While the names may be familiar, the cities and towns of Northern Italy, true treasures in-and-of-themselves, are often relegated to ‘another time.’ Yet, they are genuinely some of Italy’s most spectacular gems.

Destination Overview

Nowhere exemplifies ‘la Bella Vita’ more than Lake Como, popular since the times of the Romans. Lined with exquisite villas, enchanting hamlets, and an Alpine backdrop, the vibe of Lake Como is nothing less than the ‘the good life!’ Milan, a study in contrast, where the world’s largest and most beautiful, Gothic cathedral stands next to fashion titans such as Prada and Versace. Cremona, the birthplace of Stradivarius and, to this day, the world’s finest and most revered string instruments, is a window back in time. Romantic and charming Verona is one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. Neighboring, Vincenza and Padua are home to some of Itlay’s most extraordinary artistry and architecture. And, of course, the timeless appeal of Venice, one of the world’s most fantastical cities, holds remarkable discoveries any time you walk through its cobblestone passageways or glide along its captivating canals.

Northern Italy Explorer: Lake Como to Venice is 15-days of pure bellisima! And we invite you to take in all of the spectacular wonders on this incredible journey.

Trip Highlights

Private guides and excursions throughout the journey

Sailing Lake Como with visits to Varenna, Bellagio and the extraordinary Villa Balbianello

Meet with the students of the Art Restoration Academy in Como

View DaVinci's masterpiece, 'The Last Supper,' in Milan

Journey by train to Cremona, famed for making the world's greatest sting instruments, and birthplace of Stradivarius

Discover the fairytale-like romance of Verona

Stand in awe at the artistic and architectural wonders of Renaissance cities, Vicenza and Padua

Revel in Bassano del Grappa, one of Italy's most beautiful hidden gems

Journey to Venice's colorful lagoon islands, home to some of world's finest glass and lace creations

Dates & Rates

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$19,795* per person based on double occupancy


Any day



Group size

Private groups of 2 to 12 people

Your Contribution to Sustainable Tourism

Environmental Impact: Measures have been taken to positively impact our environment

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Cultural Engagement: Experiences on this journey provide authentic cultural interaction and connection

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Carbon Offset

The Evolved Traveler is allocating $95 per person* in conjunction with our partners, Offset Alliance,  to help offset this journey through verified carbon removal and reversals projects.

The amount is determined by calculating the carbon footprint for this journey considering flights to the destination, intra-tour flights if applicable, hotel stays, and ground transportation. An additional 25% is added to the static factors to offset components we cannot immediately account for, such as food.

The carbon emissions accounted for are calculated by using measurement benchmarks determined by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The projects our carbon-offset donations are distributed to can be seen at www.offsetalliance.co/projects.

*The amount shown is an estimation for this journey. The exact will be calculated at the time of booking based on the city of origin for flights to the destination, and the specifications of the itinerary.

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