Senior Discovery Tours 2016 Fall Tours and Cruises – Volume 3 by Senior Tours Canada

More catalogs by Senior Tours Canada | Senior Discovery Tours 2016 Fall Tours and Cruises – Volume 3 | 138 pages | 2017-02-03


Page 45 of Senior Discovery Tours 2016 Fall Tours and Cruises – Volume 3

tentative t entative itinerary itinerary for for iitalian talian l lakes akes aand nd b bologna ologna day 1 day 1 departure departure w wee ddepart epart for for bbologna ologna w with ith a cchange hange ooff pplanes lanes iinn amsterdam amsterdam dday ay 2 2 bologna bologna w rrive bbologna ologna aand nd ttransfer ransfer ttoo our our hhotel otel wee aarrive ffor or a 33-night -night stay stay this this evening evening iiss our our w elcome ddinner inner welcome dday ay 3 3 bologna bologna oour ur ttour our of of tthis his energetic energetic city city begins begins with with a w alking tour tour of of its its historic historic centre centre lined lined with with hundreds hundreds of of walking aarched rched pporticos orticos aand nd arcaded arcaded walkways walkways the the town town is is clustered clustered aaround round two two m ain squares squares oone ne of of which which is is home home to to the the main sstriking triking neptune s neptune s fountain fountain a symbol symbol of of the the city city decorated decorated w ith m agnificent bronze bronze figures figures a series series of of defensive defensive with magnificent ttowers owers built built in in the the 12th 12th and and 13th 13th centuries centuries dot dot the the city city ssome ome lleaning eaning more more than than the the famous famous leaning leaning tower tower in in pisa pisa kknown nown for for iits ts love love ooff fine fine ffood ood aand nd fresh fresh local local produce produce we we w ill enjoy enjoy a special special dinner dinner tonight tonight at at a farmhouse farmhouse in in the the hills hills will ssurrounding urrounding the the ccity ity dday ay 4 4 parma parma bologna bologna ttoday oday w visit the the ttypical ypical iitalian talian wee visit ccity ity ooff parma parma bursting bursting with with art art and and culture culture and and home home to to the the w orld famous famous pparma arma ham ham and and parmesan parmesan cheese cheese during during world oour ur city city tour tour we we see see tthe he octagonal octagonal towered towered baptistery baptistery bbuilt uilt ffrom rom tthe he pink pink marble marble of of verona verona and and the the cobbled cobbled square square ppiazza iazza ddel el duomo duomo after after some some free free time time to to eexplore xplore we we visit visit tthe he museum museum of of pparma arma ham ham and and enjoy enjoy a light light lunch lunch with with llocal ocal sspecialties pecialties dday ay 5 5 verona verona lake lake garda garda desenzano desenzano we we depart depart ffor or vverona erona a ccity ity of of roman roman rruins uins m edieval bbuildings uildings culture culture medieval rromance omance aand nd setting setting of of sshakespeare’s hakespeare’s pplay lay romeo romeo and and jjuliet uliet oonn oour ur guided guided w alking tour tour w will see see tthe he historic historic walking wee will ccentre entre w ith ppiazza iazza ddei ei signori signori jjuliet’s uliet’s bbalcony alcony and and the the ggreat reat with rroman oman aarena rena now now aann oopen-air pen-air opera opera house house tthere here will will be be ttime ime to to eenjoy njoy oone ne of of tthe he cafés cafés oorr do do ssome ome sshopping hopping bbefore efore we we ccontinue ontinue ttoo ddesenzano esenzano oonn tthe he sshores hores ooff bbeautiful eautiful llake ake garda garda ffor or a 44-night -night stay stay wee ttake dday ay 6 6 sirmione sirmione lake lake garda garda w ake a sshort hort ccruise ruise ttoo ssirmione irmione picturesquely picturesquely located located oonn a thin thin peninsula peninsula jutting jutting iinto nto tthe he lake lake and and surrounded surrounded oonn 3 sides sides bbyy water water the the narrow narrow w inding lanes lanes and and pretty pretty piazzas piazzas aare re mostly mostly pedestrian pedestrian ssoo winding bbrowsing rowsing the the ttown own is is a ppleasure leasure our our walk walk aaround round the the ppromontory romontory ooffers ffers ggreat reat vviews iews ooff tthe he llake ake aand nd mountains mountains dday ay 7 7 lake lake garda garda at at leisure leisure to to ddiscover iscover desenzano’s desenzano’s nnarrow arrow sstreets treets m edieval ccastle astle aand nd inviting inviting w aterfront tthe he medieval waterfront ttown own iiss w ell sserved erved bbyy a variety variety ooff transportation transportation – bboats oats well ttrains rains aand nd bbuses uses tthat hat pprovide rovide eendless ndless options options ttoo explore explore dday ay 8 8 trento trento lake lake ggarda arda w njoy aann