Lake Garda Discovery Tour

Explore historic sites and majestic mountainsides

Code: TRLEL

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Activity types:

  • Central location
  • Coastal
  • Hills & moorland
  • History
From £1,159.00 - 7 nights

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Holiday overview

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Immerse yourself in traditional Italian culture on the shores of stunning Lake Garda, and uncover the regions rich history through amphitheatres, castle and cathedrals. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Enjoy a cable car ride to experience the spectacular views from Monte Baldo
  • Relax and enjoy travelling by ferry along the stunning Lake Garda
  • Enjoy a day exploring fair Verona

Price includes

  • Transfers to and from Verona Airport
  • The services of experienced HF Holidays’ leaders
  • Return flights from the UK on ‘with flight’ holidays
  • 7 nights' accommodation in en-suite rooms
  • Half Board – extensive buffet breakfast and 4-course evening meal

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Accommodation

Hotel du Lac, LimoneHotel du Lac

This beautiful 4 star hotel enjoys an outstanding lakefront position, with direct access to the beach, and is just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of charming Limone. The hotel is owned and run by the Fessler Family, who offer wonderful hospitality and a relaxing base for our walks. It was originally built by the family's grandfather and is low rise to take full advantage of this stunning location.  The hotel offers fantastic cuisine and a warm welcome. 

 

 

 

Your room

There are 96 comfortable, well-appointed bedrooms with:

television

telephone 

room safe

hairdryer

complimentary toiletries

small fridge

 Lake Garda Hotel Bedroom

Facilities

Lake Garda Hotel Pool 

As a guest you will be able to enjoy the use of:

outdoor pool (not heated) - private access to the Lake if you are feeling brave!

a wellness centre with small gym

extensive gardens

direct access to the lake

well stocked bar with outdoor terrace to enjoy an evening cocktail

Our guests have free use of the indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi.

Dining

Our holidays at Limone are Half Board including breakfast and evening meal.

Breakfast is an extensive buffet consisting of a wide selection of cold and hot options as well as home-made pastries.

A 3-course served evening meal from a menu that is available to view each evening before proceeding down the steps to the restaurant.

 

 

Lake Garda dining 

Your evenings

The friendly atmosphere of our Guided Walking holidays continue into the evening.  Enjoy a glass of wine or beer whilst listening to your leaders outlining the next day's walks.  Or you can just relax in the hotel bar or on the terrace outside chatting with your fellow guests.

 

Itinerary

Limone and Torbole

Enjoy a day exploring the lakeside towns of Limone and Torbole.


Malcesine and Monte Baldo

Take the ferry to Malcesine then the cable car to Monte Baldo to take in the spectacular views before descending and exploring Malcesine.


Verona

A day exploring fair Verona – famed not only for its Shakespearean connections but also for its 1st century amphitheatre and beautiful bridges.


Gardone

We take a leisurely boat trip to Gardone and relax by the lakeside. We then spend the rest of the day exploring the Botanical Gardens.


Arco and Canale

Today we explore the town of Arco and it’s delightful castle perched on a hilltop. We also visit the beautiful medieval village of Canale.


Please note that the itinerary outlined could be subject to change. A finalised itinerary will be available at the resort and your leaders will talk every evening about the next day’s walks.

Local area

Limone

Limone is a town on the shore of Lake Garda, with sheer, rocky cliffs rising up behind it. The area is the furthest north location where lemons and citrus fruit can be grown, although the name Limone is unlikely to come from “lemon”, as the town is thought to pre-date the lemon growing industry. The name’s origin is disputed but is most likely to come from the latin “limen” meaning border, as Lake Garda sits in three regions of Italy. Nowadays, Limone is a quaint town, with several sites of interest including the museums and Limonaia del Castel.

Malcesine

As with Limone, Malcesine, across the lake, dates back to Roman times. This historic town lies between Lake Garda and the mountain range of Monte Baldo behind. You can reach Malcesine by ferry and can take the cable to the summit of Monte Baldo, where you can enjoy mountain top walks, or just appreciate the extensive views.

Riva del Garda

Along the lake from Limone lies the charming town of Riva, which has several attractive sights, including its old town, museum, and the Torre Apponale. The town is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day, while visiting the cafes in the

Did you Know?

Transport to and from Limone was by water until 1932 when the Gardesana Occidentale road was built.

Travel

We recognise that everyone’s travel arrangements are unique, so all our holidays to Europe can be booked ‘with flight’ or ‘without flight’, giving you more flexibility and choice.

Travel by plane

Bus

‘With flight’ holidays – the hassle-free option

Book your holiday ‘with flight’ and choose between Gatwick or Manchester a flights to Verona airport.

If you choose this option we automatically include return transfers between the airport and the hotel.

The coach transfer takes approx 1 hour 30 minutes to the Hotel du Lac.

For flight times and prices please see the Dates & Prices tab.

Bus

‘Without flight’ holidays – the flexible travel option

Alternatively, tailor your journey to suit you by booking your holiday ‘without flight’ allowing you the freedom to book your own flights from your local airport.

If you choose this option, transfers are not included in the price. We recommend independent travellers meet our HF Holidays’ transfer coach from Verona airport. This is timed to meet the HF Holidays’ flights* (provisional flight times can be found on the dates and prices tab or you can call us on 020 8732 1220 for more information). Cost per single journey is £19.50.

Transfers must be pre-booked.  Please call 020 8732 1220 for more details

 

 

* Please note that HF Holidays is not responsible for your onward travel if you fail to meet the transfer coach under any circumstance. 

Dates & Prices

Date Description Nights Brochure price Book
25 May 2019 TRLEL - Discovery Tour Limone - Without Flights 7 £1,159.00 Book Now
25 May 2019 TRLEL - Discovery Tour Limone
(Travel included - Departs from: Manchester International)

Flight - Outbound

Thomson Holidays (TUI)

  • Depart: 25 May 2019, 6:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 25 May 2019, 9:35 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Verona Villafranca

Flight - Return

Thomson Holidays (TUI)

  • Depart: 1 Jun 2019, 10:35 a.m.
  • Arrive: 1 Jun 2019, 11:55 a.m.
  • Depart from: Verona Villafranca
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,459.00 Book Now
25 May 2019 TRLEL - Discovery Tour Limone
(Travel included - Departs from: London Gatwick)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 25 May 2019, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 25 May 2019, 11:05 a.m.
  • Depart from: London Gatwick
  • Arrive at: Verona Villafranca

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 1 Jun 2019, 11:55 a.m.
  • Arrive: 1 Jun 2019, 1 p.m.
  • Depart from: Verona Villafranca
  • Arrive at: London Gatwick
7 £1,359.00 Book Now

 Other information:

  • Double room for sole occupancy: from £19 per night
  • Discounts available for groups and under 18s
  • Non member associate fee: £10 per person

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