Holiday Tour Details
Lake Garda & Verona Description
Italy’s largest lake has long been a favourite holiday spot for those of us who dream of Mediterranean climate, sparkling waters and lush greenery with a lemon grove scent. Majestic landscapes, remarkable history and a rich culture transform a holiday to Lake Garda into a journey of relaxation and discovery.
Lake Garda & Verona Itinerary
Saturday Departing Cornwall early morning we travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais and then onwards to our overnight hotel the Hotel Alize Mouscron.
Sunday After breakfast we continue our journey through Belgium and into Germany to The ACHAT Plaza Hotel Karlsruhe for an overnight stop.
Monday Our journey today takes us through Austria and into Italy where we arrive at our hotel on the shores of Lake Garda. A welcome cocktail will be served before dinner.
Tuesday We enjoy a scenic drive down the east coast of the lake, stopping for coffee in Garda, a town with a magical atmosphere and natural beauty. We then move on to visit the jewel of Lake Garda’s south coast, Sirmione, the resort town on the southern edge of Lake Garda that is home to the 13th century Scaligero Castle and the Roman ruins of the Grotte di Catullo. There will be time to stroll and discover this pretty, historic town before returning to Riva del Garda.
Wednesday We have a day at leisure in Riva del Garda at the foot of the Brenta Dolomites. Enjoy the beautiful lakeside, historical old town and the ancient castle.
Thursday Today we visit Verona, one of Italy’s oldest cities and an important Roman town, world famous for its opera festival performed at the beautiful Roman Amphitheatre. The streets are lined with palazzi, churches and museums housing fine works of art.
Friday The beautiful region of South Tyrol and its bustling capital, Bolzano is our first stop today. Here we have time to enjoy a coffee and a stroll before getting an insight into the iceman ‘Ötzi’ at the fascinating Museum of Archaeology. After free time for some schnitzel and strudel, we head south into the stunning Brenta Dolomites and enjoy time on the shores of the enchanting Lake Molveno in the town of the same name.
Saturday Sadly it’s time to say goodbye to Garda and begin our journey home, we return to the ACHAT Plaza Hotel Karlsruhe for an overnight stop.
Sunday Travelling back through France we head for the Hotel Alize Mouscron where we have our last overnight stop.
Monday We complete our journey home by travelling to Calais for the ferry to Dover and then back to Cornwall arriving home late in the evening.
Lake Garda & Verona Hotel
The four star Hotel Sole occupies an enviable position on the lakefront and is adjacent to the main square in the centre of the lovely historic town of Riva del Garda. All rooms are well furnished in a very traditional style and the elegant restaurant overlooks the beautiful lake.
Wifi, air conditioning, porterage & lift
Lake Garda & Verona Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
Return ferry crossings
9 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome cocktail at main hotel
Gala dinner on one night
Typical Trentino dinner by candlelight on one night
Excursions as detailed
Admission to Museum of Archaeology
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Lake Garda & Verona Further Information
Single rooms available at a supplement of £254 per person
Home pick up £25 per person
£100 non-refundable deposit
PASSPORT ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel