Northern Italy

  • Location: Northern Italy
  • Date: June 10 – 18, 2023

Northern Italy’s Hidden Gems

Although not as well known, Northern Italy and Lake Garda are hidden gems in an authentic Italian Experience. We will be privileged to learn about this area’s rich culture and especially its incredible landscape, wines and cuisine. Everything about this area is unforgettable.

Itinerary at a glance

Day 01

  • Private transfers from Venice Airport to hotel in Lake Garda
  • Dinner at hotel restaurant
  • Overnight in Riva del Garda

Day 02

  • Private visit to a prosciutto producer in Trento
  • Private visit to a local brewery and lunch paired with a selection of beers
  • Private walking tour of Trento
  • Private Trento Doc winery guided tour with a light dinner including wine pairing to follow
  • Overnight in Riva del Garda

Day 03

  • Private guided walking tour of Verona with an art historian, including the Roman Arena, Piazza delle Erbe, and Juliet’s balcony
  • Guided tour and tasting in Valpolicalla at the legendary Amarone wine producer, Villa La Torre
  • Dinner in Sirmione
  • Overnight in Riva del Garda

Day 04

  • Private excursion to Salo to visit Vittoriale, the home of poet Gabriele D’Annunzio
  • Lunch at a local Osteria
  • Overnight in Riva del Garda

Day 05

  • Private transfer to Trieste with a stop in Valdobbiadine to visit a third generation Prosecco winery
  • Light lunch paired with local wines
  • Welcome dinner at a local trattoria
  • Overnight in Trieste

Day 06

  • Private guided walking tour of Trieste including the Jewish ghetto, San Giusto Cathedral, and the city center
  • Lunch in a famous local café
  • Visit to Castello di Miramare and Castello Duino
  • Dinner at an authentic trattoria
  • Overnight in Trieste

Day 07

  • Private guided tour of San Daniele including a visit to a prosciutto factory with a light lunch and famous San Daniele ham tasting to follow
  • Private guided walking tour of Udine
  • Private guided visit to a local distillery for grappa and gin tasting
  • Overnight in Trieste

Day 08

  • Visit to the Monument commemorating World War I victims in Redipuglia
  • Private guided visit to Aquileia
  • Lunch, private guided tour, and tasting of the region’s best white wines at the Collio winery
  • Farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in Trieste

Day 10

  • Private transfers to Venice Airport. Until next time!