From the lakes of Levico and Caldonazzo to the Walls of Hexagon

From the lakes of Levico and Caldonazzo to the Walls of Hexagon

Length of stay: 3 days / 2 nights

History marked by the Brenta River

€ 390.00 per person

 


PROGRAM

1st day
During the morning, arrival at Caldonazzo and meet with our tour guide.
After a walk along the historic city center, visit to the castle of the Magnificent Corte Trapp, which used to be the base of the judicial administration, in front of the 4th century church dedicated to San Sisto.
Lunch in the memorizing setting of the Castle of Pergine, in the magical medieval atmosphere with a typical menu from Trentino. Erected in the 13th century, today the Castle is among the best examples of the medieval architecture of the alpine territory. A visit to this medieval testimony is thus obligatory which today is used as an elegant hotel and a welcoming restaurant.
In the afternoon, transfer to Levico Terme for a lovely walk along the banks of the lake. The guests will then be able to choose between a relaxing walk in the gracious center of Levico Terme, or a sporty excursion by bicycle along the Ciclopista del Brenta (a one way journey which comprises renting the bicycle and a service of bici-taxi to bring the bicycle back to Levico).
Transfer to Bassano del Grappa with a walk in the center and on the Ponte Vecchio.
Dinner and overnight stay in hotel provided.

2nd day
Breakfast in the hotel, meet with our guide and depart for an evocative tour that passes the cities of the Hexagon, thus called for their geographical position which resembles a hexagon.
From Bassano del Grappa, the first stop is Asolo, court of Queen Cornaro, “City of 100 horizons”, which offers a spectacular view and is so well appreciated that it earned itself a place in the list of the “most beautiful villages in Italy. “
Afterwards, transfer to Castelfranco Veneto, characterized by an imposing city wall and famous in the world for being the birthplace of the artist Giorgione. After the walk along the beautiful colonnade of the historical center and the streets inside the city walls, we suggest a visit to the Museo Casa Giorgione, which has recently staged a wonderful exhibition in honour of the mysterious artist.
Lunch at a farmhouse with dishes of delicious local produce.
In the afternoon, transfer to Cittadella, where one cannot miss a visit to the Tower of Malta and a thrilling walk along the roundabout.
Walk through the medieval town center, where free time is available for the guests.
In the evening, transfer to Bassano del Grappa for an unmissable aperitif on the Ponte Vecchio, the excellent meeting place for the locals.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

3rd day
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Marostica, a place famous not only for its wonderful city walls and the Upper Castle, which towers over the hill, but also for the Piazza degli Scacchi, where, in even years, you can experience the excitement of a chess game by living characters.
Coffee and liqueur tasting in an antique coffee company.
Visit the old town, the Lower Castle and walk up to the Upper Castle, along the city walls, which are the focal element of the town.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, transfer to Possagno, the birthplace of Antonio Canova and visit to the Museum, which houses the various exhibition buildings featuring numerous collections of the works of Antonio Canova.
By foot, we will go to the nearby Canova temple, a gift from the artist to his native city, with its splendid internal vault, which houses precious works of art and the tomb of the artist with his portrait in marble.

Minimum number of participants: 15 people.
Price per person includes: 2 overnight stays and 2 dinners in a 3 stars hotel, 3 lunches (drinks included), visit to Corte Trapp and Pergine Castle, entrance to the Museum Casa Giorgione and to the Tower of Malta and walkway, and the lower castle walkway, at the Canova Museum, aperitif  at  Ponte Vecchio, coffee tasting, pick-up service, guide service.
The price does not include: transfers, tips, extras and any other service not listed in the note “price per person includes”.