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Spend a day in the beautiful hills of Veneto near Venice, Italy. Stroll around enchanting villages and towns, and from Asolo, perched on lush green hills, enjoy the scenic beauty that has inspired poets and writers over the centuries. A tour of Veneto would be incomplete without visiting a Palladian villa. Enjoy a guided tour of Villa Barbaro and see the fine frescoes that have made it so popular with tourists.
All Year: Daily
9 hoursStart time
08:30am & 09:00am
(Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
The tour picks up from the Tronchetto water-bus stop of line nr. 2, Venice.
So, there's no rush, please arrive at the start point at least 15 minutes early so as to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Piazzale Roma, bus station, in Venice
This private tour departs from Tronchetto at 9:00am. You will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle accompanied by a guide.
Your private tour takes a relaxed pace, along scenic back-roads, with plenty of time to enjoy each destination. Visit enchanting Asolo, the pearl of Veneto, perched on lush-green hills. Along with its delightful gardens and palatial villas, the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside have inspired poets and writers over the centuries.
In picturesque Bassano del Grappa, enjoy a guided tour of the town which includes a magnificent Palladian bridge crossing the mighty Brenta river. A tour of Veneto would be incomplete without visiting a Palladian Villa. Visit the Villa Barbaro, one of Palladio's most celebrated works with fine frescoes by Veronese.
Take an optional lunch in a traditional restaurant where you can sample a range of local delicacies (not included in the price).
In the afternoon visit Medieval Marostica, with its imposing castle and giant chess-board permanently laid-out in the town square, is where the famous living game of chess is played every two years.
End the day on the Prosecco wine road visiting a local vineyard with stunning views of the terraced slopes thickly planted with vines, end your day in the Veneto with a refreshing glass of Prosecco or two.
At the end of the tour you will return to Venice. The tour ends at the original point of departure at around 6:00pm.
Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it.
Private water taxi from hotel Venice Island to Piazzale Roma: Starting from 75 Euro.
To enhance the tour experience, the tour has a maximum limit of 8 people in a group. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Infant seats are available on special request if advised at the time of booking.