Arriving in Mantova by train from Verona, you cross a bridge between Lago Superiore and Lago di Mezzo
Mantova has a lot of good and reasonably priced restaurants. You can find many on the walk south from the Palazzo Ducale to Piazza Broletto
Like Romeo, I left Verona, for Mantova. In a way I was continuing the operatic theme too, as Mantova is the setting for Verdi’s opera Rigoletto. Continue reading
Mantova’s impressive castle is part of the Palazzo Ducale complex. Closed due to earthquake damage at the time of my visit.
The Palazzo Ducale, is open Tues-Sun 08.15-19.15 (last admission 18.20). Continue reading
Palazzo Te can be visited with the Mantova Card
These are worth it if you want to visit Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo Te and Teatro Bibiena. Continue reading
There a lots of options for boat trips from Mantova, from one hour trips to full day excursions with lunch.
The River Queen runs excursions on Mantova’s lakes
There are lots of boat trips from Mantova, including trips all the way to Venice. Or you can just take a one hour trip, as I did. See: www.motonaviandes.it Continue reading
I stayed at Hotel Rigoletto, which was a good practical option Continue reading