The Renaissance, the Po Valley, and the Charm of Venice

Period: all the year
Location: Bologna

Description:

From the palaces of the Estense duchy, to the Po valley landscapes, untill the romantic spots in venetian lagoon. Italy will show you its hidden treasures!

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  • Culture & Music
  • Our Tours

Tags:

  • Bird Watching
  • Boat trips
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Cathedrals Churches
  • Gastronomy-gourmet
  • Historical sites
  • Museums-galleries
  • Shopping
  • Urforgettable experience

DAY 1 BOLOGNA

Welcome cocktail upon arrival. Check in at Hotel and time to relax. In the late afternoon you will meet our guide for a visit of the most significant monuments in the art and history of the town: the Fountain of Neptune, Palazzo Re Enzo, Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Comunale, the Basilica of San Petronio, Archiginnasio, the Abbey of Santo Stefano, Corte Isolani, the Two Towers. After the tour welcome dinner in one of the most ancient taverns in Bologna with live music. After dinner back to the Hotel and overnight.

 

DAY 2 FERRARA

Breakfast at Hotel. Today we will move on Ferrara, one of the most beautiful examples of the Italian Renaissance whose name is linked with that of the Este Family. Visit to Palazzo Schifanoia and Estense Castle with our guide, and after you will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant! In the afternoon time at disposal for shopping or for a visit to the beautiful Diamanti Palace to admire the permanent and temporary exhibitions. Back to Bologna and time at leisure for dinner and relax. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 3 PO VALLEY

Breakfast at Hotel. Today we will visit the Po Delta. You will enjoy a boat trip from the little fishing village of Gorino Ferrarese, travel down the Po and visit the Abbey of Pomposa. After a lunch in a characteristic restaurant we will return to Bologna. Dinner at leisure and overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 4 VENICE

Breakfast at Hotel. Today we will spend the whole day in Venice to visit the city of water, a unique experience in the World. In the morning guided tour of St Mark’s square, the Basilica, the Doge’s palace, the Bridge of Sights. Lunch in a typical restaurant in the city center. In the afternoon the guided tour will continue with the visit to Burano Island, renowned for its lacemaking school; Murano Island, world capital of the glassblowing industry, where you will have a chance to watch the artists at work, and Torcello for a nice walking. Back to Bologna in the late afternoon, time at leisure and overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 5 DEPARTURE

Breakfast at Hotel. Departure or time at leisure for shopping around Bologna!

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