A charming land of history, picturesque hamlets, stunning landscapes and clear waters. This is Lake Garda. The biggest lake of Italy has hundreds of amazing places to explore: from the breathtaking mountains all around the coasts; medieval hamlets; clear waters, ideal for swimming, relaxing and for many sports. Enjoy this four days escape and admire the best of this beautiful territory: from the iconic streets of Bardolino to the beautiful Amarone wine region. A fully escorted vacation to relax and discover Lake Garda. 
Accomodation
Private Transport
Wine Tastings
Boat Tour Included

Your experience

Day 1 Meet the private driver at the train station or at the airport for the transfer to the hotel. Get comfortable and check-in at the selected accommodation. In the late afternoon with your local host you’ll get the first introduction to the area and to your holiday plan.. but not before having a glass of Bardolino wine. After the meeting you will have the evening at leisure to explore the village of Bardolino and have dinner in one of the restaurants suggested.  Day 2 After a traditional Italian breakfast at your hotel, get ready for the first highlight of your holiday: discover Valpolicella and Amarone wine region. Meet the wine expert in Bardolino, explore the Valpolicella valleys and taste local wines like the famous Ripasso and Amarone in two traditional wineries of the region. During this experience your local expert will tell you about the local wines and the Valpolicella territory, stopping along the way to admire local vineyards and the beautiful hilly landscape. First stop is a visit to a selected and family-run winery located in the heart of Valpolicella. Here, the winemaker will show you the wine cellar, the vineyards and tell you the secrets of the production. Then, you will enjoy a wine tasting, including the great Amarone, paired with some local products. After taking some stunning pictures of the hills and vineyards you will depart to reach the second winery, where you will have more tastings and compare the perfumes of the wines. Here, the winemaker will welcome you telling the story of the family-run business and its value for the territory. The producer will show you the barrels, the drying process and the vineyards that create the unique and world-famous Valpolicella wines. You will enjoy a second wine tasting session before going back to Bardolino. After the tour you can relax by the beach and enjoy the stunning sunset on Lake Garda. After diving into the lake and a nice Aperitivo you can have dinner at leisure and enjoy the lively evening of Bardolino.  Day 3 After a cappuccino and croissant with a lake view, you’ll be ready to start your day. Meet your local guide at the hotel and head to Sirmione, the Pearl of Lake Garda. Once arrived, the lake will be waiting for you: you'll enjoy a pleasant boat tour around Sirmione peninsula to admire the beautiful and elegant villas, the landscape and a part of the Grotte di Catullo made of an ancient Roman villa at the head of the village. After this relaxing and refreshing moment you'll start exploring the village with your local expert that will show you the most fascinating corners walking through the cobblestone lanes and will tell you all about the history and local culture of this peninsula town. After the visit to Sirmione, you’ll be ready for a very local experience. Not far from Lake Garda there is a magic place where dozens of ladies produce every day handmade fresh pasta, the "Tortellini di Valeggio''. This is a local and artisanal production, famous all around the North of Italy for its quality. Here a tasting lunch, including the famous tortellini, is waiting for you! After lunch you’ll visit a special place, a “borgo” that won the nomination for one of the most beautiful villages in Italy (“borghi più belli d’Italia). This is Borghetto sul Mincio, a fairytale place with mills and ancient buildings. Here, there’s nothing better than strolling through the tiny lanes with a delicious gelato. After this refreshing walk you’ll be ready to enter the Lugana wine region. This pristine place is the heart of an incredible white wine production that takes its unique characteristics from the special soil. Meet the local producer and discover the flavors of this unique wine production during a complete tasting session before going back to Bardolino. Day 4 A relaxing morning breakfast and the last walk to say goodbye to Lake Garda and then, after collecting the luggage you’ll meet your driver for a transfer back to the station or airport.

Highlights

  • Authentic wine regions tour
  • Enjoy a boat tour around Sirmione
  • Visit the most beautiful village in Italy

Details

  • Availability
    From 2023, from April to October
  • Duration
    4 days, 3 nights
  • Participants
    Min. 2 participants
  • Meeting Point
    Verona airport or train station
  • Inclusions
    • 3 nights in a 4-star hotel, BB formula;
    • Tour guide;
    • Private transportation;
    • 3 breakfasts at the hotel;
    • 2 lunches;
    • 1 italian aperitivo;
    • Amarone and Valpolicella wine tour;
    • Borghetto and Sirmione tour;
  • Notes
    • Minors must be accompanied by an adult
    • In case of emergency, contact the number +39 327 4674179
    • Concierge service included
    • 10% discount on booking additional tours during free time
  • Cancellation Policy
    Full refund for cancellations received at least within 7 days in advance , read more