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Food & Wine package in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Between Friuli and Veneto, between Treviso and Pordenone in Italy

Romantic, Wine & Food package including

5 days / 4 nights packages and 4 dinners

Daily departure
(Blackout holidays)

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    Today, the Villa still recalls past times’ splendor and atmosphere. With an accurate intervention aiming at maintaining as far as possible everything unaltered, we have turned it into a 39-bedroom 4 star hotel (6 suite) with period furnishing and we have provided it with every comfort, an excellent restaurant and a relaxing piano-bar.
    Enjoy surroundings of exceptional charm, all a kind of hospitality typical of first-class hotels with something more: our friendly, not just formal approach.

    Package price per person from $ 890

    INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

    4 nights’ accommodation in DBL Superior BB in amazing Hotel Villa Luppis 4*

    Airport transfers

    Dinner with wine tasting with our gourmand Menù "Lupus in Tabula" (nr. 4 wines included): The Gala Dinner can be accompanied by a very interesting wine-tasting: before dinner Guests can visit our winery located in an ice cellar dated 1200 and choose, assisted by our Sommelier, which wines they will enjoy during the dinner.

    Visit of a Wine producer in our area, located in a beautiful Venetian Villa with tasting of 4 local wines with typical canapé.

    Dinner in our Restaurant with our Menù “Carpe Luppis” (traditional courses of our region, beverage not included)

    Dinner in a Pizzeria located in the beautiful Venetian Town Pordenone near our House to taste one of the best Pizzas of our Area (beverages not included).

    Visit of the famous Grappa Distillery Bottega, where the famous Alexander grappa is created and Tasting of 4 different Grappas with sweets

    Dinner in a very elegant Trattoria with a typical menu of Vento region in Oderzo (beverages not included)

    Shopping Card (getting 10% further discount, exclusive McARTHUR & GLEN Designer Outlet Village recently opened in Veneto)

    EXCLUDED OF THE PROGRAM:
    Airfare
    Personal expenses
    Tips
    Optional excursions


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Incredible Italian Lakes

Fly & Drive tour

8 Days/ 7 nights

Lake Garda – Lake Como – Lake Maggiore

Enjoy the spa town Sirmione on Lake Garda
Explore the Lake Garda area with spectacular views.
Visit Romeo & Juliet’s Verona.
Enjoy the boat trip to Bellagio.
Cross the Switzerland border for discovering beautiful Lake Lugano.

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    DAY 1 (Milan)
    Arrival to Milan. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Milan.

    DAY 2 (Milan Area–Sirmione–Lake Garda)
    After breakfast city tour “Milan highlights”. Walking tour of Milan, which includes: the Sforza Castle, San MaurIzio al Monastero Maggiore, Piazza Affari, San Satiro Church, Duomo, the third-biggest cathedral in the world. Then proceed to Lake Garda with stop in Sirmione. Sirmione is one of the most popular holiday resorts on the shores of Lake Garda in northern Italy. Sirmione has thermal springs and was a spa destination even in Roman times - you can visit some impressive Roman ruins at the end of the promontory. Enjoy great views over the lake and towards the mountains. Arrival to Lake Garda. Overnight on Lake Garda.

    DAY 3 (Lake Garda)
    Breakfast. Day at leisure for enjoying the beautiful area.
    Overnight on Lake Garda.

    DAY 4 (Lake Garda–Verona–Lake Como)
    After breakfast check out. Visit of Verona, which includes the Arena, 14th century house of Juliet, “Arche” of the Della Scala family, Piazza Bra, Erbe, the courtyard of the Mercato Vecchio. Arrival to Lake Como. Overnight on Lake Como.

    DAY 5 (Lake Como, excursion to Bellagio)
    After breakfast visit of romantic Como. From Piazza Volta, embark on a private, 2-hour walking tour of Como, which includes the Piazza Cavour, Piazza Volta, medieval Cortesella, the Duomo. Optional boat trip to ancient Bellagio,"the Pearl" of Lake Como. Overnight on Lake Como.

