Goito cyclists

experience CYCLE / Goito BICYCLE TOURS OF THE COUNTS OF ARCO An itinerary for discovering the residences of the Counts of Arco, a noble family from Mantua who were at their height between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries. The starting point is the city palace, built in 1784 and the following years by the neoclassical […]

Marmirolo cyclists

experience CYCLE / Marmirolo MANTOVA PESCHIERA The longest green highway in Italy. From Mantua, by taking a short detour, you can reach the Bosco Fontana Nature Reserve. This is an area of 233 hectares which gives refuge to numerous animal species, the most prominent being the weasel, the black kite, the stone marten and the […]

Roverbella cyclists

experience CYCLE / Roverbella PERMANENT PASTURES A route which takes in the municipalities of Goito, Marmirolo, Porto Mantovano, Roverbella and Volta Mantovana to explore the permanent pastures. In the Mantuan dialect, the “prà” are the typical pastures of the mid-Mantuan plain, pastures which are never ploughed and which are only harvested for their hay for […]

Porto Mantovano cyclists

experience CYCLE / Porto Mantovano IN THE HEART OF THE MINCIO PARK Taking the Mantua-Peschiera cycle path, you arrive in Soave, a riverside village located in the heart of the Mincio Valleys and chosen as a natural landing place for many migratory water birds which continue their journey once the breeding season is over. Before […]

Volta Mantovana cyclists

experience CYCLE / Volta Mantovana LA VIA CAROLINGIA The Mantuan section of Charlemagne’s journey from Aachen to Rome. From Cavriana to Massimbona, a long and exciting itinerary unfolds along roads and pathways, crossing or skirting towns and small villages. This stretch of the famous Via Carolingia crosses the southern Garda morainic amphitheatre in the Volta […]

Parco del Mincio cyclists

experience CYCLE / Parco del Mincio THE TOUR OF THE STORKS Il Tour delle Cicogne [Tour of the Storks] departs from Soave di Porto Mantovano in the heart of Mincio Park. You start the cycle tour here by looking upwards, discovering the white storks’ large nests, but you’ll also discover the meadows on which they […]

Goito family

experience FAMILY / Goito THE VILLAGE OF PAPER BY VIRTUEOF THE FORCE OF THE WATER Strada Maglio, Maglio di Goito (MN)Using the Naviglio, a diversion canal dug in 1458, the Mantuans were able to drive the “hammers” which produced paper. Maglio, which means hammer in Italian, was actually marked on geographical maps with a lowercase […]

Marmirolo family

experience FAMILY / Marmirolo POZZOLO SUL MINCIO Strada Provinciale (S.P.) [provincial road] 21/22A hamlet of the municipality of Marmirolo since 1863, Pozzolo is a picturesque village on the left bank of the Mincio river. Because of its position on the last slope of the Morainic Hills of Garda, a slope which marks the boundary with […]

Roverbella family

experience FAMILY / Roverbella WATER,OUR MOST PRECIOUS COMMODITY As in the Prati Stabili, and also as in the paddy fields and in the cultivation of fruit trees, water is a specific central theme in the re-establishment of a conscious, balanced relationship with the landscape.  This principle is followed by the Riseria F.lli Schiavi, the oldest […]

Porto Mantovano family

experience FAMILY / Porto Mantovano THE TOUR OF THE HISTORIC VILLAS Exploring faded historic villas, combining monumental beauty with glimpses of the landscape. The precious treasure chest of Villa La Favorita, an imposing Baroque building on the outskirts of the city of Mantua, commissioned by Duke Ferdinando Gonzaga. The seductive romanticism of Villa di Bagno, […]