Based on the spectacular northern tip of Lake Garda, this fantastic location allows you to explore medieval lakeside towns, the majestic Dolomites and the romantic city of Verona. Stay right in the heart of Riva del Garda, then set out sightseeing to a range of popular destinations. From hidden gems like Lake Molveno to the unique resort of Lazise, you are sure to be captivated by some of Europe's greatest scenery.
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • Door to Door Service

  • Return Channel crossings

  • Overnight hotel stays in France with dinner, bed and breakfast and welcome drink

  • 5 night’s accommodation including dinner, bed and breakfast at Portici Hotel, Riva

  • Welcome cocktail

  • Choice of 3-course menu on 3 nights

  • Trentino dinner on 1 night (set menu)

  • Gala dinner on 1 night (set menu)

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Porterage

Please note: All stay/city tax is to be paid/collected in resort.

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

Travel to Folkestone, making a comfort stop en-route. Crossing the Channel and travelling onto our overnight destination

Day 2

Travel onwards to Italy and your main hotel stay in Riva del Garda and the Portici Hotel. Your base for the next 5 nights.

Day 3

Riva del Garda/Torbole sul Garda
Spend today at leisure. Enjoy a stroll between Riva and Torbole on the lakeside path (at a distance of about 3km, it will take approximately 40 minutes to reach one from the other) and spend some time in the beautiful old piazzas, surrounded by cafés and bars overlooking the Lake. Alternatively take a relaxing return boat trip to Limone sul Garda or Malcesine and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Day 4

Malcesine and Lazise
Visit the ancient town of Malcesine, perched on the lake's edge under the shadow of breath-taking Monte Baldo. Take the cable car (extra cost) to the summit for spectacular views across the lake and the Dolomites before exploring the cobbled streets of the old town below and the Captain's Palace. In the afternoon travel via the scenic lakeside road to the pretty walled town of Lazise with its paved lakefront promenade and fine sandy beach. Lazise also has a wonderful old town centre, with narrow alleyways, picturesque squares and harbour. The 12th century Church of San Nicolo is known for its frescoes while the privately-owned Scaliger Castle can be admired from the outside.

Day 5

Dolomites and Lake Molveno
Travel north to the dramatic Dolomites and enjoy a scenic tour of this outstanding area. Travel over the pass at Madonna di Campiglio where you can marvel at the spectacular views of the Brenta peaks before visiting charming and pretty Lake Molveno.

Day 6

Verona
Travel to romantic Verona, one of Italy's oldest cities, and the fictional home of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Visit Juliet's balcony and admire the beautiful Roman amphitheatre, home to worldfamous opera productions, and enjoy lunch (cost not included) in Piazza Bra, the largest piazza in Verona, lined with numerous cafés and restaurants. Verona is a shoppers' paradise with something for everyone, from the daily market in Piazza delle Erbe, which offers great bargains and a great selection of local produce, to the stylish designer shops at Via Mazinni.

Day 7

Depart Italy and begin the journey home, travelling to an overnight stop.

Day 8

Continue the return journey, crossing the Channel to arrive home.

Other Information

Hotel

4* Portici Hotel, Riva

This welcoming and historic 4 star hotel is centrally located on the main piazza of Riva del Garda, within steps of all amenities and Lake Garda itself. All 55 air conditioned bedrooms are contemporary in style and equipped with TV and hairdryer. The hotel boasts a cosy restaurant and bar with vaulted stone ceilings and attractive outdoor seating in the piazza.

• Lift • Restaurant • Bar • TV • Hairdryer • Fitness and spa facility • Steam bath • Sauna •

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