The treasures of Sabbioneta and Mantua

The UNESCO path

1° day: Arrival in Cremona and hotel accomodation. In the afternoon city tour with the Cathedral, the Town Hall, the Torrazzo, Piazza Roma with Stradivari tomb. Visit of th Violin Museum. Dinner in a restaurant partner of "Strada del Gusto Cremonese". Overnight at Hotel.

2° day: Breakfast at the hotel. At 09.00 from departure by bike following the path of the flood plain of the river Po you reach first Brancere, then you pass near Stagno Lombardo towards San Daniele Po and Isola Pescaroli. Chance to stop in a tavern for the lunch. In the afternoon departure and riding from Isola Pescaroli to Torricella del Pizzo, Gussola with arrival in Casalmaggiore in the evening. Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight.

Distance about 50 Km.

3° day: Breakfast at hotel. At 09.00 from Casalmaggiore cycling towards Sabbioneta. Guided tour of the so called "Little Athens", then lunch. Continue on the path to Commessaggio, then San Matteo of Chiaviche where you cross the river Oglio, and via Cesole and Buscoldo you will reach Mantua. Accommodation in hotel and dinner.

Distance approximately 50 km.

4° day: Breakfast at hotel. At 09.00 city tour of Mantua: Piazza Sordello and Palazzo Ducale, the Cathedral, Palazzo Te, House of Rigoletto, House of Mantegna. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon return to Cremona by train or bus.