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Italy Encompassed

Get the real taste of Italy with: food, cars and amazing scenery…whistlestop Italy in 4 days

Experience Italy's finest exports on this tour. Delicious food awaits in the form of Parma ham, tomato, Parmasan cheese and balsamic vinegar. Spectacular scenery in the Lake Garda region and of course iconic supercars from Lamborghini. We've even added in a great theme park for good measure. What more could you want?

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1

Visit Verona’s impressive Arena Amphitheatre from 30 BC & the Arche Scaligere gothic tombs of the Lords of Verona. Take in the Casa di Giulietta & see Juliet’s balcony from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Stop in Sirmione. This city looks like its right out of a film set! Take a motorboat trip on the lake & you’ll see renowned opera star Maria Callas’ house & the Rocca Scaligera - a 13th century medieval port fortification surrounded by water Check into your accommodation in Modena & enjoy an evening meal after a busy day
2 Immerse yourself in the Province of Parma, enjoy the delights & tastes of Italian cheese, ham & tomatoes. Visit the Parmigiano Reggiano museum to learn the secrets of the King of Cheese with a guided tour Visit the Museum of Tomato to see how this versatile fruit arrived in the 16th Century in Europe, how it’s been grown & processed through the years & has found its partnership with Italian cuisine. At the Museum of Parma Ham you’ll learn the history of this worldwide famous product & have a little taste afterwards Return to you hotel and enjoy an evening meal
3 Visit the Lamborghini Museum to see Ferruccio Lamborghini’s iconic supercars up close Return to Modena & spend some time in the Museum of Balsamic Vinegar. Gain an understanding of how Balsamic Vinegar is made & how it gets its unique taste Return to your hotel & enjoy an evening meal locally
4 Visit Gardaland. Will you take on the 80km/h Blue Tornado ride? Or how about the Raptor & Space Vertigo? There is something for everyone in this thrilling theme park (seasonal opening) Depart for home