If you’re planning your next holiday and want to see it all, with all the information necessary to enjoy the history and the landscapes, then a day tour could be a great option for you. Here are some amazing day tours in Italy that you should take on your next trip.
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Flight over Lake Como and have a unique experience
Lake Como is close to Milan and has the view of the snow-covered Rhaetian Alps. This is the most spectacular lake in the region, and the third largest in Italy
“I believe I can fly” is real. On this day tour, you’ll have the chance to see the magnificent landscape of Lake Como and its surroundings. You’ll also have the breathtaking view of the Italian Alps, the villas on the shore and the Volta lighthouse.
Romantic day tour over the Northern Lakes
If you want to have a really special and romantic time with your loved one, choose the adventure and take a day tour flying over the Italian lakes on a luxurious soundproof helicopter. See the landscape of Lake Como, the Italians Alps, Bellagio, the Lake Maggiore (which is the second biggest lake in Italy). You’ll also see the famous Borromean Islands.
This day tour is perfect to enjoy the view from the top, take amazing pictures and see Italy from an exclusive point of view.
Take a cruise tour from Venice to Padua
Let’s talk about the Burchiello, this typical Venetian barge was used to transport passengers and was equipped with a wide wooden cabin. It was used by the richest classes of Venice to reach the city from their villas in the countryside. Nowadays the Burchiello is a modern and comfortable boat and has a panoramic deck, perfect to appreciate the view.
The cruise is from Venice to Padua or vice versa. Navigate along the river Brenta, and visit some of the Venetian Villas, summer residences of the 18th century, and check out the monumental palaces with its legendary frescoes.
Visit Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi in one day
This incredible tour gives you the chance to see three beautiful cities. Located close to Naples, Positano, Amalfi, and Sorrento are small cities where you can walk around, take awesome pictures of the view and enjoy the beach.
On this tour, you’ll drive through the Amalfi Coast, enjoy a tasty lunch in a restaurant along the coast on a breathtaking terrace overlooking the cliffs and take pictures of amazing views of the coast that is protected by the UNESCO as Worldwide Heritage.
Bike around Verona for a wonderful experience
Verona is a beautiful small city and awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO. There’s a huge amount of monuments and historical attractions to be explored.
In this city, you have the option to take the Classic Verona Bike Tour, visit the main highlights of the city, and discover a more authentic side of Verona. Pedal along the river Adige to catch the best views, cross Ponte Pietra, and then get the cableway to see Verona from Castel San Pietro, a strategic spot from where you can admire the breathtaking view of the city. To learn more about this tour, click here.
Alternatively, take Romeo and Juliet Bike Tour and discover the places where Shakespeare’s famous love story took place. See the balcony where the couple did their love vows, visit the crypt of the cathedral where they secretly got married, see the corner where Mercuzio was killed by Tebaldo and Romeo was condemned to exile.
At the end of the tour, we will catch the funicular up to San Pietro Castle, on the terrace where generations of young lovers met. For more information about the tour, click here.
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