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Day 1 - Arrival and Treviso - hotel 1

Welcome! We meet in the morning at Venice airport or town. Fernando, our tour leader and driver, will be waiting for you ready to start our tour together. We will drive to Treviso visiting the town so called "little Venice". Then drive to Countryside for lunch and nice drive in the middle of Prosecco vineyards. Arrive at our hotel, check-in and dinner (Hotel 1)


Day 2 - Padua and surroundings - hotel 1

Today, after breakfast, transfer to Padua and start visit with the Basilica of St. Antony and the biggest square in Europe (Prato della Valle). Lunch with local tipycal food. In the afternoon a nice drive in the Euganei hills very famous for Spa. Please take with you your bathing costume. Dinner and Overnight (Hotel 1)

Lake Garda

Day 3 - Montagnana and Lake Garda - hotel 2

Today, after breakfast, on the way to Garda Lake we will have two nice stops and visit of two local little towns with an importand and very old history like Montagnana (From 11 century it has surrounding walls reinforced by wooden towers and surrounded by a wide moat). Light lunch along the itinerary and then checking in the new hotel for dinner and overnight (Hotel 2)


Day 4 - Verona - hotel 2

Today, after breakfast, we will reach Verona in less than half an hour. Famous for the Shakespeare drama Romeo e Julliett, we will take a picture of the celebrated balcony. Then Roman Arena, Basilica of San Zeno, Piazza delle Erbe and we will drive in the countryside for a taste of local food and wine. Then back to the same hotel. Dinner and Overnight. (Hotel 2)

Riva del Garda

Day 5 - Lake Garda, Salò and Riva del Garda - hotel 2

Today, after breakfast, we will drive all around the lake with a stop in Salò and Gargnano (where Mussolini was exiled by Nazis) and have a look into the wonderful palaces they occupied. We will have a lunch along the way and continue to North in the Trentino Alto Adige region with a stop in Riva del Garda to stroll around a little bit . Back to the same hotel for dinner and overnight. (Hotel 2)


Day 6 - Mantua - hotel 2

Today, after breakfast, we will go to Mantua that is in the guidebook: "100 Places In Italy Every Woman Should Go" by Susan Van Allen and if possible we will visit the Ducal Palace of Mantua and the Isabella d'Este's private rooms. After Lunch we will drive along the Countryside of Lombardia and return to hotel. Dinner and overnight. (Hotel 2)

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Day 7 - Relax day - hotel 2

Today, after breakfast (included), you can take a nice stroll in the village (and or) shop and enjoy of your free time. Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight in the same hotel. (Hotel 2)


Day 8 - Cremona and Parma - hotel 3

Today, after breakfast, we will visit Cremona, homeland of Antonius Stradivarius and enjoy a cappuccino under the porch of the townhall. Theh we will reach Parma for a tast of parmesan cheese and Prosciutto. If we will have time we will take a nice walk down town and then we will reach Liguria region in the area of Cinque Terre. Dinner and Overnight in a charm B&B of our friends. (Hotel 3)

Cinque Terre

Day 9 - Cinque Terre: Riomaggiore, Manarola and Vernazza - hotel 3

Today, after breakfast, we will catch a regional train to Riomaggiore. From Riomaggiore we will walk along the wonderful Via dell’Amore (about 30 minutes if available, while, if still closed) we will arrive directly to Manarola. Visit and a lot of pictures and lunch. After Lunch we will visit Vernazza and then by train back at the same B&B for another dinner based on local tradition and overnight  (Hotel 3)


Day 10 - Portofino, Piedimont and Maggiore Lake - hotel 4

Today, after breakfast, we will drive to the exclusive and world famous village of Portofino. After a nice walk and a lot of pictures, we will have a Lunch in Santa Margherita Ligure or we will visit a winecellar in the countryside of Piemonte because it's on the way. Then a nice drive through the countryside of Piedimont Region up to Lake Maggiore for checking in dinner and overnight (Hotel 4)

Lake Maggiore

Day 11 - Lake Maggiore and Isola Bella - hotel 4

Today, after breakfast, we will reach Lake Maggiore and catch the ferry to Isola Bella. In 1632, Count Vitaliano Borromeo began the construction of the monumental Baroque palace and the majestic and scenic gardens, which have made the island famous and which to this day bear witness to the splendors of an era. After Lunch we will visi the nice village on the way and then back to the same hotel. Dinner and overnight (Hotel 4)

Lake Como

Day 12 - Lake Como and Bellagio - hotel 4

Today, after breakfast, we will drive to Como and visit the town center and the nice villas waterfront then we continue along the coast stop for lunch and then a little surprise (especially for ladies). We will then visit the famous Bellagio and in the late afternoon we will drive back to the same hotel for Dinner and overnight (Hotel 4)

Lake Orta

Day 13 - Lake Orta and San Giulio - hotel 4

Today, after breakfast, we will visit Orta San Giulio Village on the Lake Orta and the Sacred Mountain with the Franciscan Chapels (on Unesco World Heritage List) then we will take a nice drive up the mountain for a quick lunch and a woderful view to the lake. In the afternoon another nice drive to enjoy of nice panoramas and then back to the same hotel. Dinner and overnight (Hotel 4)

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Day 14 - Departure and Arrivederci in Italia!

Today we will leave towards Milan Airport or Milan town and goodbye, Arrivederci in Italian, until the next time!

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