Day 1 April 13, 2024
Morning dedicated to visiting Vigevano
The guided tour will start from the Duomo and the famous Piazza Ducale, a jewel of the Renaissance, considered among the most beautiful in Italy, built between 1492 and 1494; we will then go on to discover the majestic Castello Visconteo-Sforzesco, with the falconry, the keep, Bramante's tower, the Strada Coperta and the Rocca Vecchia and the stables, admired and reproduced by the Tuscan genius.
The Shoe Museum will be visited. The Pietro Bertolini International Footwear Museum originates from the passion that prompted Cavalier Bertolini as early as 1930 to collect historical footwear, documents, memorabilia, and various objects related to the world of footwear. From the time of its precious bequest to the city of Vigevano, the collection has continued to grow and today boasts a vast and valuable holdings, enriched over time by donations and acquisitions.
Lunch at Agriturismo Carlo and Nadia
Sliced meats with focaccia, vegetable trio, salsa verde with anchovies and > butter croutons, hot fried food, Russian salad, seasoned toma cheese with mustard, salamino cacciatore, frittatina with vegetables
Risotto with artichokes and taleggio cheese - Potato dumplings with cherry tomatoes and crispy bacon cheeks
Baked pork with potatoes - Beef stew
Water, Wine, Coffee
Afternoon free visit to the Charterhouse of Pavia where there will be Monks explaining the history and life of the Charterhouse.
Return in the evening