    DAY 6 (Lake Como–Lugano, Switzerland–Lake Maggiore, Italy)
    After breakfast check out. Visit of charming Lake Lugano, which nestled between Lake Maggiore and Lake Como, lies partly in Switzerland and partly in Italy.
    Lake Lugano is a haven for watersports, hiking, trekking, mountain-biking, horse-riding,
    Overnight in Stresa.

    DAY 7 (Lake Maggiore)
    After breakfast visit of Stresa, real pearl of the Greatest Lake.
    Overnight in Stresa.

    DAY 8 (MILAN)
    After breakfast check out. Your flight back home.

    Price per person in DBL from: $ 1,495

    INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

    Accommodation:
    1 night on BB Hotel Galles 4* Milan or similar
    02 nights on BB Hotel Garda 4* Garda or similar
    02 nights on BB Hotel Barchetta Excesior 4* Como or similar
    02 nights on BB Hotel Milan Speranza 4* Stresa or similar

    Private English speaking guide: Milano (3 hours), Verona (2 hours), Como (2 hours), Stresa (3 hours)
    Regular Boat Como – Bellaggio and return
    Regular Boat Stresa - Borromeo islands and return
    Car rental 07 days with delivery & collection as the same Apt * Car Lancia Y or similar

    EXCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

    International Air Tickets
    Optional tours
    Single Supplement
    City taxes
    Entrance Tickets
    Tips

    Extension is available upon request.

 

 

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SICILIAN DREAM

9 Days / 8 Nights

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    Palermo (4 nights), Taormina (2 nights), Syracuse (2 nights)

    HIGHLIGHTS:
    Agrigento: Valley of the Temples
    Palermo: The Sicilian capital and capo market
    Monreale: Dome and the golden mosaics
    Segesta: Doric Temple
    Erice: Castle built on the remnants of Venus Temple
    Piazza Armerina: Ancient mosaics in the Roman Villa
    Taormina: World-renowned Mediterranean resort town
    Syracuse: Archaeological Park and Ortigia Island
    Ragusa & Modica: Baroque Sites

    Day 1: Saturday (Palermo)
    Arrival to Palermo. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 2: Sunday (Palermo - Agrigento – Palermo)

    After breakfast, drive through the interior of Sicily to reach the Archaeological Park of Agrigento. On arrival, independent visit of the Archaeological Museum (Admission fee: not included). Then visit the finest of all ancient Greek sites—the complete Doric Temples (Admission fee: not included). Transfer to Palermo. Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 3: Monday (Palermo and Monreale)

    After breakfast short drive to Monreale, to see where the Arab-Norman art and architecture reached the pinnacle of its glory with the Duomo (Admission fee: not included). Then transfer to Palermo and walking tour of the city center. Then short stroll will continue through Via Maqueda with the external view of Massimo Theater (The Opera House). The visit will end in Piazza Politeama, from there you will have the opportunity to return to your hotel (walking distance). Afternoon and evening at leisure. Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 4: Tuesday (Palermo - Erice - Segesta and Lunch in Olive oil Factory – Palermo)

    After breakfast early departure to tour western Sicily and reach Erice uptown. Later, a light-lunch in a local winery-farmhouse including tasting of mixed local product such as cheese, salami, olives, local bread combined with their production of olive oil and wine. In afternoon, continue onto Segesta, to visit the unfinished Doric temple (Admission fee: not included). Later return to Palermo. Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 5: Wednesday (Palermo - Piazza Armerina – Taormina)

    After breakfast departure for Piazza Armerina. Upon arrival, visit the amazing Roman Villa of Casale (Admission Fee: not included) in Piazza Armerina. In afternoon, continue to Taormina, the world famous resort town of Sicily. Overnight in Taormina.

