Category: Venice

Schools back in! Time to reset and refresh for 2017/2018…

[caption id="attachment_1300" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Porto, Portugal Cityscape on the Douro River.[/caption] The lazy days of summer are coming to an end, the sun is shining, the hum of lawnmowers can be heard throughout neighborhoods and school is just about (or already) back in session. It's a great time to reset, refresh and look ahead to the coming 2017/2018 year. Our selection of guided walks are filling up quickly for the…

Introducing Cycling with GPS!

We’re excited to announce that we have teamed up with RidewithGPS and begun rolling out electronic versions of our cycling route directions, which you can download to your smartphone. This tool, similar to a car sat-nav, provides turn-by-turn voice directions along your route! How does it work? · You simply download the RidewithGPS app to your smartphone or GPS device and register as a Breakaway customer. · Once you’ve downloaded…

NEW Guided Walking tour for 2017: Walking in the Prosecco Hills of Veneto

[caption id="attachment_1190" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hills of Valdobbiadene[/caption] Raise a glass of bubbly to our newest guided walking tour, Walking in the Prosecco Hills!  Just an hour's drive north of Venice, in the foothills of the Dolomites, is one of the world's best, yet largely undiscovered, wine regions. Here ancient terraced vineyards clinging to every possible slope are dedicated exclusively to grapes for Italy's most prized sparkling wine: Prosecco. We'll spend…