1st day: Venice
Arrival at the airport. Welcome of the group and transfer to the hotel. Free time. In the evening welcome cocktail with the group leader, presentation of the tour with a short briefing. Dinner and accommodation.
2nd day: Venice
Breakfast. Guided walking tour of this unique city. Visit to the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Time free for lunch. Afternoon free time at leisure to walk around or go for a gondola ride in the canals. Dinner and accommodation.
3rd day: The Islands of the lagoon
After breakfast an escorted boat trip to the islands of the lagoon: Murano, famous for its glass-blowing industry and Burano well renowned for the beautiful lace that is produced there. Then a visit to Torcello and its Cathedral. Time free for lunch. Return to the hotel. Afternoon free time, dinner and accommodation.
4th day: Padova – Verona
Full day guided excursion to Padova and Verona. After breakfast departure for Padova to visit the Cathedral of St. Anthony, the Chapel of Scrovegni, the Church of Emeritani and more. Time free for lunch. Then proceed to the romantic city of Verona, immortalized by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” with its world famous roman amphitheater which is one of the best arenas for Opera in Italy. Visit of the evocative square of Herbs and the imposing tombs of the Scaligeri family. After the visit, departure for Venice. Dinner and accommodation.
5th day: Venice – Departure
Breakfast. Free time to continue visiting this fascinating town. Transfer to the airport.