Hotel Du Lac

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Sirmione

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Nestled in quaint gardens and just one kilometre from the historical centre of Sirmione, Hotel Du Lac has been a long standing favourite of Ingham’s guests. This charming, family run property boasts superb levels of service in a tranquil setting with unrivalled views of the lake and harbour as well as private beach access.

With a homely and comfortable feel, the décor is wonderfully traditional. Rooms here are bright and spacious with good amenities and some offer partial views of the lake or gardens. The hotel's excellent restaurant offers fresh dishes including homemade pasta. There's a cosy bar here, too for an after-dinner drink. Out in the gardens you'll find a large pool overlooking the lake and plenty of sun loungers and parasols. For those wanting to take a dip in the lake itself, the picturesque promenade just off the Du Lac's sun bathing platform is the perfect place to take the plunge.

On the days you choose to stroll into town, a maze of quaint, cobbled lands await you boasting boutique shops, restaurants and cafes and of course, all important ice cream shops, the most famous of which 'Cremeria Bulian' is located right on the town square.

Transfer time: approx. 45 mins by coach from Verona airport.

Added value

Stay 5 nights and pay for 4 nights between 15 Apr - 08 May 20 and 26 Sep - 04 Oct 20

Free use of bicycles

Honeymoon & Silver Wedding Anniversary: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 35
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 2

Annexes

The newer wing of the hotel is located in the garden, meters from the main building. There is a lift in the annex.

  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

Twin Rooms have a traditional style and modern amenities including air conditioning, TV, safe, hairdryer and bathtub or shower. Rooms with a balcony and garden view or balcony and lake view are available for a supplement.

Single Rooms are also available but do not have a balcony.

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Rooms at the hotel all have a step leading from the bathroom to the bedroom.

Sirmione

The peninsula of Sirmione stretches out from the southern shore of Lake Garda. The entrance to the Old Town is via the bridge of the 13th Century Scaligero castle with its ‘inland dock’. The colourful, narrow streets are full of interesting shops, restaurants and bars, but are refreshingly traffic-free. As you venture further into the peninsula, the bustling streets give way to a peaceful landscape with a luxuriant vegetation of olive trees, cypresses, laurels and magnolias. A panoramic walk along the shore takes you past bathing beaches to the tip of the peninsula where an old Roman Palace, the Grottos of Catullo, has been excavated. Or you can relax and pamper yourself in the thermal pools of the lakeside Aquaria Spa.

 

 

Things to do in resort

A panoramic walk along the shore takes you past bathing beaches to the tip of the peninsula where an old Roman Palace, the Grottos of Catullo, has been excavated. Holidays in Sirmione can also be about relaxing and pampering yourself if you choose to take in the thermal pools of the lakeside Aquaria Spa.

  • Visit to the 13th century Castle Rocca Scaligera
  • Archaelogical site Grotte di Catullo and Roman Villa
  • Visit Aquaria - Sirmiones thermal spa
  • Visits to local vineyards and wine tasting opportunities
  • Superb central location for boat trips
  • Short bus ride to Verona.

 

Verona Opera

Verona Opera

A night at the opera in the ancient arena in Verona must surely be one of life’s great experiences even if you’re not an opera buff. The 2020 programme (13 June - 5 September) with all-time favourite Aida by Verdi loved for its lavish scenery and costumes. A new stage design for Carmen by Bizet, there are also performances of Nabucco by Verdi, as well as Turandot by Puccini. If you are staying in any of the main resorts on Lake Garda, we can book most performances (listed on the Verona Opera page) and transport to & from Verona is included in addition to your opera ticket.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.608544
  • Latitude: 45.483514
  • Distance to Resort Centre: 1000 km

For more information on travel and transport visit our Sirmione page

Excursions

FREE EXCURSION | Pre-book 3 excursions per person and receive Verona* full day FREE.

Please note: Only one Verona opera booking per person can be counted towards your 3 excursions.

PRE-BOOKABLE EXCURSIONS 2019

Verona Opera - Jun to Sept - please visit our Opera information page for booking details and prices

Wine Tour from £48 Tuesdays only
1.00pm - 6.30pm
Spend the day sipping some of the finest wines of the Veneto and Trentino regions in the sunshine. Discover the secrets of wine making and enjoy a small snack with a selection of full bodied fresh, refreshing whites and vibrant rose.

Tour of Lake Garda from £48 Mondays and Fridays 
8.30am - 7.00pm
Explore the resorts of Lake Garda with one of our fantastic tours. Take a coach down the famous Gardesana road and cruise the crystalline waters on a boat trip to resorts with time for shopping, sight seeing and lunch.

Dolomites from £53 Mondays only
6.40am - 7.50pm  
Drive through the scenic South Tyrol right through to Pass Pordoi and immerse yourself in the vibrant countryside of the Dolomites. Stop for a drink at one of the Refugio's or explore the flora and fauna on foot during this guided tour.

Venice Classic from £70 Tuesdays and Thursdays
8.45am - 7.20pm 
This spectacular guided tour offers you a full day in the rich and decadent city of Venice. Including coach and water taxi transfers, our tour leader will guide you through the sights and on a gondola (optional and payable locally) before you enjoy free time to explore this enchanting city at your own pace.

Verona Classic from £43 Tuesdays and Fridays
9.45am - 5.25pm 
Visit one of Italy's most popular citta d'Arte and traverse this spectacular medieval city which is home to the Roman Ampitheatre, Juliet's balcony and the stunning Via Mazzini.

Bookable Locally

Milan from £59 Thursdays only
9.00am - 6.10pm
Take the coach down to the cobbled streets of Milan and spend the day immersing yourself in the stunning architecture of this industrial city.

 

**Please note that we act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See terms & conditions.** 

Facilities

Restaurants & Bars

The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner and offers excellent quality dishes. Enjoy homemade pasta and regional cuisine during dinner and a wonderful continental buffet in the morning.

A small poolside restaurant offers up light lunches and tasty sweet treats during the day,

The bar located towards the back of the building and facing the lake serves up some delightful traditional cocktails such as the refreshing Hugo and Aperol Spritz along with an impressive selection of local wines and liquers. 

Pools & Beaches

With both an amply sized outdoor pool and private beach, Hotel Du Lac is very much designed for relaxation. Out in the gardens you'll find the pool which is open and heated throughout the summer months. Surrounded by loungers and parasols, this is the ideal spot to kick back and relax. For those wanting to dip their feet into Lake Garda's cool waters, take a stroll down the Du Lac's private promenade where you can dive right in before returning to the hotel for an afternoon aperitivo. Pool towels are provided (payable locally).

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Parking
  • Bicycle hire (payable locally)
Family Facilities
  • Highchairs in restaurant
Meals

The buffet breakfast offers fresh pastries, cakes, breads, fruit, cold cuts and eggs cooked to order. For dinner you can enjoy a delicious three course meal which an array of choices including homemade pastas, rich seafood risottos, fish from the lake and local meats. Vegetarian and gluten free menus can be provided on request (please advise any dietary requirements at the time of booking. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.608544
  • Latitude: 45.483514
  • Distance to Resort Centre: 1000 km

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Hotel Du Lac
Sirmione, Lake Garda,Half Board
30/09/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From Manchester Int.
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