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Lake Iseo Holidays

A well kept secret, but sure to become a favourite with Inghams guests

Lake Iseo is the fourth largest lake in Northern Italy. The main town of Iseo is on the south shore, its medieval origins evident in the street patterns, arcaded shopping areas and peaceful squares. Lake Iseo’s most striking feature is Monte Isola island, the largest inhabited lake island in Europe. This is home to 11 small communities, traffic-free and easily reached by boat from the lakeside towns of Iseo and Sulzano – the perfect spot for a peaceful stroll. There is gentle walking too around the Torbiere del Sebino adjacent to Iseo Town. It’s a lakeside wetland nature reserve, a mecca for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The Franciacorta area to the South has a more rolling landscape and is famous for its sparkling wines. Your hotels in Lake Iseo give you a great choice of accommodation.

Please note: Inghams will be operating a Telephone Rep service in Lake Iseo for summer 2020

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Iseo, Italy - 03/07/2019

Useful Information

Resort Code: ITIS

Languages spoken: Italian

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

  • from£629pp
  • 66 rooms
Hotel Iseolago, Exterior Lake View

Enveloped by verdant gardens, Hotel Iseolago has been a longstanding favourite of Inghams guests and for good reason. This warm and elegant hotel offers unrivaled levels of tranquility in the stunning Lombardy countryside. 

  • from£499pp
  • 15 rooms
Hotel Rosa, Lake Iseo, Italy - Garden.jpg

The Rosa is an immaculate and well maintained hotel that has been family-run for many years.

  • from£579pp
  • 29 rooms
Hotel Ambra, Iseo, Exterior

The Hotel Ambra is located in the centre of Porto Gabriele Rosa on Lake Iseo overlooking the pretty harbour and close to the main piazza.

  • from£889pp
  • 43 rooms
Hotel Araba Fenice, Lake Iseo, Italy - exterior.jpg

Enjoying a splendid position directly on the lake, the Araba Fenice is a 19th century liberty villa which has been sympathetically restored.

Travel and Transportation

Departure day To Depart from Supplement
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wendnesday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday
Verona Gatwick
Southampton
Bristol
Cambridge
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds-Bradford
Newcastle
Edinburgh
Nil/£19
£19/£29
£49
£39
£49/£49
£39/£49
£49
£79/£79
£59

Transfer Approx. 1hr 15mins by coach.

Supplements: are based on 7 nights departures.

Self drive is available

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Inghams Rep based in resort for Summer 2019
  • Inghams Telephone Rep service for Summer 2020

Special Offers

Things To Do

  • Bird-watching
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Horse-riding

Lake Iseo offers a variety of things to do to keep any visitor occupied. Discover Iseo Town which is of medieval origin, weave your way through the back streets to lovely open-air squares and a lakefront lined with stylish cafes and bars. Concerts and exhibitions are organised throughout the summer. The jewel of the Lake is the Monte Isola, largest land island in Europe. Home to 11 communities, is traffic-free and easily reached by boat from the lakeside towns of Iseo and Sulzano - the perfect spot for a peaceful stroll and walks. Cruise the lake on the ferries or catch the train to see the other main towns : Sarnico, Pisogne and Lovere.. For the active, the area is excellent for walking at all different levels. The Lake Iseo railway from Brescia is a comfortable way to explore this lovely lake and its surrounding areas up into the Camonica Valley. There is also gentle walking around the Torbiere del Sebino adjacent to Iseo Town. It's a lakeside wetland nature reserve, and sure to be the highlight of Lake Iseo holidays for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Activity Information

Other things to do in and around Lake Iseo

 

  • Visit a vineyard and taste the Franciacorta DOCG wine
  • Lunch or a walk on the Island of Monte Isola
  • Visit the lakeside towns (boat / train)
  • Stroll along the lakefront of Sarnico
  • Visit the Tadini Gallery in Lovere
  • Visit Medieval Bergamo
  • See the frescoes of Romanino in Pisogne
  • Visit the gardens of the Villa Quistini
  • Shop in Iseo's beautiful historical centre
  • Visit ancient Brescia by train
  • Breno Castle and squares
  • Bienno medieval mountain / water village
  • Rock Engravings in Capo di Ponte
  • Edolo mountain village

Visit Bergamo - one of the oldest towns in Italy which is steeped in beauty and history. Visit Bergamo Alta, an unspoilt example of a medieval village within Venetian walls. Pass through charming churches, palaces and squares, enjoy the cobbled lanes full of arts and crafts shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.

 

Walking

Inghams Guided Wanderwalks

The area around Lake Iseo offers excellent, varied walking itineraries for all levels. You can use boat, train and bus services to increase your choice of walk. Here are a few walks we have put together:

Monte Isola Tour

| Easy | 3 hrs (approx) |

Take the boat overto Peschiera Maraglio, the perfect start point for the walk. This
scenic walk follows the coast road clockwise to the village of Sensole. The walk hugs the coast, but if you are happy to climb a little you’ll be rewarded with superb lake views.

Torbiere Nature Reserve

| Easy | 2-3 hrs (approx) | This flat
tranquil walk is ideal to explore this amazing and protected Nature
Reserve. Taking the route from the church over the central bridges
and back to do a complete circular tour of Iseo.

Resort Combinations

Two Centres | You can combine your 7 night stay in Lake Iseo with 3, 4 or 7 nights in Venice or Verona, or a Lake Garda resort.

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