The gratest woman in history: Matilda of Canossa

3 days

Day 1

Arrival in a holiday farm located in the area between Mantua and Porto Mantovano. Dinner with the surprising dishes of the Mantuan tradition and overnight stay.

Day 2

After breakfast, we will reach the mooring of the motor ship that will take us from Mantua to San Benedetto Po. The pier allows for a spectacular view of the town skyline. Through an area of great natural interest, we will reach San Benedetto Po, where is the millenary Benedictine Abbey of Polirone housing Matilda`s tomb. Great masters worked on the imposing monastic complex, including Giulio Romano. Currently, it houses also an important museum of the local rural culture and civilization. Lunch at a holiday farm. In the afternoon, we will visit the abbey, the cloisters and the museum. Return to the holiday farm. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3

After breakfast, we will reach Mantua. There, we will take a guided tour of the city centre: this small but very enjoyable town, declared UNESCO heritage site together with Sabbioneta, offers several palaces, museums, churches and sites of interest to be visited.At the end of the visit, we will stop off at Dispensa Contadina to find local products that are the fruit of ancient knowledge and manufacturing techniques consolidated over time, a collective heritage of rural families and local communities.



-          € 272.00 min. 4 participants

-          € 242.00 min. 8 participants


The fee includes:

-          double room accommodation at the holiday farm

-          half board (breakfast and dinner)

-          lunch

-          navigation

-          guided tour of Mantua (the city centre)

-          medical and baggage insurance



The fee does not include:

-          single room supplement

-          San Benedetto – Mantua minibus supplement

-          drinks at meals

-          admission tickets

-          tips

-          anything not specifically stated under “the fee includes”


On request, we can provide a minibus service for transport along the whole route.

Fee (min. 8 participants) € 60.00 per person


Other quotes on request.




Phone: +39 0376 337149

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Adress:  Via Chiassi 20/E 46100  Mantova

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