Province of Pavia

A unique landscape, place of legendary and mythological battles, from which it is possible to admire uncontaminated countryside, vineyards and old farmhouses but also artistic works and architectural masterpieces of incomparable beauty. It is the province of Pavia, in the Lombardy region, among the most famous and celebrated destinations in the region and that extends from the Certosa di Pavia and reaches the panoramas of the Oltrepò. The territory, mainly hilly, is a mixture of different cultures and traditions but is united by a unique and unmistakable style: the Ticino, which flows slowly before flowing into the great river Po, has in fact shaped and transformed the entire territory. And the presence of waterways and lakes is one of the main characteristics of the territory of Pavia. There are in fact numerous rivers such as the Po, Ticino and Sesia and there are also hilly areas and natural lakes of extraordinary beauty. Around the city of Pavia, in fact, stands the "beach": a real natural paradise that is formed on the left bank of Ticino during the hottest periods and which becomes a place of leisure and refreshment for the community. But the province of Pavia is not only rivers and uncontaminated nature. There are in fact many tourist attractions for adults and children: nature hikes, climbing, horseback riding, hang-gliding flights in one of the many parks in the area, rafting and skiing on the grass, are just some of the attractions provided in enchanting province of Pavia. The province includes a total of 188 municipalities: the main capital of the same name, but also the city of Vigevano, starting point and arrival for trips to Lomellina (historic area in the province of Pavia), and the town of Voghera, between the most populous of the province. On the characteristics of the territory, the province of Pavia has a total area of about 3 thousand km² and borders to the north with the province of Milan, to the south with Piedmont and to the east with the province of Lodi.

How to reach the province of Pavia

By car

Numerous and functional are the motorway arteries and the ring roads present in the province of Pavia, which connect the provincial capital and the main localities of the area with the nearby cities of Milan, Lodi and Cremona in Lombardy but also with the localities of Italy as Turin , Venice, Florence and Rome. Between the main highways and the main road arteries that cross the territory of Pavia the famous Highway A7 ("Serravalle"), which from the provinces of Milan and Pavia leads up to the city of Genoa and the state road SS 35 ("Statale dei Giovi" ), which from Milan (Naviglio Pavese) leads to the center of Pavia. It is good to remember that the main localities in Lombardy as the capital of Pavia have established the LTZ within its historical center. To avoid long waits in the access gates for cars there are several parking lots of interchange with public transport. Alternatively, we recommend the rental service with driver (NCC) offered by , which will allow you to easily reach the province of Pavia by car with professional drivers and cars suitable to meet every need.

By plane

The province of Pavia does not have an airport in its territory but is in any case served, a short distance away, from the international airport of Milan Linate, about 50 km. On the other hand, the distance with the Milan Malpensa airport (about 85 km) and Bergamo "Orio al Serio" (about 90 km) is greater. To reach the Linate airport, from the province of Pavia, it is recommended the bus service run by the company Autolinee Migliavacca , which provides a connection service between the airport and the center of Pavia (Piazzale della Stazione).

On the train

The entire province of Pavia, located in a strategic position in the Lombardy region, is served by a dense railway network that offers regional, national (Turin, Venice, Florence, Rome and Naples) and international connections, even with "high-speed" routes ". The main hub lies in the capital: from Pavia, in fact, depart every day convoys from Piazzale della Stazione managed by Trenitalia that connect the provincial capital with the stations of Central Milan (about 30 minutes) and Cremona (about 50 minutes). To find timetables, destinations and fares, it is advisable to visit the website of the transport company, where it will also be possible to buy the Trenitalia travel ticket .

By bus

In order to reach the province of Pavia by bus, it is possible to use the transport service offered by many private companies of extra-urban buses. Most buses that depart service and arrive from the bus station of Pavia (via Trieste). From the bus station the Arfea company offers connections to all the towns in the province and to the main cities in Lombardy such as Milan, Cremona and Lodi.

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