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Summer Honeymoon in Northern Italy

Appreciate the Italian "dolce vita", savoring every moment, and enjoying the simple pleasures of life.

Glimpse of Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy
  • Destination Venice - Dolomites - Garda Lake - Verona
  • Difficulty level easy
  • Duration 11 nights/12 days
  • Combination of guided and self-guided
  • Departure dates mid-June - end of September
Day 1

Arrival in Venice

Welcome to Venice! The ideal destination for newlyweds on their honeymoon!
Venice is adorned with breathtaking architecture, art, and historical landmarks that add to its charm and allure.

Venice palazzo ducale bell campanile tower axp photography
Day 2

Guided tour in Venice City

Visit the city's many landmarks, such as St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, and the Rialto Bridge. But after that, go wandering aimlessly and literally "get lost" on the winding alleys and canals. This will lead you off the beaten path and offer a more authentic and intimate glimpse into the city's rich history and culture, sure to leave a lasting impression on any traveler.

The Grand Canal in the Venice lagoon
Day 3

Murano & Burano – self-guided (guided tour on request)

Take the "Vaporetto" to the island of Murano where you can visit one of the famous glassworks factories. This is an excellent opportunity to witness the mastery of the ancient art of glassblowing and the creation of beautiful glass figures. In the afternoon, travel by boat to Burano, known for its lace. Finally, return to Venice in the afternoon by Vaporetto.

Glass making in Murano, Venice
Day 4


For a unique experience, take a private water taxi transfer out of Venice to meet your van driver who will take you to the UNESCO Dolomites. From there, we have selected a new 4-star hotel in the mountains at an altitude of 2,180m, offering a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy a candlelit dinner at your hotel. You also have the option to choose a family-run luxury hotel in town for your stay.

The Giau Pass in the Dolomites
Day 5

Guided or self-guided hiking trips or just relaxing…

Enjoy a free day to relax, take a short walk in the surroundings, or visit one of the charming alpine villages where time seems to stand still and tradition and culture can be felt in the air. We can also arrange a helicopter flight over the Dolomites or take a paraglider flight and "take a dip in the sky. We have numerous options available to discuss, so you can make the most of your trip to the Dolomiti.

Pure adrenaline during paragliding flights
Day 6

Trekking day in Val Gardena

Discover a paradise with over 350 kilometers of trails. Hikers of all levels can enjoy breathtaking views of stunning mountains such as the Sassolungo and the Marmolada peaks. Regardless of your experience, hiking in these alpine meadows and pastures offers an unforgettable experience you won't want to miss.

ce, hiking on Alpe di Siusi is an unforgettable experience that you won't want to miss.

Amazing panorama: Alpe di Siusi in Val Gardena
Day 7

Guided Via Ferrata day

If you're looking for a little bit of adventure, we offer the chance to try a Via Ferrata experience. Via Ferrata, meaning "iron way" in Italian is a popular activity in Europe that involves metal cables, iron pins, and foot holds. The Dolomites are home to the first-ever Via Ferrata route, installed on the mountain in 1880 by local mountain guides to help their clients ascend. These paths were also used in World War I to move troops around the borders of Austria and Italy. Experience the history and adrenaline of Via Ferrata in the beautiful Dolomite Mountains."

The Challenging Via Ferrata at Passo Falzarego
Day 8

Garda Lake

Starting your morning with a private transfer to Lake Garda is the perfect way to begin a day of exploration and relaxation. As one of Italy's most beautiful pearls, Lake Garda offers you a range of stunning views, from the sparkling waters of the lake to the majestic mountains that surround it. The lake is also home to a number of ancient villages, each with its own unique history and charm. Visitors can wander the winding streets of these villages, taking in the sights and sounds of local life, and sampling the excellent cuisine that the region is known for.

Panorama of Malcesine Village on Lake Garda
Day 9

Visit the charming villages of the Garda Lake

Today you will explore ancient and charming villages, each boasting its unique traditions and local specialties. Some are celebrated for their wine production and also feature bustling waterfront promenades lined with typical shops and restaurants. Among these, Sirmione stands out as a picturesque town situated on a narrow peninsula in the southern part of Lake Garda. It's renowned for its thermal springs and medieval castle. On the opposite side of the lake, the climate nurtures lemon groves, adding charm to the scenic towns. Each village provides a window into the rich history and culture of the Veneto region, complete with ample opportunities to savor the local cuisine and take in the scenic beauty.

View of Limone on Lake Garda
Day 10


Verona is a stunning and graceful UNESCO World Heritage city that fuses its abundant past with modern attractions, rendering it a must-visit spot for tourists to Italy. Notable for its exquisite wines like Amarone and Valpolicella and for its gastronomic delights, such as Vialone Nano Veronese rice, olive oil, cheeses, and conventional cured meats.

City of art in northern Italy
Day 11

Verona – visit the UNESCO city of Romeo & Juliet

A walking tour of Verona's historic center will allow you to discover the city's Roman, medieval, and Renaissance heritage, and its main monuments: the Piazza delle Erbe, the Piazza dei Signori, the Scaliger Castle of Villafranca, Verona Cathedral, and the Church of San Fermo Maggiore, and many more.

City in northern Italy
Day 12


Transfer to Venice Airport and departure or option to continue your honeymoon trip to Milan …

Cathedral square in Milan
The Basilica of San Marco in Venice

Additional information

Please note, that all guided tours may be subject to changes, depending on:

  • weather conditions
  • the physical condition of each participant
  • equipment and clothing not suitable for the excursion (e.g. sneakers instead of mountain boots, clothing not suited to the weather conditions...)
  • the itinerary doesn’t include any travel or health insurance

Services on request

  • in-out private airport transfers,
  • holiday extensions,
  • helicopter flights over the Dolomites
  • dinners at special locations

Please note that during the high season period of July and August, the cost may increase by 6% to 12% from the given price.