You can take a bus to the city and continue by public boat to your hotel, or take a motorboat straight from the airport to St. Mark's square. Alilaguna motorboats depart from the airport quite often. Tickets can be purchased from 8 a.m. to midnight at the Alilaguna desk in the arrivals area or can be bought on line. Additional information is available at www.alilaguna.com.
The hotel is tucked away in a tiny side street just a few steps from Piazza San Marco. The rooms are extremely attractive and offer great comfort in the heart of Venice. The quiet rooms are air-conditioned, have direct-dial phones, mini bars, televisions, and well-equipped, modern bathrooms. All of the rooms are pleasant, some with views overlooking a small square. What makes this intimate hotel so special is the care provided by its owners, who consider guests like friends visiting their home.
The villa is a renovated 15th century manor house set on the green hillside that overlooks Lake Garda. The stone house stands in a magnificent park called "The Garden of the Senses", where both body and mind can relax. Rooms feature fine wooden furniture, a ceiling fan and an elegant bathroom with shower. Some have exposed wood beams and wrought-iron beds.
Located a few minutes from the centre of town, the villa is surrounded by a century-old olive grove. The rooms on every side have a beautiful view and guests can gather by the fireplace in the main sitting room in the evenings. All bedrooms are spacious and comfortable.
City of Renaissance: Florence Land of da Vinci Distance: 60 km Travel time: 1:00 h
On the left you will see the majestic Apennine Mountains. Montecattini, a health resort with natural thermal springs, lies along the route. You can take a scenic road that winds through the hills of Monte Albano to Vinci, a little town named after the Renaissance genius, who was born in the area.
Just 2 km from San Casciano, this is a Renaissance villa in the Chianti area only 15 km from Florence. Overlooking the hills, it offers an outdoor pool with view of th countryside and a wellness centre with sauna and hot tub. This Villa features spacious air-conditioned rooms with beamed ceilings and free Wi-Fi. Accommodation also comes with satellite TV, a tea/coffee maker, and a large bathroom with hand-painted tiles. Breakfast is provided every morning with a large buffet that includes Tuscan specialities.
Urban life in a medieval city: Siena Driving through Chianti Distance: 60 km Travel time: 1:00 h
The picturesque landscape between Florence and Siena is famous for its wine and is considered the heart of Tuscany. There is much to discover in the rolling hills: vineyards, medieval castles and idyllic villages.
A cypress alley will lead you to 800 acres of majestic hill country near Vagliagli, a private Chianti Classico estate, where you can enjoy Italian nature, art, fashion and La Dolce Vita. This is now one of the most elegant guesthouses on a working wine estate in Tuscany. Here some of Italybest and most famous wine is produced.
Eternal city: Forum Romanum Via Cassia Distance: 240 km Travel time: 3:30 h
You will follow an ancient Roman road called the Via Cassia through the heart of classic Italy. After passing the Monte Amiata, the highest mountain in Tuscany, you will reach the Bolsena Lake, the largest lake in Central Italy. Rental car drop off
This charming bed and breakfast is located in the heart of the historical centre of Rome, near the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, Trajan's Market, the Victorian and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.The atmosphere is intimate and each room has its own ensuite bathroom with shower cabin and is equipped with hairdryer, safe, courtesy kit and free Wi-Fi.