Northern Italy Waterways 7 days / 6 nights starting from $1470

Itinerary:

Day 1 Venice – Treviso

  • Depart from Venice airport and board coach for transfer to Treviso
  • Guided tour of Treviso by taking a stroll along its narrow, cobbled streets threaded with ancient waterways and with elegant arcades and palaces. In the walled city center there’s the cathedral, splendid mix of different architectural styles due to innumerable renovations over the centuries.
  • Transfer to hotel in Venice area
  • Overnight at hotel

 Day 2 Venice 

  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Transfer to Venice for a full day guided tour.
  • Board the vaporettoto, sail along the Grand Canal.
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour in the heart of Venice with a local guide
  • Visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Doge’s Palace (outside), the Bridge of Sighs, Teatro La Fenice (outside), etc.
  • Time at leisure in Venice
  • Unforgettable gondola cruise
  • Return to hotel for dinner
  • Overnight at hotel

Day 3 Romantic River Cruise along the Brenta Riviera

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Boat cruise along the Brenta Riviera
  • Visit sumptuous villas along the Brenta Canal from Padua to Venice
  • The boat follows the path of the 18th century burchiello veneziano. A typical Venetian barge, the Burchiello, use to transport passengers and had three or four balconies. This was used by the richest classes of Venice to reach the city from their villas in the countryside.

   Day 4 Verona – Lake Garda

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for Verona 
  • Guided walking tour of Romeo and Juliet’s city with a local guide
  • Visit Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori, the Arena (entrance ticket is included) 
  • Continue to Lake Garda and visit the resort town of Sirmione 
  • Depart for your hotel in the Lake Garda area
  • Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel 

Day 5 Lake Garda – Franciacorta – Cinque Terre 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart to the famous wine region of Franciacorta, with its rolling vineyard-covered hills. Its mild climate, ideal for the wine production, Franciacorta has a history of wine culture dating back to the 16th century.
  • Discover this land of bucolic vineyards overlooking the Alps and Lago d’Iseo.
  • Taste a great variety of local wines and learning about their production process.
  • Continue on to Cinque Terre region
  • Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel 

 Day 6 Cinque Terre 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Private guided tour of Cinque Terre, five little villages called Monterosso, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Riomaggiore. Cinque Terre, their fishing harbors wedged into the deep inlets overlooking and “touching” the sea and a UNESCO’s World Heritage site listed for the harmonious balance between man and nature. Steep cliffs, dense pine woods, romantic coves and exceptional beaches, along with picturesque villages perched atop the bluffs, draw the coastal landscape, striking the visitor’s eye with all their beauty. These five little pearls are each other connected by old footpaths.
  • Take a walk along the dry-stone walls that delimit centuries-old vineyards
  • Dinner
  • Overnight at hotel 

 Day 7 Cinque Terre – Milan 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for Milan
  • World-renowned for its fashion shows, Milan, is the capital of the Lombardy region.
  • Milan is Italy’s financial center, a shopper’s paradise and the main gateway to Lombardy.
  • Admire the Cathedral and the Sforza Castle (outside), where you’ll have a short walk inside the gardens while the guide explains about the history of Sforza family
  • Visit Piazza della Scala, where one of the worldwide most important and finest opera houses is located, with the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and its famous boutiques 
  • Transfer to Milan Airport for your return flight

 Includes:

  • 6 night hotel accommodations
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Meals mentioned in the Itinerary above
  • Transfers mentioned in the Itinerary above

Excludes: 

  • Airfare
  • Hotel city tax
  • Travel Insurance strongly recommended

 Optional Tours & Add-ons:

  • Flights to / from home city
  • Private exploring with own personal guides and drivers
  • Itinerary customized according to interests

 

Minimum of 30 people starting from $1470 per person

Minimum of 20 people starting from $1680 per person

Minimum of 10 people starting from $2400 per person

 

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