Venice, Lake of Garda, Milan
1st day: Venice
On arrival at Venice airport transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation
2nd day: Venice
Breakfast. Guided walking tour in 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 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 – Lake of Garda
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 Lake Garda. Dinner and accommodation.
5th day: Lake of Garda
After breakfast a drive along Lake Garda, visiting the bathing resort Sirmione, with its magnificent ancient Romans ruins and the mighty Scaliger Castle (12th. century). The sightseeing tour continues visiting the quiet and graceful town of Salò, situated in the centre of the bay, and Garda, one of the oldest cities of the lake, with its venice-style houses. Time free for lunch. Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
6th Day: Lake of Garda – Milan
Breakfast. Departure for Milan. On arrival guided tour, visiting the splendid white-marble Gothic Duomo, the glass-domed Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II bustling with activity, the Cenacolo Vinciano housing the Leonardo da Vinci’s fresco, “The Last Supper”, la Scala, one of the most celebrated theatres in the world. Time free for lunch. Afternoon free for individual sightseeing. Dinner and accommodation.
7th Day: Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.