The wonders in the Valley of the Po River By

The wonders in the Valley of the Po River

First day – Arrival in Reggiolo and accommodation in the hotel. Guided visit in Brescello, the small town famous for being the set for Peppone and Don Camillo film series. We will visit the square, the church of the town which preserves the famous speaking Cricifix. Then, we will pass in front of Peppone’s house, the people’s bell and, in the end, we will go inside the two museums dedicated to the movies: “Peppone and Don Camillo Museum” and “Guareschi Museum and the Cinema”. Lunch in a traditional restaurant nearby. In the afternoon transfer to Correggio for a visit to a very famous wine producer to know his unbelievable Lambrusco. Then we will visit his wonderful acetaia, ending with a tasting session of both products. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay at the hotel.

Second day – Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the countryside near Parma. Visit at the birth house of the great musician Giuseppe Verdi at Le Roncole. Transfer to Busseto to visit the Verdi Theatre and the Barezzi Museum. In the late morning we will discover the secrets of the prestigious Culatello di Zibello, ending the visit with an amazing tasting session. Typical lunch in “osteria”. In the afternoon visit at the Ducal palace of Colorno, still beautifully preserved and unique in its kind, also called the “Little Versailles”, the summer residence of the dukes of Parma and Piacenza. Traditional dinner in a restaurant close to the Po River and overnight stay at the hotel.

Third day – Breakfast at the hotel and guided visit of Sabbioneta (UNESCO Heritage), the “ideal town” founded by Duke Vespasiano Gonzaga, an extraordinarily well-kept example of Renaissance architecture and town planning. After a brief walk along the city walls, the tour will continue with a visit to the Ducal Palace, the Garden Palace with the Gallery of the Ancient and the Teatro all’Antica (theatre in the style of the ancient). Lunch at leisure. Free visit of the Unesco Heritage Mantua, the enchanting city of the Gonzaga family. Departure.

Price per person: starting from 230,00 € (VAT included) – This offer is valid for a minimum of 15 people.

The price includes: 2 lunches and 1 dinner; guided tour of Brescello; visit to a producer of culatello, of wine and balsamic vinegar with tastings; guided visit of Brescello, Verdi Homeland, Ducal Palace of Colorno and Sabbioneta; 2 overnight stays in double room with breakfast in a 3 stars hotel.

The price does not include: guided tour of Mantova; transfers, tips, entrance tickets; anything not specifically mentioned in the “included”.