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Venice, Lake Como and the Italian Riviera (11 Days)

Enjoy the best of Italian life. Amble around sleek and stylish Milan. Stroll the glimmering shores of Lake Como, and meander the historic and unique canals of Venice. Leisure and relaxation remain the mainstays of the Italian lifestyle. Soak up the sun on the Italian Riviera in the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre. Let the Italians teach you a thing or two about indulgence, all while exploring the heart of where the Italians, themselves, go for a vacation, and find out why it would be hard to leave northern Italy feeling stressed!
This Edventure includes:
  • Round-trip airfare out of SFO or LAX (price may vary based on choice of additional gateways)
  • 9 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches
  • 4 three-course dinners, including wine or beer
  • Private deluxe motorcoach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) while on tour
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • Dozza Prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

Lake Como

Cinque Terre

Bellagio

St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

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Price: $4,879.00 (2018) based on double occupancy, plus optional $384 premium trip protection*

Next Departure Dates:
  

July 2020 (ITVO0720)
September 2021 (ITVO0921)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:

~ Welcome Dinner


~ The lakeside town of Como, the birthplace of Pliny the Elder and the Younger, and the beautiful Villa Carlotta, built in Como’s eclectic architectural style, its lakefront and mountain scenery, and 14-acre garden glittering with more than 500 species of exotic flowers, plants and trees


~ A Lake Como cruise to Bellagio to soak in some of Italy’s most beautiful estates and gardens, floating past charming lakeside towns to Bellagio, a village whose scenery has inspired poets and young lovers for centuries


~ Italy’s fashion capital of Milan, including a walk through the Brera District, the precincts of Sforza Castle, the statue of Leonardo da Vinci, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and Piazza della Scala


~ The Gothic-style of Milan Cathedral, Italy’s largest cathedral, to pay a visit to the 15th-century Castello Sforzesco, currently housing an impressive collection of art


~ An optional excursion to Lugano, across the Swiss border, beginning with a scenic walking tour that features the botanical gardens of Ciani Park, the church of Santa Maria degli Angioli—home to the largest Renaissance fresco in Switzerland—the Church of San Rocco, Piazza della Riforma and the Via Nassa shopping center ($39/pp)


~ Lombardy to visit the exceptionally beautiful Certosa di Pavia monestary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site


~ The quaint villages of Cinque Terre, with their astonishing views and sprawling vineyards, making the Riviera one of Italy's most sought-after destinations, including a lunchtime tasting of local meat and seafood specialties, paired with regional wines, browsing through the shops and museums, and even enjoying a swim in the Mediterranean Sea! 


~ A stop in Verona to see the Roman arena and the famous balcony of Shakespeare’s Juliet 


Stepping among the pigeons into the iconic St. Mark’s Square and its soaring basilica


~ A walking tour to the stately Doge’s Palace, built in the Venetian Gothic style in 1340, the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge, followed by a glassblowing demonstration to learn about the art form best known in this city


~ Gliding through the canals of Venice on a gondola as musician serenade riders (Optional: Gondola for two with champagne - add $100/pp)

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 1.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Easy to Moderate (mostly flat terrain, including paved roads, cobblestone streets, few hills and stairs)

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