Magnificent Lake Garda & Venice

Magnificent Lake Garda & Venice

Lake Garda is the largest and most enchanting of the Italian Lakes and has been a popular choice with holiday makers for over a century.

The Southern part of the lake is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and beautiful lakeside towns contrasting with the dramatic fjord-like northern end of the lake surrounded by towering mountains and cliffs. Our holiday offers excursions to Venice and the Dolomites along with an optional cruise on Lake Garda itself.


Tour highlights:

• Welcome drink

• Free time in Garda

• Venice

• North Italian Alps


This tour includes Sapphire Star Travel and our door to door home collection service.

Day 1:

Following collection from home, depart East Anglia and drive to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais. We will continue through France to Germany arriving at the overnight hotel in time for our evening meal.


Day 2:

After breakfast we continue our journey into the mountains of Austria and across the Brenner Pass into Italy, arriving on the shores of Lake Garda in time for an evening meal and our five night stay with dinner and breakfast included.

B, D

Day 3:

A free day to relax by the lake, maybe treat yourself to an ice cream and take a wander or peruse the local shops. A short walk from the hotel takes you to the lakeside where you could take a boat if you so wish.

B, D

Day 4:

Today we have an included excursion to the magnificent city of Venice, an experience not to be missed.

B, D

Day 5:

A day excursion to the spectacular Dolomite Mountains to experience the majestic scenery of this stunning mountain range.

B, D

Day 6:

A leisurely coach excursion to the southern end of Lake Garda where you can have free time and maybe purchase a ticket for a boat cruise on the lake, providing never to be forgotten views.

B, D

Day 7:

We leave Italy for the return drive across Austria and Germany to the overnight hotel arriving in time for an evening meal.

B, D

Day 8:

This morning we continue through France to Calais where we join a late afternoon ferry crossing back to Dover. We arrive back in East Anglia late evening where our door to door service will be waiting to take you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Grand Liberty Riva Del Garda Hotel


You will be staying at the Grand Liberty Riva Del Garda Hotel which is on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe, in the heart of Riva del Garda.  The Grand Hotel Liberty, in a stylish palace built at the beginning of the 20th century, opens its doors into a world of warm refinement and elegance.


This hotel has a lift.



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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
Hotel Portici

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