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Venice: A Romantic Retreat in the Lap of Luxury

Once upon a time, Venice—a city built on water—held sway through its impressive architecture, artistic prowess, and deeply-rooted traditions. The Venice of today still echoes the grandeur of its past, with its iconic gondola rides, elegant strolls, and sophisticated dining experiences, all reminiscent of a time when Venice was a beacon of opulence and splendor. This top tourist destination is best explored through Italy Luxury Tours’ luxurious holiday packages. 

Whether you’re planning your honeymoon, your wedding anniversary holiday, or simply want to enjoy a romantic retreat with someone special, Italy Luxury Tours can take you to Venice and beyond, ensuring a private and upscale experience that’s truly extraordinary. Let’s take a look at some of the Venice luxury holiday packages offered by this travel company:

Private tour of Venice, The Dolomites, and Verona

This immersive journey includes tours of the Venetian Cathedral, St. Mark’s Basilica, and The Doge’s Palace. These architectural gems from the 14th century serve as a testament to the ancient Venetians’ significant influence over the city.

The second leg of the tour brings you to the scenic Dolomites and the world-renowned, celebrity-favored ski resort, Cortina D’ Ampezzo. Here, you will experience the latest in fashion, dine at top-tier restaurants, and pay a visit to the birthplace of the acclaimed 16th-century painter Titian.

The tour then ventures to Verona and Lake Garda, known for their exclusive wine tours. Here, you will gain insight into the intricate process of winemaking and also visit one of the most recognized olive oil museums located in Bardolino.

This luxurious and romantic tour package includes a three-night stay in Venice, Cortina, and Verona, along with assistance and porterage services at airports, train stations, and hotels. 

Private transportation is provided in a Mercedes E or V Class vehicle with an English-speaking driver. The package also includes private guided tours led by professional local guides, offering door-to-door service. Entrance fees to museums, galleries, archaeological parks, and other attractions are covered. The package takes care of breakfast at hotels, all food and wine tours, enogastronomic experiences, and most lunches. Italy Luxury Tour’s ground operational office in Italy offers 24/7 assistance and support throughout.

Private tour of Venice, Lake Como, and Florence

On this 10-day, 9-night exclusive private tour, you’ll visit some of the most sought-after destinations in Northern Italy.

Upon your arrival at Venice Airport, a local representative who is proficient in English will be there to greet you warmly. A private limousine and, subsequently, a private motorboat will escort you to your hotel located in the heart of Venice. 

Over the next few days, you’ll be privately guided through the city, embarking on a gondola ride and visiting remarkable sites such as the Cathedral of Venice, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Doge’s Palace.

Following your time in Venice, you’ll venture to the famed nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Embark on a private half-day boat tour to explore these renowned islands within the Venice Lagoon. Witness the skillful glass-blowers at work in Murano and peruse the lace shops of Burano.

Your romantic journey continues as you’re transferred to Lake Como via Milan, one of Italy’s most adored lakes. During your time here, you’ll explore Bellagio, referred to as the Pearl of Lake Como, and have the opportunity to visit Villa del Balbaniello, Villa Carlotta, and Villa Melzi. The experience extends with a day tour to Lake Maggiore, offering extraordinary visits to The Borromean Islands and Stresa.

Heading further south, the tour extends into the Tuscany region, unveiling several quaint towns, as well as the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa. 

Tuscany stirs emotions with its exceptional food and wine culture. The wine tours here offer an extraordinary experience, providing a taste of some of the finest wines in the world. These private and upscale Tuscan tours are characterized as charming, enjoyable, and tranquil and never fail to deliver the best of experiences.

Private gastronomic adventures beyond Venice 

Although Venice is well-known for its canals and gondolas, it has much more to offer than just picturesque waterways. This is evident in this 10-day, 9-night gastronomic journey that invites you to delve deep into the rich wine culture of the Veneto region. 

Embrace the lifestyle of a Roman emperor, savoring the region’s famed wine and exquisite seafood produced in Venice and the surrounding Veneto area. The journey begins with a leisurely stroll around Venice’s most notable landmarks, followed by a fish cooking demonstration, gondola rides, and a trip to Venice’s bustling fruit and vegetable market.

Post your Venetian experience, you’ll journey to the captivating city of Verona—the setting for the timeless love story of Romeo & Juliet. This ancient city (encircled by historic walls) offers an array of delicious dishes and fine wines, all included in this romantic tour. 

Subsequent destinations include a wine tour around Lake Garda, a visit to the illustrious Palladian villas in Treviso, and a trip to the quaint 16th Century villages of Valdobbiadene, Conegliano, and Treviso. Each of these charming locations offers some of the finest Venetian wines, adding to the enchantment of your gastronomic adventure.

This private luxury trip provides a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the Veneto region’s history and cultural heritage. But while wine and food form a significant part of this journey, you will also immerse yourself in the architectural beauty of the cities and towns you visit. Each stop on this tour brings with it an enriching encounter with the local community. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn about the art of winemaking, from the vine to the bottle, and appreciate the intricacies of Venetian cuisine.

Ultimately, this tour is a comprehensive cultural experience. Beyond the gastronomic delights, you’re exposed to a region filled with historical wonders, captivating tales, and breathtaking landscapes—all the while appreciating the best of Veneto’s culinary offerings.

Experience the wonder and romance of Venice with Italy Luxury Tours’ exclusive travel packages. Indulge in luxury as you journey through the region’s enchanting canals, iconic landmarks, and hidden gems, all while enjoying world-class accommodations and service. Book your romantic Venice travel package today and start living la dolce vita.