PAVIA / VIGEVANO / VOGHERA

Where it all began: la prima città History Walk, dove tutto è iniziato: just a Walk or a longer stay? Non solo walks ma anche uscite di 2 giornate.

QUALE WALK SCEGLIERE A PAVIA?
Tutte le walks sono disponibili nei livelli Middle School (Secondaria Primo Grado), Junior High (Biennio), Senior High (Triennio) e Advanced (adulti).
Le walks contrassegnato dalla [P] sono disponibili anche per le Scuole Primarie.
Al momento della conferma della prenotazione, l’insegnante riceve il worksheet relativo alla walk scelta, già graduato per il livello della classe, contenente: Pre-Walk Activity, Post-Walk Test, Post-Walk In-Class Discussion.
Per ricevere il syllabus aggiornato con tutte le walks disponibili nell’anno 2015-2016, mandaci un’email.

A Pavia gli orari disponibili per le walks sono: 9.00, 11.00 e 14.00

 

 

PASEOS HISTÓRICOS [Camminate in lingua spagnola]

ARTE Y ARQUITECTURA: Calles de Pavía
Descubran cómo construir una calle romana, fundar una ciudad y planear el desarrollo de un barrio a través de este fascinante recorrido a través de las calles del tiempo.
[Punto de partida: Ponte Coperto, terraza, Lungo Ticino Visconti – Final: catedral, piazza Duomo]

CRIMEN Y PASIÓN: Leyendas y fantasmas de Pavía
La sangre, el sudor y las lágrimas de miles de años, mezclados: éste es el color del empedrado en Pavía.
[Punto de partida: Ponte Coperto, piazzale Ghinaglia – Final: patio de las magnolias, Universidad]

PROTAGONISTAS DE LA HISTORIA: Cristóbal Colón
¿De verdad fue Colón el descubridor de Américas? ¿Y era genovés? En Pavía creemos en una historia alternativa…
[Punto de partida: Casa degli Eustachi, via Porta Pertusi – final: Universidad]

 

BALADES DANS L’HISTOIRE [Camminate in lingua francese]

1796 Napoléon et le sac de Pavie
Quand Pavie se rebella contre Napoléon. En 1796, le général Napoléon punit la ville de Pavie de trois jours de terribles pillages. Entre citoyens pro-Français et paysans pro-Autrichiens, une balade à la découverte des secrets d’une insurrection oubliée et durement réprimée par le futur empereur.
[Starting Point: Ponte Coperto – Finishing Point: Piazza Duomo/Disponibile in Francese e Italiano]

Fantômes de Pavie
Mille ans de sangre, sueur et larmes: voici la couleur du pavé de Pavie.
[Première étape: Université de Pavie, entrée principale – Dernière étape Lungo Ticino / Disponible en français ou en italien]

 

THE ORIGINAL HISTORY WALKS [Camminate in lingua inglese]

PROTAGONISTS OF HISTORY

Langobardorum in Ticino Vestigia [Frammenti in lingua latina con commento in lingua inglese] (Pavia)
The epic adventure of the Longobards in their capital city, Pavia, from the miracle of Alboin’s entry into the city to the final, climactic battle between Desiderius and Charlemagne. Their legends, their laws, their loves and their faith.
[Starting Point: Porta Nuova – Finishing Point: Basilica di San Teodoro/In inglese o italiano + latino]

The Epic of the Longobards (Pavia)
The epic adventure of the Longobards in their capital city, Pavia, from the miracle of Alboin’s entry into the city to the final, climactic battle between Desiderius and Charlemagne. Their legends, their laws, their loves and their faith.
[Starting Point: Porta Nuova – Finishing Point: Basilica di San Teodoro/In inglese o italiano]

[P] Federico Barbarossa (Pavia)
The free city-states and the dream of the universal Empire: a clash of civilisations and the life of one of history’s most charismatic leaders.
[Starting Point: San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro – Finishing Point: San Michele/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

ART & ARCHITECTURE

Renaissance Genius (Vigevano)
Bramante, Leonardo, Ludovico il Moro… The many faces of the Renaissance Man, from art to architecture, engineering and politics..
[Starting & Finishing Point: cortile della Rocca Vecchia (noto a Vigevano come Cavallerizza)/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

[P] Streets of Pavia
Find out how to make a Roman road, build city walls and plan the growth of a suburb on this fascinating walk through the streets of time.
[Starting Point: Ponte Coperto, lato città – Finishing Point: Duomo di Pavia/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

Bricks and Mortar
The men and women who built the town and created its soul, buildings reflecting the values of those who designed and worked on them, philosophy made visible in bricks and mortar.
[Starting Point: Piazza della Vittoria – Finishing Point: Università degli Studi/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

SCIENCE

Albert Einstein
Through the eyes of the teenage Einstein in Pavia, our gaze roams from the city and its people out to the furthest reaches of the universe.
[Presso Museo della Tecnica Elettrica, Via Ferrata 3. Uscita “Istituti Universitari”/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

Volta Vs Galvani
Luigi Galvani at Bologna and Alessandro Volta at Pavia dispute the true nature of electricity in a tale of vitriol, love affairs, charlatanism and Gothic horror.
[Starting Point & Finishing Point: Museo della Tecnica Elettrica/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

THE WORLD OF WORK

Electric Jobs
The incredible variety of career opportunities that the electric industry offers, the instruments that make them possible, and the remarkable stories behind it all.
[Starting Point & Finishing Point: Museo della Tecnica Elettrica/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

ACROSS THE ARTS

Alma Mater/The Golden Age
The greatest names of the University of Pavia, from the time of Leonardo da Vinci to Spallanzani and beyond. The human side of maths, biology, physics and medicine.
[Starting Point: Università degli Studi, Main Entrance – Finishing Point: University Coffee Shop/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

CRIMES & PASSIONS

[P] Legends of Pavia
The blood, sweat and tears of thousand years mixed together: that’s the colour of the cobble-stones in Pavia.
[Starting Point: Piazzale Ghinaglia – Finishing Point: Lungo Ticino/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

The Psychology of Captivity (Voghera)
A saint who healed the masses, an evil banker, Voghera Mental Asylum and the underestimated housewife: provincial stories of the human mind.
[Starting Point: Ex Ospedale Psichiatrico – Finishing Point: Chiesa di San Rocco/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

LITERATURE

Geoffrey Chaucer
Follow Chaucer’s secret mission to 14th century Pavia, and discover the places in town that inspired his Tales.
[Starting Point: Castello Visconteo – Finishing Point: Piazzetta di Via Cardano/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

Petrarch – Italia mia, benchè ‘l parlar sia indarno
Petrarch at the Castello Visconteo in Pavia, his inspirations at the Malaspina Court in Oltrepò and the germ of Italy’s national identity.
[Starting Point: Piazza Italia – Finishing Point:Chiesa di San Zeno/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]

MUSIC

Gaetano Fraschini and the Risorgimento
The singing spirit of Risorgimento. How Italy’s most famous tenor and the electrifying music he sang helped bring an unborn nation to unite behind a dream of freedom and identity.
[Starting Point: Chiesa di SS Primo e Feliciano – Finishing Point: Teatro Fraschini/Disponibile in Inglese e Italiano]