Things to see and do - Sabbioneta
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Sabbioneta Travel guide
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This “new town” was built from 1538 onwards by Vespasiano Gonzaga (1531-91), a general in the service of Philip II of Spain. It was constructed inside hexagonal walls and according to a star plan, and is considered a jewel of Italian Mannerism.
Tourist attractions Sabbioneta : Things to see and do
This is by Vincenzo Scamozzi (1552-1616) and was built between 1558 and 1590. This is one of the first theatres to be built in stone- and be covered; so nothing gets spoilt! Inside it is decorated with frescoes from the School of Veronese and has a c..
The palace is decorated with rich coffered wooden ceilings inspired by the Spanish style and contains wooden equestrian statues of Gonzaga and a gallery of Ancestors.
This palace was intended for parties and has walls and ceilings richly decorated by Bernardino Campi (1522-1591) and his pupils. The great gallery at 96 metres is one of the longest built during the Renaissance.
Vai Vespasiano Gonzaga, 65 I - 46018 Sabbioneta
Giulia Gonzaga is set in 2 buildings from the 16th and 20th centuries in Sabbioneta. It offers classic-style rooms, some of which have antique wall decorations and wood-beamed ceilings. All rooms at Gonzaga are air conditioned and feature a flat-scr..
via Umberto Maffezzoli 1 I - 46018 Sabbioneta
Just 1km from the attractive historic centre of Sabbioneta, this modern two-floor restaurant (with a lift) was opened in 2013 following the restoration of an old 18C brick works. Fish and seafood, as well as regional cuisine on the menu.