Veneto & Piedmont: Juliet meets “His Majesty the Barolo”
“...is there anywhere in the world as full of beauty as Italy?” - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera, The Awakening of Miss Prim -
✦ 9 days/8 nights
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Private transfers by car/minivan and train transfer Verona/Turin
✦ Pick-up at Venice airport and drop off to Milan Malpensa airport
✦ Verona, Sirmione and Turin walking tour with private guide
✦ 2 cooking classes in Veneto and 1 in Piedmont
✦ Amarone & Barolo winery tour and tasting
Day 1. Pick-up at Venice Marco Polo airport and transfer to your preferred hotel located in Verona. Time at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 2. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to the house of our chef located just few kilometers from Verona. Are you ready for your first Italian hands-on cooking class ? Lunch based on your preparation. In the afternoon transfer to a very fine winery located near the Valpolicella, one of the most famous wine areas in Italy. Meeting with the guide who will lead you through the history and beauties of the winery. After the visit tasting of prestigious wines and especially the Amarone wine, the “king” of this area. After the winery tour you will be transferred back to the hotel. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 3. Breakfast. You will be met by our expert guide who will lead you through the beauties of Verona. During the 2.5 hours walking tour with your private guide you’ll visit Piazza Bra with the enchanting Arena (external visit), Piazza delle Erbe (Erbe square), the famous Balcony of Juliet. Lunch on your own. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona city.
Day 4. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to the house of our chef for your second exciting cooking class . Lunch based on your preparation. In the afternoon transfer to Sirmione, also called the the “pearl” of Lake Garda. Meeting with the guide for a 2.5 hours walking tour of this picturesque village that can be considered one of the most beautiful of the area. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 5. Breakfast. Day at leisure. As alternative it is possible to organize a day trip to Venice (both transfer and guided tour). Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 6. Breakfast. Today you leave Veneto to reach Piedmont, another beautiful Italian region. By train you’ll reach Turin, the capital of Piedmont Region. Lunch on your own. Day at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Turin.
Day 7. Breakfast. The morning is dedicated to the visit of the city of Turin. Together with our expert guide you’ll discover the beauties of the first capital of Italy: Piazza Vittorio, Piazza Castello and the historical city center rich in architectural masterpieces of Roman-Gothic period. Lunch on your own. Time at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Turin.
Day 8. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Langhe, the most beautiful wine area in Italy. The Langhe are the place where your third cooking class will take place. Here you will discover the secrets of Piedmont’s cuisine and learn how to cook the traditional recipes. Lunch based on your preparation. In the afternoon visit to a traditional Barolo winery and tasting of the superlative wine also called “the king of wines, the wine of kings”. Overnight at 4* hotel in Turin.
Day 9. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Milan Malpensa airport. End of the services. “Arrivederci”.
Price (per person):
5 nights in 4* hotel located in Verona city (bed and breakfast service);
3 nights in 4* hotel located in Turin city (bed and breakfast service);
Pick-up at Venice airport and drop off to the hotel in Verona (day 1);
Private transfer by car/minivan + 1st cooking class + lunch + winery tour and Amarone tasting (day 2);
Verona 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan + 2nd cooking class + lunch + Sirmione 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 4);
Train ticket Verona-Turin (day 6);
Turin 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 7);
Private transfer by car/minivan + 3rd cooking class + lunch + winery tour and Barolo wine tasting (day 8);
Pick-up at 3-4* hotel in Turin and drop off to Milan Malpensa airport (day 9).
Flight ticket and Visa;
Single room (on request);
Lunch (days 1-3-5-6-7-9) and dinner (days 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8);
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Ticket entrances for attractions/museums;
Venice (day 5): according to your request it is possible to arrange train tickets Verona/Venice/Verona and a 3 hours guided tour. Prices on request;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available April to November. Other months on request;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to train delays/cancellation/strikes;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking: advanced booking is recommended;
Cancellation Policies: please, see Terms and Conditions
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Location: Veneto and Piedmont
Period: April - May - June - July - Agust - September - October - November
Durata: 9 days/8 nights