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Take a trip to northern Italy or Japan...

From the mountains and lakes of northern Italy to the ancient delights of Japan

Lake Garda, Venice & Verona 
EIGHT DAYS HALF BOARD FROM ONLY £599 PER PERSON
Selected departures from April to October 2019

This tour is a wonderful blend of some of the finest sights in northern Italy. Firstly, Lake Garda, where waves lap gently on the shingle shoreline, with the snow-capped Dolomite mountains in the background; then Venice, a unique city full of cultural delights such as the Doge’s Palace, St Mark’s Basilica and the Grand Canal; lastly, Verona, one of the most romantic cities you will ever find and so appropriate as the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

FULLY ESCORTED PRICE INCLUDES:
■ Enjoy an entire day exploring beautiful Lake Garda, both on land and by boat
■ Tour wonderfully unique Venice with a local guide – choose our classic or ‘undiscovered’ tour to uncover the less-explored highlights
■ Tour medieval Verona with a local guide and see its classic sights or choose our ‘undiscovered’ tour to delve into its lesser-known gems
■ Spend the day in the breathtaking Dolomites, seeing some of the finest Alpine scenery in the world
■ Enjoy two free days to further explore at leisure or relax and soak up the incredible scenery
■ Return flights from a selection of regional airports, plus all hotel transfers
■ Seven nights in a choice of conveniently located accommodation rated three-star to four-star superior, with breakfast and dinner
■ The services of our experienced and insightful tour manager throughout.

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY (OPTIONAL EXCURSION):
Attend the Verona Opera Festival: Don’t miss the world’s oldest open-air opera festival, set in an atmospheric Roman amphitheatre. When the lights dim, the magic begins and the most beautiful voices fill the air. It’s sure to make your holiday extra special. From £61 per person.

Japan – Land of the Rising Sun
13 DAYS FROM ONLY £3,299 PER PERSON
Selected departures from April to November 2019 and March to November 2020

Japan – an ancient culture of emperors, fierce shoguns, samurais and brutal martial arts. Yet it’s also a place of gentle geishas, colourful kimonos, exquisite garden design and Zen Buddhism. How did a country so deeply rooted in such diverse heritage become one of the most modern and advanced economies on the planet? Pondering such questions is what makes a trip to Japan so incredibly rewarding. Having travelled there once, you’ll feel almost hypnotically drawn back to this truly enigmatic country.

FULLY ESCORTED PRICE INCLUDES:
■ See the famous sights of Tokyo – the Meiji shrine, Omotesando Street, fashion-setting Harajuku and the Akihabara electronic town
■ Enjoy astonishing views of Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi and the hot-spring spa resort of Hakone
■ Travel at 189mph on the incomparable high-speed bullet trains
■ Reflect on the horrors of war at Hiroshima’s Peace Park and museum
■ Explore Kyoto on a guided tour, experiencing the former imperial capital and the essence of traditional Japan
■ Discover Nara, Japan’s first capital, with its huge bronze Buddha, on a guided tour
■ Opportunity to learn origami, traditional flower-arranging or Japanese cooking
■ Return flights from the UK, plus all hotel transfers. Premium economy upgrades available at a supplement Hand-picked accommodation rated four-stars, with breakfast and three meals included
■ The services of our experienced and insightful tour manager throughout.

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY (OPTIONAL EXCURSION):
Stay in a traditional ryokan, a Japanese inn. Rooms typically feature charming tatami mats and a Japanese-style futon. To complete your stay, you’ll enjoy a beautifully prepared kaiseki dinner. From £99 per person.

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Terms and conditions: Holidays organised by and subject to the booking conditions of Riviera Travel, New Manor, 328 Wetmore Road, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 1SP and are offered subject to availability. ABTA V4744 ATOL 3430 protected. Prices are per person and based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms and optional travel insurance available at a supplement. Additional entrance costs may apply. Images used in conjunction with Riviera Travel. Riviera Travel, ABTA and ATOL