Arrival in Venice / Verona Apt, where your private transfer will greet you upon arrival and escort you to Bassano del Grappa: the heart of Veneto Region, where art, history and culture is perceived while walking through the streets and squares of the city, whose symbol is the wooden Ponte Vecchio designed by the famous architect Andrea Palladio. An hour away from Venice, Verona, Padua and Treviso, Bassano is the ideal starting point to discover the historical cities of Veneto, and the small medieval villages, castles, villas and traditions of a plentiful land of worldwide leading Made in Italy products. Once arrived, we offer a privileged accommodation in an elegant liberty-style villa in the historical centre, with 3 rooms with bathroom, Jacuzzi and a private Sauna and a unique terrace overlooking the roofs of Bassano. If arriving in the morning, you will immediately discover the elegant peculiarities of this charming town by walking in the historic center. Whereas, if arriving in the evening, you can taste the typical aperitif at the Ponte Vecchio, a traditional meeting place for tourists and local people to taste the classic drink of the city, the "mezzo e mezzo”. Free dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, we propose a guided walking tour of Bassano to discover the medieval history of the city, the Ezzelini's history, one of the events of the First World War, the great artists of the city Jacopo da Ponte and Andrea Palladio and so forth. After the tour, we offer a full immersion in the local gastronomy, followed by a cooking class with a cute chef who will teach you particular recipes and kitchen secrets of the most traditional dishes of Veneto. In the end, you can taste the dishes you have prepared. In the afternoon, you can relax by walking around the city to discover the best shops in the center of Bassano.
Today we will explore Asolo, the city of 100 Horizons with a panoramic terrace on the hills among the ten most beautiful towns in Italy. Then, you can walk in the center to sip the aperitif at the historic Caffè or at the Enoteca on the porch of Via Browning. Finally, you can continue to enjoy a tasty and excellent lunch in a charming Old Town restaurant which serves excellent traditional cuisine.
Verona… The third day is reserved for shopping: accompanied by the romance of Romeo and Juliet, this is a day to do an amazing shopping tour with a personal shopper through the streets of Verona where the biggest names of Italian fashion, such as Trussardi or Versace, stand out. Then you can enjoy a frivolous lunch under the sun in Piazza delle Erbe or in a typical restaurant or osteria of the historic center suggested by us. In the afternoon, after visiting Verona, we propose a stop at the outlet of Bottega Veneta, where you can find a wide range of products of the great Italian fashion brand with certainly affordable prices! Then, back to Bassano, you can enjoy dinner in a typical restaurant of the Old Town, to finally return at the Accommodation.
Free day at your complete disposal, to be customized according to your requests.
In the morning, we offer the experience of tasting fragrances in the atelier of Claudia Scattolini, a fragrance designer author of unique fragrances to wear. Italian taste and elegance, combined with a good measure of French savoir-faire, creates the extraordinary formula made by the fragrance designer who creates tailored perfumes for special people. Among its wonderful collection, you can find delicate or luxury fragrances, created from noble and refined materials. Or you can ask for the exclusive experience of giving life to your unique fragrance that expresses your person, made on the psychological tests and analysis of the personality. At the end of this intense experience, after a slight free lunch in the center, the tour continue to Stra, in the Brenta Riviera, to discover the Shoe Museum Rossimoda, founded by the President of Calzaturificio Rossi, a manufacturer of luxury women's shoes who possesses licenses by high fashion brands of the highest level of quality and international importance. Here you will discover the collections of names that are pillars of fashion footwear such as Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, Kenzo, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Ungaro, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent. These collections are displayed in an historic Villa on the Brenta Riviera: an elegant blend of history and fashion. In the late afternoon, we propose a transfer to Venice, for a dinner in a typical bacaro of the historic center, a place outside the usual tourist routes where you will discover the charm of Venice by night in a authentically Venetian local.
Today you will discover the secrets of the bubbles of Prosecco in the stunning landscape of the hills of Valdobbiadene, traveling through the vineyards and ancient villages that are in the proximity. With this unique wine tour, you will discover the Prosecco, the best-selling wine in the world. We will visit one winery where the owner is a young woman who is working with the organic method. Attention to the quality of the product, to our heath and to our territory is the mission she decide to adopt with her work! After good and original tastings of the Prosecco DOCG, we will come back to the accommodation. The final evening will be plan during your stay, so that you will have the opportunity to make your choose....This will be the conclusion of a journey in the discovery of a less known but equally charming part of Veneto, a region full of tradition and ancient stories, companies and products to discover and to bring home with you. Overnight in the accommodation.
ciao Italia… according to the flight time-table, transfer to the Venice Airport and... ARRIVEDERCI ITALIA!