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Iconic Gardens of Italy & France in Spring

Venice to Nice

Trip Code: BTIFVN7
7 Days
9 Meals

Trip Highlights

Iconic Italian Gardens

Tour Padua Botanica Gardens, Giardini Giusti, Villa Gamberaia in Florence and Villa Torrigiani.

Explore Cinque Terre

Enjoy a full day to explore the best of the beautiful Cinque Terre towns along the Mediterranean coast.

Visit San Gimignano

Visit the World Heritage listed Tuscan village of San Gimignano.

  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
  • Services of a Tour Manager & Botanical Guide
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & porterage
  • Stay in luxurious, iconic, centrally located accommodation
  • 9 Meals

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Group size 15-25 guests
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
UK Map BTIFVN7 2019
Venice to Nice

Depart Venice at 9am to visit the World Heritage-listed, Padua Botanic Gardens. Later arrive into Verona and enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Verona, Hotel due Torri

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  • Dinner

This morning we visit Giardini Giusti, regarded as one as Europe’s most beautiful Renaissance gardens known for its box and cypress hedges. This afternoon is free to explore Verona, famous for Juliet’s balcony.

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Depart Verona to Villa Gamberaia, located in the hills of Florence, and celebrated by architectural historians and garden designers. Afterwards enjoy free time in Florence or perhaps visit the Boboli Gardens before arriving at your hotel overlooking the Tuscan countryside.

Stay: Two Nights: Florence countryside, Villa Olmi

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This morning visit Venzano garden, designed by Australian Donald Leevers. Afterwards we visit World Heritage-listed village San Gimignano.

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Today we visit Villa Torrigiani garden, a fine example of how Italian gardens were converted to English style parks in the 19th century. Enjoy free time in the beautiful village of Lucca.

Stay: Two Nights: Santa Margherita Ligure, Hotel Metropole

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day to explore the best of the beautiful Cinque Terre towns set in the most spectacular of locations along the Mediterranean Sea.

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  • Breakfast

Travel along the French Riviera to the town of Menton, where Lawrence Johnson created Serre de la Madone. Continue on to Cannes, in the heart of the French Riviera.

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Everything was wonderful. There were great sightseeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.