The Ticino river in Pavia

What to do in Pavia

Pavia lies only 35 km south of Milan, but the university city has retained a strong identity of its own. Here are our suggestions of what to do in Pavia.

The Charterhouse of Pavia

The Charterhouse of Pavia came as a shock to this first time visitor who had not expected to find exuberant architecture in these rather drab surroundings.