Dolomites Tour

Private Dolomites Tour

Take a relaxing trip to discover the UNESCO-listed Dolomites Mountains, take the Dolomites Tour and immerse yourself in this unique landscape . 

Departure from:
  • Venice Piazzale Roma
  • Venice Cruise Port
  • Mestre hotel
Itinerary: Pieve di Cadore – Lake Santa Caterina – Lake Misurina – Cortina d’Ampezzo
Duration: 8 hours

  

For this Dolomites Tour your driver willl take you with a luxury minivan, to explore the Dolomites, traveling north through the Veneto countryside and into the Sesto region in the Dolomite Mountains you will sto in Pieve di Cadore, a gorgeous little village known for being the birthplace of the Renaissance painter Tiziano, and then continue to Lake Santa Caterina.

Where you stretch your legs on a quick stroll, admiring the lakeside scenery, and then continue by coach to Lake Misurina. Have your camera poised, ready to capture breathtaking shots of the lake against the backdrop of Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the Dolomite’s three distinctive peaks. Continue the Dolomites Tour toward the peaks by coach, stopping at a vantage point to soak up the serene mountain views.

Rest at a local trattoria for lunch (own expense), and then choose to either take a walk or stay at the restaurant and relax. Walk along one of the gentler mountain trails to see more of the area’s sublime scenery, as well as its mountain flora and fauna.

Leave the foothills of Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the afternoon and travel by coach to the swanky ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, known as the ‘Pearl of the Dolomites’, where affluent Italians go not just to ski, but to see and be seen. Stop for photos at a panoramic viewpoint and drink in views of the bustling town encircled by towering mountains.

Enjoy free time in Cortina to do as little or as much as you want. Perhaps browse its elegant boutiques, or visit one of the street-side cafés for a coffee (own expense). Meet your driver-guide back at the pre-arranged time, and return to Venice, passing the peaks of the Dolomite bathed in the late-afternoon sun. Your tour finishes at the start point in the early evening.

 

Take the Dolomites Tour with us and return home with unique memories and emotions!

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★ WE GUARANTEE ★

★ professional and corteous chauffeurs, properly dressed

★ drivers are English speaking (real English speaking not just “hello and welcome in Venice”!)

★ great vehicles – Mercedes-Benz Vianos

★ vehicles and companies fully lincesed, insured and law compliance

★ 24/7 multi-language customer service

★ 100% private transfers (the driver and vehicle are there for you, and you only. We will never make you share your tour!)

★ online payment with PayPal

★ No intermediary you are paying directly the car hire with driver company!

 

Palladian Villas Tour

Private Palladian Villas Tour

Take a relaxing trip into the Venetian and Paduan contryside with our Palladian Villas Tour, to visit the charming palladian villas. 

Departure from:
  • Venice Piazzale Roma
  • Venice Cruise Port
  • Mestre hotel
Itinerary:  From Venice to Padova following the Brenta river
Duration: 4 hours

 

For this relaxing Palladian Villas Tour, your English speaking driver will pick you up at the selected meeting point at the required time.

The driver will guide you through the Palladian Villas Tour alongside the Brenta River. You will immerse yourself in the art and beauty that only the structures of Palladio can give.

You will visit Villa Foscari a patrician Palladian villa designed by the Italian architect Andrea Palladio. It is also known as La Malcontenta, a nickname which it received when the spouse of one of the Foscaris brothers was locked up in the house because she allegedly didn’t live up to her conjugal duty.

In this Palladian Villas Tour you will also visit the famous Villa Pisani, the “Queen” of the world – famous venetian villas, is one of the main tourist attractions in the Veneto Region, broad façade is topped with statuary, and presents an exuberantly decorated center entrance with monumental columns shouldered by caryatids.
The fine villa of the noble Pisani family lies along the Riviera del Brenta, an ideal extension of Venetian Gran Canal on the land. In its 144 rooms doges, kings and emperors were welcomed and nowadays it is a national museum which conserves eighteenth and nineteenth century works of art and furniture, as Gianbattista Tiepolo’s masterpiece, The Glory of the Pisani family, a fresco on the ceiling of the ballroom. “Every step is a new sight and a new beauty”: thus described Villa Pisani garden an enthusiastic traveller in the nineteenth century. As in the past, the garden is enchanting with its flamboyant sights, original architecture, its famous maze, its valuable citrus fruit collection and its greenhouses with plants and flowers, “everything which gives pleasure to the sight and gratifies our taste”, as boasted Almorò Pisani.

