Lake Garda, Venice & Verona Solo Traveller
- Explore Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake, on this solo traveller holiday.
- Meet other like-minded solo travellers & enjoy the comfort of your very own hotel room.
- Take a half day boat tour of Lake Garda & visit its picturesque villages.
- Enjoy a guided day trip to Venice & see its iconic attractions.
- Discover the medieval city & UNESCO World Heritage site of Verona.
- Relax with plenty of free time to experience Lake Garda at your own leisure.
Book Your Trip From £1279pp
Book Your Trip From £1279pp
Experience a solo traveller holiday to Italy with a visit to Lake Garda, full of relaxation, beauty and culture amid a stunning natural backdrop. The first highlight of our tour will be a boat trip around Lake Garda, where we’ll visit the charming villages of Limone and Riva del Garda. We will enjoy a guided excursion to Venice, the ‘floating city’ where we will discover its famous landmarks and explore its wonderful canals and bridges. We’ll also uncover the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet on a day trip to the enchanting city of Verona. On this idyllic 7-night Italy tour, we’ll have plenty of time to unwind in Lake Garda and our local guide will be happy to suggest some activities or tips.
Activity Level: Leisurely
Travel to Italy
Transfer to Lake Garda
Upon arrival in Italy, we will be met in the arrivals area of the airport by our local representative who will accompany you to your hotel. As we travel to our hotel, our guide will share some information about the local region, suggest activities for you to enjoy and answer any questions you may have.
Boat Trip Around Lake Garda
Explore Lake Garda
After breakfast, join our guide for a coach transfer Riva del Garda where there will be a short walking tour and some free time before beginning our boat tour. Following this, we will board a private boat for a unique sightseeing tour. Our first stop will be at Limone, a small village backed by lemon groves, with waterside cafes and cobbled streets lined with shops. Afterwards, with fantastic panoramas and a spectacular mountain backdrop, our boat will return to Malcesine where our guide will give us an orientation tour of this picturesque lakeside town.
At Leisure or Optional Excursion
Free Time At Leisure
Today, you will have a full day to relax and enjoy Lake Garda's charms. Shop, sightsee at your own pace or sit by the lake and take in the incredible views. You can take a water taxi across the lake to explore at your leisure and your local guide will be happy to suggest activities to suit your interests and advise which highlights are a must see.
Optional Excursion - The Italian Alps
Your local guide will offer an optional excursion to the Italian Alps with a traditional lunch included. See optional excursions list below for further information.
Excursion to Venice
On today's full day excursion you will explore the enchanting warren of canals, alleys and squares that make up the fascinating city of Venice. Known as 'La Serenissima' or The most Serene,Venice is a prized jewel in Italy's glorious crown. Witness its famous landmarks such as St. Mark's Square, the stunning Gothic building of Ca’ d’Oro, and the imposing Palazzo Ducale. Admire 16th and 17th century art in the Galleria Franchetti and take a photograph on the Ponte di Rialto. You'll have free time to admire the piazzas, bridges and ornate dwellings that adorn the quaysides of Venice's extensive network of canals, before returning to your hotel.
Explore Lake Garda at Your Own Pace
Today, you will have the day at leisure. Malcesine lies at the foot of Mount Baldo and we recommend a trip in the cable car with will take you 1,800 metres above sea level with spectacular views. Please note that this schedule is weather dependent. Don't forget to check with your local guide who will be delighted to suggest further activities to suit your interests.
Trip to Verona
Following breakfast, we will depart by coach for Verona, via the east side of the lake or the motorway. Either way, the journey time is generally about 60 minutes. Verona is very popular among tourists as well as being a significant commercial hub, given its position half way between Venice and Milan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the importance of its historical buildings and is probably best known today for the Roman amphitheatre, now home to the world famous Verona Opera festival, which runs from late June to early September. Also of interest is Juliet's balcony - the fact that the balcony was added to the house in the 20th century doesn't deter the hundreds of thousands of visitors that flock to see and photograph it every year.
Free Day at Leisure
Spend your last day enjoying the beautiful lakeside setting, shopping for last minute souvenirs or enjoying a coffee, gelato or glass of wine at a local cafe.
We will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for your flight home.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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