Sforza Castle Castello Sforzesco is one of the symbols of Milan, Italy

High-End Northern Italy Tour: Venice, Lake Garda, Milan

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Venice, Lake Garda, Milan, Verona...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

North Italy captivates visitors with its lush countryside and elegant cities, and this 11-day tour of Venice, Lake Garda, and Milan will offer you a splendid balance of natural beauty as well as the thrills and culture of big-city life. From active walking tours of the many renowned cities and towns you visit to the sublime surrender of a leisurely day, this tour ensures an unforgettable Italian visit.

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Trip Highlights

  • Sample the high elevation wines that are grown in the rocky soil of Lombardy and let the various flavors introduce you to a timeless tradition of viticulture
  • Ponder the glittering mosaics at St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and the inspiration such sights gave to the once-powerful Venetian Republic
  • Hop from piazza to piazza as you explore Venice's thrilling city center, where everything is reachable on foot, and your next adventure is waiting just around the corner
  • Survey Venice's amphibious history on a boat tour of the lagoon to understand the origins of this region's capital
  • Enjoy the legacy of Venice's proudest son by catching an optional performance of Vivaldi's main works of art from many of the city's skilled musicians
  • Walk in the footsteps of the world's most famous lovers on a day trip to Verona, where Shakespeare situated the timeless tale of love and loss in Romeo and Juliet
  • Witness the outstanding architecture and award-winning gastronomy of Mantua on a day trip and walking tour of the UNESCO-protected city center
  • Re-consider your definition of large when you visit the massive Alps and enjoy the breathtaking vistas from the glacier-filled landscape
  • Visit the many historic and architectural wonders of Milan on a walking tour of the city center that includes the Sforza castle and stunning Santa Maria delle Grazie

Starting Price

$7,860 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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