During your Palladian Villas Tour you will also see Villa Widmann Foscari Rezzonico.
Charming example of 18th-century stately home, frescoed and decorated in a refined rococo style. Refinement is also the distinguishing feature of he first floor with its slender balconies surrounding fine and well-measured windows. The whole is dominated by a roof perforated by a large cross-vault wih tympanums repeating the motifs below. The side rooms are interstings but cannot compete with the remarkable reception hall where brilliant decorations by G. Angeli emerge among stucoes and mock architectural effects. To the east is the Sacrifce of Iphigenia”, to the west “The Rae of Heln, an ewaple of mythology revisited with joyful serenity. The rooms on the first flor face onto th central hall with the crafted gallery and walls decorated with monochromatic frescoes of mythological themes. The ceiling bears the final hymn of prais “The Glory of the Widmann Family”. The Villa ornated by a delightful garden with statues and outbildings, was visited by a number of famous names (Goldoni, D’annunzio and Stravinsky).
At the end of the Palladian Villas Tour, the driver will then take you back to the departure place in Venice.

Take the Palladian Villas Tour with us and return home with unique memories and emotions!

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★ WE GUARANTEE ★

★ professional and corteous chauffeurs, properly dressed

★ drivers are English speaking (real English speaking not just “hello and welcome in Venice”!)

★ great vehicles – Mercedes-Benz Vianos

★ vehicles and companies fully lincesed, insured and law compliance

★ 24/7 multi-language customer service

★ 100% private transfers (the driver and vehicle are there for you, and you only. We will never make you share your tour!)

★ online payment with PayPal

★ No intermediary you are paying directly the car hire with driver company!

 

 

Medieval Atmosphere Tour

Private Medieval Atmosphere Tour

Take a relaxing trip into the Veneto contryside with our Medieval Atmosphere Tour, to visit the charming walled town of Marostica, the home of grappa at Bassano del Grappa, and enchanting Asolo, with its delightful gardens and palatial villas.

Departure from:
  • Venice Piazzale Roma
  • Venice Cruise Port
  • Mestre hotel
Itinerary: Marostica + Bassano del Grappa + Asolo
Duration: 5 to 6 hours

For this relaxing Medieval Atmosphere Tour, your English speaking driver will pick you up at the selected meeting point at the required time.

Your first tour stop is Marostica, famous all over the world for the human chess game it carries out every other year, with personages living in the city public square. Starting inthe second week of September, it is a tradition dating back to in AD 1923 inspired by a supposed event in AD 1454.

Then it’s on to the peaceful town of Bassano del Grappa, synonymous with its production of the firewater of the mountains know as grappa! Crossin the celebrated Palladian bridge over the river Brenta, you will be able to visit the famous distillery situated right on the bridge and have an opportunity to stock up on a bottle or two of grappa.

Next stop of the tour will be Asolo, spectacularly set in the cypress-clad foothills of the Dolomites. With its tiny archways, architectural details and castle of Caterina Cornaro, the Queen of Cyprus, it’s no wonder Asolo is known as the pearl of Veneto.

The Asolo Theatre remains there today, where it enjoys a teinassance of theatre performances, both from the Asolo Repertory Theatre and the Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.

The town was also home to the English poet Robert Browning, the actess Eleonora Duse, the explorer Freya Stark, the violinist Wilma Neruda and the composer Gian Francesco Malipiero.

At the end of the Medieval Atmosphere Tour, the driver will then take you back to the departure place in Venice.

Take the Medieval Atmosphere Tour with us and return home with unique memories and emotions!

