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Amazing food, great hospitality

Is CorteBondeno Sabbioneta's best kept secret? Well it's surely the perfect place to spend a few... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Tripadviseur261
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Zoetermeer
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The Duke of Mantua invites you (so long as you aren't prudish!), and even on Mondays.

Federico ll, Duke of Mantua was a man with a lot of money and a passion for his mistress, Isabella... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Julian M
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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May 28, 2018
“Amazing food, great hospitality”
Sep 18, 2017
“The Duke of Mantua invites you (so long as you aren't prudish!), and even on Mondays.”
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Is CorteBondeno Sabbioneta's best kept secret? Well it's surely the perfect place to spend a few relaxing hours enjoying great home made food. Every dish we had this afternoon had a delicious subtlety,was so fresh and original. We loved the crispy pumpkin slices, the prosciutto...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Federico ll, Duke of Mantua was a man with a lot of money and a passion for his mistress, Isabella, of whom his mother whole-heartedly disapproved. So in 1527 he set about building a palace for her. Since nothing but the best would do and...More

Thank Julian M
Reviewed July 30, 2015

I recommend visit in San Giorgio Castle .The most important thing in it is Camera degli Sposi ("bridal chamber"), sometimes known as the Camera picta ("painted chamber"). A room frescoed with illusionistic paintings by Andrea Mantegna commissioned by Ludovico III Gonzaga, and is notable for...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2015

We travelled from Verona by train ( approx £5 return) - very easy to do and modern trains . Check timetable at Trenitalia. It was a Sat so busy with Italiens shopping but we had a delightful day exploring the major Palazzo's (Ducal and Te)...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2015

Crossing the causeway, you can't help but feel that you are approaching a fortified city in the Middle Ages. This World Heritage site is well worth a look. Although there are all modern conveniences tucked into ancient buildings, the atmosphere remains with the narrow cobbled...More

Thank Sheena D
Reviewed April 21, 2014

If you compare Mantua to her avant-garde sister,Ferrara,.... thenyou realise this town is where time stood still. yes,medieval to the core: crooked streets,gothic palaces with no master plan. today,we can still see the blue and gold coffered ceilings,the carved marble lintels and the little music...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed December 2, 2013

I spent 5 days in Mantua and Sabbioneta on a guided tour. Both these cities are World Heritage sites because they are near complete medieval cities. One of the best things is that you can experience the cities easily walking around them. There is no...More

1  Thank haidalondonLondon
Reviewed January 22, 2013

We did a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage town, Sabbioneta from Mantova on the 'Art Bus'. It's a tiny walled town full of Italian tourists on the weekend. All 16thC architecture and modelled on Mantua and Ferrara. It has a few interesting places...More

Thank Tess13
Reviewed May 1, 2012

Sabbioneta is Vespasiano Gonzaga's town, tiny, but having at least 4 great places to see: Ducal Palace, Palazzo del Giardino (Garden Palace) with its famous Gallery of the Ancient, and Teatro all'antica, a fantastic old theatre, taking your breath away. It makes you wonder at...More

3  Thank Elena-Gioia
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