    Day 6: Thursday (Taormina at leisure)

    Breakfast at hotel. Free time to explore city. Taormina is a hill-village with a glossy sheen of glamour. Corso Umberto is pedestrian and ideal for strolling and window-shopping. Taormina has a huge range of bars, cafes and restaurants where you can while away pleasant hours while admiring the views. Overnight in Taormina.

    Day 7: Friday (Taormina – Syracuse)

    After breakfast depart for Syracuse, founded by colonists from Cornith in 735 B.C. and once the most important competitor to Athens. On arrival visit through the Archaeological Park (Admission fee: not included) highlights the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. Then stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of the city center. In afternoon, transfer to Syracuse hotel.  Overnight in Syracuse.

    Day 8: Saturday (Syracuse - Ragusa - Modica – Syracuse)

    Breakfast. Departure for Ragusa. The city is situated in the Iblean mountains and along with Ragusa, it is part of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in Sicily. Upon arrival, walk through the historical town of Ragusa Ibla which highlights the wide array of Baroque architecture in Sicily, including several stunning palaces and churches.  Light lunch in a local trattoria. Short drive to Modica, a small village famous for the chocolate. Return to Syracuse.  Overnight in Syracuse.

    Day 9: Sunday

    After breakfast transfer to Catania airport (CTA).

    First Class Accommodation:

    Palermo:  Hotel Plaza Opera, Hotel Principe di Villafranca, or similar.
    Taormina area: Hilton Giardini Naxos (seaside area), Hotel Villa Diodoro, or similar.
    Syracuse: Grande Albergo Alfeo, or similar.
    Hotel may be substituted with similar categories.

 

 

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SICILIAN TRIANGLE

9 Days / 8 Nights

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    Syracuse (3 nights), Palermo (3 nights), Taormina (2 nights)

    HIGHLIGHTS
    Syracuse: Archaeological Park and Ortigia Island
    Ragusa & Modica: Baroque Sites
    Agrigento: Valley of the Temples
    Palermo: The Sicilian capital and capo market
    Monreale: Dome and the golden mosaics
    Segesta: Doric Temple
    Erice: Castle built on the remnants of Venus Temple
    Piazza Armerina: Ancient mosaics in the Roman Villa
    Taormina: Worldrenowned Mediterranean resort town

     

    Day 1: Thursday (Syracuse)

    Arrival to Syracuse. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Syracuse.

    Day 2: Friday (Syracuse)

    After breakfast visit through the Archaeological Park (Admission fee: not included) highlights the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. Then stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of the city center. Overnight in Syracuse.

    Day 3: Saturday (Syracuse - Ragusa & Modica - Syracuse)

    After breakfast departure for Ragusa. The city is situated in the Iblean mountains and along with Ragusa, it is part of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in Sicily. Upon arrival, walk through the historical town of Ragusa Ibla which highlights the wide array of Baroque architecture in Sicily, including several stunning palaces and churches. Light lunch in a local trattoria. Short drive to Modica, a small village famous for the chocolate. Return to Syracuse. Overnight in Syracuse.

    Day 4: Sunday (Syracuse – Agrigento - Palermo)

    After breakfast, drive through the interior of Sicily to reach the Archaeological Park of Agrigento. On arrival, independent visit of the Archaeological Museum (Admission fee: not included). Then visit the finest of all ancient Greek sites—the complete Doric Temples (Admission fee: not included). Transfer to Palermo. Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 5: Monday (Palermo & Monreale)

    After breakfast short drive to Monreale, to see where the Arab-Norman art and architecture reached the pinnacle of its glory with the Duomo (Admission fee: not included). Then transfer to Palermo and walking tour of the city center. Then short stroll will continue through Via Maqueda with the external view of Massimo Theater (The Opera House). The visit will end in Piazza Politeama, from there return to the hotel (walking distance). Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 6: Tuesday (Palermo/Erice, Segesta, Olive Oil & Winery/Palermo)

    After breakfast morning tour western Sicily and reach Erice uptown. Later, a light-lunch in a local winery-farmhouse including tasting of mixed local product such as cheese, salami, olives, local bread combined with their production of olive oil and wine. In afternoon, continue onto Segesta, to visit the unfinished Doric temple (Admission fee: not included). Overnight in Palermo.

