B&B | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Corte Malpensata, with its typical Lombard rural architecture is located few kilometers far from Mantua, is surrounded by cultivated fields and the beautiful Carpaneta woods, a 100 hectars forest property of the Lombardy Region.
Corte Malpensata dates back to the middle of the 18th century and has always belonged to the family of the actual owner.
In 2003, maintaining cereal cultivation as main destination, cultivation of ornamental plants , vegetables and fruit were introduced . In 2011-13, the villa was restored for touristic purposes, it was completely renovated with new decorations and fully equipped with modern appliances.
Frescoed rooms, beautiful and antique furniture spread everywhere and the attractive garden with secular trees make Malpensata a charming residence for a pleasant and cozy stay.
Corte Malpensata is the suitable place for travellers who want to discover and visit, within easy reach, many beautiful towns of Northern Italy such as Verona, Venezia, Padova, Garda Lake, Cremona, Parma, Modena and Bologna.
Bed and Breakfast accomodation all year round
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Verona Airport 30 km, Nearest railway: Mantova train station 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available|
The Lombardy region
Lombardy lies in the north of the country. From the Alps to the lowlands of the Po Valley, a wide range of landscapes, from the breathtaking mountain chain, Franciacorta hills famous for its vineyards, the great lakes (Garda, Como, Maggiore) up to the fertile green plains will enchant you.
Lombardy and Milan will be the centre of Expo 2015
Mantua is famous for its history, landscape and food.
Mantua history is linked with the Gonzaga family, that ruled the town from 1328 to 1708, first as landholders, then became dukes of Mantua, allied and often related to Empire and Papacy, Venice and Ferrara. During their period greatest artists , such as Donatello, Rubens, Pisanello, Mantegna, Leon Battista Alberti worked there, leaving great masterpieces. This is one of the reason why, in 2008, Mantova and Sabbioneta were elected a Unesco World Heritage site.
Mantuan landscape is very beautiful, varying from hills, green plains, rivers and canals
You will surely be in love with Isola Boschina, a woody island in the lower course of Po river, or with the Mincio River Natural Park.
Furthermore you wil be delighted by the great choice of typical food products: the famous Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano produced by local caseifici, rice Vialone nano, Lambrusco wine, Mantuan salami and sausages produced by sorroundings farms. Excellent dishes are made with this typical Lombard products.
By car Mantua can be easily reached from the A4 (Milan-Venice) Highway to Verona, and from there Highway A22 (Brennero-Modena). The closest airport is Verona-Villafranca.
Mantua its the ideal location for a visit to many other towns and sites in Northern Italy. Within 100 km you can reach Verona, Garda Lake, Modena, Reggio Emilia, Parma, Bologna, Ferrara, Cremona, Piacenza, Brescia and Vicenza.
The tourist cycle track that runs between Mantua and Garda is extremely beautiful in landscape and surrounding nature, but also from a historical and cultural point of view.