Milan & Verona: A Tale Of Two Cities

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Milan & Verona: A Tale Of Two Cities

Embark on a captivating journey through Italy's iconic cities, Milan and Verona. Begin in the fashion capital, Milan, where history and modernity intertwine. From the bustling Navigli district to the majestic Duomo Cathedral, immerse yourself in Milan's rich tapestry of culture. Then, let the romantic allure of Verona sweep you off your feet. Walk the very streets that inspired Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and indulge in the region's famed Amarone wine. The picturesque landscapes of Lake Como and Sirmione offer a serene escape, with their pristine waters and historic treasures. This 7-day tour promises a blend of cultural immersion, historic exploration, and moments of pure Italian bliss. Join us for an unforgettable adventure!

Itinerary

 Day 1 - Arrive in Milan

Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival in Milan, independent transfer to your accommodation.
Overnight in Milan.

 Day 2 - Best of Milan with Duomo

Explore Milan's highlights with an authentic tour. Begin in Navigli, an authentic hub, then proceed to the Roman San Lorenzo columns. Discover Piazza Affari's iconic statue and the hidden gem, Piazza Mercanti, near the Duomo. Admire Scala Opera House, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and Temple of Opera. The journey concludes at the awe-inspiring Duomo Cathedral, delving into its history and interior grandeur. Ascend to rooftop terraces by lift for a breathtaking city panorama. Unveil Milan's beauty through this insightful guided experience. Overnight in Milan.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 3 - Optional Tour to Lake Como

Today is yours to explore and discover! Overnight in Milan.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 4 - Milan to Verona and Amarone Wine Tour

Independent transfer to Milan Central Station. Board the train to Verona and upon your arrival, self-transfer to your accommodation.
In the afternoon, embark on a Valpolicella wine tour. Just outside Verona lies this historic winemaking region, Valpolicella, known for its picturesque landscapes, rolling hills, and over 400 wineries. Here, the renowned Amarone wine is crafted from partially dried grapes. Your journey begins with a local winemaker guiding you through cellars, providing insights into the local wines. Then, visit a family-run winery to explore vineyards, learn about the drying process, and enjoy more wine tastings. Engage with passionate winemakers, hear captivating stories, and create lasting memories. Overnight in Verona.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 5 - Verona Walking Tour

Verona, famed as the backdrop to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, exudes charm and rich history. With remnants of its Roman and Scaliger dynasty past, Verona feels like an open-air museum. This guided tour meanders through the old town's picturesque streets, offering insights into the city's history. Highlights include the 14th-century red-brick castle, the Roman amphitheater hosting performances, and the vibrant Piazza delle Erbe with the Lamberti Tower. Of course, you'll also visit the iconic balcony where Romeo professed his love to Juliet, adding a touch of Shakespearean romance. Overnight in Verona.
 
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 6 - Sirmione from Verona

On a thin strip of land at the southern end of Lake Garda, Sirmione is a fascinating town almost entirely surrounded by water. Its most famous attraction is Scaligero Castle, but Sirmione has a lot of cultural and natural treasures to discover. Upon arrival, you'll board a boat for a delightful tour of the peninsula that reveals elegant villas, postcard-perfect landscapes, and the remains of an ancient Roman villa known as Grotte di Catullo. Afterward, a local guide will take you around town to show you all the interesting sights while telling you all about Sirmione's history. After the guided tour, you'll have some free time to explore on your own and relax by the lake before heading back to Verona.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 7 - Departure

Independent transfer to Verona Airport. 
Meals : Breakfast

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Other Information

  • Tour Code : SMT002.24
  • Duration : 6 Nights/7 Days
  • Departure City : Milan, Italy
  • Ending City : Verona, Italy
  • Type : Private Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Easy
  • Transport Mode : Train
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Language Offered : English
Departure Dates
July 2024 - 26, 27, 29
August 2024 - 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, 26
September 2024 - 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 27, 28, 30
October 2024 - 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28
Blackout Dates
30,31 August 2024, 15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25 September 2024
Tour Includes
  •  3 nights in Milan
  •  3 nights in Verona
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  Small Group Tour - Best of Milan with Duomo / Meet the guide at a meeting point
  •  High speed train from Milan to Verona, reserved seats
  •  Small Group Tour - Amarone Wine / Meet the guide at a meeting point in Verona / drop off in the same point
  •  Small Group Tour - Verona Walking / Meet the guide at a meeting point in Verona / drop off in the same point
  •  Small Group Tour - Sirmione and Lake Garda / Meet the guide at a meeting point in Verona / drop off in the same point
  •  Digital Remote Briefing 7 days before arrival
  •  24/7 Emergency Phone to assist you during your stay
Tour Excludes
  •  Everything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  •  City tax to be paid at the hotel
  •  Transfer to meet the guide for your guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Return transfer after your hotel after the guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Transfers from and to train station
  •  Flights are not included
  •  Personal Insurance
Notes
  •  Milan - Hotel Ritz or similar
  •  Verona - Hotel Indigo Grand Hotel des Arts or similar