With its Mediterranean climate, clear blue waters, attractive villas and gardens, it’s no surprise that so many Travel Department customers return to Lake Garda year after year.
For those looking to experience a different side of this beguiling region, this week-long holiday offers a unique opportunity to visit the scenic Alpine town of Bolzano and the medieval city of Padua, one of Northern Italy’s best-kept secrets.
Plus, since there’s no better way to explore Lake Garda than from the water, this holiday also includes a full-day boat trip where visitors can sit back and soak up the enchanting culture and atmosphere.
- Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
- 7 nights’ in the lakeside town of Riva del Garda or Torbole or Limone
- A half day boat tour on Lake Garda, including a stop in Malcesine
- A full day excursion to Bolzano, including a cable car ride to Renon
- A full day excursion to Padua
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Choice of hotels
Brione Green Resort Hotel 3*
Located in the beautiful resort town of Riva del Garda, at the tip of the lake, this charming family-run hotel is the ideal place for a holiday. Guests can relax and unwind in the pretty garden or on the terrace, and take a leisurely stroll along the lake front to Riva’s historic centre (800m) with its wide range of lovely little restaurants and shops.
Grand Hotel Liberty 4*
Just steps away from Riva del Garda’s historic centre with its wide range of restaurants and shops, Grand Hotel Liberty is your oasis of relaxation for your stay in Lake Garda. With its kind and accommodating staff and comfortable guest rooms, this old world building is the perfect combination of Italian style and comfort, offering you a truly lovely experience. The hotel’s standard rooms have a contemporary style, while the superior rooms are decorated with an Art Nouveau theme and offer a little extra space. Rejuvenate with a visit to the spa on your free days, and be sure to visit one of the two hotel bars for an after dinner drink and chat with fellow holidaymakers.
Hotel Alexander 4*
With an elevated lakefront setting near the centre of the pretty village of Limone, Hotel Alexander is ideally placed as a base for your tour. Guest rooms are spacious with a contemporary design, and all double occupancy rooms have a balcony with a side or partial view of Lake Garda. The rooms feature an open bathroom separated from the bedroom area by frosted glass sliding door. Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool and terrace offering spectacular lake and mountain views. Limone, the Italian word for ‘lemon’, is a picturesque town on the northern shores of Lake Garda with narrow lanes lined with shops and restaurants.