ITALY – Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
Destination: Italy, Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
Duration: 10 days
Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes and enjoys a sheltered position nestling at the edge of the Dolomites. Torbole has become a favourite with our regular customers. It enjoys a warm sunny climate with lush vegetation surrounding the lake at the narrower northern end. This holiday gives you plenty of time around the villages of beautiful Lake Garda.
The Hotel Villa Rosa, Torbole Sul Garda. Tel: 00 39 0464 505 102
The 3 star Villa Rosa is very popular. It is close to the River Sarca and about 300 metres from the northern shores of Lake Garda. All rooms are en-suite with shower and toilet, TV & air conditioning and most rooms have a balcony. It has an outdoor swimming pool and a lift.
Overnight Hotels: 3 star in Germany
Single room (limited supply) £127.50
Single room (after initial allocation) £152.50
Venice * Lake Garda * Scenic journey * Verona
- Luxury air conditioned extra leg room coach
- Return Eurotunnel crossings
- 2 nights bed & buffet breakfast in overnight hotels
- 7 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast in resort
- A glass of excellent locally produced wine with dinner
- Gala dinner with music
- Coffee & cake 1 afternoon
- Excursion package as described
- Door to door service (subject to conditions)
Departs approx 0500 arrives back approx 2100
Following an early departure from local areas we travel to Folkestone for a midday crossing to Calais before continuing to our overnight hotel.
Sit back and enjoy the changing scenery as we continue our journey to Italy, arriving in Torbole early evening.
Morning at leisure before we visit Trento the main town of the area. Take time for lunch in the Piazza. Later you can visit the Cathedral and museums or perhaps enjoy looking around the old town.
Today a local guide joins us to Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Access to Venice is by boat (approx 10€). Once in Venice its famous sights beckon: St Mark’s Square and Bascillica, Doges Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge, a truly magnificent and unique city. You can go your own way or take advantage of an excellent package which includes a gondola ride, lunch and a boat trip around the Lagoon. This is organised by the guide and is a perfect introduction to this enchanting city.
We spend the morning in Verona where you can visit the famous Arena and Romeo & Juliet’s house. It is also possible to take a tour on the open top tour bus. We return to our hotel via the lakeside road.
We make our way along the lakeside to Bardolino, famous for its wines. We then visit Garda town en-route back to Torbole.
An optional excursion today on board a private boat to visit the lakeside villages of Limone and Malcesine. We depart from the small harbour in Torbole and return there in the afternoon. Cost approx 20€.
A final day of leisure in Torbole. Take a pleasant walk to nearby Riva and perhaps take the water taxi back to Torbole, or just relax by the pool or lakeside.
We bid farewell to Italy as we make our way into Austria via the Brenner Pass and the Europa Bridge. Sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery as we make our way then into Bavaria and onto our overnight hotel.
We arrive at Calais for an afternoon crossing to Folkestone, and then homewards to Yorkshire.
NB: A small overnight holdall is required for this holiday