Visit of the village
Visit of the seminary and restoration laboratories with an expert...
Meal with local products
Visit of the castle with the keeper - experience
You will visit the Library, which is located in the splendid Seminary of Pontremoli, founded in the 1300s by franciscan monks.
At the laboratory of restoration of ancient books you will experience a sensorial journey among different textures and try to create inks following ancient recipes or the skill of leather stamp.
At Castiglione del Terziere castle leafing the pages of valuable manuscripts and literary masterpieces you will step back to an atmosphere of past times.
You will meet Elisa, manager of the restoration laboratory, who will lead us across the historic library located in the seminary rooms and to her laboratory. There you will admire her careful work of recover and restoration of ancient manuscripts and books.
At Castiglione del terziere you will be welcomed by Raffaella, who since her husband professor Loris Jacopo Bononi passed away, carries on his passion to spread unconditional love for books and culture.
Library of the Seminary _ today it keeps 25000 manuscripts, movable character documents and ancient books, including local history.
Castiglione del Terziere Castle _ its historic library counts thousands of ancient books printed with movable characters and first editions of some of the main Italian masterpieces.
The itinerary is suitable for everybody, however the access to the caste prevent people with disabilities.
Transfer from one step to the next one is not included.
The itinerary is also available with the guide of an expert instead of the OYO App.
For more information call +39 02 89 092 665
App OYO by Trame D'Italia is the guide. You will receive the code to download once the booking is confirmed. The App includes a map of the location, the itinerary with each step and contacts.
The itinerary is also available with the guide of an expert instead of the OYO App. In that case contact us.
We suggest you to begin the itinerary at 10 a.m. in order to make every step in time.
We can't accept cancellations within 48 hours from the start: refund is no more possible.