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excursion in verona italy - rareitaly

SWEET MOMENTS IN THE CITY OF LOVE

“There is no world without Verona walls “ quoted William Shakespeare describing the romantic city of Verona as he chose it as the location for the tribulations of the Capuleti and Montecchi families. Early in the morning departure from your hotel in order to reach Verona, renowned for the Summer Opera Season, on board of a confortable air conditioned coach with the attendance of our tour leader. Walking through unusual paths, your guide will show you the most important monuments of Verona, theatre of Romeo and Juliet’s love affair: the Juliet’s Balcony, Romeo’s house, the gate where Romeo passed through while leaving Verona as an exiled and the Juliet’s tomb, placed in an ancient monastery. The visit will end with a romantic walk along the lovers bridge of Castelvecchio. Free lunch and time for shopping in the city center, in Piazza Erbe or for an individual visit of the Museum of Castelvecchio. Return back to your hotel. 

Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs.
William Shakespeare

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Pick up from Maderno to Padenghe Eur 40 Adult and 20 child; Pick up from Desenzano to Sirmione Eur 33 Adult and 16 child. Departure every Tuesday from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Guided tour of Verona
  • Specialized guides
  • Tour leader
wine excursion in lake garda italy - rareitaly

WINE AND ITS SECRETS

Departure from your hotel to reach Manerba del Garda and Cantina Avanzi on board of an air conditioned coach with the attendance of our tour leader. This half day tour will show you the productions of this  wine cellar, famous for its Groppello, Lugana and Chiaretto. A guide will accompany you in the most wonderful and evocative nooks of this new winery and of the oil mill, where the extravergin superior oil called “Estivo” is  recommended to gourmets.  Going through the barrel tunnels and the refining undergrounds , where the bottles are ageing, the guide will tell you the story of the Cantina and explain you the different vinification processes. At the end  you will have the chance to taste a selection of exquisite distillates. Return back to the hotel. 

True connoisseurs do not drink wine: they taste secrets.
Salvador Dalí

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Pick up from Gardone to Sirmione; Departure every Monday from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Guided visit in a Lake Garda wine cellar
  • Taste of a selection of wines
  • Tour leader
lake garda excursion italy - rareitaly

TRAVEL AROUND THE LAKE

Early in the morning departure from your hotel in order to travel around our beautiful Lake: you will admire wonderful towns and pictoresque panoramas on board of an air conditioned coach with the attendance of our tour leader. This full day itinerary will let you to know the history and culture of some of the outstanding resorts of Veneto, Trentino and Lombardy’s shores. Our first stop will be in Lazise, a delightful town, overlooking the Garda Lake. Here there will be time for brunch, shopping or visit its castle. Then you will reach Malcesine, full of memorabilia of the Middle Age such as its magnificent castle, for a stroll into its centre rich in leather shops and pottery artifacts . On the way we’ll arrive at Riva del Garda where you will have free time for lunch and having a nice walk . In the early afternoon you will reach Limone with an half an hour boat trip so to have the chance of taking beautiful snaps from the lake. Limone is a pictoresque town on the Lombardy side renowned for its lemon gardens and its characteristic narrow streets enbedded in the steep mountain slopes. Here you can buy limoncello or have your tea break in the several cafès along the waterfront. Return to your hotel. 

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Aristotle

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Pick up from Gardone to Sirmione. Departure every Wednesday from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Ferry ticket to Limone del Garda
  • Tour leader
  • Transfer
wine shopping excursion in franciacorta italy - rareitaly

FRANCIACORTA AND SHOPPING

This half day tour will show you the work of  Romantica wine cellar famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A guide will take you into the winery while explaining the different vinification procedures. At the end,  you will have the chance to try a selection of exquisite distillates in the beautiful tasting room overlooking the vineyards. Departure to Franciacorta Outlet Village where you will have time at your disposal for shopping. Return back to your hotel. 

Life is too short to drink bad wine.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Pick up from Gardone to Sirmione; Departure every Thursday from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Guided visit in a Franciacorta wine cellar
  • Taste of a selection of wines
  • Time for shopping in Franciacorta Outlet Village
  • Tour leader
excursion in milan italy - rareitaly

THE CAPITAL OF FASHION

Early in the morning departure from your hotel in order to reach this wonderful city on board of a cosy  air-conditioned coach with the attendance of our tour leader. Arrival in the Italian capital of fashion and business: meeting with  your guide for a walking tour in the city center to admire  some of its  most important features such as Piazza Duomo with its imponent cathedral (individual entrance to the Dome), Corso Vittorio Emanuele and its glamour shops, Piazza della Scala, the ancient trader’s piazza and Via Dante. Furthermore, you will have the possibility to visit Castello Sforzesco and its wonderful gardens. This big castle was built during the Medioeval time and was the former  Sforza’s Family residential palace, one of the symbols of Milan.  In the afternoon, time at your disposal for shopping or for a visit to one of the art exhibitions inside Palazzo Reale or other outstanding Museums. 

 It is the stars, the stars above us, govern our conditions.
William Shakespeare

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Pick-up from Gardone to Sirmione. Departure every Friday from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Guided tour of Milan
  • Specialized guide
  • Transfer
  • Tour leader
parco giardino sigurtà mantua excursion italy - rare italy

HISTORY AND AMAZING GARDENS

In the morning you’ll leave your hotel to reach this wonderful city on board of an air conditioned coach with the attendance of our tour leader. On arrival in Mantova, emblem of the splendours of Gonzaga’s Family, you will  meet your guide for a walking tour inside the city center to admire the works of three important artists of the Italian Renaissance such as Leon Battista Alberti, Andrea Mantegna and Giulio Romano: Palazzo Ducale, Gonzaga’s Palace, today a museum, Piazza Sordello and Palazzo Tè. Early in the afternoon, departure for Parco Giardino Sigurtà, close to Lake Garda. This park covers an area of 600.000 square meters and offers the visitors flourishing green gardens, an extraordinary labyrinth of hedges made up of trees, pictoresque water gardens, and a great oak, the oldest one in Parco Giardino Sigurtà. Return to your hotel.

The flower is hidden in the grass, but the wind scatters its scent.
Tagore

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Pick-up from Gardone to Sirmione. Departure every Thursay from May to September.

Highlights

  • Departure from your hotel
  • Guided tour of Mantua
  • Entrance to Parco Giardino Sigurtà
  • Tour leader