Visit Verona, famous as the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, en route to Cortina d’Ampezzo, a popular winter resort town. Travel through stunning mountain passes and typical alpine villages to Bolzano, an important commercial centre of the Middle Ages, and discover its distinctly German vibe.
|DEPARTURE||2018: 3 , 17 May | 14, 28 Jun | 12, 26 Jul 30 Aug | 12 Sep | 10 Oct|
NOTE: Guests may also join this tour in Verona at approx 10:30 on day 1.
Pick up:8.30 from Starhotels Ritz in Milan | Drop-off: Milan
Milan – Verona – Canazei – Cortina D'ampezzo Drive to Verona. Peer up at Juliet’s balcony and visit Piazza delle Erbe, city hall, the tribunal and the Arena Coliseum. After lunch, continue to Cortina d’Ampezzo, travelling through parts of the Dolomites mountain range.
Cortina – Lake Misurina – Lake Braies– Val Pusteria and Val Badia – Cortina After breakfast, set off for Lake Misurina, situated perfectly between a forest and the Three Peaks of Lavaredo. Next make your way to Lake Braies, one of the deepest lakes in the region and visit Val Pusteria and Val Badia, the most traditional valleys of the region. (B)
Cortina – Lake Carezza – Merano Bolzano Travel via the Dolomite Pass, situated in the basin surrounding Cortina, to Merano with a viewing stop at Lake Carezza. This afternoon, explore Bolzano and visit the Duomo, a gothic style cathedral, and the main streets of this medieval town. (B)
Bolzano – Trento – Milan Continue toTrento, the capital of the region. The city is dominated by the castle, known as del Buon Consiglio. Santa Maria Maggiore, built in the 16th century, is one of the first works of the Renaissance and gothic age. Return to Milan. (B)