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CHARMING GARDA LAKE AND ITS AMUSEMENT PARKS

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8 Days

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Tour programme

Day 1:

1° day MILAN - LAKE GARDA

Arrive in Milan and meet with your English speaking assistant. Transfer to Riva del Garda area. Late afternoon hotel check-in, dinner and overnight. 

Day 2:

2° day RIVA DEL GARDA - VARONE FALLS - MALCESINE - LAZISE

Hotel breakfast. Visit Riva del Garda, elegant and vibrant city right on the Garda Lake, the biggest lake in Italy, much loved by poets and writers of all times. Short excursion to Varone Falls, one of the most popular natural attractions. Go ahead on the panoramic route of the eastern part of the lake to Malcesine. Stop for lunch on your own. Panoramic tour of Malcesine, beautiful lake town governed from 1405 to 1797 by The Republic of Venice. Arrive in Lazise and visit (external) the famous Castle “Castello Scaligero” . Transfer to the hotel in the southern part of the lake. Check in, dinner and overnight. 

Day 3:

3° day LIMONE DEL GARDA - TOSCOLANO MADERNO - GARDONE RIVIERA

Hotel breakfast and depart by ferry boat to Limone sul Garda, once one of the most productive lemon-growing spots in Italy! Lunch on your own. The day is dedicated to the visit of the north western part of the lake. Drive to Toscolano Maderno for a short panoramic tour and then to Gardone Riviera to visit the Vittoriale degli Italiani (The shrine of Italian Victories), a hillside estate overlooking the Garda Lake. It is where the Italian writer Gabriele D’Annunzio lived after his defenestration in 1922 and until his death in 1938. The estate consists of the residence of d’Annunzio called the Prioria (Priory), an amphitheater, the light cruiser Puglia set into a hillside, a boathouse containing the MAS vessel used by D’Annunzio in 1918 and a circular mausoleum. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight. 

Day 4:

4° day SALÃ’ - DESENZANO DEL GARDA

Hotel breakfast. Depart to Salò for a walk along the elegant lake front and for lunch on your own. Time for shopping and then transfer to Desenzano del Garda, where you will also get the chance to stroll along the narrow city centre streets full of shops and boutiques. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight. 

Day 5:

5° day SIRMIONE - GROTTE DI CATULLO - PARCO SIGURTÀ (optional)

Hotel breakfast. Depart towards Sirmione, with its picturesque Scaliger Castle from the 13th century. The Roman poet Catullus had a villa here, and you will also see the  ancient Roman Spa named “Grotte di Catullo”. Lunch at leisure and in the afternoon time for leisure or optional excursion to Parco Sigurtà, which covers an area of 600,000 square meters and extends to the edges of the morainal hills close to Lake Garda, lying just eight kilometers south of Peschiera. It started off as the gardens of Villa Maffei, once the headquarters of Napoleone III. Then following over forty years of loving care, Carlo Sigurtà took advantage of the water-drawing rights from the river Mincio to achieve the “prodigious” success of turning an arid hill into a flourishing and spectacular green area. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight. 

Day 6:

6° day GARDALAND

Hotel breakfast and transfer to Gardaland. Whole day at leisure. Evening transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 7:

7° day CANEVA WORLD

Hotel breakfast and transfer to Caneva World Park. Whole day at leisure. Evening transfer to your hotel. Overnight. 

Day 8:

8° day DESENZANO DEL GARDA - MILAN

Hotel breakfast. Transfer to Milan airport in time for your flight and end of services.  

Included

• Modern air-conditioned motor coach throughout as specified; • English speaking tour escort from first to FIFTH day of the program; • Hotel accommodation in 3-4* star hotel, rooms with private facilities, with buffet breakfast; • Meals as per program; • English speaking guide during sightseeings; • Luggage handling (1/person) • Entrance fees (NOT INCLUDED GARDALAND AND CANEVA WORLD) • Service charges and hotel taxes • No stop 24/7 English speaking assistance by phone     • Ferry boat to Sirmione  

CHARMING GARDA LAKE AND ITS AMUSEMENT PARKS

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719 €