Garda See & Tuscany
- 8 days s
Hotel & Rental Car Package – 7 nights
8 days s
- 4 overnights in a 4* hotel in Garda Lake on BB basis
- 3 overnights in a 4* hotel in Montecatini Terme on BB basis
- Category C car and “GOLD insurance” included
- City taxes must to be paid on spot
- Lunches, Dinners and drinks at meals
- Porterages and personal expenses
- Entrance fees to monuments and archaeological sites
- Anything not expressly indicated in “the rate includes”
Day 1 - VERONA (OVERNIGHT IN GARDA)
Arrive at Verona/Milano airport or with train at train station. After picking up the rental car, drive to your hotel in Garda Lake. On
this day there are no planned activities. Free time to discover the city on your own. in hotel.
Day 2 - GARDA LAKE TOUR (OVERNIGHT IN GARDA)
Breakfast in hotel. This day you are free to relax and explore the city on your own. Or We suggest you to have a lake tour stopping
off in the most famous towns around Lake Garda as Desenzano, Sirmione, Malcesine, Limone and Salo’. Each of them has a
different history and traditions dating back to before the Middle Ages.
Suggested itinerary: Drive to Sirmione to visit its famous Castle, on to Desenzano with its Castle and its Villa Romana. On to your
tour with Salo’ to admire its wonderful lakeside; next stop to Limone famous for its lemon groves and finally Malcesine, another
well-known tourist resort on the Veronese shore of upper Lake Garda and famous medieval village.
Day 3 - VERONA & PADOVA (OVERNIGHT IN GARDA)
Breakfast at the hotel. This day is free to relax and explore the beautiful cities of the Garda Lake area on your own or you can opt to
spend your day to Verona and Padova.
Suggested itinerary: Drive to Verona parking in Piazza Bra: immediately find the symbol of the city, the Arena di Verona, one of the
largest surviving Roman amphitheaters. Continue to Via Mazzini and arrive to Piazza delle Erbe one of the most characteristic
squares in Verona: old houses with towers, loggias and fountains including the central one with a Roman statue and Juliet's house.
Continue your day driving to Padova and Visit the Scrovegni Chapel with the Eremitani Church and the Picture Gallery. Together
with the Sistine Chapel, these are the two masterpieces that everyone should admire in their life. We also suggest to visit the
Basilica of St Anthony. Come back in hotel. Overnight.
Day 4 - VENICE (OVERNIGHT IN GARDA)
Breakfast at the hotel. This day is free to relax and explore the beautiful cities of the Garda Lake area or you can opt to spend your
day to visit Venice by car or train.
Suggested itinerary: Drive to Punta Sabbioni and from there take the boat to reach Venice. Start your walking tour by exploring St.
Mark's Square before heading into the cathedral. From the first-floor terrace you’ll be able to admire views across the lagoon and
see the famous bronze horses up close. Next, you can reach Doge's Palace, formerly the residence of the leader of the Republic of
Venice. Enjoy visiting the Chamber of the Great Council and courtrooms among other things. After this, cross the infamous Bridge
of Sighs that links to the New Prisons. You can also see Santa Maria Formosa, San Giovanni e Paolo, Marco Polo's house and the
famous Rialto area. Continue your day visiting the Chiesa ai Frari (home to Tiziano's artworks, such as the stunning "Assunta") or
Chiesa di San Rocco Ai Frari (with Tintoretto's artworks, E. G. the great "Crocifissione"). Prepare to take some amazing pictures of
the central district (Sestiere) with beautiful squares and crumbling mansions along with ancient churches, ateliers and bridges.
Drive back to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 - FLORENCE (OVERNIGHT IN MONTECATINI)
Breakfast in the hotel. This day you have to drive to Montecatini. We suggest you to visit Florence, one of the most spectacular
largest Art Capital of the world where one-third of all art treasures of Italy is located.
Suggested itinerary: Dive to Florence and start to visit Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in Italy, considered the burial site
of the most important Italian personalities from history, art and literature. Equally impressive is the Palazzo Vecchio in the Piazza
della Signoria with the replica of David by Michelangelo. Recommended is the visit to the Uffizi Gallery, the world-famous art
gallery or stroll the streets of the city and let the day finish with a café on the Piazza della Repubblica. Drive to Montecatini Terme.
Overnight in Montecatini terme. Overnight in hotel.
Day 6 - SIENA & SAN GIMIGNANO (OVERNIGHT IN MONTECATINI)
Breakfast in the hotel. This day you are free to relax and explore the city on your own or you can opt to spend your day in Siena and
Suggested itinerary: Heading into the Chianti area, which extends between Siena and Florence, that has spawned one of the most
famous wines, the Chianti. Let yourself be enchanted by one of the most magnificent landscapes of hills, fields, numerous vineyards
and olive groves. You can discover San Gimignano, whose soaring towers that can already be seen from afar. Worth seeing are the
Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, the Palazzo del Popolo with the Museum Civico and the Piazza della Cisterna with its pretty
fountain. Drive to Siena. The medieval city of Siena is a work of art of the Gothic period. With its winding old town and the narrow,
red-brown of high palaces brick of Sienese clay-lined streets, it seems as if the clock of centuries stopped. The historic center on its
three hills grouped in the form of a three-star, is famous for its Palazzo Pubblico and its Torre del Mangia (88 meters high). From
here you have a wonderful view of the famous beautiful Piazza del Campo. Overnight in Montecatini.
Day 7 - PISA & LUCCA (OVERNIGHT IN MONTECATINI)
Breakfast in the hotel. This day you are free to relax and explore the city on your own or you can opt to spend your day to visit Pisa
Suggested itinerary: The Leaning Tower of Pisa has made it famous throughout the world. During your day trip you can admire the
Square of Miracles, the unique composition of the Cathedral, the Leaning Tower, Baptistery and Campo Santo. The Cathedral of
Santa Maria Assunta is a masterpiece of the italian Architecture. Inside the Baptistery you can visit the hexagonal pulpit by Nicola
Pisano. Something very special in its own way is the Cemetery in the form of a monumental cloister. Drive to Lucca and visit this
beautiful medieval city with the Guinigi Tower and the Clock Tower. From these points there is a splendid view over the rooftops of
the Tuscan town, an overview that allows you to appreciate the beauty and harmony, and find the same urban structure built by
the Romans. Piazza of the Amphitheatre, in the name of what was already said in this space occupied today by one of the most
beautiful squares in Italy. The Church of San Michele, also called the Forum, is a place where there was the center of the ancient
Lucca. Overnight in Montecatini Terme.
Day 8 - DEPARTURE and “ARRIVEDERCI”
Breakfast in the hotel. Check out at 10:00, drive to your airport/train station and end of our services. Grazie e arrivederci!
Selected Hotel 4*:
• Garda area: Antico Borgo (Riva del Garda), Antares (Villafranca di
Verona) or similar (*)
• Montecatini: Hotel Puccini, Boston, Da Vinci or similar (*)
(*) The hotels indicated may be replaced with others of the same
category. Accommodations are located in the indicated towns or in a
different cities where will be possible to realize the program
• Cancellations up to 15 days before departure with full refund.
• Cancellations from 14 to 8 days before departure, penalty of 30%
• Cancellations from 7 to 4 days before departure, penalty of 50%
• In case of cancellation within 3 days before departure, penalty of
• There will be no refund for no shows or voluntary interruption of
an already started trip
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