Lake Como & Venice Honeymoon

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At A Glance

  • 8 total travel days ~ 6 nights in Italy
  • You’ll travel by train ~ never in a bus group!
  • YOU GET hotels, train tickets, all private transfers, and private Venice tour
  • You’re free to get your own air tickets ~ we do not sell airfare

Itinerary

Day 1 – Fly from USA or Canada
Day 2 – Arrive Milan~Private transfer to Lake Como
Day 3 – Lake Como
Day 4 – Lake Como
Day 5 – Train to Venice
Day 6 – Venice
Day 7 – Venice
Day 8 – Fly to USA or Canada


What’s Includedvenicecolorcanal

  • 3 nights Lake Como, 3 nights Venice
  • First-class hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • First-class train tickets with seat reservations
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private train station transfers
  • Half-day private guide in Venice

$3,595 per person, double occupancy
April 1 – October 31* — 2015 and 2016
LAND ONLY (airfare NOT included)
Fly into Milan and out of Venice or vice versa
(If starting in Venice, + $50 per person)

* Prices are for travel which begins and ends within dates shown.


Candid Comments and Practicalities

Enjoy a beautiful Lake Como & Venice Honeymoon.

We’ve been tempted to offer this combination for a long time, and finally got around to it. It’s a great bit of contrast, two very different places that share the distinction of being great for honeymoons.

You’ll use the airports at Milan and Venice. Start at either end, as you please. We like the idea of flying into Milan and being transferred to Lake Como for a relaxing start to your Italian honeymoon. It’s what we call a soft landing in Italy. The stunning beauty of Lake Como and the slow pace of travel on the lake boats are calming and restful after all the wedding activity. You have three days and nights to spend as you please, with the benefit of our tips about what to see and where to go on the lake. Be sure to visit Bellagio. And don’t miss Varenna, our favorite little town on the lake. Then there’s the Villa Balbianello, which you’ll recognize from the recent James Bond film, Casino Royale. It’s just down the lake from your hotel.

At Lake Como your hotel is near the center of the lake, at the town of Tremezzo. To get to Venice, you will start with another private transfer, from your hotel to the train station at the city of Como. The train route passes through the city of Milan on the way to Venice. When you get to Venice, you will be met at the station and taken by private boat to your hotel. The total journey time, by combination of private car, train and boat, will be around 6 hours.

In Venice, your hotel will be right in the center, near St. Mark’s Square. On your first full day in Venice, there will be a walking tour for 4 hours. It’s totally private, so you decide the pace and the emphasis. Your guide can take you to the well-known sites, like the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, or to neighborhoods where most tourists never go. For your free time, we encourage you to ride the boats as well as to get out and walk. We think it’s fun to get lost in the remarkable maze of canals and little islands that make up Venice as we know it.

Or start your trip by flying into Venice if you prefer, so that you can finish your trip with the slow pace at Lake Como. Either way, this trip promises two uniquely enticing Italian experiences in just 6 days.

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