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Brooks Wine invites you on an unforgettable trip to Northern Italy. Come explore with us for eight days of authentic experiences and unbelievable cuisine. Learn about the winemaking culture of Northern Italy, from its centuries-old history to modern-day techniques. Discover wine varietals indigenous to this hilly, fertile land, and meet third-generation winemakers and families deeply rooted in tradition. Savor regional dishes like stuffed tortellini. View Lake Garda and Lake Iseo, along with medieval cities, ruins, and other breathtaking sites.
Land at the Verona Villafranca Airport, and meet your Travel Director. Take a private transfer to the hotel, which is also a wine estate and farm.
San Martino Tower
Desenzano Del Garda
Travel to Venice by train with your travel director. Check into your hotel and have lunch on your own before meeting your local guide for an afternoon walking tour of Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. See magnificent canals, narrow streets, and beautiful marble buildings. Enjoy dinner at your leisure this evening.
Today, enjoy a full-day guided exploration of Venice with your local guide. Take a walking tour of the unseen side of Venice. Get lost in the maze of narrow streets and explore the Jewish Ghetto and other delights with your local guide. Cruise along the Grand Canal in true Venetian form. Lunch and dinner are on your own with recommendations from your guide.
Enjoy the city of Venice at your own pace today. Perhaps, take a vaporetto to the glass island of Murano or fine lace island of Burano island. Lunch and dinner are on your own with recommendations from your guide.
Savor your last breakfast in Italy, then take a private transfer to the Venice Marco Polo Airport for flights home.
Hotel L’Orologio Venezia
In Venice, enjoy three nights at this luxury historic building in Riva de l’Ogio. The property reflects the class and elegance of Venice featuring refined fabrics and precious marbles. Located along the Grand Canal, the hotel is within walking distance of many major sites, including Campo San Palo, the Ponte di Rialto, and Santa Maria ai Frari. Rest in one of the property’s 43 spacious, elegant rooms.
Extension: Jun 3 – 8, 2018
This trip has been designed to include daily exploratory walks that range from one to three hours. Guests should feel comfortable meandering along cobbled surfaces, walking up and down stairs, and sauntering down uneven nature paths. Typically, our more invigorating walks are included as optional activities. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Note: Group maximum is based on double occupancy.
- Additional alcoholic beverages beyond those included with major meals
Call to discuss availability and rates for triple, quad, and child accommodations.
*Rates are per person, double occupancy in US Dollars