Private tour

Mantova: Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

Mantova: Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

From US$ 152.08 per person

Discover the fascinating historical center of Mantua. Starting from the courtyards and gardens of the ducal residence of the Gonzaga lords, you'll encounter the magnificent Palazzo Ducale and a cathedral overlooking the cobbled Piazza Sordello.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private group


  • Discover ducal palace in Mantova
  • Discover the history of Mantova
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed town center
  • Walk to Piazza delle Erbe, the ancient yet still-modern commercial center of town
  • Visit Piazza Sordello, Mantua's most beautiful square and symbol of Renaissance harmony
Full description

After gathering in front of the entrance of the Captain's Palace in Piazza Sordello, your private Mantua sightseeing tour will kick off. This little-known city is a breathtaking jewel that boasts magnificent buildings.

It is also home to splendid squares and charming alleys lined with arcades and graceful houses. Mantua is small but spectacular and is surrounded by a beautiful natural environment where art, nature, cultural heritage, excellent food, and a good overall lifestyle make life sweeter.

You will see St. George's Castle, built by Francesco Gonzaga between 1395 and 1406, which became one of the most important examples of the Italian Renaissance when Andrea Mantegna painted the famous Camera degli Sposi. Your guide will then take you to visit Piazza Sordello, the main and most ancient nucleus of Mantua.

This is where the town was born, and this square still represents the most important place in town, with its Duomo di Mantiva cathedral, Palazzo Ducale, and the other palaces which date back to the Middle Ages.

Among the other attractions, you will also see Piazza delle Erbe, which has been the main marketplace in town since the Middle Ages.

  • Ticket entrance to Palazzo Ducale
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

The meeting point is in front of the entrance of the Captain's palace in Piazza Sordello.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Video recording

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

Product ID: 352196