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★ WE GUARANTEE ★

★ professional and corteous chauffeurs, properly dressed

★ drivers are English speaking (real English speaking not just “hello and welcome in Venice”!)

★ great vehicles – Mercedes-Benz Vianos

★ vehicles and companies fully lincesed, insured and law compliance

★ 24/7 multi-language customer service

★ 100% private transfers (the driver and vehicle are there for you, and you only. We will never make you share your ride!)

★ online payment with PayPal

★ No intermediary you are paying directly the car hire with driver company!

 

Tour Verona

Verona city of Love

Our professional English speaking driver will accompany you, and your loved ones, in a Tour Verona, where the city of love will show you all of her wonders.

The fully authorized driver of  Tour Verona will take you to the historical center where you can walk the historical streets.
Where you will be able to vistit the majestic Arena in the very central Piazza Bra, the Roman amphitheater that for decades has hosted the prestigious summer opera season.
The Barbieri Building and the Building of the Gran Guardia overlook the “liston”, the large sidewalk that follows the line of the square. The other noble buildings of this square frequented by the locals and tourists from around the world.

Tour Verona will lead you to the House of Juliet with its famous balcony that welcomes thousands of visitors fascinated by the story of Romeo and Juliet, the two lovers of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy.

Walk through Piazza delle Erbe, and mingle with the people that animate the daily city market.
See Piazza dei Signori with its Building of Cangrande, the Loggia of Fra Giocondo, and the Building of the Ragione shows those passing by the maximum splendor that this city once lived during the Signoria of the Scaliger family.

The Duomo is also worth visiting, this religious building is home to the famous altarpiece by Tiziano, and is not far from the Basilica of Saint Anastasia and the Roman Theatre. Don’t miss a visit to the Basilica of San Zeno, a fascinating example of Romanesque architecture, and Castelvecchio, the ancient manor house erected in the fourteenth century by Cangrande della Scala, now houses the Civic Museum of Verona.

 

Tour Verona with us and return home with unique memories and emotions!

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★ WE GUARANTEE ★

★ professional and corteous chauffeurs, properly dressed

★ drivers are English speaking (real English speaking not just “hello and welcome in Venice”!)

★ great vehicles – Mercedes-Benz Vianos

★ vehicles and companies fully lincesed, insured and law compliance

★ 24/7 multi-language customer service

★ 100% private transfers (the driver and vehicle are there for you, and you only. We will never make you share your ride!)

★ online payment with PayPal

★ No intermediary you are paying directly the car hire with driver company!

Tour Padua

Padua city of Art

Our professional English speaking driver will accompany you, and your loved ones, in a Tour Padua to discover Padua and its sourroundings.

Tour Padua, motherland of History, Art, Faith and Science. A land, so rich in culture.

Tour Padua with us to discover its art and beauty.

The Tour Padua can start from the ancient Roman Amphitheatre (the Arena) which surrounds the Scrovegni Chapel, which holds, entirely preserved, the most complete cycle of frescoes produced by Giotto (1303-1305), one of the greatest monuments of figurative art of all time.

In the nearby Eremitani Town Museum, fitted out in the former Augustinian Hermits monastery you can admire precious archeological finds dating back to the paleovenetian, roman, etruscan and paleochristian periods, rare coins collections, and famous works of art produced between the 14th and the 19th century. Amongst them: the Crucifix by Giotto and the Armed Angels painted by Guariento.

