Blossom magic on Lake GardaLake Garda
Experience the spring awakening and its splendor of colors around Lake Garda.
Accommodation in 3* sup. or 4* hotels on the Southern side of Lake Garda.
Day 1- Arrival
Arrival at the hotel, personal greeting by our staff. Presentation of the hotel and the program with a welcome drink. Dinner with a salad and starter buffet and 3-course menu choice.
Day 2. Mantova and Parco Sigurtà
Drive to Mantova, a beautiful medieval town south of Lake Garda. The river Mincio forms 3 lakes around Mantova, covered with enchanting lush carpets of lotus blossoms.
Guided tour in the old town followed by free time for a stroll on your own. Continue to Parco Sigurtà in Valeggio sul Mincio, a multi-award-winning park for its beauty and diversity. The magnificent flowers make it the most beautiful landscape park in Italy.
The tulip bloom is the highlight in spring with over a million blooms from 300 different types of tulips.
Take the train through the park to see the beautiful nature in all its diversity.
Return to the hotel, dinner with a salad and starter buffet and 3-course menu of your choice.
Day 3 – Sirmione and Visit of an olive farm
Drive to the pearl of Lake Garda, Sirmione, and visit the old town with its lively streets and numerous shops and bars. Very impressive medieval Scaliger Castle. Time at leisure.
Then drive to the olive farm, beautifully situated in the middle of olive groves. Here the guests will be explained how the “liquid gold” is made. You will taste 12 different flavored olive oils along with small appetizers with cheese and salami, wine and water.
This excursion can also be carried out with a one-way boat trip at an additional cost!
Back at the hotel, dinner with a salad and starter buffet and 3-course menu of your choice.
Day 4 – Excursion to the 3 lakes, including boat trip to Limone and Malcesine
Our “excursion to the 3 lakes” is a unique experience that takes us from the Mediterranean climate with its gentle moraine hills to the high mountains and back to Lake Garda. In a single day we experience the diversity of the landscapes of Lake Garda with its hinterland on land and water.
We take the bus into the side valley of Lake Garda, past Lake Idro in a picturesque location amid green forests, grassy slopes and a wonderful mountain panorama, the lake borders the provinces of Trentino and Brescia.
Continue to Lake Ledro with its pile dwellings that date from the Bronze Age and have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. Here we make a short photo stop.
Late morning we stop in Riva on Lake Garda for a walk through the city center to the port for a private boat trip. The boat takes us to Limone, cruising past by the Ponale waterfall and the typical terraced lemon gardens, the so-called “Limonaie”. Time at leisure for lunch and to discover the colorful streets of Limone.
Next we take the boat to Malcesine, at the foot of Monte Baldo. From the harbor we walk through the small alleys with arched passages to the mighty Scaligerburg, which dominates Lake Garda with an overwhelming view. Time at leisure and then we get back to the bus and drive back to the hotel along the panoramic east side of Lake Garda.
Dinner with a salad and starter buffet and a 3-course menu of your choice
Day 5 – Botanical Garden “Andrè Heller” in Gardone Riviera (half day)
Drive to Gardone Riviera for a visit to the botanical garden of Andrè Heller, very impressive with the variety of exotic plant species and works of art by important artists from all over the world. A perfect combination of art and nature on 10,000 m2.
Time at leisure to stroll in Gardone Riviera along the new and elegant promenade
Return to the hotel for a candlelit dinner with typical local products.
Day 6 – Departure
After the breakfast buffet it is time to say goodbye
Welcome and assistance from our staff
5x Overnight with breakfast buffet
4x Dinner with 3-course menu choice at the hotel:
5x Salat and starter buffet
1x „Happy Hour“ at the Hotel: Drinks and appetizers buffet
1x Candlelight dinner with typical local specialities
Entrance fee to Parco Sigurtà
Train ride through Parco Sigurtà
1x Tasting of 12 different flavoured olive oils and 3 wines on an olive farm
Entrance fee to botanic garden “Andrè Heller” in Gardone Riviera
Services not included
Local guided tours and city tours
Parking and entrance charge for the coach
Everything which is not mentioned as included in the services
Prices on request
This program is only a suggestion, all of our offers are tailor-made to suit the respective customer requirements.
Min. number of participants: 20 pax
All our services are carried out in absolute safety in accordance with the current Covid-19 regulations.