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Simply Lake Garda Fly:Rail

(Tour code: DZF17)Relax on the shores of Italy’s largest lake

Picturesque, peaceful and perfectly placed for our visits to Verona and Venice, the lakeside town of Desenzano forms the ideal base for a wonderful and relaxing holiday. The delightful scenery and attractions of Lake Garda and northern Italy are just some of the highlights on this marvellous tour.


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Tour Highlights
  • Beautiful Desenzano and Lake Garda
  • Cruise to Sirmione
  • Guided tour of Venice
  • Cruise to Isola del Garda
  • Guided tour of Verona
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Return Scheduled Flights

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Days 1-2

UK to Verona

Our holiday begins with a scheduled flight from the UK to Verona, followed by a transfer to Desenzano on the shores of Lake Garda, our home for the next seven nights. After breakfast on Day 2, we take a short cruise across to the picturesque Sirmione, one of Lake Garda's most delightful towns.

  • Scheduled flights
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Days 3-4

Sightseeing in romantic Venice

Today is free to discover Desenzano, with its narrow streets, medieval castle and picturesque waterfront. On Day 4 we take the high-speed train to Venice, an iconic Italian city steeped in history, culture and romance. A private boat transports us along the Giudecca Canal, before we embark on a guided tour of the famous 'Floating City.' Your afternoon is free to continue exploring, before we return to Desenzano.

  • Day 3 - Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Dinner
Isola del Garda
Days 5-6

Excursion to Isola del Garda

Today you are at leisure, and it is Desenzano's market day; make your way to the Old Town where you will find the main square filled with stalls selling locally produced food and crafts. On Day 6, our excursion takes us on a wonderful cruise across Lake Garda to the wooded Isola del Garda, the biggest island in the lake. After exploring the exquisite villa and its charming gardens, we enjoy an aperitif of local wine before returning to Desenzano by boat.

  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
Day 7

Exploring Verona

Our excursion today takes us to beautiful Verona - a city of Roman ruins, medieval buildings, Italian culture and romance, which we explore on a guided tour. Strolling through Verona's heart, we see Juliet's balcony and the great Roman Arena, amongst the city's many attractions.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8

To the UK

Today our Italian adventure ends, as we transfer to the airport in Verona for our flight home. On arrival in the UK, your tour concludes.

  • Scheduled flights
  • Breakfast

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James Eaton
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