There is no better area than Mantua for an
oenogastronomical tour, thanks to the ancient cuisine and
dairy tradition, next to a remarkable wine tradition, and the
ability in making special "salami" and "mostarda".
The historical guided visit of the city
will help you to understand why Mantua became so famous for
its banquets and parties in the past, and still is.
In the morning there will
be a guided tour of Mantua, including the visit of the Ducal Palace, the
Cathedral, the Basilica of St. Andrea, the medieval heart of the city with
the Town Hall and the Rotunda of St. Lorenzo.
We can learn how the
Parmesan Cheese or Grana Padano is made and stored by visiting a local
We will not miss the
visit to a vineyard and wine cellar and taste the sparkling Lambrusco or
thetop wines of Garda.
There is also the
opportunity to taste the "salami" and the home made spicy preserve called
"mostarda", perfect accompaniment to cheese.