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Italy

A Journey of Romance - Venice, Lake Garda and Verona

9 NIGHTS - PRICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 

Take a seat for an unforgettable journey to some of Italy’s most enchanting destinations. Indulge in the ultimate in luxury train travel with a night aboard the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, before immersing yourself in the timeless beauty of this iconic city. Discover the serene beauty of Lake Garda and soar high above the Dolomite mountains on a once-in-a-lifetime helicopter ride. Then, explore the romantic streets of Verona, immortalised by Shakespeare's tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet. Delight in refined and romantic accommodation throughout your tailor-made tour, setting the scene perfectly for a wonderful Italian adventure.

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS expand_more

Travel across Europe on the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Enjoy a luxury hotel stay overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice

Discover the romantic ambience of Venice and Verona

Soar high above Lake Garda and the Dolomite Mountains on a once-in-a-lifetime helicopter trip

Authentic Experience

Time your travels right to include the world-famous Verona Opera Festival – an annual tradition since 1913. Experience the magical atmosphere inside the Verona Arena in the heart of the city, one of Italy’s largest and best-preserved amphitheatres, choosing from an array of amazing performances that range from operatic classics to more contemporary pieces.

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ITINERARY DETAILS

    DAY 1 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    After taking the Eurostar to Paris, step aboard the historic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an iconic train journey to Venice. Soak up the timeless elegance as you travel in style, dining on sumptuous cuisine and sipping fine wines whilst enjoying the seamless service. Relax in your exquisite cabin and take in the views as you journey across Europe towards Italy.

    Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europekeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Luxury Rail
    • Summary: Experience the golden era of travel on this legendary train
    • Feature: Excursions to classic European cities
    • Rooms: 88 cabins
    • Location: Venice, Italy
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast included

    DAY 2 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Wake for breakfast in your cabin as you pass through the Alps before disembarking the train and checking into Baglioni Hotel Luna, nestled in the ancient heart of the city near St. Mark's Square and the famous Palazzo dei Dogi. Marvel at the mesmerising view from your Canal View Room before savouring the culinary delights of Italy in the hotel’s award-winning restaurant.

    Baglioni Hotel Lunakeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Luxury Hotel
    • Summary: The oldest hotel in Venice, with a wonderful reputation
    • Feature: Romantic, intimate and aristocratic with superb views
    • Rooms: 92 Rooms and Suites
    • Location: Venice, Italy
    • Star rating: Member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast included

    DAY 3-4 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Discover Venice’s beauty and unabashedly romantic ambience as you explore. On day three, a sunset boat trip on board the historic Edipo Re motorsail boat reveals the city’s splendour in all its glory, with soft light dancing across the shimmering lagoon, whilst a private mask-making workshop the next day offers a fascinating insight into one of the city’s traditional crafts.

    Baglioni Hotel Lunakeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Luxury Hotel
    • Summary: The oldest hotel in Venice, with a wonderful reputation
    • Feature: Romantic, intimate and aristocratic with superb views
    • Rooms: 92 Rooms and Suites
    • Location: Venice, Italy
    • Star rating: Member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast included

    DAY 5-7 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    A private transfer takes you to Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. Famed for its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking surroundings, this popular destination boasts picturesque towns, historic buildings and lovely beaches around the lake’s shores. Staying at Hotel Villa Cortine in the heart of Sirmione, you’re perfectly placed to explore the lake by boat on day six, before an unforgettable helicopter ride over the Dolomite Mountains on day seven.

    Villa Cortine Palacekeyboard_arrow_right
    • Type: Luxury Hotel
    • Summary: A privately-owned retreat in a romantic location
    • Feature: Exceptional views across majestic gardens to Lake Garda
    • Rooms: 54 rooms & suites
    • Location: Lake Garda, Italy
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast included

    DAY 8-10 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Arrive in the city of Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous all over the world as the homeland of Romeo and Juliet. Enjoy a half-day walking tour and take a seat in the Verona Arena, one of the best-preserved amphitheatres in the country, for a captivating opera performance. On day ten, take a transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

    NH Collection Palazzo Verona
    • Summary:

      The perfect blend of historical features and modern comforts.

    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast included

DAY 1ACCOMMODATION
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train

After taking the Eurostar to Paris, step aboard the historic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an iconic train journey to Venice. Soak up the timeless elegance as you travel in style, dining on sumptuous cuisine and sipping fine wines whilst enjoying the seamless service. Relax in your exquisite cabin and take in the views as you journey across Europe towards Italy.

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europekeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Luxury Rail
  • Summary: Experience the golden era of travel on this legendary train
  • Feature: Excursions to classic European cities
  • Rooms: 88 cabins
  • Location: Venice, Italy
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast included

DAY 2ACCOMMODATION
Venice

Wake for breakfast in your cabin as you pass through the Alps before disembarking the train and checking into Baglioni Hotel Luna, nestled in the ancient heart of the city near St. Mark's Square and the famous Palazzo dei Dogi. Marvel at the mesmerising view from your Canal View Room before savouring the culinary delights of Italy in the hotel’s award-winning restaurant.

Baglioni Hotel Lunakeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: The oldest hotel in Venice, with a wonderful reputation
  • Feature: Romantic, intimate and aristocratic with superb views
  • Rooms: 92 Rooms and Suites
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Star rating: Member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast included

DAY 3-4ACCOMMODATION
Venice

Discover Venice’s beauty and unabashedly romantic ambience as you explore. On day three, a sunset boat trip on board the historic Edipo Re motorsail boat reveals the city’s splendour in all its glory, with soft light dancing across the shimmering lagoon, whilst a private mask-making workshop the next day offers a fascinating insight into one of the city’s traditional crafts.

Baglioni Hotel Lunakeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: The oldest hotel in Venice, with a wonderful reputation
  • Feature: Romantic, intimate and aristocratic with superb views
  • Rooms: 92 Rooms and Suites
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Star rating: Member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast included

DAY 5-7ACCOMMODATION
Lake Garda

A private transfer takes you to Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. Famed for its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking surroundings, this popular destination boasts picturesque towns, historic buildings and lovely beaches around the lake’s shores. Staying at Hotel Villa Cortine in the heart of Sirmione, you’re perfectly placed to explore the lake by boat on day six, before an unforgettable helicopter ride over the Dolomite Mountains on day seven.

Villa Cortine Palacekeyboard_arrow_right
  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A privately-owned retreat in a romantic location
  • Feature: Exceptional views across majestic gardens to Lake Garda
  • Rooms: 54 rooms & suites
  • Location: Lake Garda, Italy
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast included

DAY 8-10ACCOMMODATION
Verona

Arrive in the city of Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous all over the world as the homeland of Romeo and Juliet. Enjoy a half-day walking tour and take a seat in the Verona Arena, one of the best-preserved amphitheatres in the country, for a captivating opera performance. On day ten, take a transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

NH Collection Palazzo Verona
  • Summary:

    The perfect blend of historical features and modern comforts.

MEAL BASIS

Breakfast included

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9 NIGHTS - PRICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 

Pricing based upon economy flights from London. Transfers, UK airport lounge passes and meals and excursions As specified.

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