Mantua is a small town in Northern Italy, rich in culture and history. The latin poet Virgilio, the Gonzaga family and the painter Mantegna are the most famous artists who lived here. In 2008 it was in fact added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site for its works of architecture and art from the Renaissance period.
Mantua lies on the right bank of Mincio River and is surrrounded by three small lakes. A tour of Mantua during summer will give you the opportunity to see the blossoming of the lotus flowers! The town is famous also for its culinary delights such as mostarda, sbrisolona, cotechino and risotto. It is definitely a romantic and fascinating place where you can spend half a day in Italy.