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Holiday type Escorted tours
Country Italy
Travel type Fly
Price range From £659
Travel partner Newmarket Holidays
Duration 5 nights
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Christmas in Lake Garda

An Italian Christmas break

Join us for a festive holiday on the shores of Italy's largest and lake, its waters backed by the wooded slopes of craggy mountains and fringed by stylish resorts, a scene that has drawn visitors for the last hundred years.


  • Return flights from your chosen airport to Italy
  • Return airport-to-hotel transfers
  • Five nights half-board accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • A Christmas day dinner
  • A gift from Santa Claus and entertainment on Christmas day
  • A scenic drive and boat trip
  • The services of a Newmarket tour manager
  • Government taxes and service charges
  • Single rooms are available for a supplement

Day one

Fly to Italy, and transfer to your hotel. Discover the sights of Lake Garda and relax in your hotel.

Day two

Spend today relaxing, or join our optional excursion to Trento. Set in the shadow of Monte Bondone, Trento is home to a variety of Christmas markets - great for last-minute Christmas shopping.

Day three (Christmas Eve)

Today is Christmas Eve, and on our half-day optional excursion we explore Verona, the backdrop for the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet and home to the opera season held yearly in its Roman amphitheatre. In the evening we have a special four course dinner and live entertainment. Then, if you wish, attend midnight mass at the church in Riva del Garda.

Day four (Christmas Day)

Christmas Day will be packed with relaxation and celebration. In the morning discover the sights of Lake Garda on our included scenic drive and boat trip. Then in the evening take a seat for a special four course celebration dinner with live entertainment.

Day five (Boxing Day)

Boxing Day's optional excursion is to Venice. Discover its labyrinth of alleys and waterways, St Mark's Square and cathedral, the clock tower, the Doge's Palace, the Rialto bridge, and the Palace of Prisons and the Bridge of Sighs.

Day six

Transfer back to the airport to check in for your flight home.

Hotel Savoy Palace

This very popular hotel is situated in a quiet area of the modern part of Riva, approximately 300 metres from the lakeside promenade and marina. There is a selection of shops, bars and restaurants close by, and Riva's historic centre is approximately twenty minutes away.

The hotel boasts two swimming pools, one heated indoor and one outdoor, a sun terrace, a garden, a bar and lounge area, a reception, two lifts and a piano bar. Complimentary tea, coffee and cakes are served each day as well as a half bottle of wine and water per person with dinner. Hot and cold buffet breakfasts and waiter-served evening meals are taken in the hotel's restaurant.All of the 170 air-conditioned bedrooms have private facilities, and each has satellite TV, a telephone, a safe, a mini-bar, a hairdryer and a balcony. Superior rooms also have Jacuzzis."This hotel has a long tradition in welcoming guests to Lake Garda, and has an enviable reputation for good service and cuisine."

Riva Hotel

The elegant Riva Hotel enjoys a picturesque lakeside setting right in the heart of the historic centre of Riva. The resort's shops, bars and restaurants are right on its doorstep, and the ferry point, from which many boat trips are taken, is less than a five-minute walk away.

Hotel Europa

The Europa Hotel is centrally located in Riva del Garda, and boasts a fantastic terrace overlooking the lake.

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