Mantova @en

A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Mantova

Palazzo Castiglioni, timeless luxury in Mantua

Palazzo Castiglioni, timeless luxury in Mantua

A unique atmosphere: this is what Castiglioni Palace offers its guests. In fact, nothing of the elegance of this historic residence was lost.  It once was  Baldassare Castiglione's home, a writer and diplomat of the '500, author of " Il Cortegiano ", a fundamental text of the Italian Renaissance. Located in Mantua’s historic center, in…

Sabbioneta, the Gonzaga family’s perfect city

Sabbioneta, the Gonzaga family’s perfect city

It lies like a jewel in a large inlet drawn by the Po. It’s Sabbioneta, the ideal city, which stands as a testimony of the highly-artistic Renaissance city planning in the province of Mantua. Because of its wealth, Sabbioneta was elected UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, together with Mantua. Its classical beauty has earned…