Day 1 Early morning departure to Dover for the crossing to Calais and onto Forbach for the overnight stop.
Day 2 Continuing the journey through France and Austria to Italy and to Riva for a five night stay.
Days 3 to 6 During your stay in the stunning location at the northern tip of Lake Garda, you will have a free day to explore this pretty historic centre with lovely shops, a peaceful lakeside walk, and an opportunity to take a boat to one of the many lakeside towns and villages. We have also included the following excursions:- ● A day tour to the romantic city of Verona. Visit Juliet’s balcony and admire the Roman amphitheatre at Piazza Bra where tourists flock to enjoy the famous Opera. There is a daily market in Piazza delle Erbe or for a bird’s eye view over the rooftops of Verona visit the ‘Campanile’ (bell tower). ● A day into the magical Dolomites, travel along the scenic Val di Fassa to Canazei for lunch before taking you up the hair-raising Sella Pass to admire a fabulous panoramic view. Returning by way of the Val Gardena, through Selva and Ortisei. ● A drive along Lake Garda passing some of the pretty towns and villages to Lazise, the oldest port on the lake and onto Sirmione, set in a picturesque headland jutting out into the lake.
Day 7 Time to depart for the return journey back through Austria and into France for an overnight stop.
Day 8 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
A traditional hotel located in a prime position in the centre of Riva del Garda and only a short walk from the promenade and harbour. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV, hairdryer, telephone and fridge. Lift, restaurant, bar, heated indoor pool, sauna and gym.
NB: Overnight hotels offer all rooms en-suite with TV.
Single rooms supplement £193
Holiday insurance £26
(70 years and over £44.50)