CARNIVAL IN VENICE
VERONA - CARNIVAL IN VENICE - FASCHING IN LUCERNE
Itinerary (subject to change)
Departure at 8:00 pm from Landstuhl Autohof, bus parking lot (near Ramstein Air Base, parking fee € 5/day). Departure at 8:30 pm from Wiesbaden, Hainerberg J.F.Kennedy Str., corner Washington Str. bus waiting area. Departure at 8:30 pm from Kaiserslautern P+R parking lot Daennerplatz (near Kleber Kaserne); Departure at 11:00 pm 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. After checkin time to relax or discover the old town of PADUA with its asthonishing squares with your guide. Time for dinner - your guide will make suggestions. .
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. Enjoy an early dinner (included) 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 this very well known and most picturesque Swiss town to see the famous Chapel Bridge and immerse yourself in the Swiss carnival atmosphere on Guedismontag. Departure for Germany in the early evening. Late night arrival at points of origin.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- guaranteed pickups from Wiesbaden, Kaiserslautern, Ramstein and Boeblingen
- transportation by deluxe motor-coach with AC, VCR, reclining seats, strictly non smoking
- service of two drivers
- 2x overnights in 4-star Business Hotel in Padua , all rooms with private facilities
- 2x buffet breakfast
- 1 x 3 course dinner in Venice
- sightseeing as per itinerary
- roundtrip transportation with private motorboat
- entrance Venice
- 2x tourist tax
- service of an IR guide
- all parking fees, bus permits etc.
- every booking supports the USO
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: € 150 for both nights. Persons booked on share basis must pay single room supplement if no share is available. Share basis means double or triple occupancy.
SUPPLEMENTARY COSTS: Gondola ride appr. € 39 per person. meals, personal expenses, tips.
CHILDREN’S PRICE: children under 3 years pay € 250. Children age 3-11 pay 20 € less than adult price.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: valid US Tourist Passport for military and civilian personnel. Non US-citizens must meet proper Visa requirements.
HELPFUL HINTS: Currency in Italy is Euro €. A small pillow makes the journey more comfortable.
CANCELLATION FEES in 2023: Up to 30 days prior to departure, € 100 per person; 30-14 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour price will be charged; 13- 2 days prior to departure, 75% of the tour price will be charged. From 1 day prior to departure until the day of departure, 100% of the tour price will be charged. NO REFUND FOR NOSHOWS!
TRAVEL INSURANCES: Please book with our partner USAA on our website
INTERRA REISEN is not responsible for lost and stolen articles. Liability: We are only acting as agents for various contractors (hotels, bus companies, airlines etc.) and are therefore in no way responsible for the fulfillment of their obligations, nor are we to be held liable for accidents, delays, losses etc. The liability of all these contractors, remains unprejudiced. Right is also reserved to program changes and alterations as well as substitution of services listed above, when and where necessary, without prior notice. INTERRA REISEN reserves the right to cancel the tour if minimum participation is not reached. Conditions accepted upon booking.