Day Trip to Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese from Milan

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from €590.00 EUR 
Duration: 9 hours
 Organized by: Your Travel Diary

When you think of Italy, you might picture the breathtaking Colosseum of Rome, the romantic canals of Venice, or the artful ambiance of Florence. But nestled just a 40-minute drive from Milan lies Pavia, an architectural haven teeming with historical grandeur and complemented by the serene countryside of Oltrepo Pavese.

Your Unforgettable Journey Begins at Your Doorstep

We offer you an unmatched experience right from the moment our professional chauffeur picks you up from your Milanese accommodation. Step into our luxurious vehicle, designed for your utmost comfort, and let the day’s adventure begin. Your first stop is Pavia, a city once dubbed “the city of 100 towers,” where past and present seamlessly blend.

Day Trip to Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese from Milan

Day Trip to Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese from Milan

Walking Through History: A Guided Tour of Pavia

Once we arrive, our expert guide will lead you on a walking tour through the labyrinthine streets of Pavia. Your first stop will be the iconic Ponte Coperto, also known as Ponte Vecchio, which serves as an enduring symbol of the city. We then move on to the Church of San Michele, famed for its intricate stone carvings, followed by the grandiose Duomo and the medieval stronghold of Castello Visconteo. With a university established as far back as 1361, Pavia is a rich tapestry of history and academia.

Ponte Coperto - Pavia

Ponte Coperto – Pavia

The Tuscany of the North: Oltrepo Pavese Wine Tour

Once you’ve feasted your eyes on Pavia’s historic beauty, we’ll transport you to the picturesque Oltrepo Pavese. Often referred to as “the Tuscany of the North,” this region is an epitome of rolling hills and medieval hamlets. A guided tour of a local winery reveals the secrets behind their sumptuous wines, complete with a tasting session. Accompany your wine with the delicious Salame di Varzi, an authentic regional delicacy unique to this area.

Oltrepo Pavese Wine Tour

Oltrepo Pavese Wine Tour

A Taste of the Countryside: Local Agriturismo Experience

Enjoy the farm-to-table experience at a local agriturismo or trattoria. Savor traditional Lombard cuisine crafted from fresh, local ingredients—a gastronomic delight that completes your trip to this hidden gem of a region.

Day Trip to Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese from Milan

Day Trip to Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese from Milan

Concluding at the Enchanting Certosa di Pavia

Before we escort you back to Milan, we have one final stop—Certosa di Pavia. This 15th-century complex is an amalgamation of a monastery, a sanctuary, and a paradise of lush gardens. Considered one of the most remarkable buildings in Lombardy, it is an awe-inspiring way to end a day steeped in both cultural and culinary richness.

Certosa di Pavia

Certosa di Pavia

Don’t miss out on this incredible journey, a perfect blend of history, architecture, and culinary delights that takes you from the bustling streets of Milan to the serenity of Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese. Reserve your seat today and step into a world where every moment is a discovery.

  • Luxury round-trip private transfer from Milan
  • Expert-guided tours through Pavia and Oltrepo Pavese
  • Exclusive wine tasting and regional delicacies
  • Authentic Lombard lunch experience
  • Visit to the iconic Certosa di Pavia
What's Included
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Expert-guided tours
  • Lunch and wine tasting
What's not Included
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Optional gratuities
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