Itinerary | Botanical Gardens & Culture North Italy | 8 days - 7 nights

Merano, Bolzano, Lago di Garda, Verona, Mantova

The tour begins with a visit to a small jewel, the old town of Merano. An enchanting itinerary through the famous arcades, arcades and three entrances of the city will take you to the magnificent gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, where art and nature merge together, in a natural amphitheater with plant types from all over the world. We will discover Bolzano, the fascinating capital of Alto Adige, where Italian and Austrian culture merge. Do not miss the opportunity to have a coffee while admiring the famous Piazza Walther. We continue towards Monte Baldo, the most famous mountain of Lake Garda, where the botanical garden of Novezzi is located. From here you will enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Garda. We continue our tour to the Parco delle Cascate di Molina, to discover the lost beauty of the waterfalls and the ancient village of Molina, and to the city of Verona, to admire its beauties and go shopping in the numerous shops in the city center. We will discover the beauty of the botanical gardens of Andreas Heller, with about 10,000 square meters of different types of plants, such as Himalayan plants, Japan, Canada, Australia and Africa. We will move to Mantua, a city of great historical and artistic value, with the Palazzo Ducale, inside which there are frescoes by the famous painter Andrea Mantegna. Later we will visit the Sigurtà Park, a park called “the temple of nature” for its extension of 60 hectares. We continue our journey towards the north of Lake Garda, to discover the Arch Archdiocese Park of Arco, defined as a natural museum, with its 200 different species of plants. To finish, we will visit the Varone waterfalls and then continue towards the center of Riva del Garda where you can stroll along the lake, visit the Aponale Tower or the Fortress, or go shopping in the quaint little shops in the center. Departure from Verona airport.