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Venice (Mon/Wed/Fri) from £63
Venice is famous for its beautiful palaces, lovely canals, and its handsome gondoliers. Enjoy the stunning architecture and learn the history of the most famous sights of the city, such as the St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s palace, Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge spanning the Grand Canal. Venice is a must-see for all visitors.
Venice by Night (Tue/Thu) from £65
For the romantics among us why not visit, as the sun goes down over the lagoon and the light dances on the water on our Venice by Night excursion? Learn the history of the most famous sights of the city, such as the St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s palace, Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge spanning the Grand Canal.
Florence City Tour (Tue) from £65
The Jewel of Tuscany and the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a fantastic city to visit during your Italian holidays. Amongst its vast array of arts and treasures you can visit the pink, white and green marble cathedral, the Duomo, the historic Uffizi Gallery and the ancient Ponte Vecchio.
Milan City Tour (Wed) from £47
A fantastic day out exploring the cosmopolitan Capital of the north, renowned not only for its fashion but for some of the most fabulous cultural sights in Europe such as, the stunning interior of the La Scala Opera house and the Castle Sforzesco. The Duomo Cathedral is the largest gothic cathedral in the world with over 3400 hand carved sculptures on the cathedral.
Grand Dolomites Tour (Mon) from £45
Europe's most distinctive mountains tower high over the sparkling lakes. Visit the spectacular northern ranges with their quaint villages, breathtaking passes and pretty, flower-strewn meadows. No other excursion takes you to natural scenery as stunning.
Bolzano and Renon City Tour (Fri) from £47
A wonderful trip; part city tour, part scenic drive through the picturesque countryside of the Italian South Tyrol. Visit the elegant city of Bolzano, home of the famous Iceman and a nostalgic tram will drive you through enchanting woods and wide mountain pastures so that you can admire the Renon Plateau with its gorgeous summer villages in a romantic way.
Mantova and Sigurta Park Tour (Tue) from £46
Visit the beautiful city of Mantova surrounded by three small lakes. The city is rich with art, history and medieval architecture. It is the setting of Verdi's opera, Rigoletto, and is known as one of the most romantic cities in northern Italy. Sigurta Park is considered one of the most stunning gardens in the world offering 50 hectares of luxuriant vegetation for you to explore. It was also voted Italy's most beautiful park in 2013 by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. Spend a delightful day combining art and nature.
Lake Tour (Tue/Fri) from £41
The best way to see the lake following one of the most impressive roads in Europe, with local vegetation such as olive trees, cypresses and rare flowers. Visit several picturesque villages to see monuments dating from the Roman, Scaliger, Venetian and Austrian rulers. Take a short boat ride, sample some wonderful Italian ice cream or just absorb the relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere. Discover all the highlights Lake Garda has to offer in one day. Lake Tour Special (Wed) is available at an extra cost and includes an extra boat ride on Lake Garda.
Wine Tour (Mon/Fri) from £40
Enter the heart of Lagarina Valley to discover the Grigoletti winery. Visit the “Basilica”, its new splendid subterranean cantina and taste some really exquisite Trentino wines. Don’t be disappointed when you have to leave, because another unique experience will be waiting for you: the elegant Marzadro distillery, producing excellent grappas. Take the opportunity to sample and even take some home with you.
Verona (Thu/Sat) from £47
Spend some time at the home of Romeo and Juliet, Verona. Enjoy the fascinating monuments, beautiful shops and friendly Italian welcome. Have a wander along the most significant monuments such as the Arena, Juliet’s balcony, the Scaliger tombs, Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza Brà and enough free time for shopping.
Flavours of Trentino (Thu) from £32
You'll travel through the scenic Trentino countryside to a dairy and apiculture, where you can taste their own cheese and honey – the perfect combination – as well as some delicious snacks accompanied by Vino Santo, a local dessert wine.
Please Note: Some entrances, tolls and optional extras are payable locally and days of operation are subject to change. 1 free child place per full paying adult
• walk north to the Sopino waterfall • stroll through the olive groves • learn to windsurf • mountain biking
A programme of free walks is organised, Jun to Sept, by the local Limone Trust. Trails wind up into the hilly countryside and provide a challenge to hikers. The views, however, are well worth the effort.
The pleasant stroll along Limone's lakeside promenade takes you past many tempting cafés. Take the ferry or hydrofoil to the neighbouring resorts of Gardone, Riva and Malcesine, for a wider choice of routes.