Mantua

Mantua Travel Guide

Articles about Mantua

By Maria Shollenbarger
Day One: Brussels to Frankfurt (340 miles) Before hitting the road, head to Place du Grand Sablon for a breakfast of—what else?—Belgian waffles. Angle for a table at Au Vieux Saint-Martin (38 Place du Grand Sablon; 32-2/512-6476; waffles for two...
By Peter Weller
Venice: On the Campo San Zanipolo, look out for the rounded pediments that adorn the elegant 15th-century façade of Scuola Grande di San Marco, by Pietro Lombardo and Mauro Codussi. Marble reliefs of lions gaze out at the incomparable 1480’s eques...
By Valerie Waterhouse
By Gabriella De Ferrari
In early winter I travel with my good friend Aggie Gund along my favorite northern Italian route. This is where I came as a child with my parents, who went to their homeland to reencounter their beginnings. It is with this in mind that I return du...

Hotels in Mantua

All 34 minimalist rooms are outfitted with Flos and Groppi light fixtures; beds are dressed in dark blue and bordeaux linens.

Restaurants in Mantua

Under original 14th- and 15th-century frescoes, choose from a mix of classic and experimental dishes. Try the crunchy fried river shrimp with zucchini.

Things to do in Mantua

This exceptional publisher of design books runs a shop and art gallery. Look for titles by Enzo Mari and Bruno Munari.