Arrive in Milan and meet with your English speaking assistant. Transfer to Lake Maggiore. Arrival in the region of Stresa. Hotel check-in. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and depart from the Stresa Pier to the Borromean Islands. Visit Isola Bella with the Borromeo Palace and its beautiful botanical garden. Then Isola dei Pescatori with its lovely landscape. Time at leisure for lunch. In the afternoon, continue navigation to the Isola Madre and visit its exotic garden, covering an area of eight hectares in English style. Evening return to Stresa. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and leave for Lake Como, a popular retreat for aristocrats and wealthy people since Roman times, and a very popular tourist attraction with many ar tistic and cultural gems. Meet the guide for the tour of Villa Carlotta, a neoclassical museum with a beautiful garden. Cross the lake by boat and arri ve in world known Bellagio, called “the pearl of the lake”, setting of many important movies. Guided tour of Bellagio and then free time for lunch. Afternoon check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and departure for Lake Garda, the biggest lake in Italy, one of northern Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. Arrival in Desenzano del Garda for the lunch on your own. Free time, you will also get the chance to stroll along the narrow city centre streets full of shops and boutiques. Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast. Depart towards Sirmione, with its picturesque Scaliger Castle from the 13th century. The Roman poet Catullus had a villa here, and you will also see the ancient Roman Spa named “Grotte di Catullo”. Lunch at leisure and in the afternoon free for leisure or optional excursion to Parco Sigurtà, which covers an area of 600,000 square meters and extends to the edges of the morainal hills close to Lake Garda, lying just eight kilometers south of Peschiera. It started off as the gardens of Villa Maffei, once the headquarters of Napoleone III. Then following over forty years of loving care, Carlo Sigurtà took advantage of the water-drawing rights from the river Mincio to achieve the “prodigious” success of turning an arid hill into a flourishing and spectacular green area. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast. Depart towards Sirmione, with its picturesque Scaliger Castle from the 13th century. The Roman poet Catullus had a villa here, and you will also see the ancient Roman Spa named “Grot te di Catullo”. Lunch at leisure and in the afternoon time for leisure or optional excursion to Parco Sigur tà. It started off as the gardens of Villa Maf fei, once the headquarters of Napoleone III. Today a flourishing and spectacular green area. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Venice by train/boat. Meet the guide and start the guided tour of this city, considered one of the most beautiful in the whole world. Sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges, it is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the Po and the Piave Rivers. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its spectacular architecture and its artworks. The city in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. You will get the chance to see: St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs that connects the Palace to the prisons. Lunch on your own and relax time to walk up and down the romantic canals crossed by narrow bridges Return to your hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Venice by train/ boat. Full day at your disposal or option excursion at the small Islands in the Venetian Lagoon: Burano and Murano, the first is cha racterized by the centuries-old glass manufacturing, the second for its sophisticated lace, not to mention the original colourful buildings. Typical lunch in restaurant on Burano Island. Return to the center of Venice, free time. Tran sfer back to your hotel, dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast. Departure for Mira for the visit of Villa Foscari, with origin in year 1559, designed by the architect Andrea Palladio. Next stop at Villa Pisani in Strà, the “Queen of the Venetian Villas” magnificent Residence of the noble Family Pisani, in its 114 rooms has been hosted kings, imperators and doges, today it is a national museum with furniture’s and masterpieces of the the 1700’s and 1800’s. Arrival in Padua for the free lunch. In the afternoon guided visit of Padua with its beautiful squares: Prato della Valle, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza della Frutta and the world famous St’Antony’s Cathedral. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and morning guided tour of Treviso, also known as Little Venice for the impressive net work of waterways that runs through the historical centre. Heart of the city and mee ting place in Treviso is Piazza dei Signori, dotted with historic buildings like the Palazzo dei Trecento and Loggia Dei Cavalieri. Lunch on your own. In the after noon excursion on the Prosecco Way. Stop in Valdob biadene for wine tasting and short visit of Coneglia no. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and transfer to the airport in time for your return flight. End of services.