Palladian Villas, historic houses, the lagoon of Venice. Join Grand Tourist to discover this idyllic countryside. Art, history and fabulous food and wine.
Writers Retreat – one week in Italy. Workshops, seminars, inspirational tours. Author Sophfronia Scott and Art Historian Janet Simmonds guide you through the idyllic countryside of Veneto, Italy for ‘The Write of Your Life’. 20-26 September 2021
Verona is an enchanting historic city. There are medieval palaces, elegant squares and the finest Roman Amphitheatre in Northern Italy. The city of Verona was the home of Romeo and Juliet. You can visit Juliet’s house and see the famous balcony. To this day Verona is associated with romance. Verona is an elegant city too, it has great shopping, numerous cafes and restaurants and a highly respected university.
Unique Grand Tourist experiences – Venice and Venetian Lagoon. Discover the fabulous city of Venice. Locked in a time capsule of canals and palaces, art, history and fabulous food and wine. Truly tailor-made for a unique and original journey. For individuals or small groups.
The Veneto area of Italy is enchanting, the waters of the Venetian lagoon, the magical city of Venice and the rolling hills of Valdobbiadene make for a wonderful journey in Northern Italy. Add in the historic town of Asolo, where the poet Robert Browning, writer Freya Stark and actress Eleonora Duse lived for many years and you really have it all. History, culture, art and architecture. Wonderful food and wine. Don’t forget a glass of Prosecco on your visit.