Italia S.p.a., policy
Bookings are confirmed after the payment of a 25% deposit.
                                                                          113172.
The balance must be paid within 15 days before the arrival. If
you book later, you must pay all the amount before arriving.              Laus Cultura e Turismo: insurer Cattolica Assicurazioni, policy
In case you do not pay the deposit or the balance, the travel             RCPL 1924.
agency may rescind the contract and cancel your booking.                  Navi Andes: insurer Mondial Assistance, policy 167773 – insurer
                                                                          Reale Mutua, policy 10905
Cancellations                                                             Punto Touring Mantova by V&VVellini Viaggi: insurer Ass.Vittoria
Should you cancel your booking, the travel agency will apply a            A.Spe.Vi s.r.l., policy F50.014.0000510150.
cancellation fee and a penalty as stated below: 25% service
amount if cancelled within 21 days before service, 50% service            Places of jurisdiction
amount if cancelled within 11 days before service, 75% service            In case of disputes, these are the places of juristiction:
amount if cancelled within 3 days before service, 100% service            Agenzia Viaggi Nobile: Cremona
amount if cancelled within less than 3 days before service.               Guindani Viaggi: Cremona
                                                                          Annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo: Pavia
Cancellation without any penalty                                          I Viaggi di Tels: Pavia
Package tour rates may not increase during the last 20 days               Laus Cultura e Turismo: Lodi
before the arrival. You may rescind the contract without any              Navi Andes: Mantua
penalty in the following cases:                                           Punto Touring Mantova By V&VVellini Viaggi: Mantua
more than 10% rates increase for the package tour you bo-                 Strada del Vino San Colombano e dei Sapori Lodigiani: Lodi
oked
                                                                          What is not mentioned in the Terms, is regulated by law.
important changes of the package tour you booked by the travel
agency: in this case you have to send a written cancellation
                                                                          organization
to the agency within 2 days since you have been noticed the
changes.                                                                  agenzia viaggi nobile
                                                                          piazza Roma, 3/A – 26100 Cremona
 Journey interruption                                                     Region Lombardy permit n. 11127, 11.06.1987
You will not be refunded in case you interrupt your journey.              Guindani viaggi di Giuliana Guindani & C. Sas
                                                                          corso Garibaldi, 88/90 – 26100 Cremona
assignment of contract                                                    Region Lombardy permit n. 5045, 04.05.1992
In case you can not more enjoy your package tour, you may                 annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo
assign your contract to another person within 4 days before               viale Cesare Battisti 26, 27100 Pavia
the arrival. The travel agency will not be responsible should             Region Lombardy permit n. 19527, 11.10.1989
this change not be accepted by third part operators (such as              i viaggi di Tels
hotels, restaurants, guides...). You and the assignee are the             via Ponte di Pietra, 28 – 27100 Pavia (registered office), via
only responsible for the money transactions related to this               Monferrato
change.                                                                   19 – 27100 Pavia
                                                                          Province of Pavia permit n. 03/2003, 23.05.2003
Complaints                                                                Laus Cultura e Turismo
In case of anything is not matching the contract, you have to             via Cavour 31 – 26900 Lodi (registered office), piazza Mer-
notice the agency travel as soon as possible, so they can tray            cato
and rearrange what is wrong. Written complaints must be sent
                                                                          22/a – 26900 Lodi
via parcel with advice of delivery.to the agency within 10 working
                                                                          Province of Lodi permit n. 228, 18.12.2007
days after the end of journey.
                                                                          navi andes
Your obligations requirements                                             piazza Sordello, 48 – 46100 Mantova
You must have a valid identity document and respect travel                Province of Mantua permit n. 6740, 06.02.2008
related rules and laws. You are responsible for any damage to             Punto Touring mantova by v&vvellini viaggi
the organization, in case you do not accomplish that.                     Via Cavour, 92 – 46100 Mantova
                                                                          Province of Mantua permit n. 91895/03
Travel agency responsibilities                                            Strada del vino San Colombano e dei Sapori Lodigiani
The agency is responsible to you for any non-fulfilment of con-           Via Ricetto – Castello Belgioioso – San Colombano al Lambro
tract, in case they depend on the agency or any third operator            (registered office), Via Haussmann, 7 – 26900 Lodi
(such as hotels, restaurants, guides...).                                 Region Lombardy permit n. 2269, 21.02.2002



