Mantua: Bike tour to Motteggiana
Enjoy the cycling on the back roads and visit Villa Ghirardina
Slow tour in the countryside around Mantua: reach the little village of Motteggiana by train and then by bike, looking for the famous Villa Ghirardina, built for Ludovico Gonzaga in 1460 and projected by the architect Luca Fancelli. He was a great master and he built the villa on Roman ruins.
Motteggiana is ideal for slow tourism: it is a peaceful place where one can have a complete relax, going fishing in the river, cycling in the back roads, admiring the countryside landscapes.
Cover courtesy of Massimo Telò (Wikimedia Commons).