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Lake Garda - Off Season Promotions – Enchanting Christmas markets around Lake Garda - 6 Days

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From 299 € per person

  • Centrally located hotel in the heart of Riva del Garda
  • Experience Italian Christmas markets


A Winter Wonderland Experience

Get into the Christmas spirit with a winter adventure exploring the delights of the most picturesque alpine Christmas markets in Trento, Verona, Rango and Canale di Tenno and enjoy local product tastings.


Day 1: Arrival

Arrive in Italy and begin your stay at the lovely, lakefront Grand Hotel Riva del Garda. Benvenuti!

Day 2: Christmas market in Verona & wine tasting in Valpolicella

Visit Verona and its enchanting Christmas markets with a local, licensed guide. See the city decked out in holiday charm as you do a walking tour to the historic sites and to the special Nativity Scene Exhibition in the ancient Arena. In the afternoon, on the way back to Trentino, stop for a tasting at a winery in the hills of Valpolicella. The variety of lively, balanced red wines will help to make the season bright.

Day 3: Christmas market in Trento and grappa tasting

The tour will take you to the capital of the province, Trento. Its Christmas markets offer a variety of products from all over Italy, with kiosks extending over a wide, open piazza just outside the medieval city walls. The grappa tasting at a nearby producer will warm you after the stroll.

Day 4: Christmas markets in Rango and Canale

Enjoy the wintery beauty of Trentino as you tour the two tiny, extraordinary towns of Rango and Canale. Their tangle of streets and arcaded private recesses – open just for the occasion – enable local artisans to sell their wares directly to visitors in their historic villages. Rango is the larger of the two, but Canale is the better known, winning national awards for its well-preserved medieval center. To complete the rustic experience, nosh on some carne salada, a salt-cured meat prepared using the traditional recipe and served on a sandwich.

Day 5: At leisure

Take the day at your leisure. Your hotel is strategically located near the cute Christmas market in Riva del Garda, so if you have any last-minute shopping to do, you can easily reach the kiosks and shops on foot. For the sporty, the lakefront promenade wrapping around the north part of the lake is a “must.” The intense hues of nature are at their dazzling best in winter. In the afternoon, sip some pipping hot espresso or dense Italian hot chocolate in one of the many cafés scattered throughout the town.

Day 6: Departure

With your senses fully rewarded by all of the seasonal loveliness – and your bag a little heavier for the souvenirs and Christmas presents to take back – leave for home. Buon viaggio!

  • 5 x nights accommodation with buffet breakfasts at the 4* Grand Hotel Riva 
  • 1 x welcome drink
  • 1 x 4-course dinner with set menu on arrival day (drinks extra)
  • 3 x 4-course dinner with choice of menu (drinks extra)
  • 1 x 4-course dinner of local specialities (drinks extra)
  • salad buffet with all dinners
  • 1 x full day tour leader for Verona with its Christmas markets and Valpolicella
  • 1 x 2-hour guided tour in Verona
  • 1 x entrance to the Nativity Scene Exhibition at the Arena di Verona
  • 1 x wine tasting in Valpolicella
  • 1 x full day tour leader for Trento and the grappa tasting
  • A glass of Vin Brulé (mulled wine) and traditional pastry at the Christmas market in Trento
  • Grappa tasting in the Trento area
  • 1 x full day tour leader for the visit to thr Christmas markets in Rango and Canale di Tenno
  • A speciality Carne Salada (salted beef) sandwich and glass of wine at the Christmas market in Rango


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November 2021
December 2021
6 Days
18-11-2021 - 23-11-2021 | 6 Days

Grand Hotel Riva 4*

  • per person in a twin/double room
    299 €
  • per person on twin/double room GROUND TRANSPORT INCLUDED
    419 €

Additional services

  • NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT up to 8 rooms
    0 €

Grand Hotel Riva 4*

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Location: In the old-town of Riva del Garda with its enchanting little alleys, on the promenade, just 5 walk minutes from the beach

Rooms: 77 rooms with telephone, satellite-TV, safe, hairdryer and air-conditioning/heating

Facilities: Panoramic restaurant on the top floor, bar, lounge, 2 meeting rooms, lift and sun-terrace

Coach parking: At the former bus-station "Stazione Vecchia" 5 walk minutes from the hotel (extra charge)

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