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$311.07 Private & Custom Tours

Cremona private guided walking tour

Although mostly known around the world for its violin-making traditions, this city hides beautiful examples of medieval architecture, summed up in the picturesque Piazza del Comune, the real heart of Cremona. This itinerary begins with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, the great Baptistery in Romanesque style, the famous Torrazzo (the highest masonry bell tower in Europe), the Town Hall with beautiful frescoed rooms and the Militia Lodge. The tour then continues with a pleasant walk in the so-called district of luthiers to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived. Follow your guide and visit some historical shops in Via Solferino, then walk through the paved Roman road where you can observe up-close two important remains of "cardo" and "decumano" streets, which are situated approx. 4 feet from street level.

$95.05 Private & Custom Tours

Cremona private guided walking tour with the Violin Museum

Meet your guide next to the famous Violin Museum and discover the most representative and beautiful sites around the old town. The itinerary starts with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, the great Baptistery in Romanesque style, the famous Torrazzo (the highest masonry bell tower in Europe), the Town Hall with beautiful frescoed rooms and the Militia Lodge. The tour then continues with a pleasant walk in the so-called district of luthiers to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived. Follow your guide and visit some historical shops in Via Solferino, then walk through the paved Roman road where you can observe up-close two important remains of "cardo" and "decumano" streets, which are situated approx. 4 feet from street level. Towards the end of the guided tour, head back to the Violin Museum for a visit with an audio-guide. You'll be fascinated by the five centuries old violin-making tradition in Cremona, by the instruments, and the stories you'll discover inside the museum.

$1146.34 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Culture and tastes of northern Italy

Day 1: Milan & Aperitif on Navigli Free afternoon to visit the city centre by your own and in the evening enjoy a walk with an aperitif on Navigli – discovering one of the most vibrant part of the city. Return to the hotel and overnight. Day 2: Milan-Cremona-Parma After breakfast, departure to Cremona. Visit of the old city centre and to a Violin maker laboratory. In the afternoon guided tour of the town. Overnight. Day 3:  Castles of Parma area, Verdi native town & Culatello Ham Tasting  After breakfast, you will have an entire day at disposal to discover the magnificent castles of the former Ducato di Parma. Typical lunch in trattoria. Return to Parma for the evening. Day 4: Modena Balsamic vinegar tasting- Bologna After breakfast departure to Modena for a guided visit to an Acetaia, a firm which produces the Traditional Modena Balsamic Vinegar, protected by the “DOP” brand (Protected Designation of Origin).  Tasting menu in the Acetaia. You can then stop in Maranello for a visit to Ferrari Museum to admire splendid unique models of the past and of the future and the permanent exhibition dedicated to the Formula One Championships (facultative) Day 5: Bologna walking tour – FICO Eataly World Tour from field to fork Breakfast. Meeting with our guide for an interesting visit of the town. Time at disposal for a pleasant walk in town and for lunch. Possibility to book and additional activity (cooking class, tasting laboratory) Return to the hotel and overnight. Day 6: Bologna-Mantua -Verona walking tour Breakfast. Departure to Mantua. Free time to explore this magnificent city by your own. Free time for dinner and overnight. Day 7: Garda lake – Valpolicella tasting – Bergamo Breakfast. Departure to Garda lake, on the way stop  in the wine region of Valpolicella for a visit to a wine producer including a guided tour of the cellars and the tasting of the famous red wines Valpolicella, Valpolicella Ripasso and Amarone. Proceed toward Garda lake and a visit of Sirmione. Here you can stop for a lunch in panoramic restaurant overlooking the lake. Proceed towards Bergamo. Visit of the old town “Bergamo alta” accessible by a funicular. Tasting menu for dinner in historical wine shop, where you will discover dishes of the typical tradition with different local wines. Overnight in Bergamo. Day 8: (Bergamo)-Milano & departure After breakfast, time to explore the city and end of the services. Depending on the aiport of departure transfer to Bergamo or Milan airport. Drop off the car and departure. The tour can be extended with extra nights in Verona/Garda lake/Milan We suggest to rent a car for this tour, but with some modifications it can be offered also with transfers by train.