The Jewels of Veneto

1st day – Arrival

Arrival in Mestre / Mira in the afternoon, accommodation in hotel . Optional: Gondola ride and visit of a typical venetian bar „Bacaro“ where you can taste the famous venetian specialities like Spritz (sparkling white wine and Aperol) and “ciccheti”. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

2nd day – Venice

After breakfast - Transfer with boat to Venice. Visit of this wonderful city: Saint Mark‘s Square, the Basilica, the Clocktower, the Doges Palace, the bridge of sighs. Freetime for lunch. PM Islands tour: MURANO known for glass production – visit of a glass factory. BURANO known for lace production. TORCELLO now uninhabited, with its beautiful Cathedral of Santa Fosca. Return to the hotel in Mestre. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

3rd day – Padua

1st Option Breakfast and FD at the Venetian Villas. During the 16th Century, the Venetian mainland was the destination of the wealthy patrician, who built their summer houses there. It was the beginning of a phenomenon, the rural idyll, which carried on for two centuries until the fall of the Republic. About 2,000 houses were built in various parts of the region, all the villas showed the opulence of their respective owners. Famous Architects (Andrea Palladio, Francesco Maria Preti), and famous artists (Veronese, Giambattista Zelotti, Giambattista Tiepolo, Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini) created fantastic environments for this new Venetian fashion, which was named as the “Society of the villas”. We will visit some of the finest houses on the banks of the Brenta River, the so called “Grand Canal” of the mainland: Villa Foscari “La Malcontenta”, Villa Widmann, Villa Valmarana and Alessandri “barchesse,” and the beautiful Villa Pisani. Then we will drive to Padua, visit the church of S. Antonio, the Basilica, the Chapel of the third century, the masterpiece “ Palace of Reason” (year 1218), the Bo’ Palace (University), and then to the cathedral of Gaileo Galilei. Stop for a coffee in the coffee house Pedrocchi, the historic coffee house “without words” in the heart of Padua. Dinner and overnight in hotel 2nd Option Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Breakfast and full day at the Venetian villas with motorboats. Transfer by bus to Villa Foscari in MALCONTENTA, tour of the villa, VILLA WIDMANN DI MIRA (tour of the villa). Lunch

4th day - Verona

1st Option Breakfast and FD at the Venetian Villas. During the 16th Century, the Venetian mainland was the destination of the wealthy patrician, who built their summer houses there. It was the beginning of a phenomenon, the rural idyll, which carried on for two centuries until the fall of the Republic. About 2,000 houses were built in various parts of the region, all the villas showed the opulence of their respective owners. Famous Architects (Andrea Palladio, Francesco Maria Preti), and famous artists (Veronese, Giambattista Zelotti, Giambattista Tiepolo, Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini) created fantastic environments for this new Venetian fashion, which was named as the “Society of the villas”. We will visit some of the finest houses on the banks of the Brenta River, the so called “Grand Canal” of the mainland: Villa Foscari “La Malcontenta”, Villa Widmann, Villa Valmarana and Alessandri “barchesse,” and the beautiful Villa Pisani. Then we will drive to Padua, visit the church of S. Antonio, the Basilica, the Chapel of the third century, the masterpiece “ Palace of Reason” (year 1218), the Bo’ Palace (University), and then to the cathedral of Gaileo Galilei. Stop for a coffee in the coffee house Pedrocchi, the historic coffee house “without words” in the heart of Padua. Dinner and overnight in hotel

2nd Option Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Breakfast and full day at the Venetian villas with motorboats. Transfer by bus to Villa Foscari in MALCONTENTA, tour of the villa, VILLA WIDMANN DI MIRA (tour of the villa). Lunch

5th day - Departure

After breakfast at hotel, depart for the return

Rates include:

  • Accommodation in Hotel 3 stars in Lido di Jesolo
  • 4 nights in HB
  • 2 Hours to Venice guide
  • Guide service half day to Padova
  • Guide service half day to Verona
  • Private boat Punta Sabbioni/San Marco/Punta Sabbioni

Rates do not include:

  • Bus
  • Ztl
  • Entrance fees
  • drinks
  • Lunches
  • city tax in the hotels
  • Tips, extra
  • Anything not specified in “the price includes”
Prices in Euro

Package Starting Prices based on Double Occupancy in

5* Luxury Hotels

€ (On Request) per person






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