Tag archive for ‘Mantua’
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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The history of Isabella d’Este

Isabella d’Este was the Marchesa of Mantua and the first lady of the Renaissance. Jane Keightley goes to Mantua to find out more about Isabella d’Este and the Gonzaga family she married into, to explore More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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The Angel of the Uffizi

Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici knew her family’s vast artistic collection was of immeasurable value to Florence Consider Mantua. Ruled by the powerful Gonzaga family for nearly four centuries, it became a famous More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Mantua

Sarah Lane takes a relaxing stroll around the lakeside oasis in Lombardy to find out more about nesting storks, Latin poets and the singularly rampant Gonzaga dynasty Approaching Mantua from the east you’re More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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48 Hours in Mantua

Follow Marina Spironetti as she unveils the treasures of the cobbled city of Mantua, one of the most atmospheric places to visit in northern Italy… Aerial view of Piazza delle Erbe with the dome of Sant’Andrea A year More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Magic of Mantua

Mantua was once considered an island with power to rival that of Venice. Adrian Mourby experiences the mystery and elegance of the city today… Through the early morning mist, as my boat crossed the still waters More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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Top Holiday Tips: Mantua

The  --> Marina Spironetti picks a selection of the best activities and events to get involved with during a stay in Mantua… MANTUA JAZZ FESTIVAL Indulge in listening to world-class musicians in the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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Holiday in Italy: A Weekend in Mantua

Follow Marina Spironetti as she unveils the treasures of the cobbled city of Mantua, one of the most atmospheric places to visit in northern Italy… A year ago yet another earthquake shook most of northern More...