verona, LAKE garda
6 days/5 nights – Available all year round
Food and wine
An itinerary to discover Verona and its province, in a mix of history, art, landscapes, and world-renowned food and wine.
First day: Verona
Arrival in Verona. We are going to begin with a guided tour of Verona’s old town.. We are going to start with Castelvecchio, we continue onto Corso Cavour until we get to the Chiesa di San Lorenzo and then the Duomo. We are going to continue with Chiesa di Sant’Anastasia and Via Sottoriva. We are going to arrive in Piazza dei Signori, and visit the Palazzo del Capitano, Palazzo della Ragione and Arche Scaligere, and then we are going to Piazza delle Erbe, where there are several medieval buildings. We head towards Casa di Giulietta and we are going to end our visits in Piazza Brà, and visit the Verona Arena and the Palazzo della Gran Guardia. Lunch (not included in the offer) during the day. In the evening we are going to check-in in a 3 or 4-star hotel, have dinner at the restaurant and have an overnight stay.
Second day: Verona – Soave
After breakfast, we are going to relocate to Soave, picturesque town famous for its wine and the Castle from the Scaliger era. We are going to have a guided tour of the Castello Scaligero. Then, we visit the town centre which features Piazza Antenna, Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Cavalli. Lastly, we are going to walk along the town walls (Mura di Cinta in Italian). As we leave Soave, we are going to travel on the famous Strada del Vino (wine road), bordered by centuries-old olive trees, cherry trees and vines. We are going to stop by a wine producer where we are going to have a wine tasting with local cold cuts, cheese and local specialties. At the end we are going back to Verona. Dinner (not included in the offer) and overnight stay in the hotel.
Third day: Verona – Valpolicella
After breakfast, we are going to have a guided tour of the Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Then, the rest of the day will be devoted to visiting the most important sights in Valpolicella, a viticultural zone of the province of Verona, in a mix of culture, art, and history. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we are going to have a guided tour in a historic wine cellar, where we are going to taste wines from Valpolicella. At the end of the wine tasting, we are going back to Verona. Dinner (not included in the offer) and overnight stay.
Fourth day: Verona – Lake Garda – Desenzano
After breakfast, we are going to relocate to Lake Garda and we are going to spend the day discovering the lake’s eastern shore. We are going to visit Lazise, Bardolino, Punta San Virgilio, and Torri del Benaco. We are going to have lunch with local food products. In the afternoon, we are going to visit Sirmione, its castle and an archeological site called Grotte di Catullo. Then, we are going to taste a white wine called Laguna in a traditional wine cellar. Lastly, we are going to relocate to Desenzano sul Garda, check-in in a 3 or 4-star hotel, have dinner and an overnight stay.
Fifth day: Desenzano – Valeggio sul Mincio – Desenzano
After breakfast, we are going to visit the Castle and the Duomo of a town called Desenzano. We are going to relocate to Valeggio sul Mincio and visit the Castello Scaligero. Free time will be allotted for lunch. In the afternoon, we are going to visit Parco Sigurtà, awarded as Italy’s most beautiful park. We are going back to Desenzano, have dinner at the restaurant and have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Sixth day: return
After breakfast, we are going back to the place of arrival and that is the end of our services. Possible additions or integrations may be added to the main program based on the client’s preferences.mma sulla base delle preferenze del cliente.
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It is possible to join this itinerary with another one. Further additional tours could be available based on seasonality.
- 3 overnight stays in a 3 or 4-star hotel in Verona with breakfast included;
- 2 overnight stays in a 3 or 4-star hotel in Desenzano with breakfast included;
- 2 lunches and 2 dinners at the restaurant;
- 1 wine tasting with local cold cuts, cheese, and traditional food products (Soave);
- 1 wine tasting (Valpolicella);
- 1 wine tasting in a traditional wine cellar (Lake Garda);
- Guided tours with a specialized guide as scheduled;
- Admissions as scheduled;
- Bus transfers in a private coach.
- Tourist taxes;
- Additional admissions;
- Tips, drinks and everything not included in “included” section.