Transport & Accommodation

  • Direct flight from Manchester to Venice airport
  • Transfer on arrival from the airport to our hotel in Padua with guide assistance
  • 3 nights accommodation in the Casa del Pellegrino Hotel in Padua
  • Daily breakfast and evening meal served at hotel
  • 5 nights accommodation in the Milan Speranza au Lac Hotel in Stresa
  • Daily breakfast and evening meal served at hotel
  • Transfer from our hotel to Milan Malpensa airport for return flight
  • Direct flight from Milan Malpensa to Manchester

Tours & Religious Programme

  • Visit to the main sights in Padua
  • Visit to Padua University
  • Optional day trip to Venice to visit its most famous landmarks including; St. Mark’s Square and St. Mark’s Basilica with the opportunity to take a gondola ride up the famous Grand Canal
  • Visit to the Medieval city of Verona where we will see the famous Roman amphitheatre and the Balcony of Juliette Capuletti
  • Visit to the Borromeo islands of Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori
  • Excursion by coach and boat to Switzerland
  • Excursion to nearby Lake Orta


  • Price per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
  • Prices are inclusive of airline taxes and charges
  • It is essential that everyone travelling has valid travel insurance. Optional travel insurance is available from Joe Walsh Tours for £29 up to 85 years of age (terms & conditions apply).
  • Passengers are entitled to one piece of check in luggage (20kg) and one piece of hand luggage (10kg) and a handbag; subject to airline’s conditions
  • Single rooms are on request for supplement of £30 per night; sharing, if required, can be arranged
  • A non-refundable deposit of £200 is required for booking
  • Price does not include entrance fees except for Padua University. Bus from Padua to Venice is included, all other charges are payable locally
  • Itinerary and flight details may be subject to change; E&OE
  • All bookings protected by the Commission for Aviation Regulation in Ireland (T.O. 052 | T.A. 0689) and the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK (ATOL 5163 | ABTOT 5332)