One week to discover the Veneto Region
One week to discover and fall in love with the Veneto Region!
8 days among thermal relax, culture, food & wine traditions, craft, sport, nature and local products!
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN THE HOTEL
Arrival in the thermal hotel 3* in Abano Terme (PD), accommodation in the room and free time to relax in the thermal spa pools of the hotel. Dinner in a typical Trattoria of the Euganean Hills where you’ll taste the local traditional dishes of the Venetian cuisine.
DAY 2 – TREVISO
The small Venice of the mainland: among the banks of the river, the markets, the mills and the ancient buildings. Let yourself be charmed by the city along the Sile river! Walking on the Dante Bridge you can see how the water of Sile river mixes with those of the Cagnan Canal. Then continue until the Carraresi’s House and stop in one of the most charming places of Treviso: The Buranelli’s Canal.
Treviso’s area is famous also for the production of wine, so after the visit of the city centre you can enter in a local winery to discover the winemaking and taste the excellent typical Venetian sparkling wine called Prosecco and the history of this product known all over the world.
DAY 3 – ARQUA’ PETRARCA
Arquà Petrarca is the most beautiful village in Veneto and here you could fall in love with this typical Italian Borgo with its small and nice paths in an atmosphere where the time seems to have stopped. Here, with the Tour Leader you could discover this small village and its history from the House of Francesco Petrarca, a famous Italian poet that lived here and gave his name to the village. Then the tour continues with a tasting of typical products of this territory: from the awarded olive oil of the Euganean Hills, through the local products until the famous liquor produced in this village with the jujubes fruits and called “Brodo di Giuggiole”. At the end, lunch with traditional dishes in a local winery.
DAY 4 – VENICE
Visit the traditional and authentic Venice with a walk among Calli (the little streets of Venice), Campielli (the little squares of Venice) and ancient colourful palaces and famous small shops. Listen the shouting of the gondoliers, look how is the typical daily life of the venetian people and enjoy yourself with the sparkling sea breeze. Discover all the small and charming aspects of this city that is a real masterpiece, until to reach the majestic Saint Mark’s Basilica.
DAY 5 – PADUA
Discover the real city of Padua. You could live a unique and unforgettable experience visiting the ateliers of the local artisans, listening their stories that transmit the tradition of the art of Padua. You will stop in two craft workshops to discover the unique masterpieces, worked following a tradition told generation by generation. At first, you’ll discover the ancient art of the creation of lead stained crystal glass window by one of the last glass window-makers remained in Italy, trained in the most important glass atelier of Murano. Then in the second craft workshop you could learn about the art of decoration of gilding and the restoration of ancient furniture.
The tour continues with a walk in the city centre of Padua with its beautiful squares and historical monuments. With a delicious break “alla Padovana” you’ll conclude the tour.
The lovers of art, history and culture could visit also the Padua Baptistery, frescoed at the end of ‘300 by Giusto de’ Menabuoi, the Palazzo della Ragione, The Bo Palace that is the most ancient building of the University of Padua, the second oldest University in Italy that is proud to have all the departments except architecture, and then the popular Basilica of Saint Antony or the Scrovegni Chapel that enchant the visitors with its frescos by Giotto and its vault that seem a starry night (the entrance tickets of the monuments listed are not included in the price).
DAY 6 – RELAX AND FUN AT THE THERMAL SPA
A day for the care of yourself. Dedicate few times in the warmed thermal water of the pools and then ride an e-bike and explore the Euganean territory without difficult and stress. Discover routes and paths immersed in the nature, the majestic Castles and the fabulous Villas, riding peacefully along the cycleways. At the end, dinner in a winery with typical local products.
DAY 7 – VERONA
Let yourself be enchanted by the city of love: Verona. Walking around the centre discover Castelvecchio and its bridge, the Arch of Gavi and the Corso Cavour. Continuing along the street, reach Piazza delle Erbe and cross the Costa Arch you’ll arrive in Piazza dei Signori. Don’t miss during this walk the beauties of the Scaligere Arches, the Juliet’s House and via Mazzini, the traditional shopping street that carry you directly in Piazza Bra, the main square where you could see the famous Arena of Verona.
DAY 8 – DEPARTURE
Enriched of positive energies in the soul, you can come back home with a baggage of beautiful memories.
Price per person starting from: 890,00 €
The price per person includes:
-7 nights in a thermal Hotel 3* (bed and breakfast) in double room per person,
-1 dinner in a typical Trattoria of the Euganean Hills,
-1 wine tasting of Prosecco in winery and visit of a local wine cellar of Treviso,
-1 half day tour with accompaniment to Arquà Petrarca which includes (per person): 1 ticket to visit the Petrarca’s House, 1 visit and tasting of olive oil in an olive oil mill, 1 visit of a laboratory of a local producer of typical products with tasting, 1 lunch in a winery,
-1 entrance with option “Skip the line” for the Saint Mark’s Basilica per person,
-1 half day tour with accompaniment to Padua with visit of two craft workshops and a break “alla Padovana” per person,
-1 half day rental of 1 e-bike per person,
-1 dinner in a winery (different typical products) per person.
The price not includes:
– visitors tax (to pay directly in the hotel),
– supplement for single room,
– supplements for public holidays,
– supplements for High season,
– other extras,
– lunch/dinner/tasting not indicated in “The price per person includes”,
– tickets entrance to museum/ monuments/ exhibitions not indicated in “The price per person includes”,
– everything else not clearly indicated.