    Day 7: Wednesday (Palermo/Piazza Armerina/Taormina)

    After breakfast departure for Piazza Armerina. Upon arrival, visit the amazing Roman Villa of Casale (Admission Fee: not included) in Piazza Armerina. In afternoon, continue to Taormina, the world famous resort town of Sicily. Overnight in Taormina.

    Day 8: Thursday (Taormina at leisure)

    After breakfast free time to explore city. Taormina is a hill-village with a glossy sheen of glamour. Corso Umberto is pedestrian and ideal for strolling and window-shopping. Taormina has a huge range of bars, cafes and restaurants where you can while away pleasant hours while admiring the views. Overnight in Taormina.

    Day 9: Friday (Taormina)

    After breakfast transfer to Catania airport (CTA).

    First Class Accommodation:
    Palermo:  Hotel Plaza Opera, Hotel Principe di Villafranca, OR similar.
    Taormina area: Hilton Giardini Naxos (seaside area), Hotel Villa Diodoro, OR similar.
    Syracuse: Grande Albergo Alfeo, OR similar.

     

     

 

 

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Discover ITALY and SPAIN by comfortable trains

12 Day Tour

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    Day 1 (Florence)

    Arrival to Florence. Check in at the hotel in Florence.

    Day 2 (Florence)

    Visit of Florence including Academia Gallery.

    Day 3 (Florence - Rome)

    Train to Rome. Check in at the hotel in Rome.

    Day 4 (Rome)

    Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Raphael's

    Day 5 (Rome-Pompeii)

    Train from Rome to Pompeii.

     Check in at the hotel.

    Naples and Pompeii tour.

    Day 6 (Pompeii-Barcelona)

    Flight from Naples to Barcelona.

    Check in at the hotel.

    Day 7 (Barcelona)

    Barcelona city tour.

    Day 8 (Barcelona-Seville)

    Flight from Barcelona to Seville.

    Check in at the hotel.

    Seville City Sightseeing Bus.

    Day 9 (Seville-Cordoba)

    Train from Seville – Cordoba.

    Cordoba city tour.

    Flamenco show (optional).

    Day 10 (Cordoba-Madrid)

    Day at leisure.

    Flamenco show (optional).

    Train from Cordoba – Madrid.

    Check in at the hotel.

    Day 11 (Madrid)

    Madrid city tour.

    Day 12 (Madrid)

    Flight back home.

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Ancient Rome & spectacular Sorrento

8 Days/ 7 nights

Rome – Naples – Pompei – Sorrento – The Amalfi Coast – Capri Island

From Rome’s ancient and historical streets to the sunny narrow streets of the Sorrento
Peninsula, you will be seduced by the Italian lifestyle. This trip will give you the chance to visit some of the most spectacular sites and views.

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    DAY 1 (Rome)

    Arrival to Rome.  Panoramic Tour of Rome Hop on Hop Off. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight in Rome.

    DAY 2 (Vatican)

    After breakfast tour of the Vatican and the Heart of Rome (half day). Spend your morning in The Vatican City: one of the most sacred places in Christendom. Overnight in Rome.

    DAY 3 (Rome)

    After breakfast tour to the Colosseum, one of the world's most iconic archeological sites, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

    Overnight in Rome.

    DAY 4 (Rome- Napoli - Sorrento)

    After breakfast check out. Arrival to Napoli. Tour “Napoli: beauty, art and history” (from Naples Station to Sorrento hotel, duration: 8 hours). Overnight in Sorrento.

