On 25th and 26th March thanks to Pavia FAI (Italian Environmental Fund) Delegation the Castle of Mirabello, Castiglioni College with its chapel and the Castle of Lardirago will be open to the public. To avoid long queues, it is recommended to visit on Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning. All the buildings close at 5.30 pm. Quick queue for FAI members on showing the membership card. CASTLE OF MIRABELLO The Castle will open to the public for the first time thanks to FAI. It is in the 5th place in the list of Lombardy Places of the heart. The event will also host a reproduction of a sixteenth-century encampment. Address: via Mirabello 173 Pavia. Public transport: Bus Route 1 to Montemaino. Cycling track. Suggested car parking in San Bernardo Square. Opening times: Saturday 2.00/5.30pm - Sunday 10.00am/5.30 pm. CASTIGLIONI BRUGNATELLI COLLEGE AND ITS CHAPEL High-school students of the FAI Cicerone project will be your tourist guides and will lead the visit to the old buildings and the chapel, embellished with fifth-century frescoes. Address: via San Martino 20 Pavia Opening times: Saturday 11.00 am/ 5.30pm - Sunday 10.00/12.00 am and 2.00/5.30pm. CASTLE OF LARDIRAGO The Castle is part of an enormous architectural complex in Lardirago (almost 7 km north of Pavia), The tour will include the farmstead Cascina Casagrande, with its ancient stables. Address: Strada Provinciale 8 Lardirago (PV). Opening times: Saturday 2.00pm/5.30pm Sunday 10.00/12.00 am and 2.00/5.30 pm. Ample car park near the Castle.