Home of Roman remains, an amazing Roman amphitheatre and elegant medieval buildings including the house that inspired the balcony scene in Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet and chic designer shops – the ideal destination for star-crossed lovers, history buffs and shopaholics.
The Italian Lakes
History of The Italian Lakes
The city walls of Mantua protect some of the finest town squares and historic buildings in Italy – including Piazza Sordele, Palazzo Te and Palazzo Ducale. If you’re feeling slightly overwhelmed, you’ll find that it’s also a great place to sit and watch the world go by.
Milan is a historical and cultural centre home to La Scala opera house, Convent of Maria della Grazie, the home of da Vinci’s Last Supper, and ornate cathedral. The elegant Galleria Vittoria Emanuele is every fashionista’s dream destination.