Get Prices & Dates

Gardens and Villas of the Italian Lakes

About Italy

Get to know the horticultural treasures of Padua and the Italian Lake Region that are steeped in history. Begin your garden experience in Padua where you’ll spend time at the first botanical gardens in the world. Meet the owner of the Baroque style Valsanzibio Gardens and partake in gardening workshop. Experience the Italian Lake District, featuring gardens of exotic and rare plants in the most ideal climate. There you’ll have magnificent vistas that surround this horticultural paradise. Spend time in Varese, known as Italy’s garden city. Explore one of the most spectacular gardens in all of Italy, the Villa Carlotta, built at the end of the 17th century. Travel by ferry to the romantic town of Bellagio to see stunning gardens and grounds. Head to Como to tour even more gardens with a member of the Cicogna Mozzoni family and immerse yourself in true Italian heritage. Finish off your trip in Lake Maggiore’s Barromean Islands at the spectaculat Isola Madre and Isola Bella and stroll through gardens featuring rhododendron, azaleas, pergolas of ancient wisteria, and camellia blossoms.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

Contact our travel experts for more details

More Travel Experiences

The Best of Eastern Canada featuring Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Quebec City & Montreal

From the old-world style of Quebec City to the power of Niagara Fal...

View details »

New England Charm

From stunning landscapes to its remarkable people and rich history,...

View details »

Discover Croatia, Slovenia and the Adriatic Coast featuring Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Coast,...

Medieval architecture, tranquil lakes, local villages and Croatian ...

View details »

Maritimes Coastal Wonders featuring the Cabot Trail

From the nautical beauty of Peggy’s Cove to the rugged splendor of ...

View details »

Italy's Bella Vita featuring Florence, Bologna and Lake Como

The allure of Italy beckons with saturated vistas that inspired the...

View details »

Spotlight on New Orleans

Step into “The Big Easy,” a soulful city abound with rich history, ...

View details »

Heritage of America

Follow the epic story of American democracy. Spend two nights in Ne...

View details »

Tour Manager Air

View details »

More about Collette