The Blog 2017-12-05T12:49:37+00:00


February Promotion – “Be my Valentine in Mantua”

January 19th, 2018|

Mantua is a city of Love... the most famous room of the Ducal Palace is known as the Bridal Chamber. In Palazzo Te you can find the Room of Cupid and Psyche. A couple of skeletons, embracing for as long as 6000 years, is to be found in the local Archeological Museum and a Roman Mosaic, showing Mars and Venus [...]

We three Kings of Mantua are

December 15th, 2017|

Once in the collection of the Gonzagas, Lords of Mantua, the "Ptolemaic Cameo", is today to be found at the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Wien. This stunning carved stone, dating back to 270 BC, shows the portraits of the Greek rulers of Egypt Ptolemy Philadelphus and his sister and wife, Arsinoe. [...]

Anello di Monaco

December 14th, 2017|

The two most famous Italian Christmas desserts are 'Panettone' (from Milan) and 'Pandoro' (from Verona). But, of course, every single Italian city, town – and even village! – has its own traditional festive specialities. [...]

SAVE THE DATE 16th Dec 2017

December 13th, 2017|

As a member of the team of @IgMantova, VISITMANTUA will attend the event “Looking for an Angel”, an Instagram meeting dedicated to the search of celestial messangers in the collection of the Ducal Palace of Mantua, including works by Mantegna, Cima da Conegliano, Rubens and Viani.