Cremona private guided walking tour with the Violin Museum

3 hr, 30 min

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The itinerary starts with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, the great Baptistery in Romanesque style, the famous Torrazzo (the highest masonry bell tower in Europe), the Town Hall with beautiful frescoed rooms and the Militia Lodge. The tour then continues with a pleasant walk in the so-called district of luthiers to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived.

Follow your guide and visit some historical...
The itinerary starts with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, the great Baptistery in Romanesque style, the famous Torrazzo (the highest masonry bell tower in Europe), the Town Hall with beautiful frescoed rooms and the Militia Lodge. The tour then continues with a pleasant walk in the so-called district of luthiers to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived.

Follow your guide and visit some historical shops in Via Solferino, then walk through the paved Roman road where you can observe up-close two important remains of "cardo" and "decumano" streets, which are situated approx. 4 feet from street level.

Towards the end of the guided tour, head back to the Violin Museum for a visit with an audio-guide. You'll be fascinated by the five centuries old violin-making tradition in Cremona, by the instruments, and the stories you'll discover inside the museum.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cremona Cathedral, Piazza del Comune 2, 26100 Cremona Italy

The itinerary starts with a visit to the Cathedral with its sixteenth-century fresco cycle in the central nave, and the great Baptistery in Romanesque style

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Casa Nuziale Di Antonio Stradivari, Sede Della Associazione Culturale Stradivariazioni, 26100 Cremona Italy

Get to see the places where the famous Stradivari lived..

Stop At: Museo del Violino, Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 26100 Cremona Italy

Visit the Violin Museum with an audio-guide: you'll be fascinated by the five centuries old violin-making tradition in Cremona, by the instruments, and the stories you'll discover inside the museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Museo del Violino
  • audioguide (in Italian or English) inside the museum
  • private tour of the city led by an expert guide
Not Included
  • food & drinks
  • transportation to the meeting point
Departure Point
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 26100 Cremona CR, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • please note that the access to churches can't be guaranteed in case of religious festivities
  • please note that - apart from the Violin Museum - this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee (in case you decide to visit any of them, otherwise the tour will be only outside)
  • the tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.