Departing by Air
Duration 8 Days
Available Autumn 2019

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.


Price Includes

  • Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
  • 7 nights’ in the lakeside town of Riva del Garda
  • 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

To view available dates and prices for this holiday CLICK HERE

Or call 0131 516 7439 quoting “DC Thomson – Scotland”

Choice of hotels

Hotel Europa 3*

The family run Hotel Europa offers guests a warm welcome and a relaxing stay on the shores of Lake Garda, 200m from the centre of the historic village of Limone sul Garda and with views of Monte Baldo from its terrace. Limone, the Italian word for ‘lemon’ is a picturesque town  with its narrow lanes lined with shops and restaurants. Facilities in your hotel include a bar, outdoor pool and the hotel’s restaurant offers local specialities. Guest rooms are simply furnished and are rear facing (in standard category) or lake view (at a supplement).

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.

Hotel Piccolo Mondo 4*

Situated in the picturesque town of Torbole sul Garda on the Northern shores of Lake Garda, the family-run Hotel Piccolo Mondo is located a short walk from the lakefront. Surrounded by gardens and spectacular mountain views and offering a range of leisure facilities, it is ideal for relaxation as well as touring holidays.

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