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The new bus line Gran Turismo Mantova-Sabbioneta is designed for all cycling enthusiasts and complements the connections already provided on weekdays by Line 17 with an additional service on public holidays from March to October.

The service is active on public holidays from Sunday 3 March to Sunday 3 Novem 2024 and on Saturdays with compulsory reservation.

Bicycles may only be loaded/unloaded at terminals of Mantova and Sabbioneta, and there is no intermediate service.


SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (Easter Monday, 25 April, 1 May, and 15 August)

The bike trailer is always attached to the bus, but bicycle reservation is strongly recommended as availability is limited.

Departures and loading points from Mantua:

  • at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. from the stop of MINCIO – Viale Mincio, Pontile
  • at 9:06 a.m. and 1:36 p.m. from the stop of MANTOVA FS – Piazzale Stazione FS

Arrivals and unloading point in Sabbioneta at 9:50 a.m. and 2:20 p.m. at the stop of SABBIONETA – Piazza D’Armi.

Departures from Sabbioneta at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and loading point at the stop of SABBIONETA – Piazza D’Armi.

Arrivals and unloading points in Mantua:

  • at 1:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. at the stop of MANTOVA FS – Piazza Don Leoni
  • at 1:18 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. at the stop of MINCIO – Viale Mincio, near Piazza Virgiliana


Compulsory reservation and activation with a minimum of 6 bicycles.

Departure from Mantua at 8:25 a.m. and loading point at the stop of RISORGIMENTO – Stazione passante (connecting station).

Arrival in Sabbioneta at 9:19 a.m. at the stop of SABBIONETA – Piazza Gonzaga.

Departure from Sabbioneta at 5:43 p.m. from the stop of SABBIONETA – Piazza Gonzaga.

Arrival in Mantua at 6:35 p.m. at the stop of RISORGIMENTO – Stazione passante.

To view the timetable, please click on Line 17 available here

Timetables differ between school and summer periods.


The service can be booked from our shop available by clicking here

Sundays and public holidays

Reservation is strongly recommended on Sundays and public holidays due to the limited availability of bike places.


On Saturdays, reservation is compulsory, and it must be made by the Thursday before the ride of interest.

Confirmation of the service takes place:

  • when purchasing the ticket, for those making a reservation for at least 6 bikes
  • via e-mail by 12 p.m. of Friday, for those making a reservation from 1 to 5 bikes

Those making a reservation online will be asked to provide their e-mail address, mobile phone number, and to print the ticket which must be presented (also in digital format) and kept for all the duration of the journey. Online payment can only be made by credit card.

Reservations can only be moved to a later date or refunded within 2 days prior to the booked ride; requests for date changes or refunds must be sent by e-mail at

The cancellation of the service will be communicated by sending an e-mail to the address provided; in the event of cancellation due to failure to reach the minimum numbers, the credit card will be re-credited with the amounts previously charged.


Single ticket: €5.00

Bicycle transport single ticket: €5.00

Bicycle transport return ticket: €7.00

For those in possess of MANTOVA SABBIONETA CARD*, the single ticket is always included in the card; bicycle transport is excluded.

The tickets that can be booked online are:

  • Integrated ticket bus+bike for single ride: €10.00
  • Integrated ticket bus+bike for return ride: €17.00

For those in possess of MANTOVA SABBIONETA CARD who book online, it is necessary to select the reduced ticket.



Reservation is required for the transport of passengers with reduced mobility needing buses with platforms.



It allows free admission to museums in Sabbioneta and the main museums in Mantua, as well as the use of public transport between the two cities:

  • €25 full fare
  • €13 family discount (accompanied children from 12 to 17 years)

Validity 72 hours from the first validation


The cycling route is a mixed bike path (for bikes and cars) of 47 km that connects the two UNESCO cities. The path winds along low-traffic roads, through the wetlands of Oglio Sud Park, making it possible to discover otherwise unexplored environments and better appreciate the cultural landscape characteristics of the area.


Bicycles can be collected from:

  • Pradella Parking - Piazzale Mondadori 1 - 46100 Mantua
  • Camper area Sparafucile - Via Legnago 1 - 46100 Mantua

Collection and delivery times: every day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Reservation recommended 48 h in advance

Fares: from €5.00, possibility to rent accessories (baby seats, trailers)

Info: +39 338 3592688 -