- Seven nights in a choice of accommodation rated three to four-star superior, with breakfast and dinner
- Tour of beautiful Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake spectacularly surrounded by mountains and charming lakeside villages
- New Inclusion Day 5 & 7 select a ‘Classic’ Or ‘Undiscovered’ Tour of Venice and Verona
- Guided sightseeing tour of medieval Verona - the city of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet plus a wealth of Roman and Renaissance sites
- Tour of the Dolomites – with some of the world’s finest alpine scenery
- Guided sightseeing tour of Venice, perhaps the planets most enchanting city
- Escorted by an experienced tour manager
- Return flights and transfers
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Riva del Garda - Hotel Brione (www.hotelbrione.it) three-star rated, centrally located and very well managed by its family owners, provides all the comforts of a modern, purpose built property with tastefully decorated rooms with private bathroom, TV and air-conditioning, very good quality restaurant and pleasant bar, lounge and terrace. Cross the road outside to the lakeside where you can enjoy a walk through tranquil, shaded gardens and take in the view. In the quiet landscaped grounds to the rear of the hotel is the swimming pool, the ideal spot in which to relax after a hard day’s sightseeing
Single supplement £199
Malcesine - Hotel Cristallo (www.cristallo-hotel.com) three-star rated, is small and friendly family-run hotel boasts a quality of facilities and service levels which exceed that of its category. Set in a beautiful location right opposite the lake itself, it has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, pleasant bar and lounge area, restaurant serving local specialities and typical Italian cuisine, sun terrace and outdoor swimming pool overlooking the lake. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities, satellite TV and safe. Just steps away, is the lakeside path leading into the centre of Malcesine, perfect for a relaxing stroll in the evenings.
Single supplement £179; Lake view room £69 per person
Riva del Garda - Hotel Europa (www.hoteleuropariva.it) three-star rated, is truly a wonderful and intimate hotel, in an outstanding spot on the lakefront right in the centre of Riva del Garda, with unrivalled views of the historic port. It has a modern lobby and comfortable lounge to relax in after a day of sightseeing. Best of all though is the superb terrace overlooking the harbour and colourful main piazza, with probably the best views in the whole of Riva. Here you can take breakfast or perhaps enjoy a relaxing drink whilst absorbing the stunning view. In the evenings you will dine in the hotel’s panoramic restaurant serving local specialities and typical Italian dishes. The air-conditioned rooms are very well appointed with private facilities, satellite TV, phone and safe, and have been recently renovated. There is a small roof top swimming pool and sun terrace with great views over the sparkling waters of the lake.
Single supplement £159; Lake view room £79 per person
Riva del Garda -four-star Superior Hotel Savoy Palace (www.tonellihotels.com) , is one of the best hotels in Riva and positively exudes elegance and refinement. Set approximately 200 metres from the lakeside, allowing easy access to explore the lakeside itself, take in the stunning alpine vistas and stroll along the adjacent pathway to the harbour and old town. The lounge and bar make extensive use of comfortable soft furniture, glass, marble and interior plants, creating a superb relaxing ambience where you can enjoy a drink. There is a small indoor swimming pool and in the grounds, an extensive heated pool and hydro-massage baths surrounded by an attractive sun terrace. The restaurant, which has an excellent reputation, serves both regional and international menus and prides itself on its level of service. The rooms are spacious, have a balcony, are extremely well-appointed and furnished in typical, tasteful Italian style. The hotel is fully air-conditioned and is extremely professionally managed by its third generation family owners: all in all, ideal for a comfortable stay.
Single supplement £149
The four-star superior boutique Hotel Kristal is arguably one of the lakes finest hotels and is extremely proud of its many accreditation’s 200 metered from the late it is set in an immaculately maintained grounds and on arriving you will instantly recognise everything about this luxurious property exudes comfort and the utmost good taste in a ,modern style. Opened in 2011, the lobby makes extensive use of warm pastel coloured marble, leather settees and tinted glass whilst fine art adorn the walls. The rooms themselves are a real quality statement feature hardwoods, marble, superb fabrics the finest bed linen and leather headboards, they scream craftsmanship. the bathrooms feature the most contemporary fittings, powerful invigorating showers and quality bathroom cosmetics. Food is a real passion here and in the restaurant, with views into the kitchen, talented chefs will truly exceed your expectations. Imaginative fine dining and fresh seasonal produce is the theme with classic Italian cuisine presented with a modern twist to really excite your palate. The atmosphere is enhanced by exquisite glass and tableware, fresh flowers, even the bread is baked on site, the whole concept is a quality restaurant in its own right and an unobtrusive pianist completes the atmosphere. On the roof is a real gem, the heated swimming pool surrounded by a roof terrace with sun-loungers, affording an amazing 360 panorama of the stunning lake surrounded by its majestic mountains. Weather permitting you can enjoy breakfast here, plus there is a bar which is a wonderful place to unwind after a day’s sightseeing whilst enjoying the view.
The four-star Hotel Portici is one of Riva’s most delightful hotels, professionally managed to a high standard it is beautifully located in the old town, just 30 metres from Riva’s main square and close to the lake itself. It was once a historic manor house and thus boasts a wealth of period features, stonework and vaulted ceilings creating a wonderful genteel ambience throughout the hotel. The rooms themselves are thoroughly contemporary in the true tradition of imaginative Italian design, plus there is a convivial bar and atmospheric restaurant featuring tradition local cuisine. Of course, the hotel is entirely air-conditioned and guests are most welcome to use the swimming pool, sun terrace, bar and lounge area at the Portici’s sister hotel, the Europa just 100 metres away. Surrounded by Riva’s atmospheric twisting streets lined with tasteful boutiques, you will find the Portici; traditional, convenient and very comfortable.
Single supplement £99