Venetian Romantic Getaway
Venice and Verona do not need any presentation: they simply are the most romantic cities of the entire world. Get lost in Venice streets, visit the main city highlights, discover the colorful and magical Venetian islands. In Verona, walk the same path of Romeo and Juliet love story and enjoy an exclusive wine tasting in Valpolicella. Fall in love with Venice and Verona!
Arrival in Venice airport and private transfer to your hotel, located in Venice city centre. In the afternoon meeting in Hotel with private guide and beginning of the HD classical walking guided tour of Venice city centre of 2 hours, visiting the main highlights and getting in contact with the city’s art and culture. Balance of the day at leisure to visit and explore Venice on your own. Dinner and overnight in Venice.
St Mark’s Square, one of the biggest and more beautiful squares in the world.
Gran Canal, with its bridges and elegant palaces directly built on the sea.
The Cathedral, masterpiece of Byzantine and Gothic art, and the Clock Tower with the 2 “Mori”.
Rialto Bridge with its evocative landscape and its outdoor market.
DO NOT MISS:
The Dukes’ Palace, full of enchanting and elegant salons and terrifying prisons.
Craftsmen’s masks shops along Venice streets.
An aperitif at the typical bacari, where to have excellent Italian wines and snacks.
The Jewish ghetto, an enchanted place immersed in the past.
Gondola ride at sunset.
DAY 2-VENETIAN ISLANDS
In the morning, meeting with your private English speaking guide and departure with ferry to visit Murano,Burano and Torcello, three wonderful islands where to admire the art of Venetian craftsmen. Lunch on own in a typical restaurant of one of these islands. Return to Venice in the early afternoon, balance of the day at leisure. Dinner on own and overnight in Venice.
Murano island, famous for its glass-ware and glass laboratories.
Burano island, with its colourful fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours and its lace-making laboratories.
Torcello, the silence of its atmosphere and the mystical surrounding of its ancient Byzantine church.
Private islands’ tour, an original exclusive excursion with professional guide
Private gondola ride (on request)
DO NOT MISS:
Glass objects and souvenirs in Murano.
Glass production live demonstration in laboratories in Murano.
Burano typical pastries: the “Buranelli”.
Burano hand-made laces.
A lunch at the famous Locanda Cipriani in Torcello, a real must-go restaurant. .
In the morning, private transfer from Venice hotel to Verona, one of the most romantic cities in the whole world. Check-in at your city centre hotel, lunch at leisure. In the afternoon, meet your guide to enjoy a 2h 30 walking tour that will enable you to discover the beauty and the history of Verona. Balance of the day at leisure, dinner on own and overnight in Verona.
Verona Arena, the famous amphitheatre where battles and shows took place in ancient times.
Piazza delle Erbe, a really evocative square with elegant cafés and palaces.
Giardino Giusti, a masterpiece among the Italian-style gardens.
DO NOT MISS:
Follow the eternal love story between Romeo and Juliet, walk around Verona and discover the famous Juliet’s balcony.
Bottega del Vino, an historical wine-bar and restaurant dating back to the 19th century.
Chiesa di Sant’Anastasia, an enchanting Romanesque church with several altars and decorations.
Today enjoy a private excursion to Valpolicella, the legendary region where some of best wines of the whole world are produced. Enjoy a rich food and wine tasting with visit to a prestigious local wine estate, where you will get in touch with the ancient secrets of wine production and you will taste home-made local products. In the afternoon, transfer back to Verona and afternoon at leisure to relax or to discover the beauty of the city. Dinner on own and overnight in Verona.
Wine tasting and light lunch at Villa Spinosa, one of the most prestigious wine estates of Valpolicella region. The wine estate is formed by an elegant Villa dating back to the 18th century, by a wonderful garden where you will be able to take a pleasant walk, and by a large estate producing the best qualities of local wines.
Amarone and Recioto, the best wine qualities in the Valpolicella region.
Private transfer to Venice or to Verona airport.
OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE TOUR: 3*, 4*, 5* HOTELS, VILLAS AND HISTORICAL RESIDENCES