Walking - Lake Garda & the Sud Tyrol

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8 Days from $1,999

Sep 2019 - Jul 2020 Departures

​Get out and about in the great outdoors on exhilarating walks amongst breathtaking lakeside scenery, picturesque medieval towns and lush forests. Journey by cable car for wondrous mountain views and discover enigmatic ruins etched with history.

Overview

What's included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • 7 nights half board in a 3-star hotel
  • 14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
  • Specialist Local Guide
  • Welcome drink & farewell dinner
  • Bicycle hire
  • 4 guided walks & 1 cycle ride
  • Overseas arrival transfers​
  • Porterage


Included excursions

  • ​Riva to Lake Ledro walk
  • Bolzano & Dolomites walk
  • Lake Molveno walk
  • Bike ride around Lake Garda

 

Optional excursions

  • ​Travel by cable-car from Malcesine to Monte Baldo for a walk offering spectacular views
  • Discover historical Verona
  • Kayaking on Lake Garda​



 

Itinerary

Make your own way to Verona, where we'll meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Get to know your travelling companions over a drink and dinner this evening.​​

​Walk 5km/3mi - 1.5hrs
The capital of the Sud Tyrol is framed by lush hillsides, rolling vineyards and the dramatic Dolomites Mountain Range, and it's where we head today. The Renon Plateau lies between the Isarco and Talvera Rivers high above Bolzano, and a cable-car ride will take us to an altitude of 1,000 metres above sea level. Here, our guide will lead us on a walk through unspoiled scenery.​

​Take the chance to explore Lake Garda at your own pace or join our optional excursion to Verona, where a Local Guide will highlight sights including the incredible Roman Arena. Another must-see is Juliet's Balcony – Verona is famous as the setting for Shakespeare's tragic love story Romeo and Juliet. There's time to browse the shops in Via Mazzini, or simply sit at a pavement café.

​Walk 11km/6.8mi - 3.5hrs​
Lake Molveno boasts crystal-clear waters which perfectly reflect the surrounding mountains and forests. Our Local Guide will lead us first to a Roman bridge near to the Rio Ceda waterfall. From here we'll embark on a short climb to the ruins of the Napoleon Forts, built in 1805 by the Austrians in a bid to halt Napoleon's advance. We continue to the southern end of the lake where we'll stroll along the lakeside path.​

​Optional Walk 5km/3mi - 2hrs
Lake Garda is surrounded by mountains, the highest being Monte Baldo. We head first to Malcesine where, in the company of a Local Guide, we'll board a cable car to Tratto Spino for a two-hour walk. Enjoy views over Lake Garda, Italy's largest and most famous lake, before pausing for lunch. Our return journey is by cable car and then from Malcesine we'll board a boat and cruise to Riva.

​Walk 11km/6.8mi - 3.5hrs
The beautiful towns around Lake Garda have been charming visitors for centuries, and Riva del Garda is no exception, a bustling town with a stunning backdrop of lake, valleys and hills. Our walk takes us from Riva to Lake Ledro and along one of the most panoramic roads in Europe, the Strada del Ponale. We'll walk a trail carved into rocks and through small tunnels. The bay at the entrance of the Valle di Ledro and Lake Garda nestled below us are breathtaking sights.​

​Cycle 15km/9.4 mi - 2 hrs
Today you'll discover Lake Garda by bicycle on a ride around its shores. We've already hired your bike for you, all you have to do is get in the saddle and follow your Tour Manager around the lake's northern tip between Arco, Torbole and Riva. If cycling's not for you, don't worry, you can enjoy a free day. If you feel active, you can also join an optional kayaking session on the calm waters of Lake Garda. 
This evening, gather with the group for a farewell dinner, with five courses of local specialities on the menu​.

At the end of your tour, you can join your fellow travellers on a transfer to the airport or choose to make your own arrangements.​

Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your vacation before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.

By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.

Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change.  The full range of excursions will be detailed in your vacation information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.

Italy - Verona

Italy - Verona

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Explore the historic city of Verona. The city’s medieval centre is dominated by the beautiful Roman Arena, Arena di Verona. Travel to Juliet’s Balcony – Verona is famous as the setting for Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet. There’s time to browse the shops in Via Mazzini, or simply take a place at a pavement café and relax as you admire this charming city.

Full Day – Moderate Walking – Historic Interest

Italy - Kayaking on Lake Garda

Italy - Kayaking on Lake Garda

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On arrival enjoy a welcome drink before joining a guided 2-hour kayak tour of the beautiful Riva del Garda.

Your kayak experience will be along the coast from the beach to Riva centre. You will pass by la Rocca castle, proceeding to the Western coast of the lake to the Ponale waterfall and back.

Kayak rental, wet suit hire & transfers are included.

Italy - Malcesine to Monte Baldo - by cable car and walk

Italy - Malcesine to Monte Baldo - by cable car and walk

from $139

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You will head first to Malcesine where, in the company of a Local Guide, board a cable car to Tratto Spino for a two-hour walk. Enjoy views over Lake Garda, Italy's largest and most famous lake, before pausing for lunch. The return journey is by cable car and then from Malcesine you will board a boat and cruise to Riva.

Accommodation

The small, family-run 3-star Hotel Olivo is perfectly located to the north of Lake Garda in the centre of the pretty, medieval town of Arco. Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, bar and a small wellness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, a mini-bar, safe and satellite TV.

Hotel Olivo

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 13 May 2020

8 Days

$1,999

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 17 Jun 2020

8 Days

$2,199

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 01 Jul 2020

8 Days

$2,199

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 18 Sep 2019

8 Days

$2,249

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