eexcursion xcursion ttoo tthe he wee eenjoy aalpine lpine ccapital apital of of ttrento rento a ccity ity ooff rroman oman treasures treasures aand nd rrenaissance enaissance ssplendor plendor oour ur ttour our bbrings rings uuss ttoo tthe he tthe he hhistorical istorical ccentre entre w ith iits ts ccolourful olourful ssquares quares nnoble oble ppalaces alaces with aand nd tthe he ccastello astello ddel el bbuonconsiglio uonconsiglio tthe he llargest argest m onumental monumental ccomplex omplex iinn tthe he rregion egion dday ay 99 ffranciacorta ranciacorta llake ake ccomo omo today today we we ttour our the the w ine wine rregion egion ooff ffranciacorta ranciacorta ffamous amous ffor or iits ts hhigh igh qquality uality ssparkling parkling w ines w ill vvisit isit a llocal ocal eestate state to to ssee ee the the ccellars ellars sample sample wines wee w will tthe he ““italian italian cchampagne” hampagne” aand nd eenjoy njoy a ttraditional raditional ffarm arm sstyle tyle llunch unch w hen ccontinue ontinue ttoo eelegant legant llake ake ccomo omo ffor or a 44-night -night wee tthen sstay tay dday ay 110 0 vvilla illa ccarlotta arlotta bbellagio ellagio llake ake ccomo omo tthis his m orning morning w ake a sshort hort sstroll troll ttoo vvisit isit hhistoric istoric villa villa carlotta carlotta bbuilt uilt iinn wee ttake tthe he 118th 8th ccentury entury ffor or a m ilanese ccount ount tthis his sstunning tunning vvilla illa milanese llater ater bbelonged elonged ttoo tthe he pprussian russian m onarchy ssee ee tthe he monarchy m agnificent ggardens ardens aand nd bbeautiful eautiful aart rt iincluding ncluding ssculptures culptures magnificent bbyy ccanova anova llater ater w ail ttoo tthe he ppicturesque icturesque rresort esort ttown own ooff wee ssail bbellagio ellagio eenjoy njoy tthe he ddelightful elightful oold-world ld-world sstreets treets aand nd tthe he m ain main ssquare quare a bbustling ustling hhive ive ooff aactivity ctivity aand nd ssite ite ooff tthe he rromanesque omanesque bbasilica asilica ddii ssan an ggiacomo iacomo dday ay 111 1 llake ake ccomo omo a dday ay aatt lleisure eisure to to sstroll troll aalong long the the llakefront akefront ppromenade romenade eenjoy njoy tthe he hhotel otel ffacilities acilities oorr ttake ake an an ooptional ptional ttour our ttoo sst t m oritz ttoo rride ide tthe he bbernina ernina eexpress xpress train train moritz dday ay 112 2 vvarenna arenna vvilla illa bbalbaniello albaniello we we take take a bboat oat ttoo the the qquaint uaint vvillage illage ooff vvarenna arenna tthe he pearl pearl ooff llake ake ccomo” omo” w hich which llooks ooks llike ike a ppostcard ostcard w ith bbrightly rightly ppainted ainted bbuildings uildings llining ining with tthe he sshore hore aand nd ggreen reen m ountains rrising ising iinn tthe he bbackground ackground w mountains wee w ill eenjoy njoy ssome ome ffree ree ttime ime iinn tthe he ttown own before before ccontinuing ontinuing bbyy will bboat oat ttoo vvilla illa ddel el bbalbianello albianello a ddecadent ecadent m ansion bbuilt uilt ffor or a mansion ccardinal ardinal iinn tthe he 118th 8th ccentury entury tthe he vvilla illa sstands tands oonn tthe he ttip ip ooff a ssteep teep ppromontory romontory ooverlooking verlooking llake ake como como w ith iincredible ncredible with vviews iews over over tthe he glittering glittering w ater aand nd ssurrounded urrounded by by bbeautiful eautiful water tterraced erraced ggardens ardens lleading eading ddown own ttoo tthe he llake ake there there iiss aann iinteresting nteresting collection collection ooff chinese chinese aand nd aafrican frican art art and and 18th 18th ccentury entury english english aand nd ffrench rench furniture furniture dday ay 113 3 llake ake oorta rta m alpensa ttoday oday w enjoy an an eexcursion xcursion malpensa wee enjoy ttoo tthe he ccharming harming vvillage illage ooff oorta rta ssan an gguilio uilio ssituated ituated oonn bbeautiful eautiful llake ake oorta rta w ith tthe he ddramatic ramatic bback ack ddrop rop ooff tthe he with m ajestic aalps lps w ill eenjoy njoy a bboat oat ccruise ruise ttoo the the ttiny iny island island majestic wee w will ooff iisola sola ssan an gguilio uilio ddominated ominated bbyy iits ts iimpressive mpressive bbasilica asilica w wee rreturn eturn ttoo tthe he m ainland ttoo eenjoy njoy ssome ome ffree ree ttime ime ttoo eexplore xplore tthe he mainland nnarrow arrow ccobbled obbled sstreets treets ooff tthe he vvillage illage eenjoy njoy a llocal ocal ccafé afé oorr ddoo ssome ome sshopping hopping bbefore efore w ontinue ttoo oour ur hhotel otel cclose lose ttoo m ilan wee ccontinue milan aairport irport tthis his eevening vening iiss oour ur ffarewell arewell ddinner inner dday ay 114 4 hhome ome w ome vvia ia paris paris wee flflyy hhome senior discovery tours 43