Venice & Veneto – Not just art but a paradise for foodies
This 7-day itinerary reveals the food world of charming Venice and its surrounding areas in Veneto region. Besides the main artistic highlights you will discover the city markets and “Bacari & Cichetti” food traditions. A dive into the city’s artisan’s world, and Murano glass excellence, before reaching neighboring areas full of wine and gastronomic delicacies.
LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
ELEMENTS OF INTEREST INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
1) Art cities;
2) Culinary Experiences;
3) Wine Tastings;
4) Artisan’s World.
PRIVATE TRANSFER BY BOAT, WITH PRIVATE CHAPERON, from Venice airport to your hotel in the center of the city. Together with your PROFESSIONAL GUIDE learn more about the regional products, GASTRONOMIC TRADITIONS AND VENICE’S CUISINE HISTORY while strolling in the RIALTO MARKET, which has been which has been WHETTING the Venetians’ appetite for seven centuries. Explore the narrow charming alleyways and hidden canals nearby and enter a TYPICAL BACARO for a taste of local cuisine. Sample plates of the Venetian snacks – known as CICCHETTI, try local specialties like marinated seafood with polenta, sip a glass of regional wine and prosecco. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy Venice’s charm in peace. Night at 4* or 5* luxury hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, then your private guide will take you on a 2-HOUR GUIDED TOUR OF SPLENDID VENICE, focused on its ARTISTIC MASTERPIECES (possible tickets not included). Your guide will finally leave you to a gondola dock where your mesmerizing 1-HOUR LONG GONDOLA EXPERIENCE will begin, with a private gondola. Floating through the maze of the canals that make Venice so enchanting, you will have the chance to quietly admire the noble palaces with their Gothic façades, to pass under less known but equally beautiful bridges, to have a glimpse of a daily life based on water. Breathe the art, the history and the tradition pervading the Serenissima, enjoy the peacefulness of the smaller canals, live the romantic allure of this timeless city. Afternoon at leisure, accommodation in Venice.
After breakfast at the hotel, your artisans’ discovery begins with your personal guide. VENICE CRAFTSMANSHIP TRADITIONS are extremely important and go back to centuries ago, when the “Serenissima” Republic became a strong commercial port for trading goods in the whole Mediterranean Sea and beyond. Most of these goods were crafted in Venice and its lagoon: the most typical products of the area are, of course, MURANO GLASS ARTWORKS, but also SHOES, IRON products and Burano LACE products. We will reveal the secrets behind the know-how of Venetian artisans, having the great chance to visit a couple of local workshops where the craftsmen will explain how they daily create amazing unique masterpieces. With a PRIVATE TAXIBOAT you will reach with your guide the ISLAND OF MURANO, learning about the stunning glass making tradition that led the local artisans to become world-wide famous. Night in Venice.
After breakfast at the hotel, full day at leisure to enjoy Venice’s charming canals and alleys.
Breakfast at the hotel and check out; with a personal chaperon and taxiboat you will reach Piazzale Roma where a luxury vehicle will take you to VALDOBBIADENE precious hills, home to PROSECCO, the delicious Italian sparkling wine, fundamental ingredient for “Spritz” cocktail. With your car at disposal you will visit two estates while enjoying Prosecco wine tastings together with a set of local cheese and “salumi”. Final transfer to reach Verona in the afternoon. Night at 4* hotel in Verona.
After breakfast at the hotel, your private transfer will take you to VALPOLICELLA hills to enjoy a spectacular morning of E-BIKING (Please note: people and kids shorter than 1.50 meters won’t be able to use the bikes) with a LOCAL WINEMAKER: among cheese and salami tastings, SUPERB WINES such as the AMARONE, and a visit of a 400-years old cellar, this private experience won’t fail to amaze you. Private transfer back to Verona in the early afternoon. In the afternoon a PROFESSIONAL GUIDE WILL UNVEIL VERONA’S MARVELS, such as the Arena, Erbe’s Square, Juliet’s Balcony and Dante’s Square (possible tickets to be purchased on the spot). Night in Verona.
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Private transfer to reach Venice airport. End of services.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|Departure||2 participants||4 participants||6 participants|
|From 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023||€ 3,150||€ 2,300||€ 2,000|
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The tariff does not include
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
from € 3750 - Excluding flights
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
from € 3750 - Excluding flights
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
from € 2850 - Included flights
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