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Verona & Lake Garda: Full-Day Tour from Lido di Jesolo

1. Verona & Lake Garda: Full-Day Tour from Lido di Jesolo

As this full-day (11-hour) excursion begins, you’ll relax on a bus transfer to Verona and listen to your guide’s comments about the trip highlights and the history of Verona and Sirmione. Take in views of the Veneto countryside and the scenic beauty of Lake Garda and its Mediterranean vegetation of olive trees, cypresses, magnolias, oleanders, and lemon trees. You'll arrive in Verona at about 11:00 and then embark on a guided walking tour of the center. Visit the colorful and lively Piazza delle Erbe that was the site of the Roman Forum. See the house of Juliet with the famous balcony, the Piazza dei Signori, where you’ll find the old City Hall, and the nearby Scaligere Tomb and Piazza Bra, which is the center of modern Verona. From Piazza Bra you’ll see the second-largest amphitheater in Italy (after the Colosseum), built in the first century for Roman performances and gladiator battles. It is now a venue for opera performances. After the guided tour you’ll have some free time on your own. Next you’ll depart on the 30-minute drive to Sirmione, a tiny town on the banks of Lake Garda. In Sirmione you can enjoy an optional boat trip (of around 20 minutes) to the far side of the lake. You’ll have free time to explore the romantic peninsula of Sirmione and take in the town’s narrow streets and its medieval walls and castle. Depart Sirmione at around 16:30, arriving in Jesolo at 19:00.

From Lake Garda: Venice Full-Day Tour

2. From Lake Garda: Venice Full-Day Tour

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day tour to Venice from Lake Garda. On the journey from the Lake Garda region to Venice, you'll stop for a short coffee break near Soave, and then hop on-board a private boat to cruise into the heart of the floating city. The estimated time of arrival in Venice is 11:00 AM. There will be a chance to book an optional 25-minute gondola ride, this is booked with your tour guide on the bus to Venice. While in Venice, take a walking tour of St Mark's with a guide and headphones and see many of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll along the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of La Serenissima. In the afternoon, you have some free time to relax and explore on your own. Go off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city. At a given time, a motor boat will be waiting to take you from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus which will take you back to Lake Garda.

Lake Garda: Beginner Paragliding Experience

3. Lake Garda: Beginner Paragliding Experience

See Lake Garda from the sky on this adventurous paragliding tour for beginners. Take in unforgettable views of this picturesque part of Italy. After a minivan drive and a short walk up in to the mountains, you'll have a safety briefing from your instructor and then suit up for your flight. You'll take in spectacular views of the southern part of Lake Garda as you soar above it. Experience 10 memorable minutes of flight amid some spectacular scenery.

Venice Full-Day Group Tour from Lake Garda

4. Venice Full-Day Group Tour from Lake Garda

Spend the day in one of the world’s most romantic cities on a full-day tour to Venice from Lake Garda. Transfer across the Veneto by air-conditioned bus, and then hop on a private boat to the heart of the city. Following your pick-up from various points in the Lake Garda region, including Limone, Riva del Garda and Bardolino, transfer to Venice with a short coffee break near Soave. The estimated time of arrival in Venice is 11:00 AM. Upon arrival, hop on a private boat and cross the lagoon to St. Mark's. Take a 40 minute walking tour, with a guide and headphones of St Mark's and see many of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile. Stroll the main streets to the Rialto Bridge and other monuments of “La Serenissima.” Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it came to dominant both the east and the west as the “Queen of the Adriatic.” Universally considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the city is built on a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals. The central sestiere (district) is awash with beautiful squares and crumbling mansions, along with ancient churches, ateliers and bridges. In the afternoon you will have some free time to relax and explore on your own. Get off the beaten path for a more authentic look at everyday life in the city, or just sit back and people watch in one of the many cafés of Piazza San Marco. A boat will be waiting to take you from St. Mark's Square to the transfer bus at approximately 5:45 PM.

Dolomites Full-Day Coach Tour from Lake Garda

5. Dolomites Full-Day Coach Tour from Lake Garda

Climb aboard an air-conditioned coach at your chosen departure point in Lake Garda, and then head north up the highway towards the Dolomites. Stop for a morning break in the beautiful Fiemme Valley at the entrance to the amazing mountain range. Take in the views of the snow-capped mountains as you continue through a dramatic landscape of cliffs, forests and meadows. Reach an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level at Pordoi Pass and get breathtaking views of the peaks of the Catinaccio, Marmolada and Sella mountains. Enjoy a break for lunch and purchase an optional ticket from your guide for the cable-way ride up to the Sass Pordoi terrace. Arrive in just a few minutes and get stunning vistas from 2,950 meters above sea level. Visit the Alpine village of Ortisei in the afternoon and see some of its famous wood carvings before the return drive to Lake Garda.

