Examples of one day tours

Itinerary 1: Vicenza: the City of Palladio, the Golden City
Olympic Theatre, Church of Santa Corona, main streets and Palladian palaces, Signori Square with the Basilica and the Loggia of the Captain.
Villa La Rotonda.
Villa Valmarana ai Nani and Villa Cordellina, with frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo.

Itinerary 2: Treviso: Frescoed Town
The historical town centre and its many frescoed houses.
Castelfranco Veneto, birthplace of Giorgione, genius of the Venetian painting.
Villa Emo in Fanzolo, designed by Palladio, frescoed by Giambattista Zelotti.

Itinerary 3: A Taste of the Veneto Region
Marostica, famous for the human chess game and special local cuisine.
Bassano del Grappa, taste the celebrated Grappa on the Old Bridge.
Villa Godi Malinverni in Lugo and Villa Da Porto Colleoni in Thiene.
Visits to wine cellars in the area are available.

Itinerary 4: Famous Artists and Celebrities in the Veneto
Possagno: home, museum and church of the great sculptor Antonio Canova.
Asolo, the pearl of the Marca Trevigiana, home to exiled 15th century Queen Caterina Cornaro and a place of inspiration to people such as Ernest Hemingway and Robert Browning.
Villa Barbaro in Maser, designed by Andrea Palladio, frescoed by Paolo Veronese.
Villa Cornaro in Piombino Dese.

Itinerary 5: Between History and Legend
Verona, Juliet's city: the Arena, Porta dei Leoni, Arche Scaligere, Signori Squareand much more.
Romeo and Juliet's castles in Montecchio Maggiore.
Soave, town of the Scaligeri.
Villa Pisani Bonetti in Bagnolo and Villa Pisani called "La Rocca" in Lonigo.

Itinerary 6: Castles, Walls and Towers
Cittadella, with its beautiful elliptical walls.
Montagnana, an interesting example of medieval military architecture.
Villa Poiana in Poiana Maggiore, court of noble families.
Castle Catajo in Battaglia Terme.

Itinerary 7: Drive along the Garda Lake
Peschiera del Garda and Valeggio sul Mincio.
Lazise, a town still within medieval walls.
Bardolino, Garda and Torri del Benaco.
Malcesine, see the beautiful view from the tower.

Itinerary 8: Intellectual Centre, City of Poets, Charming Contryside
Padova: Scrovegni's Chapel, Church of the Eremitani, Palace of Reason, Signori Square, Basilica of Saint Antony and much more.
Praglia in the Euganei hills and Arqu Petrarca, an original 14th century town.
Garden of Villa Barbarigo Pizzoni Ardemani in Valsanzibio.

Itinerary 9: Houses of Noble Venetians with Fascinating Rooms and Labyrinths
Riviera del Brenta: Villa Pisani, Villa Widmann and Villa Foscari called "Malcontenta".
Villa Contarini in Piazzola sul Brenta.

Itinerary 10: The Religious Veneto
Sanctuary of the Madonna of Monte Berico, a beautiful baroque church.
Palladio and religious architecture: San Giorgio Maggiore and the Redentore.
Follina and the hills of Valdobbiadene

Itinerary 11: Historic World War I Sites
Monte Grappa and Asiago, tombs and monuments dedicated to the soldiers.
Visit the battlefields of Montello and Vittorio Veneto, to remember the sacrifice and the victory.

Itinerary 12: Enchanting and magical Dolomites
Marmolada mountain with visit to the perennial Glacier
Misurina Lake, Cortina and the "Tre Cime" (three peaks)
Belluno and Feltre
Excursions on horse, bicycle and visit to the wooden Alpine cabins.

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