Italy, Lake Garda
Bardolino lies at the foot of rolling hills covered with orchards, olive groves and of course, the vineyards for which the village is so famous. Your holiday in Bardolino offers excellent accommodation, while the attractive and lively traffic-free centre is home to numerous bars, restaurants and smart shops. Its main square is full of inviting terrace cafés where you can relax and enjoy a glass of the excellent locally produced wine. Evening choir and music concerts are also often held in the square. Bardolino has a very pretty harbour and a scenic two mile walk along the lakeside promenade takes you to neighbouring Garda. Ferries and hydrofoils provide a pleasant and relaxing way to explore other lakeside villages, each with their own individual character and atmosphere. Holidays in Bardolino offer lakeside relaxation at it's best.
The Wine Festival in Bardolino (October) brings the summer season on Lake Garda to a close. Five days celebrating the new harvest of the grapes from which the famous Bardolino wines are made. Plenty of opportunity to taste the wines and sample regional food specialties, all accompanied by musical concerts ending in a spectacular firework display over the lake.
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 2018 programme (22 June - 1 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.
Resort Code: ITBD
Languages spoken: English
Time difference: GMT+1
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Transfer Approx. 45mins 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
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 for Summer 18
Pre-Bookable for Summer 19
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Bardolino's main square is full of inviting terrace cafés where you can relax and enjoy a glass of the excellent locally produced wine. Evening choral and music concerts are also often held in the square. Bardolino has a very pretty harbour and a scenic 2 mile walk along the lakeside promenade takes you to neighbouring Garda. Ferries and hydrofoils provide a pleasant and relaxing way to explore other lakeside villages, each with their own individual character and atmosphere.
In September each year, Bardolino Wine Festival take place along the lake front promenade of Bardolino, celebrating the new harvest of the grapes that contribute to the delicious Bardolino Classico red wine.
You can also attend the Verona Opera.
In and around Bardolino