VENETO & … A BIT OF LOMBARDY
“Veneto ... land of beauties”
✦ 7 days/6 nights
✦ March to November
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Pick-up and drop off to Venice Marco Polo airport
✦ Private transfers by car/minivan and taxi boat
✦ Venice 3 h walking tour with private guide
✦ Train ticket Venice/Verona and Verona/Vicenza/Verona
✦ Verona 2.5 h walking tour with private guide
✦ Hands-on cooking class and Valpolicella winery tour and tasting
✦ Sirmione and Borghetto di Valeggio sul Mincio tour with private guide
✦ Vicenza 3 h walking tour with private guide
Day 1. Pick-up at Venice Marco Polo airport and transfer to your preferred hotel located in Venice (ground transfer + taxi boat). Day at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Venice.
Day 2. Breakfast. At the lobby of your hotel you will be met by our guide who will lead you through the beauties of the city (3 h): St. Mark Square, the Grand Canal, the narrow streets and countless small bridges that cross the city, the Rialto Bridge. Do not miss the chance to drink a Spritz, the most famous aperitif in Italy ! Lunch on your own. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Venice.
Day 3. Breakfast. By your own you will reach the Venice S.Lucia train station (on request it is possible to arrange a private taxi boat). From here you will take the high-speed train that brings to Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Transfer to the hotel by your own. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon you will be met by our expert guide and together you will visit the Shakespeare’s Verona (2.5 h): the tour includes the most charming places in Verona strictly connected with the famous love story. Medieval courtyards, streets and squares in the heart of Verona old town, Romeo's House, Juliet's House with its well-known balcony and Juliet's Tomb. The guide introduces also some important notions about Elizabethan Theatre and Shakespeare's life evoking the atmosphere and recreating the Romeo and Juliet's story. Lunch on your own. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 4. Breakfast. After breakfast we will take you to a traditional house not far from Verona. Here you will be met by the Chef and taken into the battlefield: the kitchen ! Enjoy an authentic Italian cooking lesson and learn the basic cooking techniques to prepare simple and delicious recipes ! Lunch. In the after you will be transferred to Valpolicella wine area for a winery tour and tasting of one of Italy’s best red wines: the Amarone. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 5. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Lake Garda. Today you will visit Sirmione and a small village located on the Mincio river: Borghetto di Valeggio sul Mincio. The tour starts with the visit of Sirmione, also called the “pearl of the lake”. The walking tour will bring you from the Scaligero Castle to the Catullo’s Grotto Roman Villa. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon you will visit Borghetto di Valeggio sul Mincio, an authentic Italian village located in far from Lake Garda. In the evening transfer back to Verona. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 6. Breakfast. By your own you will reach the train station of Verona to reach Vicenza, also called the Golden City of Palladio. Here you will meet our guide (3h) who will lead you through the beauties of the city: corso Andrea Palladio, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe, the Olympic Theatre. Lunch on your own. Afternoon at leisure and time for shopping. In the evening you will take the train to Verona. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 7. Breakfast. Pick-up and transfer to Venice Marco Polo airport. End of the services. “Arrivederci”.
Price (per person):
2 nights in 4* hotel located in Venezia city (bed and breakfast service);
4 nights in 4* hotel located in Verona city (bed and breakfast service);
Pick-up at Venice Marco Polo airport and transfer to the hotel in Venice, ground transfer + taxi boat (day 1);
Venice 3 hours walking tour with private guide (day 2)
Train ticket Venice/Verona/Venice + Verona 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan + private cooking class + lunch + Amarone winery tour and tasting (day 4);
Private transfer by car/minivan + full-day Sirmione and Borghetto di Valeggio sul Mincio walking tour with private guide (day 5);
Train ticket Verona/Vicenza/Verona + Vicenza 3 hours walking tour with private guide (day 6);
Pick-up at the hotel in Verona and drop off to Venice Marco Polo airport (day 7).
Flight ticket and Visa;
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Single room (on request);
Lunch (days 1-2-3-5-6-7) and dinners (days 1-2-3-4-5-6);
Catullo’s Grotto Roman Villa ticket: approx. € 6,00 per person (day 4);
Vicenza Olympic Theatre: approx. € 11,00 per person (day 6);
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available from March to November. Other months on request;
The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to train delays/cancellation/strikes;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
If lunch is not included we suggest to book the restaurants in advance;
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;
CancellationPolicies: 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 Lombardy
Period: March - April - May - June - July - Agust - September - October - November
Durata: 7 days /6 nights