Dominating the town centre is the immense dome of Pavia's red-brick Duomo, which is Italy's third-largest cathedral. Leonardo da Vinci...
Basilica di San Michele
Pavia's most important church isn't the Duomo, but the beautiful Romanesque San Michele, where medieval Lombard kings came to receive...
More than 100 medieval watchtowers once enveloped the old town; the trio of watchtowers on Piazza di Leonardo da Vinci is all that...
Posers practise their art on the front terrace of this retro-glam bar overlooking the river.
La Torre degli Aquila
It is almost worth a trip to Pavia just to eat in Dimo and Maria's medieval tower. Although rooted in tradition, the sensational cooking...
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Bardelli Ristorante information
This frescoed riverside mansion has a glassed-in winter garden and courteous, old-school service. It serves up traditional dishes such as risotto mantecato la serre (creamed risotto with asparagus and saffron) accompanied by regional wines from Oltrepò Pavese.