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Tour Description

Verona is the city of love - and the city of the tale behind Romeo and Juliet. In this tour, it is the first destination you can visit and see both Romeo's and Juliet's houses as well as the Roman theater in Verona and the multiple squares.

Over the following days, we will take you on a stroll in the nearby villages in Verona such as Bardolino and the famous Lake Garda which is one of the most splendid wine producing districts in Italy. You will have a chance to taste the best culinary specialties and wines by the lake but also explore the narrow streets and musical scene in these places.

The end is reserved for the Alto Adige region, once again because of its amazing wines and the exclusive wine making process that you will see from up close.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Verona Arrival | Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival at Verona airport please proceed through the Passport Control and collect your luggage inside the customs area. Just outside this area meet your driver who will transfer you to your Hotel in central Verona. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Verona.

Day 02: Verona | After breakfast at the Hotel, meet your driver in the lobby for a morning Private Guided Tour of Verona. Visit Verona main sights: the Arena (Roman amphitheater), Juliet's house, Romeo's house, the Roman bridge, the Roman theater, the Scala family tombs (considered one of the most representative example of Gothic architecture), Signori square, Erbe square, Castlevecchio, and much more. After the Tour return to your Hotel or decide to spend time in the historic centre for a Lunch and afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Verona.

Day 03: Verona - Bardolino - Lake Garda | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your private driver to be transferred to your Hotel on Lake Garda. On route drive to the Bardolino Wine Region on Lake Garda, one of the most splendid wine producing districts in Italy. You will stop for a Lunch/Wine Tasting at a local Wine Estate. You will visit the towns of Lasize and Bardolino. In the late afternoon you will continue to your hotel on Lake Garda.

Day 04: Lake Garda Private Guided Tour| Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning meet your local guide for a Full Day private tour of Lake Garda. one of the beautiful lakes in Northern Italy, visiting the town of Sirmione, Malcesine, Limone and Riva del Garda. Their narrow medieval streets bustle with color and life; the tiny town is popular with holidaymakers, and the summer months bring crowds. Overnight on Lake Garda.

Day 05: Lake Garda | Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning with an English speaking Captain, enjoy a 4 Hours Private Boat of Lake Garda, one of the beautiful lakes in Northern Italy. Lake Garda has a wealth of beauty that reveals its best secrets to those who decide to explore it from a different perspective. During the Sirmione peninsula boat tour we will show you many places of interest and take you on a journey of discovery. A visit to the fairy-tale Isola del Garda (Garda Island) is one of our most popular boat trips: the Countess is often there to welcome visitors in person. Gardone, a pleasant and much appreciated lakeside resort, attracts eccentrics: here, during our boat tour, we will enjoy a short coffee break, while admiring the view. Finally, every week, a boat excursion takes a trip through the landscape of Punta San Vigilio and the Golfo di Garda. Lake Garda offers many opportunities to discover its natural and cultural heritage, which can be experienced with family or friends. All you have to do is be curious about one of the most beautiful countryside’s in Italy and we will do the rest! Return to your hotel. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight on Lake Garda.

Day 06: Alto Adige Wines and Castles | Today we will drive by private car and our expert driver guide to the Alto Adige/Sud Tyrol region, home of super wines such as Lagrein, Gerwurztraminer and Muller Thurgau and we will visit the award winning century years old Wineries. We will travel through an enchanting landscape pointed by vineyards and ancient Castles at the top of the hills, this is the famous Weine Strasse. Our first visit will be a flagship organic winery: for over one hundred and fifty years wine making has been a part of the family's history, and the current leader of the company, representing the fourth generation. The total vineyard area farmed by the company includes some 60 hectares. The company's particular attention goes towards the best possible utilization of terroir. Respect for the environment has priority based on the principles of holistic thinking and acting. Completed in 1996, the newly constructed winemaking facilities at the historic estate in Magra unite the highest ecological and technological standards. Overnight in WeineStrasse.

Day 07: Alto Adige Wines and Castles | Breakfast at the Hotel. Today we will drive by private car and our expert driver guide, through the WeineStrasse area, home of superb wineries. Our first stop will be in Termeno, home of Gewürztraminer wine, where we will visit a flagship Wine Estate producing stunning Gewurtztraminer and Lagrein wines, which belongs to the oldest established wine families at Tramin/Termeno. The Wines of this Winery have been rewarded with Italy's most highly award, the 'Three Glasses' of the Gambero Rosso wine guide for several years in a row, to mention the most important only. Lunch will be at the at the local Gourmet restaurant located in a true ancient Castle overlooking the vineyards. Then onto Caldaro an enchanting small village located just in the centre of the WeineStrasse which host also the Wine Academy and Wine Museum. Time at leisure in Caldaro, then we will visit another superb, award winning winery and its Wine Garden where you will learn about the wine making. The headquarters and winery are accommodated in a grand 16th century edifice, originally built for the Austrian Imperial post coaches. The garden provides the opportunity for interested visitors to become acquainted with the art of winegrowing. Using the native Gewrztraminer as an example, the display vineyard shows the conditions under which vines thrive especially well and reveals how the grower can act supportively. On the way back to your hotel you will stop for the visit of the enchanting, untouched San Paolo village, in the heart of the WeineStrasse, along the Castle route. Overnight in WeineStrasse.

Day 08: Lake Garda - Verona Airport | After breakfast at the hotel enjoy a Private Transfer to Verona Airport.

Tour Inclusions
  • 2 nights Verona
  • 3 nights Lake Garda
  • 2 nights in Alto Adige
  • Private excursions by Mercedes E Class and English Speaking Driver
  • Private Guided Tours with Professional Local Guides
  • Lake Garda Private Boat Tour
  • All Breakfasts & Most Lunches Included
  • 24/7 Assistance & Support
  • Details up on request
Price
Prices in Euro

March to October 2017 Package Starting Prices based on Double Occupancy

4* Boutique Hotels

€4,785 per person

5* Luxury Hotels

€6,385 per person

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  • Thank you for coordinating such a wonderful trip in Italy. Terence and I learned many things about Italy. The weather was great and we had so much fun. All hotels, staff and guides were superb! We especially appreciated our driver who served us from Venice through our time in Florence, I believe his name was Lorenzo. Again, thank “you” for doing such a great job in planning our vacation.
    Melissa R. xxxxx.Wassenaar, NL
  • Hope, you are doing well. My wife and I had a great trip to Italy. The place, the people, and the food and wine were out of this world. Warm and kind people including hotel staff, tour guides and drivers went beyond their ways to help us and make this visit very special for us. It was very hard to leave Italy. You, your staff and company did an extraordinary job. You over delivered. Bravo!
    Barry and Paula J. xxxxxx. Omaha, Nebraska
  • We have just returned from our trip to Italy since we took a cruise after the program you and I put together. I just wanted to let you know that everything you planned worked out perfectly. Both hotels were excellent and the rooms were fine. All the drivers were on time and got us to our destinations promptly. We were especially glad to have someone meet us at the train station with the tickets in hand and directions to our car in Milan. The best part of the trip was the all day private boat trip in Bellagio with the great restaurant on the private island. So thanks for your help and hopefully we can do it again.
    John B. xxxxx. Collegeville, Pennsylvania