With this quick 5-day trip, you'll explore Venice and the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Experience the heart of the 'Floating City' as you wander along its beautiful canals and visit St. Mark's Square and the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace). Experience Shakespearean love in Verona at Casa di Giulietta and relive Roman entertainment at the Arena. Take a day trip to Lake Garda and find tranquility in the picturesque lakeside villages of Sirmione and Desenzano del Garda.
In the early evening, you’ll tour the Cannaregio district, once the home of Venice’s 16th-century Jewish Ghetto. Famed for its vintage shopping and tasty Cicchetti (similar to appetizers or tapas) and cocktails, you’ll find several spots for your pre-dinner snack. Then, as the sun sets, immerse yourself in the culture and enjoy a classic drink, various Italian delicacies, and shared stories with your guide.
After your first beverage, you’ll begin your walking tour and explore the best local spots in this trendy and lively neighborhood. Hop from one bar to another, visiting off-the-beaten-path sites that many visitors miss. As you sip and chat, fill your belly with traditional bites, such as bacala mantecato (creamed cod), sarde in saor (sardines in tangy onion marinade), or soppressa (soft salami).
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Itineraries with Cannaregio Aperitivo Tour in Venice
Travel across Italy from Venice to Milan with this 8-day itinerary. Discover why so many people fall in love with Venice as you take a tour of the canal network and St Mark's Square and explore the Cannaregio district. Experience the Italian lakes district as you stay on Lake Garda and enjoy day trips to the village of Malcesine and a guided tour of two of Lake Como's most spectacular villages. In Milan, learn about the history of the Gothic Duomo and Renaissance art on a city tour led by a local expert.
Take a 12-day trip across Northern Italy and the Lakes region with this itinerary. Start your trip in Venice with a guided walking tour of Piazza San Marco and the canals of the 'Floating City'. Visit two Italian lakes rich in natural beauty, Lake Garda and Lake Como, and enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Monte Baldo for panoramic views and walking trails. Take a day trip to the romantic city of Verona, and tour elegant villas in the villages of Varenna and Bellagio. Explore history and art at Milan's Cathedral and eat your way through Turin's street food scene.
This route takes you through the highlights of Italy while exploring more of each region. Start in Rome, visiting the Vatican and Colosseum before making your way up to the lesser-known Umbria region for a stopover in Orvieto. Enjoy your time away from the big city and delight in the local life. Continue up to the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence. This city's incredible plazas and cathedrals never disappoint. Finish off your trip in the Veneto region, staying in the lovely and romantic Verona and visiting its neighboring city, Venice.