Coach travel throughout
2 nights bed & breakfast en‐route 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast Welcome drink
1 Toergelen dinner
Salad & veg buffet with all evening meals
Full day local escort to the Dolomites
Visit to an Organic farm with an apple and cider tasting
Full day local escort to Treutino
Grappa tasting at local brewery
Full day local escort to Lake Garda & Verona
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – Following an early start, we travel to our overnight hotel, near Saarbrucken. (1 x BB)
Day 2 – We continue to our hotel in Molveno, Italy. On arrival we enjoy a welcome drink. (5x DBB) Day 3 – A knowledgeable guide will join our group today, for a fascinating excursion around the incredible Dolomites. Sit back, relax and enjoy the amazing high mountain vistas from the comfort of our coach before enjoying some time at Nardis waterfalls, whose cool waters cascade 130m. We then continue to the famous ski resorts of Madonna di Campiglio and through the main valleys of the region, including Val di Sole and Val di Non. Here, we will visit a traditional organic farm where you can a tasting of the fresh apple juice or cider.
Day 4 – This morning we visit Trento, where we have arranged a guided tour of the city. The city is full of churches, palaces and architectural beauty in Gothic and Renaissance style. Located in the heart of the old town is the Duomo di Trento, this magnificent Cathedral was originally built in the 11th Century. Walk a little further to the enchanting Piazza and discover the Fountain of Neptune, the Castello del Buonconsiglio and the residence of the Bishopric of Trento – now a museum. After some more free time to explore the city, we will visit the famous Ferrari wine cellar to discover how the fragrant local sparkling wine is made.
Day 5 – Today we will visit the gorgeous Lake Tenno, with its turquoise‐coloured waters. Our journey will take us over the Ballino Pass and Lake Toblino – considered to be one of the most romantic lakes in the Trentino. Afterwards, we will continue to a local distillery for a Grappa tasting. On our return to the hotel we will drive through the Cavedine Valley and pass the impressive ruins of Drena Castle. We then take you to Arco, a fascinating town, with its medieval castle ruins perched high above the town for free time before travelling back to the hotel.
Day 6 – After breakfast we travel to Verona. Here we will be met by a professional guide for a informative tour around this picturesque city. Celebrated by Shakespeare, who made it famous as the romantic setting for the moving tale of Romeo and Juliet. Later, we will take you to Lake Garda for the remainder of the day.
Day 7 – We return to our overnight hotel. (1 x BB)
Day 8 – We retrace our footsteps back home to the East Midlands.