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                                                                                                                   Service Lito (Persico Dosimo - CR)
                                                                         i viaggi di Tels
                                                               Via Monferrato 19 - 27100 Pavia
                                                                  Tel./fax +39 0382 578706
                                                             www.iviaggiditels.it - info@iviaggiditels.it




                          Provincia
                          di Pavia                             annacella agenzia viaggi e turismo
                                                             Viale Cesare Battisti 26 - 27100 Pavia
                   Provincia di Pavia                   Tel. +39 0382 301221 - Fax +39 0382 301224
       assessorato al Turismo e attività Termali               www.annacella.it - info@annacella.it
              Piazza Italia 5- 27100 Pavia
    Tel. +39 0382 597001 Fax +39 0382 597011
             e-mail: turismo@provincia.pv.it
               www.turismo.provincia.pv.it


                                                                               CULTURA E TURISMO




                                                                     Laus Cultura e Turismo
                                                               Piazza Mercato 22/a - 26900 Lodi
                                                        Tel. +39 0371 544690 - Fax +39 0371 544691
                          Provincia                               www.lausct.it - info@lausct.it
                          di Lodi

                    Provincia di Lodi
                    Servizio Turismo
              Via Fanfulla 14 - 26900 Lodi
Tel. +39 0371 442711 - 442713 Fax +39 0371 442363
            e-mail: turismo@provincia.lodi.it
              www.turismo.provincia.lodi.it           Strada del vino San Colombano e dei Sapori Lodigiani
                                                                 Via Haussmann, 7 - 26900 Lodi
                                                         Tel. +39 0371 428413/339 - +39 3394315331
                                                                       +39 3358074306
                                                    info@stradasaporilodigiani.it - www.stradasaporilodigiani.it




                  Provincia di Cremona
             Servizio Promozione Turistica
        Piazza del Comune 5 - 26100 Cremona                          agenzia viaggi nobile
    Tel. +39 0372 23233 Fax +39 0372 534080                   Piazza Roma, 3/A - 26100 Cremona
       e-mail: info.turismo@provincia.cremona.it        Tel. +39 0372 26779 - Fax +39 0372 457345
                www.provincia.cremona.it               www.viagginobile.com - giordano@viagginobile.com




                                                         Guindani viaggi di Giuliana Guindani & C. Sas
                                                           Corso Garibaldi, 88/90 - 26100 Cremona
                                                        Tel. +39 0372 462030 - Fax +39 0372 462040
                                                          www.guindaniviaggi.it - info@guindaniviaggi.it

                  Provincia di mantova
        Servizio Cultura e Spettacolo, Turismo
         Piazza Mantegna 6 - 46100 Mantova
              Call-center +39 0376 432432
                Fax +39 0376 432433                                        navi andes
            e-mail: info@turismo.mantova.it                   Piazza Sordello, 48 - 46100 Mantova
                www.turismo.mantova.it                  Tel. +39 0376 324506 - Fax +39 0376 324965
                                                           www.naviandes.com - info@naviandes.com




  Sede operativa: Piazza Roma 41/b 26100 Cremona          Punto Touring mantova by v&vvellini viaggi
    Tel. +39 0372 800468 Fax +39 0372 800469                    Via Cavour, 92 - 46100 Mantova
             e-mail: info@podilombardia.it              Tel. +39 0376 310170 - Fax +39 0376 367615
                www.podilombardia.it                                  tci.mantova@libero.it

				
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