Mobility, hospitality and sociability. Some information to enjoy Festivaletteratura to the full.

info point

During the Festival, in Piazza Sordello there will be an info point while the Festival Ticket Office will offer an information spot. For general tourist information, please visit infopoint inLombardia di Mantova - piazza Mantegna, 6 (tel. 0376.432432, [email protected];, open every day from 9 am till 6 pm, friday and saturday from 9 am till 7 pm.

Info via sms

Festivaletteratura information right on your mobile phone. Festivaletteratura offers an SMS information service for scheduled events. To enjoy this free service, you just need to send an SMS reading “Festival On” to +39 353 336 4700. The service is already live and completely free. The service will be automatically terminated after the Festival is over. Those who registered in previous years will be automatically registered for this year as well without having to go through the activation process again. The service can be disabled by sending an SMS reading "Festival Off" to the same number. The activation or deactivation SMS will be charged according to you telephone provider’s tariffs.

An App for Festivaletteratura

All Festivaletteratura info immediately available on your smartphone: - Live up-to-date programme, including all changes; - Ability to create your personal schedule with you favourite events; - All info about authors participating at this edition; - Festival venues as well as where to eat, where to sleep and shop. The App can be downloaded from the App Store for iOS™ devices (iPhone and iPad) and from Google Play for Android devices. For all other devices, you can use the web App available at
The app was developed by Global Informatica srl.

Festival 2018 bookshop with

In collaboration with Cooperativa Librai Mantovani and thanks to the UNIPOL Group’s contribution. The Festival Bookshop is located in Piazza Sordello. Open: from Saturday 25th August Opening times 9.30-13.00, 15.30-23.00 During the Festival, non stop from 9.30 to 24.00 Books of authors participating at the Festival will be available both in the bookshop and at the events’ venues. For all enquiries: 366.6978706.

Camping site

After past years’ success, Festivaletteratura camping site is back! A temporary camping site, managed in collaboration with Aster, transforms the parking area in via Legango 1/A, usually reserved to campervans, into an open space for those who wish to camp in Mantua.

Special Needs Assistance

As usual, this year as well disabled people will enjoy a dedicated transport service run by specialised staff. Reception facilities are available at CAMPO CANOA and PIAZZA VIRGILIANA car parks. The service is free of charge but must be booked by Tuesday 6th September. For all enquiries and bookings: t 0376 360515 - 338 6617278 (Graziella) from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to19.00.

Punto Crowdfunding

Durante i giorni del Festival, dalle 10 alle 20, sarà aperto in Piazza Leon Battista Alberti un punto dedicato alla campagna di raccolta fondi, dove le persone che vi hanno partecipato potranno ritirare di persona, se lo desiderano, gli omaggi scelti nel momento di realizzare la donazione. Presso il punto crowdfunding sarà attiva anche una postazione di supporto, attraverso la quale sarà possibile partecipare alla campagna.