Northern Italy, with the imposing Alps in the background, is a true winter wonderland, and the ideal backdrop to enjoy a new twist on the Christmas season. Your base for this two-day experience is the gracious city of Trento, in the foothills of the Alps. Surrounded by the Adige River and the Dolomite mountains, it boasts a spectacular natural setting, as well as a multitude of Romanesque-Gothic buildings dating back to the twelfth century.
You will be picked up by a luxury car with private English-speaking driver in Verona, Milan, or Venice and taken to the Grand Hotel Trento, a four-star property in the heart of the city, making it an excellent base for four days of shopping and relaxing. Trento’s annual Christmas market is the most celebrated in the area; here you can find traditional, handcrafted decorations and nativity scenes, along with a wide selection of typical food and drinks to fuel your visit.
One day of your stay will be dedicated to a trip to Bolzano-Bozen, whose dual name indicates its position at the crossroads of Austrian and Italian culture. More German is heard than Italian and Ötzi the Iceman, the world’s most famous glacier mummy, is on permanent display at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. Here, too, is another great Christmas market selling handcrafted, glass, clay, and wood handcrafted items and seasonal sweetmeats.
On another day of your trip, you will be taken to the renowned Cantine Ferrari, producers of one of the best sparkling wines in Italy, where you will be treated to an interesting winery visit and a gourmet lunch.
- Transfer from Milan/Venice/Verona to Trento
- 3-night stay at the 4-star Grand Hotel Trento – Double Room
- Daily breakfast
- Rountrip Train Tickets from Trento to Bolzano
- Winery visit and gourmet lunch at Cantine Ferrari
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