Lake Garda Highlights

Northern Italian Highlights
 

Although they are only about 35 miles apart at opposite ends of Lake Garda, Desenzano and Riva, our selected resorts on this new twin centre holiday, are certainly very different. Desenzano at the southern end of the lake is a bustling, lively town and is an excellent centre from which to explore the regions’ two most famous cities, Venice and Verona. A full day visit to magical Venice is included in your holiday cost. Verona, famous for its Arena and Opera programme, is easily accessible by the local bus service or by train. Riva, your second centre, is at the northern tip of the lake in the foothills of the mighty Dolomites and a full range of excursions into the mountains is offered. A full day tour to the Dolomites in included in your holiday as is a visit to a local winery. There’s also a regular boat service to picturesque Limone and Malcesine. In both resorts, the Inghams Representatives will be on hand to advise and assist and help you enjoy your holiday to the full.

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 SATURDAY
Transfer by coach from the airport to your selected hotel in Desenzano.

DAY 2 SUNDAY
Free day to get to know the area at your own pace. Desenzano combines a picturesque lakeside resort setting with the vibrant atmosphere of a thriving Italian community. Stroll along the busy historic centre and experience the café culture.

DAY 3 MONDAY
Day at leisure in Desenzano, take a boat ride to discover other nearby resorts on the lake.

DAY 4 TUESDAY
A full day tour to the magical city of Venice. Board a private boat and cruise down the Giudecca Canal to disembark close to St. Mark's Square. Enjoy around 4 hours of free time to explore the Basilica, the Doge's Palace and the Rialto Bridge. Take one of the optional tours including a romantic gondola ride or a cruise around the Lagoon. 

DAY 5 WEDNESDAY
Transfer to your second centre by public ferry, it takes a leisurely 5 hours to travel along the length of the lake to Riva.

DAY 6 THURSDAY
A free day to relax and enjoy Riva. Time perhaps to stroll along the lakeside promenade which extends to the adjacent resort of Torbole.

DAY 7 FRIDAY
A full day tour to the Dolomites, one of the most unique and dramatic range of mountains in Italy. You will enjoy the spectacular scenery as you journey over the passes between Selva and Val di Fassa.

DAYS 8-9 SATURDAY/SUNDAY
A weekend to relax and enjoy Riva. Transport links (bus and boat) are excellent and you can easily visit nearby resorts like Limone or Malcesine, or take a bus into the hills for scenic walking.

DAY 10 MONDAY
Take the morning to relax and then around lunch time you will depart to explore the Trentino wine region of Lake Garda to sample the local wines and also learn about the wine making process.

DAY 11 TUESDAY
A free day to relax and continue to enjoy Riva.

DAY 12 WEDNESDAY
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

What’s included

  • Return flights to Verona from the UK on Saturdays, returning Wednesdays
  • Transfers by coach between the airport and your hotels
  • Transfer by taxi and boat between Desenzano and Riva
  • 11 nights half board accommodation in 4 star hotels
  • 2 full day excursions to Venice and the Dolomites, plus a half day wine tour
  • Assistance of Inghams Reps while in resort

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions. See our terms & conditions.

Inghams Plus

Early Booking Offer Save up to £90 per couple
This discount has automatically been included in the price shown

Your Hotels

Desenzano Hotel Oliveto ****
(4 nights only)
Riva Hotel Villa Nicolli ****
(7 nights)
 
Prices per person (£)Lake Garda Highlights
Holiday Code ITXX3053 ITXX3055
Board 3 Star Hotels
Half Board*
4 Star Hotels
Half Board*
No. of nights 7 7

May 23
       30
Jun    6
       13
       20
       27
Jul     4
       11
       18
       25
Aug   1
        8
       15
       22
       29
Sep   5
       12

£1,019
£999
£1,029
£1,079
£1,089
£1,089
£1,099
£1,129
£1,149
£1,149
£1,149
£1,139
£1,119
£1,109
£1,059
£1,019
£1,019

£1,059
£1,089
£1,119
£1,129
£1,139
£1,219
£1,219
£1,219
£1,299
£1,299
£1,299
£1,289
£1,209
£1,189
£1,169
£1,139
£1,039
Supplements per person per holiday

PB or PS WC incl.
Single Room: £9

PB or PS WC incl.
Single Room
or PS WC Balc: £16

PB - Bath, PS = Shower, Balc = Balcony, Sgl = Single, incl = included

Price includes flights, resort transfers, accommodation and services of Inghams Rep. Flight supplements may apply. Prices and supplements are correct at time of going on the site and may vary up or down at time of booking.

 
Cash-back offer
Take £50 per couple off highlighted prices
Transfers
to Desenzano: ¾hrs by coach
From Riva: 
1¾hrs by coach
Flights (Depart Saturday)

to Verona
Gatwick
Southampton
Bristol
Cambridge
Birmingham
Manchester
Newcastle

Supp
Nil
£29
£59
£39
£49
£49
£79

Please call our reservations team on 01483 79 11 11 to book this holiday

General Terms and Conditions: All prices, offers and availability are correct at time of publishing, are subject to change & availability and can be withdrawn at any time. All offers are for 7 nights unless otherwise stated. All prices are per person based on maximum occupancy of a room or apartment and on the lowest priced departure point, supplements for other flights/airports may apply. The late booking fee of £30 per person applies to late bookings made within 14 days of departure.

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