Upcoming Trip

Discover Northern Italy: Venice, Small Villages & the Lakes

September 20 - 30, 2017

Spend 9 nights in beautiful and charming accommodations in the heart of charming Venice and lakeside retreats.

  • Explore the medieval mountain town of Bergamo, the merchant city of Mantua (sister city to Madison, Wisconsin), and the romantic town of Verona. We allow you plenty of time to immerse yourself in local pleasures.

  • Become familiar with wine and culinary traditions of northern Italy and indulge in the best of both that these regions have to offer.

  • Discover medieval Padua, known for its famous university (one of Europe‚Äôs oldest, established in 1222), the impressive 14th century frescos of Giotto in the Scrovegni Chapel, and the 13th-century Basilica di Sant’Antonio and resting place of St. Anthony.

  • Wonder at the majestic northern lakes, Como and Garda. Wander impressive villas and lush gardens that line the stores of these beautiful lakes shimmering against a backdrop of alpine peaks.

  • Lose yourself amid the labyrinthine streets and canals of Venice. Visit the island of Murano to learn how artisans craft Venetian glass. Survey the ancient port from a chartered sailboat.


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