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Simply Lake Garda

Duration
10 Days
Departs from
London, St Pancras
Departure
April - October 2018
Destination
Italy, Lake Garda
Reference
350902
Starting at £1395pp Departures between 12th April and 4th October 2018

Itinerary

Day 1 - London to Turin, Our holiday begins at our St Pancras Departure Office, where we board the Eurostar to Paris
Day 2 - To Lake Garda, From Turin we travel by TGV on the wonderfully scenic route to Milan, a powerhouse of Italian fashion. On arrival in Milan, we transfer to a coach for our journey east towards Lake Garda, travelling past the Italian Alps to the north and the vast Lombardy Plain to the south.
Day 3 - Excursion to Sirmione,This morning, we take a short cruise across the lake by boat to picturesque Sirmione. The town occupies a peculiar position on a thin and craggy peninsula jutting 4km into the lake. Surrounded on three sides by water, Sirmione is one of Lake Garda's most delightful towns.
Day 4 - At leisure, Today is free to relax in Desenzano, enjoying the warm local climate and the hotel's facilities.
Day 5 - Exploring Venice, Today we board the high-speed train in Desenzano for a full-day excursion to the fabulous city of Venice. Arriving at the city's Santa Lucia station close to the Grand Canal, we are greeted by a truly glorious view of the shimmering Venice lagoon.
Day 6 - At leisure, our day is free to discover Desenzano, with its narrow streets, medieval castle and picturesque waterfront.
Day 7 - Isola del Garda, Today's excursion takes us on a wonderful cruise across the waters of Lake Garda to the wooded Isola del Garda, the biggest island in the lake. 
Day 8 - Verona, ur excursion today takes us by coach to beautiful Verona - a city of Roman ruins, medieval buildings, Italian culture and romance, and the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
Day 9 - 10 - To Strasbourg and London, We travel via Milan and Basel to Strasbourg, where we overnight.


 

Highlights

Picturesque, peaceful and perfectly placed for our visits to Verona and Venice, the lakeside town of Desenzano forms the ideal base for a wonderful holiday with a delightful setting on the shores of tranquil Lake Garda - one of Italy's best-loved lakes.

  • Desenzano
  • Lake Garda
  • Venice including a walking tour
  • Isola del Garda by boat & its Neo-Gothic villa
  • Verona including a guided tour
  • Cruise to Sirmione

Whats Included

  • 5* Hotel Accommodation
  • Breakfast Every Day
  • Selected Evening Meals
  • All Transfers Included
  • Return Flights