The Jewels of Italy Long Break    *alt*

14 days, from £1060
Le Boat

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The Jewels of Italy Long Break overview

ItalyOneway: Casale to Precenicco, via Venice & Grado. Allow 10 to 14 nights
You've got time to savour beachside resorts, historic Venice, the islands and the magnificent Friuli region!

Please note:A the Venetian Lagoon can be busy, so some previous boating experience is recommended.

Itinerary

Casale-sul-Sile
Casale-Sul-Sile is a beautiful town aside Treviso that you may access by bicycle or car. Visit here the great natural park of Sile River and its marvelous landscapes ; a perfect mix between silence and beauty.

Murano
Murano is a wonderful city to visit. Come and appreciate the charming basilica Santi Maria e Donato, built in the seventh century. Stay a little to discover the particular local and coloured architecture. You should stay here tonight : the canal banks are just marvelous during the night.

Burano
In Burano, discover the paintfull houses made in an artistic mosaic style. You will also enjoy the visit of the laces museum and manufactures . Don't forget to taste the Buraneo biscuit, irresistible typical sweet of the island made with butter.A

San Erasmo
San Erasmo is a peaceful and shining island, perfect for cycling. Along your ride, discover the Torre Massimiliana, an old stronghold built by Napoleon to defend the lagoon. Rest here along the unique beach of the lagoon, which is marvelous. A part of Venice's wine is made here. Why not taste it?

Venice
Venice. A jewel of history and architecture. Come in and discover one of the most beautiful place of the world, famous for its festivals and sailing along the numerous canals. Have a walk downtown and discover the numerous gorgeous monuments. You will need your camera.

Jesolo
Jesolo is one of the Italy's few unpretentious tourist resorts, humming with shops selling buckets and spades, neon arcades and crazy golf courses. The long beach is a firecracker of fun with events, games, sports, colours and lights and the prominade is a paradise for shopping fans, with small artisan workshops and large boutiques on what is allegedly Europe's longest pedestrianised shopping area.

San-Dona
Come in San Dona and have a peaceful walk in a nice restored town, with relaxing free mooring areas along the river Piave. All facilities are available here.

Caorle
Travel to Caorle and chill out in its beautiful all pedestrian town center and its numerous paintful houses and good restaurants. You will have here the great chance to walk along the lagoon and admire the wonderful landscapes.

Bibione
Bibione is a large seaside resort, and also a welcoming and nice medieval town to walk in. In front of the mooring, you will find restaurants and bars. A good occasion to have a relaxing walk along the shore.

Lignano
Famous as one of the best summer destinations in Italy for fun and entertainment, Lignano is packed with good facilities and amusements. Enjoy a day on the beach or take a walk along the river Tagliamento, with its crystal light blue water and pristine white sandA which is carried by the river from the Carnia Alps.

Grado
Grado is joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of land, and has a graceful Venetian style historic town centre. Here, you will have the chance to wander through the alleyways and squares flanked by picturesquely cluttered fishermen's houses...

Precenicco
Precenicco is a nice a welcoming town. Come in and discover its medieval town center, with its numerous restaurants and bars.