Ticino Village (Borgo Ticino)

  • Interest: Cultural

Through the door on the riverbank appears the illusion of stepping into another era and immersing yourself in the life of the ancient medieval village.  The special relationship between the river, the alleys, the features of the Taverns, The houses … Continue reading

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Covered Bridge

  • Interest: Cultural

The Covered Bridge is an ancient city gate, part of the defensive ancient river port, the point which links the historic center of Pavia with the ancient and picturesque Borgo Ticino, a short walk from the riverbed. Read more The … Continue reading

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Basilica of San Michele

  • Interest: Cultural

The Basilica is one of the most important and famous churches of the city, a masterpiece of Romanesque Lombard.  It is a mystical place where the temporal power crosses the spiritual power, the sanctity of the empire, through the coronation … Continue reading

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Palazzo Broletto

  • Interest: Cultural

The oldest palace in Lombardy, Palazzo Broletto lies in the heart of one of the most picturesque medieval cities.  It is one of the first sites devoted to the exercise of democracy and justice, a home of the municipal administration … Continue reading

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Museum of the History of the University

  • Interest: Cultural

Dating back to the Middle Ages, the University has been a Guardian of ancient manuscripts, texts and scientific instruments that bear witness to the activities of the University.  The historic courtyards have since become laboratories of famous people who chose … Continue reading

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Basilica San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro

  • Interest: Cultural

A few steps away from the historic center of Pavia and the Visconti Castle, is the splendid Romanesque Early Christian Basilica of San Pietro in Ciel D’oro. Under the starry ceilings, lie the mortal remains of St. Augustine, a prominent … Continue reading

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University of Pavia

  • Interest: Cultural

In the heart of Lombardy lies one of the oldest and most significant universities in Europe, giving Pavia a glowing and prestige touch.  The illustrious Institution now home to libraries, archives and museums that bear witness to the intense activity … Continue reading

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Visconti Castle of Pavia

  • Interest: Cultural

Another magnificent creation can be seen in the Visconti castle.  The castle is known as one of the major centers of artistic production from the Renaissance period. The beautifully frescoed halls, such as the “Blue Room”, have seen the arrival … Continue reading

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Sanctuary of Novello

  • Interest: Cultural Naturalistic

A few steps from the River Po, on the floodplain of the river, stands the Sanctuary of Novello. Its role is to protect the land from the flooding of the river and act as a point from which it envisions the beautiful scenery of the countryside of Pavia, with its picturesque farms and the surrounding fields. Continue reading

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