|15 - 18||February||2019||€ t.b.a.|
Itinerary (subject to change)
Departure at 8:15 p.m. from Landstuhl Autohof (near Ramstein Air Base, € 5/day). Departure at 8:30 p.m. from Wiesbaden, Hainerberg J.F.Kennedy Str., corner Washington Str. bus waiting area. Departure at 8:30 p.m. from Kaiserslautern P+R parking lot Daenner Platz (near Kleber Kaserne); Departure at 11:00 p.m. from Böblingen Panzerkaserne, PX parking lot. Overnight travel to Verona.
After a breakfast stop at the highway we arrive in VERONA. A walking tour will highlight the 1st century roman theatre and the famous balcony of the house Capulet - You can almost hear the faint echoes of Romeos whispered words of love and almost see the fading silhouette of Juliet above. To this day an enchanted place where thousands of visitors leave their own messages of the heart. You have time for shopping and to try a pizza next to the ancient arena before we continue to our 4 star hotel in Padua. Your guide will make suggestions for a nice dinner in the old town of Padua.
After buffet breakfast in our hotel (included), we depart in the early morning for Venice, where we board a water-boat (included) and sail to the PIAZZA SAN MARCO. Here we start with a walking orientation tour to see the DUCAL PALACE, the ancient prison of Venice with the BRIDGE OF SIGHS, the BASILICA SAN MARCO and the CAMPANILE all gathered on the popular Piazza San Marco. Venetian glass blowers performing their ancient art will be another highlight after this tour. The afternoon is free for own activities. Enjoy the PARADE OF MASQUERADES in the streets of Venice. It is a must to have a camera here. Hundreds of different costumes are presented by people who are coming from all over the world. Have fun and share the spirit of the CARNE VALE with the other visitors and the Venetians. Probably you like to join a romantic GONDOLA RIDE on the canals of Venice. Your guide will make suggestions for an early dinner in Venice before we depart by boat back to the bus parking lot and to our hotel.
After buffet breakfast in the hotel (included) and check out we depart for LUCERNE, Switzerland. In the mid-afternoon we will arrive in the city to dive into the "LUZERNER FASTNACHT", the Lucerne Carnival, for a few hours. So have your cameras ready to take pictures of this most beautiful, expressive, terrifying and gaudy masks. In the early evening we depart for Germany. Late night arrival at points of origin.