Pavia with Certosa and Cathedral Tour From Milan

€ 380.00

Pavia is a lovely town located at 35 Km South of Milan. It contains some finest treasures of art and culture including important churches and museums, such as Certosa di Pavia.

This tour is designed to help you discover some of the prominent treasures of art and culture well preserved in Pavia. The historical discovery of this tour starts with a relaxing and comfortable drive to Certosa di Pavia surrounded by awesome buildings and gardens (including the Monastery which has a long history in the 13th century). The Monastery and the Cloisters of Frati Certosini are the major point of attractions for the tourists and therefore, included in this tour as well.

You will also have this opportunity to visit the famous Cathedral of Pavia (Duomo di Pavia). The dome of this Cathedral is one of three largest domes in Italy and the beginning of its built dates back to the 15th century: the edification of the "new" Duomo was made incorporating two previous twin churches, older than almost a thousand years and whose remains are visible inside the actual cathedral.
But Pavia is also home of the Basilica of San Michele Maggiore (St. Michael): this church was built between the 11th and 12th centureies and is considered an outstanding example of Lombard-Romanesque church architecture, a model for many religious building built afterwards. It is located on the site of a pre-existing Lombard church.

Drive back to Milan at the end of this Half-day tour and drop off at your address.

Pavia and its artistic heritage, Duomo di Pavia, St. Michele Maggiore, Certosa di Pavia, Cloisters of Certosini Friars

- Private English-speaking Driver at disposal as per Itinerary
- Entrances to the Certosa di Pavia and the Cathedral of Pavia are free of charge (please, be respectful of the liturgical celebrations that may be in progress during the visit)

- Entrances / Admissions not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Gratuities

5 hours

The Certosa di Pavia is closed on Mondays, except for bank holidays (like the Easter Monday)