Arrive in Milan and meet with your English speaking assistant. Milan is the second largest city in Italy and the capital of the Lombardy Region. Dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast. Start the guided city tour of this amazing city, which combines art, fashion, style and finance. See the Duomo, the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery (called Milan’s lounge), the Scala opera House and the amazing Castello Sforzesco, once home of the Sforza family, and “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, in Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie. Lunch is on your own. In the afternoon free time at disposal to enjoy the city. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast. Full day at disposal or optional tour to Fidenza Village, a very special Mall in the Parma Region featuring all the most known brand names. An other optional excursion can be offered to Bergamo for a half day guided city tour. In the Alpine foothills, Bergamo is the most striking town in Lombardy. Structured in two levels, the lower city is more modern and dynamic, whilst the upper city boasts a stunning historic centre full of monu ments and works of art. Considered one of the ri chest and most elegant cities in Italy, Bergamo owes its splendor to the domination of Venice, which ruled the city from the beginning of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century. Transfer to 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 “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. Transfer to Treviso / Jesolo, hotel check in, 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 characterized 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. Transfer back to your hotel, dinner and overnight.
Hotel breakfast and transfer to the airport in time for your return flight. End of services.