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Lake Garda & Little Trains of the Dolomites

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(Tour code: 20GDF)

A relaxing week on the shores of Lake Garda

Spend a relaxing week on the shores of Lake Garda, and experience charming lakeside villages, as well as the dramatic peaks of the Dolomites from delightful mountain railways.

  • Cruise on Lake Garda
  • Journey on the ‘Castles Train’
  • Limone
  • Bolzano and the earth pyramids
  • Ride the Mendola Funicular Railway
  • Travel by Renon Heritage Railway
  • Wine tasting in Mezzocorona
What’s Included
  • Journey on the ‘Castles Train’
    Ride the Mendola Funicular Railway
    Journey on the Renon Heritage Railway
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Return Scheduled Flights

Lake Garda & Little Trains of the Dolomites 2020Tour Details

Print Itinerary
Day 1 Torbole

London to To Lake Garda

Fly from London to Verona, where you transfer by coach to Torbole, at the northern end of Lake Garda. Here, check into the Hotel Club La Vela for a 7-night stay.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Caldes

The Castles Train

Sit back and relax as you join the 'Castles Train' for the journey from Mezzolombardo to Caldes, enjoying spectacular views of the Dolomites and castles lining the route. The train passes through stunning scenery before arriving in Caldes, where you visit the restored 13th-century castle that dominates this quaint town. Continue to the mountain resort of Madonna di Campiglio, before returning to Lake Garda.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 3-4 Limone

Limone on Lake Garda

Make the short walk to the lakefront to join the local ferry service to Limone, a delightful fishing village on the western shores of the lake. Enjoy time here to explore before boarding the ferry to Malcesine, on the opposite side of the water. In Malcesine why not enjoy lunch, explore the castle, or take the cable car to the top of Monte Baldo? Afterwards, sail north back to Torbole, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Day 4 is at leisure in Torbole.

  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Earth pyramids
Earth pyramids

Bolzano and the earth pyramids

Journey to the stylish town of Bolzano, which perfectly combines Germanic influences, with its native Italian style; lunch could be the perfect opportunity to sample the excellent local Apfelstrudel on offer. After free time, take the cable car to Soprabolzano before joining the historic Renon Narrow-Gauge Railway for the journey to the mountain village of Collabo. Here, you can see the 'earth pyramids', stunning natural rock formations.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6-7 Mezzocorona

Mendola Funicular Railway

Today you are at leisure in Torbole. On Day 7, head to the village of San Antonio to join the Mendola Funicular. Journey to the top of the Mendel Pass, enjoying wonderful views over the Dolomites as you climb to the summit. After some time to take in the scenery, continue to the village of Mezzocorona for a wine tasting at a local wine estate, before returning to Torbole.

  • Day 6 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 Flight home
Flight home

To London

Transfer to Verona for your flight home.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Return flights from London to Verona
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner each day
  • Journey on the 'Castles Train'
  • Cruise on Lake Garda to Limone
  • Travel by Renon Heritage Railway
  • Excursion to Bolzano and the earth pyramids
  • Ride the Mendola Funicular Railway
  • Wine tasting in Mezzocorona

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Luke Simpson
Helen Laverack
Lake Garda & Little Trains of the Dolomites

A relaxing week on the shores of Lake Garda


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