Pavia in history

Capital city at the time of the Lombards in the Middle Ages, it preserves many of its historical beauties and atmosphere.
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The city of Pavia in history

From the Castle to the covered bridge discovering on foot: the Church of San Michele, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture and sculpture; the Duomo which is the Renaissance cathedral commissioned by the Duke of Milan Ludovico il Moro; the church of San Pietro in Ciel d 'Oro which houses the tomb of Saint Augustine and the relic of the Saint; and then again the ancient University with its splendid neoclassical courtyards and halls that hosted famous people like the scientist Alessandro Volta and the poet Ugo Foscolo; the medieval towers that characterize the image of the historic center of the city; the covered bridge that crosses the river Ticino with its arches made of bricks and many curiosities and stories of the local tradition.

Half or full day visit to be carried out on foot.


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