Venice Biennale festival tour

Number of Days: 10
Destination: Italy
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  • Venice Biennale festival tour

    Join us in Venice to enjoy the Biennale exhibitions, events, fabulous galleries and museums. Then discover a few of the city’s hidden gems and take a trip to the lagoon’s picturesque islands. Then we travel up river to the Veneto, visiting some of the region’s architectural wonders including Palladio’s Villa Capra in Vicenza, and Carlo Scarpa’s sublime Brion Cemetery in Altivole, before finishing the day in the walled city of Verona. Our last two days are spent enjoying some of Verona’s culture and monuments, among them Carlo Scarpa’s masterpiece Castel Vecchio museum.

  • 10 DAY ITINERARY

    Tour commences in Venice on 17 September and concludes in Verona 26 September 2019

    Day 1: Tuesday

    Arrive Venice and transfer to our hotel and base for the next 7 nights. We are near the Dorsoduro area nearby the Accademia and Peggy Guggennheim Museum. We invite you to join us at our included welcome dinner tonight. D

    Accommodation: Hotel Ca Pisani, or similar.


    Day 2: Wednesday

    This morning make your way by ferry to the Giardini for the Venice Biennale. You will spend the day exploring the many country pavilions and main exhibition hall. B


    Day 3: Thursday

    Discover the Arsenale today, and more key pavilions and works. Check out the glass demonstrations and displays near St Mark’s Square tonight. B

     

    Day 4: Friday

    Visit a local market before spending the afternoon visiting Torcello and Burano Islands. B


    Day 5: Saturday

    Today experience some of the Biennale collateral exhibitions and other museums. B


    Day 6: Sunday

    We finish off the Biennale Festival with a return to the Giardini or Arsenale. B


    Day 7: Monday

    After breakfast, we have a walking tour to explore some of the less commonly visited areas of Venice. B


    Day 8: Tuesday

    Today we depart Venice for the Veneto, and visit Possagno where you will find Canova’s Gipsoteca, Altivole to take in the magnificent Brion Tomb by Carlo Scarpa, and wander the pedestrian precinct of Vicenza in search of Palladio. Late afternoon we arrive in Verona. B

    Accommodation: Hotel Verona (or similar)


    Day 9: Wednesday

    Explore Verona today, including Castelvecchio. This beautiful building was restored by Carlo Scarpa, and the famed Juliets Balcony. Enjoy our included farewell dinner tonight. B,D


    Day 10: Thursday

    Our tour concludes in Verona after breakfast this morning. B

    Included meals: B = Continental breakfast, D = Dinners as per final itinerary

     

  • Inclusions:

    • 7 Nights Accommodation in Venice including breakfast
    • 3 Nights in Verona including breakfast
    • All transfers by bus, ferry and vaporetto as per the final itinerary

    Exclusions:

    • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
    • Any museum entrances not included in the final itinerary
    • Any meals not included in the final itinerary

  • Available Dates

    • $6,495 per person share twin. Single supplement plus $2,698

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