8 Days / 7 Nights

Route: VENICE-BELLUNO-TREVISO-CITTADELLA-VICENZA-GARDA LAKE-SIRMIONE-VERONA-PADOVA-VENICE
Tourcode: (RIF. CLA-15400)

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OVERVIEW:
Your journey begins in the most romantic city in the world… Venice and continue discovering the beauty of Veneto region.
Ride through the foothill of the Dolomites mountains, pampering yourself with a massage while staying in a Castle.
Visit Art’s cities as Vicenza, Padua, Verona.
You will live an lifetime experience walking in a medieval village, wine tasting in a typical cellar, charming cruise discovering unforgettable landscapes.
Last but non least a shopping wild in an outlet with the best brands of Made of Italy.

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Day by Day Itinerary suggested

DAY 1: VENICE
Arrival at Venice Airport Tessera, meeting with English speaking assistant and transfer by Water Taxi to the Hotel. After 1 hour reach your Hotel in the city centre and check-in.
We do not suggest any activities the first day due to the jet leg.
Free at leisure to discover Venice on your own.
Lunch & Dinner by your own, the driver/guide will suggest you a typical local Restaurant/Osteria.
Overnight at the Hotel in Venice.

DAY 2: VENICE
After Breakfast, meet your private guide to pick up from your Hotel around 09.00 am for discovering Venice.
There are so many amazing Churches with painter’s masterpiece (Canaletto, Tiepolo,etc.) and so many marvelous palaces to be visited than here it is impossible to mention all of those.
Down below just some of the most important places do not miss during the stay in Venice:
Piazza San Marco, S.Marco Cathedral, Palazzo dei Dogi, Ponte di Rialto, Navigation along the Canal Grande with beautiful private palaces and residences, Calli & Bridges, Experience the Gondola (the typical Venetian boat, unique in the world), Cà D’Oro Palace, Burano & Murano Islands and its glass factories so famous around the world.
Lunch & Dinner by your own.
Overnight at the Hotel in Venice.

DAY 3: VENICE > BELLUNO > CISON DI VALMARINO
After Breakfast, Half Day discovering Venice and depart to BELLUNO through hills of vineyards stopping to have lunch at food and wine cellars, in the heart of the hills of the Prosecco Veneto.
After Lunch departure to Belluno, nestled between the Piave and Ardo rivers, at the foot of the Dolomites.
Surrounded by meadows and hills, it welcomes visitors in a unique way. In the historic centre different eras embrace one another harmoniously and in the immediate surroundings you will discover ancient houses made of typical architecture, together with tiny churches containing precious works of art.
After visit in Belluno, in the late afternoon arrive at the Hotel where you can relax with the beauty and Spa at the Castelbrando Hotel in Cison di Valmarino.
Set on a promontory overlooking ValMarino, with a mild climate typical of the Treviso Hills, Castelbrando is a splendid example of the historical and artistic restoration of one the largest castles of Europe.
Dinner and Overnight at the Castelbrando Hotel.

DAY 4: CISON DI VALMARINO > CITTADELLA (PADOVA) – VICENZA (Ville Palladio)
After Breakfast, visit Cittadella, a splendid walled town of mediaeval origin, is the only city in medieval Europe with walkway elliptical completely viable.
After lunch, continue to Vicenza, declared a World Heritage by Unesco in 1994, is decorated with a majestic architecture signed by only name: Andrea Palladio.
The architectural genius has left the clearest sign of his art here and thanks to Palladio; we can admire building of incomparable elegance today.
Among these is the Palladian Basilica, there is a breathtaking view of the three square below from the top floor, and the beautiful Loggia of the Capitaniato. On the way stop for visiting and wine tasting in a typical cellar.
Leisure stroll to admire the building between Gothic and early Renaissance that alternate with Palladian Palaces.
Dinner by your own the driver/guide will suggest you typical local restaurant.
Overnight at the Hotel in Vicenza.

DAY 5: VICENZA – GARDA LAKE-SIRMIONE - FRANCIACORTA OUTLET - VERONA
After Breakfast, departure to Garda Lake-Sirmione stop and visit Scaligero Castle, Catullo Caves, the Magic small medieval hamlet of SIRMIONE where you will have also lunch.
After lunch departure to FRANCIACORTA OUTLET, where you will find the best fashion brands at outlet prices.
After your shopping, departure to VERONA, dinner by your own and overnight at the Hotel in Verona.

DAY 6: VERONA - PADUA
After Breakfast, discover the romantic city of VERONA, declared a World Heritage by Unesco in 2000, homeland of the famous couple “Giulietta & Romeo” by Shakespeare memory.
After Lunch departure to PADUA, with its precious architecture, its historical monuments and its incomparable cuisine.
Better known as the city of St. Anthony, Padua is one of the major art cities in Italy, characterized by 3000 years of history.
It’s a journey into the past, amongst ancient history, traditions and art.
Padua is a city full of beauty, and this can be seen in places like the restored Building of Reason and the Loggia of the Carraresi family that bears witness to the splendor of the Cararraresi rule, in the Chapel of the Scrovegni with its precious frescoes by Giotto, in sculptures by Donatello or in the modern lines of the Libeskinds monument.
Today, this creative and dynamic city is alive with markets, piazzas, refined restaurants, old osterias and tables of the historical bars like Caffè Pedrocchi or the fashionable venues where the local meet for the ritual of the aperitif.
Dinner by your own and overnight at the Hotel in Padua.

DAY 7: PADUA – VENICE (working only Wednesday Friday, Sunday,)
After Breakfast, the driver will take you to the Jetty for a charming cruise, through nine swing bridges and five locks real "water lifts", allowing the descending of an almost 10-meter high water slope between Padua and Venice, visiting some of the Venetian Villas, summer residences of the 16th century, with stops at the monumental palaces with its legendary frescoes.
Once along this waterway sailed the “burchielli”, boats that carried the Venetian nobleman.
Lunch in a typical restaurant during a stop, estimated time in Venice in late afternoon. Transfer by speedyboat to the Hotel.
Dinner by your own and overnight at the Hotel in Venice.

DAY 08: DEPARTURE VENISE AIRPORT TESSERA
Breakfasts in Hotel and check-out of your rooms. Your journey continues to other destinations.........

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