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Vigevano and Certosa di Pavia

Vigevano, Province of Pavia, Italy

Duration

1 day

Formula

Clio Travel guided tours

Group Size

person

Overview

A day exploring Vigevano, its delicacies and a visit to the Charterhouse of Pavia

A stone’s throw from Milan, in the heart of Lombardy, lies Vigevano, a town precious for all the history it has to tell, the beating heart of Lomellina.

All your eyes will cross is an open-air museum, renowned for its beautiful squares and historic center.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registration by March 10, 2024
  • Upon not reaching 25 participants, with minimum 20 supplement of € 10.00 per person

Itinerary

Itenirary
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

Tiramisu

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

The fee includes / The fee does not include

  • GT coach for the entire day
  • Guided tour of Vigevano
  • Lunch drinks included
  • Health Insurance
  • Clio Travel Companion
  • Shoe Museum Entrance
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in " the fee includes "

Tour's Location

Vigevano, Province of Pavia, Italy
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