    DAY 5 (Pompeii)

    After breakfast visit of Pompei, which includes the original Roman streets, ancient shops, the villas and baths with their fabulously preserved frescoes and mosaics and the center of roman life - the Forum. Overnight in Sorrento.

    DAY 6 (Amalfi)

    After breakfast full day tour of Amalfi. The Amalfi drive is said to be the most spectacular in Europe and from Sorrento the winding cliff top road offers continuous breathtaking panoramic views.

    Overnight in Sorrento.

    DAY 7 (Capri & Anacapri)

    After breakfast visit of Capri & Anacapri (full day tour).

    Overnight in Sorrento.

    DAY 8 (Sorrento)

    After breakfast check out. Your flight back home.

    Price per person in DBL from: $1,420

    INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

    Accommodation:

    3 nights on BB  VILLA GLORI Rome or similar 4* hotel

    4 nights on BB HOTEL MAJESTIC Sorrento  or similar 4* hotel

    Private car s according to the program:

    Transfer Rome Apt – Rome Hotel

    Transfer Rome Hotel – Rome Fs

    Full Day Car Naples Fs - Sorrento Hotel with 06 hours tour in Naples

    Transfer Sorrento Hotel – Naples Hotel

    Regular daily tours according to the program:

    Hop on Hop Off Rome

    Half Day tour Vatican

    Half Day tour Ancient Rome

    Half Day tour Pompeii

    Full Day tour Amalfi Drive

    Full Day tour Capri & Anacapri

    Train 2nd class Rome – Naples

    EXCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

    International Air Tickets

    Optional tours, meals

    Single Supplement

    City taxes

    Entrance Tickets

    Tips

    Extension is available upon request.

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Italian Paradise

Unforgettable experience in

RENAISSANCE TUSCANY IL CIOCCO RESORT & SPA HOTEL

6 days / 5 nights packages

8 days/ 7 nights packages

(Blackout holidays)

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    Enjoy Tuscany with our wine tasting, culinary experience and SPA

    Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa is a building of great charm located amongst the the Serchio Valley, the corner of the most fascinating and mysterious Tuscany.
    Resting between the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan Emiliano Apennine it is unique for the particularly rich vegetation that offers the traveller a true natural sight, embellished by the enchanting cornice of the mountains. In these places, custodians of ancient memories, where nature and art, legends and traditions admirably merge, you can see amongst chestnuts and thick rays of sunshine, small villages where time seems to stand still.
    Light to your beauty in the heart of Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa with the view of the Serchio Valley, opens the splendid Beauty Spa, a small temple dedicated to the wellness, to refuge and regain energy and vitality in the uncontaminated nature of the Tuscan countryside.  SPA offers a range of exclusive treatments of the highest standard, realized and personalized for its guests to find relax and wellness, from the anti-stress massage to the anti-aging facial treatments.

    July- September 2017:

    5 nights package price per person from $ 640

    7 nights package price per person from $ 790

    October 2017:

    5 nights package price per person from $ 555

    7 nights package price per person from $ 698

    November 2017 – March 2018 (blackout holiday days):

    5 nights package price per person from $ 485

    7 nights package price per person from $ 640

    INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:
    5 or 7 nights’ accommodation in DBL Classic BB (with possibility free upgrade to Executive Room)
    1 wine tasting for per stay
    1 classic culinary experience per stay with lunch or dinner
    1 mini SPA treatment per stay
    VAT and resort fee
    Free WI FI

    Mini SPA treatments menu:
    Back, neck, shoulder (20 min)
    Relaxing massage for back, neck and shoulder
    Mini fresh facial (20 min)
    A gentle exfoliation followed by a mask specific to your skin type
    Mini relaxing massages (20 min)
    Relief massage
    Foot bath (20 min)
    Foot care (scrub, footbath with essential oils)
    Application of moisturizing foot cream

    EXCLUDED OF THE PROGRAM:
    Airfare
    Airport transfers
    Personal expenses
    Tips
    Optional excursions