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+ Optional Post-Tour
Revel in the gloriously romantic and enchanting atmosphere of the "Floating City." Your small group (up to 10 guests) will delight in exploring the classic treasures of this remarkable region. A living museum itself, take time to wander and discover Venice’s rich layers of history and art, stopping for bite-sized cicchetti along with the locals, and perhaps enjoying an opera or sunset gondola ride.
Post-Tour Rate***
Standard: $1,595
Single: $2,295
Depending on group sizes, the activities on Days 10 and 11 may alternate.

Day 9: Depart Verona / Arrive Venice
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic train ride through Italy's idyllic landscape to Venice. Next, board your water taxi and arrive at your hotel. After check-in, depart on your guided excursion and see Venice from its best vantage point—the water! On your private water taxi glide through Venice's "main street", the Grand Canal, and behold the Rialto Bridge, St. Mark's Basin, and Giudecca.
Overnight: Pensione Accademia (or similar)

Day 10: Venice / Guided Sightseeing
Today, experience Venice as a "local" during a guided walking tour. Escape the crowded streets to explore an authentic neighborhood filled with unique architecture. Your guide will share stories of local legends, how Venice was built, and the environmental risks the city now faces. Then stop for a kosher wine and biscotti tasting and a brief overview of the Jewish Ghetto.

The remainder of the day is yours to continue exploring this magnificent city.
Overnight: Pensione Accademia (B)

Day 11: Venice
Day at your leisure.
Overnight: Pensione Accademia (B)

Day 12: Depart Venice
After breakfast, transfer to the airport via water taxi for your flight home. (B)

B = Breakfast
(Itinerary subject to change.)


Pensione Accademia

Relax in this remarkable 17th-century villa, distinguished by its central location, historic charm and restful gardens. Its original painted ceilings, antiques, and other centuries-old details conjure old Venice.

Room Amenities: Air conditioning, satellite TV, phone, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-refrigerator, mini-bar, and en suite bathroom with complimentary sundries and hair dryer. NOTE: this property does not have an elevator.
(Accommodations subject to change.)

What's Included:
  • Three nights accommodations at the Pensione Accademia (or similar), with breakfast each morning
  • See Venice as it was meant to be seen as you glide through canals while your guide shares highlights of the city
  • Take a walking tour of Venice's authentic neighborhoods, allowing you to escape the crowds and experience the "real" Venice
  • Transfer by train from Desenzano del Garda to Venice accompanied by your Orbridge Travel Director, who will see you to your hotel for check-in, then bid you a fond farewell.
  • Water taxi transfer to and from your hotel on arrival and departure days
  • Hotel concierge service to help you plan your days in Venice
***Post-tour rate is per person based on double occupancy except where noted as Single, in U.S. dollars. Single availability limited. Airfare not included.