Lake Garda 2019

Lake Garda 2019

Lovely lakeside towns, plus Verona and the Dolomites

8 day Holiday


Saturday 22 June  £749


Single supplement NIL




INCLUDES; 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

               Excursions as described

               Guides on 2 days

               Boat trip on Lake Garda, Wine Tasting, Limone Lemon Garden

               Channel crossings by Ferry

Day 1 Saturday

Start the holiday by crossing from Dover to Calais by ferry. Drive through eastern France for overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast in the Metz/Saarbrücken area.


Day 2 Sunday

A journey south on the autobahns and through Switzerland. After Lucerne we use the Gotthard Tunnel, enter Italy at Chiasso and turn eastwards at Milan. When we reach Lake Garda we will be at the southern end of the lake, staying 5 nights at Hotel Splendid Sole with a welcome drink, dinner, bed & breakfast with a vegetable buffet plus a Pasta Party

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Day 3 Monday

We will show you as much of the lake as we can on today’s excursion and a local guide will explain everything. There is Malcesine with cobbled streets, ancient walls and a cable car up to Monte Baldo: Riva at its northern end nestling beneath the Dolomites and, nearer our resort, Bardolino with high quality red wines and Sirmione with Roman ruins at the tip of the peninsula and the medieval castle, Rocca Scaligera. Included boat trip and admission to the Lemon Garden at Limone.

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Day 4 Tuesday

A short tour to Verona. The operas staged in the Roman amphitheatre are extremely popular and Romeo and Juliet’s balcony is a ‘must’. There will be a tour escort and a guided tour of Verona. Later in the day an included wine tasting in Valpolicella.

B, D

Day 5 Wednesday

A drive in the Brenta Dolomites, the spectacular range rising steeply from the northern end of Lake Garda

B, D

Day 6 Thursday

A free day when you may well like to find your way (by boat?)around the southern shore of the lake to see Desenzano and Sirmione.

B, D

Day 7 Friday

Beginning the journey home, we travel to the Metz/Saarbrücken area for overnight

B, D

Day 8 Saturday

Back to Calais by early evening for the ferry to Dover and home


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Under clear blue Italian skies are the shimmering blue waters of Italy’s largest lake. The shoreline is made up of stylish towns, each with its own individual character. There are groves of cypress, citrus, olive and palm trees. All the ingredients for a wonderful holiday with visits to the lakeside towns, Verona and the spectacular mountain scenery of the Brenta Dolomites. Plus a guide for Verona and the Lake Garda tour


HOTEL SPLENDID SOLE At Manerba sul Garda on the south-west side of the lake, the hotel is about 100 yards from the town and 700 yards from the lake. Air-conditioned, en suite rooms have TV, safe and free WiFi. Views are either of the swimming pool area or a Nature Reserve. No lift.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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