DAY 1 SATURDAY – We travel to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais, continuing through France for an overnight in a select hotel.
DAY 2 SUNDAY – Today we journey to lovely Riva Del Garda for a six night stay at the Hotel Virgilio.
DAY 3 MONDAY – A day to enjoy at leisure in Riva Del Garda. One of the most popular resorts on the lake, it stretches along the crescent shaped shore and is a Mediterranean oasis where olive trees and palms thrive. With lots to see, it is blessed with a wonderful climate and is rich in history, nature and culture.
DAY 4 TUESDAY – Verona
Sit back as we escort you to Verona, offering a wealth of sights and attractions to suit all tastes. View the fabled balcony where Romeo wooed Juliet, wander through the romantic, evocative streets, discover sublime art, dream like scenery and magnificent architecture on this fabulous excursion.
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY – Venice
A fabulous excursion to beautiful Venice. Arriving by water taxi for the perfect start, Venice remains a firm favourite amongst travellers. Stroll along the Grand Canal and discover magnificent palaces and visit the architectural showpiece of St Mark's Square in the heart of the 'Queen of the Adriatic'. You can't fail to be seduced by the sheer charm and beauty of vibrant Venice.
DAY 6 THURSDAY – Lake Boat Trip
Enjoy the glistening blue waters and stunning views as we embark on a terrific boat trip on Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. We stop at Limone, with pretty side streets and alleys, famous for its olive and lemon groves. We also make a stop at Malcesine, one of the most attractive towns on the lake, awash with elegant shops and wonderful cafes with views of the lake.
DAY 7 FRIDAY – A day to soak up the atmosphere of Riva del Garda.
DAY 8 SATURDAY – We depart our resort and return through France for an overnight stay in a select hotel.
DAY 9 SUNDAY – We travel to Calais for the return ferry crossing to Dover, then home.
Hotel Virgilio, Riva Del Garda
A family run hotel within easy reach of both the beautiful town of Riva del Garda and the waters of Lake Garda, with stunning views of the mountains.
Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, television, hairdryers, safety deposit box and telephone ● All bedrooms with air-conditioning ● Outdoor swimming pool ● Lovely gardens ● Bar ● Restaurant with Gala Italian themed dinner on one evening with live music ● Welcome drink on arrival ● Lift to all floors.
European Holiday Insurance - tailored for you!
We require you to take out some form of holiday insurance when travelling on this holiday. You are able to purchase a travel insurance policy through National Holidays, further details are available by clicking on the 'Read more' link below. If you prefer, you may take out alternative holiday insurance but we will require you to provide us with details of the insurance policy and cover.
If you are a British citizen then you must bring your passport with you. If you are not a British citizen you should check via your own embassy whether you require a visa.