Rimini City Tour - "Love and Power: Sigismondo and Isotta"

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Learn more about the most fascinating love story of all time in Rimini: the story between Isotta degli Atti and Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, warlord and ruler of Rimini from 1417 to 1468.
Our tour guide will accompany you to visit the exterior of Castel Sismondo, the residence-fortressof Sigismondo Malatesta, who dedicated an entire wing to her wife Isotta, also a symbol of the power of the Lord of Romagna, as well as the municipal palacePalazzo dellArengoin the picturesquemain square Piazza Cavour.
The tour will continue with a visit of the magnificent Malatesta Temple, built and decorated by the best artists of that time (15th-century ca.): Leon Battista Alberti, Piero della Francesca, Agostino di Duccio, Matteo dè Pasti, Roberto Valturio.
First secret lovers then officially married in 1456, the love story of Isotta and Sigismondo will be told through the gestures done by the lord and patron, who despite the fame of ruthless man was deep in love with his wife Isotta. Indeed, he made her immortal in the artworks he commissioned and in the literature;In fact, the figure of Isotta also inspired the famous poet Ezra Pound in his poems about the Malatesta family.

Price: € 12 adults - € 8 children (6-10 years old)*
When: on request
Where: Rimini - Visitor Center Rimini Romana
Languages: Italian, English and German
Partecipants: min. 10 people
*The price does not include the offer for Malatesta Temple
 
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Highlights

Walking tour
Comfortable shoes are recommended

Route

  1. Corso d'Augusto, 235, Rimini