Verona Opera Arena: Transfer from Lake Garda & Opera Ticket

6. Verona Opera Arena: Transfer from Lake Garda & Opera Ticket

Get a pick-up by bus or minivan. Transfer to Verona; the transfer will be about 45 minutes long (it depends on the starting point). The tour guide will accompany you to the Arena, in the center of Verona. The ticket will be given to customers at gate n16 (open in Arena from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM). Your ticket is in category: unreserved stone steps and is included in the price. The opera is about 3 hours long. After the show, the tour guide will wait for all the guests and together they will reach the bus parking lot. Return at the pick-up point by bus. Here below you can find the 2022 Opera in Arena Schedule (Lyric Festival), during which the tour operator organizes the transfer service: 9:00 PM 19-Jun-21 AIDA 150 ANNIVERSARY NIGHT Gala - In case of cancellation, the performance will take place on 20-Jun 22-Jun-21 AIDA 150 ANNIVERSARY NIGHT Gala - In case of cancellation, the performance will take place on 23-Jun 25-Jun-21 Premiere Cavalleria e Pagliacci 26-Jun-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 01-Jul-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 02-Jul-21 Cavalleria e Pagliacci 03-Jul-21 Nabucco 09-Jul-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 10-Jul-21 Traviata 15-Jul-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 16-Jul-21 Traviata 17-Jul-21 Nabucco 18-Jul-21 REQUIEM di GIUSEPPE VERDI Gala 21-Jul-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 22-Jul-21 Cavalleria e Pagliacci 23-Jul-21 Traviata 24-Jul-21 Nabucco 29-Jul-21 Premiere Turandot 30-Jul-21 Gala DOMINGO OPERA NIGHT 31-Jul-21 Cavalleria e Pagliacci 8:45 PM 01-Aug-21 Turandot 03-Aug-21 Gala ROBERTO BOLLE AND FRIENDS 04-Aug-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 05-Aug-21 Turandot 06-Aug-21 Nabucco 07-Aug-21 Traviata 08-Aug-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 12-Aug-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 13-Aug-21 Nabucco 14-Aug-21 Cavalleria e Pagliacci 17-Aug-21 JONAS KAUFMANN - In case of cancellation of the performance, the GALA KAUFMANN will take place on 18-Aug 19-Aug-21 Traviata 20-Aug-21 Nabucco 21-Aug-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 22-Aug-21 Gala IX SINFONIA 26-Aug-21 Nabucco 27-Aug-21 Aida (Zeffirelli) 28-Aug-21 Turandot 01-Sep-21 Nabucco 02-Sep-21 Traviata 03-Sep-21 Turandot 04-Sep-21 Aida (Zeffirelli)

Venice: Full-Day Tour by Bus & Private Boat from Lake Garda

7. Venice: Full-Day Tour by Bus & Private Boat from Lake Garda

Enjoy a guided tour of the most romantic city in the world. Choose your pick up location in Lake Garda and travel by air-conditioned coach to Venice. See the city in one day with your guide. Arrive in Venice in the morning and start the day journeying by boat through the Giudecca Canal to the heart of Venice, better known as San Marco. Take a short walk through the street of Venice with your tour guide. During the walk, you will be able to see the most famous attractions, such as the Bridge of Sighs, the St. Mark Cathedral and its square, the bell tower, and Rialto Bridge. After your walking tour, you will have approximately 6-hours of free time. Use your free time to visit restaurants, bars, shops, or book your own Gondola ride. In the afternoon enjoy a private guided Lagoon boat tour. The tour shows you unusual aspect of Venice and its history, thanks to a real Venetian speechman sailor! After the boat tour, you will return to the coach and be dropped off at your hotel between 11:30 PM and 12:30 AM.

Dolomites Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

8. Dolomites Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

Depart Lake Garda and journey towards the Dolomites mountain range, stopping en route in the towns of Moena or Cavalese. Get some time to window shop and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate before traveling to the Pordoi Pass, 2,240 meters above sea level. Get stunning vistas of the mountains, including the summits of Marmolada, Sella and Catinaccio. Enjoy some free time for lunch and to soak up the views. Then, visit a typical mountain resort in the afternoon and discover the wood carvings and beautiful wooden buildings of the village of Ortisei. Buy a souvenir from the Dolomites in one of the delightful shops before the return trip to Lake Garda.

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

9. From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

Discover one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance on a full-day tour to the romantic city of Verona. Choose from multiple departure points in Lake Garda and travel in comfort by air-conditioned coach. Take a short walk into the city center on arrival and see one of the best-preserved monuments of the Roman Empire at the Arena, still used for concerts today. Continue to Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Erbe before going to Juliet's House to look at the balcony where Romeo declared his eternal love for Juliet in Shakespeare’s tragedy. Learn more about how the city has developed over the centuries and discover artistic elements from different periods, including the medieval Castelvecchio and the tombs of the Scaligeri family at the church of Santa Maria Antica. Admire the Roman bridge over the Adige River and more. Then, get some free time to stroll down Via Mazzini and browse the local and high street shops before the return journey to Lake Garda.

From Milan: Venice and Verona Guided Tour

10. From Milan: Venice and Verona Guided Tour

The tour departs from Milan Central Station in the early morning and crosses Lombardy to reach Venice. Situated on a marshy lagoon on the Adriatic Sea, Venice is internationally famous for its waterways and scenic canals. Upon arrival in Venice, enjoy a tour of the city’s historical center, passing by Saint Mark’s Square, the Basilica, and the beautiful Bridge of Sighs. Next, enjoy some free time to explore on your own, shop for souvenirs, and snap photos for your vacation album. Continue the tour towards Verona, known for being the setting of the love story between Romeo and Juliet. Take a stroll along the banks of the River Adige, cross the Ponte Scaliero, and admire the stunning Castelvecchio, a medieval castle built in the golden age of Verona. In the early afternoon, begin the return journey back to Milan.

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Went in a small group (only 4 of us in total). Was very friendly guide giving us facts on route to the lake and also a guided tour of the area. The guide also offered to take us up to the small church and was friendly talking to us all around the areas and telling us of his travels

Very interesting excursion from Lake Garda to Verona! We were particularly satisfied with the tour guide in Verona.

Excellent guide and so informative! Our guide was very interesting to listen to. He went over and beyond.

The tour guide, Francesco, was very helpful, friendly, explained a lot and gave us tips. Gladly again

Good bus, great tour guide, varied explanations and interesting additional services.