Dominating the town centre is the immense dome of Pavia's red-brick Duomo, which is Italy's third-largest cathedral. Leonardo da Vinci...
Crowning the town centre is the immense dome of Pavia’s red-brick cathedral , which is Italy’s third largest. Da Vinci and Bramante...
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...
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...
Lonely Planet review
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.