Morning departure to the City of Violin and Music: Cremona, the world Capital of the art of violin and string making. Still today over two hundred violin makers workshops keep the tradition alive by following the footprints of world known Cremonese violin makers such as Antonio Stradivari, the Amati’s end the Guarneri’s. Furthermore, a prestigious international school of violin making prepares every year many students coming from all over the world.
During the tour of Cremona admire all the monuments of Piazza del Comune, the Cathedral, Baptistery, Torrazzo, Palazzo del Comune and Loggia dei Militi. The tour will then continue with a visit of the Museum of Violin where will have an insight into the origin and history of the violin, the method of construction and the most important families of Cremonese violin makers. The museum hosts a beautiful collection of various string instruments made by the most known violin makers of all time: Amati, Guarneri and Stradivari *
Lunch in a local restaurant to savor a succulent lunch based on typical cuisine.
Following lunch continue with a pleasant walk to the district of luthiers to see the places where Antonio Stradivari lived. Stop for a visit to a contemporary violin maker’s workshop to discover the secrets and charm of modern lutherie. At the end of the tour stop at a local pastry shop for a nougat tasting, the local delicacy.
*Upon request we can also include a Stradivari violin performance
These are some suggestions of wide range of activities that Ignas Tour is able to arrange anywhere in Italy
- Full day A/C deluxe motor coach at disposal
- Full day English speaking tour guide for tour of Cremona
- Entrance tickets at Museum of Violin
- Visit to a Violin-making Shop
- 3-Couses Lunch in a local restaurant with drinks included
- Nougat tasting
- Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”
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* Price per person:
|8 guests||15 guests||25 guests|
|€ 159||€ 99||€ 89|
*Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.