ITALY – P&O Ferries, Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
- Destination: Italy, Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
- Duration: 12 days
- Departs: 03/09/2020
- Price: £859
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 & sole occupancy inside cabin (limited supply) £114
Low berth inside cabin £10
Outside cabin £13
P&O Ferries Hull * Venice * Lake Garda * Super Scenery * Verona
- Luxury air conditioned extra leg room coach
- Overnight sailings Hull/Rotterdam
- Dinner, bed & breakfast on board ship
- Inside 2 berth cabin
- Meals onboard ship
- 2 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast in Germany
- 7 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast in resort
- A glass of excellent locally produced wine with dinner in resort
- Gala dinner with music
- Coffee & cake 1 afternoon
- Excursion package as described
- Door to door service (subject to conditions)
Departs approx 1530 arrives back approx 1000
We depart mid-afternoon and make our way to Hull for the evening sailing to Rotterdam. There are many facilities on board for you to enjoy, including a cinema, gaming tables, live music, café and restaurants.
After breakfast and disembarkation we re-join our coach and make our way through the Netherlands into Germany and to our overnight hotel.
After breakfast we continue through Germany into Switzerland, via Lake Constance and then into Austria, continuing then via the Reschen Pass into Italy and on to Lake Garda.
At leisure in Torbole
Today a local guide joins us to Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Access to Venice is by boat (cost not included). Once in Venice its famous sights beckon: St Mark’s Square and Bascilica, 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. We have a lunch break in Fussen before we continue to our overnight hotel in Kork.
We now make our way through Luxembourg to Maastricht for lunch before continuing to Europort for the overnight sailing to Hull where cabins and meals are included.
After disembarkation we make our way home.
NB: A small overnight holdall is required for this holiday