With the Tour Padua you will visit also the adjacent Eremitani Church, built at the turn of 13th century, has a wonderful wooden ceiling, due to Fra’ Giovanni, and many monumental tombs.Badly damaged by bombing in 1944, it keeps in the Presbytery some frescoes by Guariento (1368 1370) and some juvenile masterpieces by Andrea Mantegna (1448-1457) in the Ovetari Chapel.
Not far away, separating Piazza delle Erbe from Piazza della Frutta, stands Palazzo della Ragione, commonly called Il Salone, a building of 1218, rebuilt in 1306 by Fra’ Giovanni degli Eremitani. A busy market occupies daily the ground floor and the adjoining Piazze. The upper floor is one vast hall (81 mt long, 27 mt wide and 27 mt large). On the walls is an interesting cycle of frescoes of religious and astrological subjects (1425-1440).
The nearby Piazza dei Signori is attractively enclosed by buildings. On the W side, Palazzo del Capitanio (1599-1605) incorporates the Torre dell’Orologio with its astronomical clock dating from 1344. The arch is by G.M. Falconetto. Beyond the Arco dell’Orologio is Piazza Capitaniato with the building of the arts faculty, the Liviano. It incorporates the Sala dei Giganti with frescoes dating from the 16th century.
The driver of your Tour Padua will take you to the city centre where you will be able to visit also the Cathedral. Michelangelo took part in the design of the present building which was erected between the 16th and the 18th century Inside there are many important paintings, beautiful statues by the tuscan artist Giuliano Vangi.

The nearby Baptistery (12th century, retouched in 1260), named after St. John the Baptist, holds the finest and most complete cycle of frescoes by the florentine painter Giusto de’ Menabuoi (1376-1378), a masterpiece of the late 14th century, recently restored to its original splendour. The cycle begins with the wonderful Paradise and continues with the stories of St. John the Baptist, the Stories of Mary, the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ. In the pedestrian area you can find Bo Palace, the ancient university seat. This large group of buildings, erected between 1542 and 1601, with modern addictions from 1920-1940, is the main seat of the University founded in 1222.
Particularly interesting are the Old Courtyard (mid16th century), by Andrea Moroni; the Room of the Forty with Galilei’s chair, (he taught in Padua from 1592 to 1610), the Aula Magna, rich with coats of arms and decorations: the famous Anatomy Theatre by G. Fabrici d’Acquapendente, the oldest in the world (1594). Opposite the University is the Caffe Pedrocchi, a complex building in neo-classic style with a flourish ornate Gothic, designed by the architect G. Jappelli in 1831. Its upper floor has rooms decorated in various styles. Famous meeting place for scholars, it was the scene of student uprising in 1848.

Then your driver of Tour Padua will take you to  St. Anthony Basilica. Started immediately after the death of the Santo (1231) and completed at the beginning of the following century, it is an imposing construction in Romanesque Gothic style, with eight domes and spires of eastern inspiration. It holds the body of St. Anthony and is the object of pilgrimages from all over the world. Among the numberless works of art it keeps, one must point out the frescoes by Altichiero and Giusto de’ Menabuoi (end of the 14th century). The Crucifix, the statues and the bronze reliefs of the High Altar, superlative works by Donatello (1444-1448); the Altar of the Saint and the Treasure Chapel.

Near the Basilica rise St. George Oratory, holding a great cycle of frescoes by Altichiero (1379-1384), the School of the Saint, that keeps three famous frescoes by Titian (1511), the Antoniani Museums, which keep a rare collection of sacred objects. In the square stands the bronze equestrian monument to the Gattamelata, Donatello’s masterpiece, completed in 1453.
Not far from the Basilica is the Botanical Garden, which was founded in 1545 with the name of “Simples Garden” (medicinal plants) by the Faculty of Medicine, was laid out by the architect A. Moroni. It displays an extremely important collection of rare plants.It houses the old library and botany collections of the University.

And then Prato della Valle, once a Roman theatre, has become the traditional site for fairs and amusements. The square is surrounded by historical monuments and palaces such as the Basilica of St. Justina and the Palazzo Angeli which houses the Museum of the magic lantern (pre-cinema).

Tour Padua with us and return home with unique memories and emotions!

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★ WE GUARANTEE ★

★ professional and corteous chauffeurs, properly dressed

★ drivers are English speaking (real English speaking not just “hello and welcome in Venice”!)

★ great vehicles – Mercedes-Benz Vianos

★ vehicles and companies fully lincesed, insured and law compliance

★ 24/7 multi-language customer service

★ 100% private transfers (the driver and vehicle are there for you, and you only. We will never make you share your ride!)

★ online payment with PayPal

★ No intermediary you are paying directly the car hire with driver company!