Italy & Austria

Pictures: 1) Borghetto, 2) Lake Garda, 3) South Tirol, 4) Hallstatt, 5) Salzburg.  

Italy & Austria private tour – sample itinerary – 12 nights

Day 1: Venice airport to Borghetto (near Lake Garda), rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight in Borghetto.

Day 2: Full day tour – Lake Garda and the surrounding region.

Overnight in Borghetto.

Day 3: Full day tour – Verona, including a guided walk around the historic part of the city.

Overnight in Borghetto.

Day 4: Full day tour – Borghetto to Fie allo Sciliar (South Tirol) including sightseeing visits to Trento and Bolzano.

Overnight in Fie allo Sciliar. 


Day 5: Full day tour – The region of South Tyrol, including Bressanone, Brunico and Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Overnight in Fie allo Sciliar.

Day 6: Full day tour – Fie allo Sciliar to Salzburg, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Salzburg. 

Day 7: Day at leisure in Salzburg, free time to explore the old town, the Hohensalzburg Fortress and Mirabell Gardens..

Overnight in Salzburg.


Day 8: Full day tour – Hallstatt and the nearby Salt Mines. .

Overnight in Salzburg. 


Day 9: Full day tour – Salzburg to Lake Millstatt, including sightseeing visits to the Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves at Werfen and Gmund. 

Overnight in Millstatt.

Day 10: Full day tour – The Carinthian Lakes including Millstattersee, Ossiachersee, Worthersee and the Pyramiden Kogel.

Overnight in Millstatt.

Day 11: Half day tour – Millstatt to Venice, afternoon at leisure in Venice.


Day 12: Day at leisure in Venice.

Overnight in Venice. 

Day 13: Venice to nearby Venice Marco Polo airport.


Our hotel selections have been cherry picked over many years of experience, and we continuously review and refresh our first choices for the most attractive properties offering the best value.

Your hotel accommodation will provide you with an optimum balance of hotel comfort, friendly service and great value for money. Here are our first choice hotel selections at each overnight location.

Borghetto Maison Resolo or similar
Fie allo Sciliar Gartenhotel Volserhof or similar
Salzburg The Little Guesthouse or similar
Millstatt Hotel See Villa or similar
Venice Hotel Arlecchino or similar

In the event that we are unable to secure the rooms at our first choice hotel properties, we will arrange the closest possible alternatives in consideration of the hotel star rating, the style of the hotel and the room rates.

Entrance fees at visitor attractions:

We realise that our clients have different interests and preferences and therefore the choice of what is included in your itinerary is completely yours. The most popular visitor attractions of choice include many famous castles, museums, religious monuments and national parks across the region. At the time of presenting our first draft proposals to you, we will offer you some recommendations and different options to help you make your choices.

Our first class service:

Graeme or one of his experienced colleagues will be your personal driver/guide for the full duration of your private tour, guaranteeing you a seamless tour experience. 

On your first day, you will be met in the airport arrivals hall with a personalised ” meet & greet”. We will provide you with a local insight and many handy tips at all of the locations you visit, including food, wine and dining recommendations. We also provide 24/7 contact in the event of any emergency situations. For more detailed and specialist knowledge of local history, culture and the arts, locally based city/park guides can be arranged. In some locations, these are a mandatory requirement of the local authorities and we will advise you about this at the time of drafting your custom made tour proposals.

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