A taste of Veneto tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Arrival and check-in at Hotel in central Vicenza. Welcome drink. In the afternoon, meeting with guide and walk to discover the city of Palladio, cradle of elegance and art. The city is a fairly unknown small jewel, giving off a very romantic atmosphere: Piazza Duomo, elegant Corso Palladio, studded with splendid buildings, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza Castello, etc. Visit to the Olympic Theatre, the true work of art of Palladio, who was unable to finish it, but completed by his son. Dinner on your own and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: VERONA
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer on your own by car or train in less than one hour to Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Verona, another pearl of art that requires almost an entire day to visit: Piazza Bra with its imposing Roman arena, Piazze delle Erbe, the Scaligere Arches, the house of Juliet, the castle, San Zeno, etc. Meeting with the guide for a half day visit of Verona historical center. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon you will be able to spend more time in Verona for some shopping or drive to the nearby Lake Garda for a short excursion. In the evening return to your hotel in Vicenza for the overnight.
Day 3: STRA, VILLA PISANI, BRENTA RIVER CRUISE ON A BURCHIELLO BOAT, PALLADIO’S VILLAS, PANORAMIC VIEW OF VENICE ISLAND
Breakfast at hotel and early morning individual transfer with your car to Stra where at 8.30 am you will meet your guide in front of Villa Pisani (optional visit, not included) called also the "Little Versailles". At 10.30 am, board on a Burchiello, a characteristic Veneto’ boat, and depart for a cruise on the Brenta River. Along the route, you will admire some of the most important villas of Palladio. It will be possible to visit Villa Barchessa Balmarana and Villa Foscari, known as "La Malcontenta", the uncontentable (optional visits, not included) . Lunch on your own. Arrival in Venice where you will be able to enjoy a splendid view of Saint Mark?s Square from the lagoon. At 6 pm, the boat will conclude its route at Fusina. Return to Stra with public bus arranged by the boat to pick up your rental car and return to the Vicenza hotel for overnight.
Day 4: VICENZA
After breakfast at hotel, Check-out and end of our services.