Top excursions in Lake Garda

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Planning a holiday in Lake Garda? Make the most of your time in this beautiful part of Italy and plan some excursions to ensure you see as much as possible. Lake Garda is the ideal base for exploring the north of Italy, and if there are a few places on your ‘must-see’ list, try our new excursion packages – a great value way of booking multiple tours.

Gardaland

Italy’s top amusement park sits on the south-eastern banks of Lake Garda, so it’s perfect for a fun day trip – particularly with kids. Gardaland has fantastic rides, entertainment and shows, with lots of place to eat and drink. For the adventurous, the rides are brilliant, including the heart-stopping Space Vertigo and legendary rollercoaster Oblivion.

Gardaland has an educational angle, too. The themed realms include geography and space, and there’s a fantastic Sea Life Aquarium for learning all about the world underwater, with interactive rock pools, turtle shelter and jellyfish discover zone.

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Wine Tour

Wine lovers, you’re in luck. Lake Garda is a wonderful wine growing region, and our Wine Tour gives you the full wine experience. You’ll visit the Grigoletti winery in the beautiful Lagarina Valley, where the owners will take you through the vineyard and teach you about their wine production – with plenty of sampling, of course.

Next, you’ll explore the famous Cantine Ferrari, award-winning producer of sparkling wine. All of Cantine Ferrari’s wines are Trentodoc, and you’ll get to see the care that goes into maintaining such quality vineyards in their mountain viticulture.

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Jewels of the North excursion package

Lake Garda is a great base for exploring northern Italy. In our Jewels of the North excursion package, you’ll get to enjoy three of our most popular excursions to the region’s must-see destinations.

First up, spend a full day sightseeing in Verona, the city of Shakespeare. See Juliet’s balcony, the famous Roman arena (site of the city’s opera festival) and stroll through its picturesque piazzas, finishing up with a spot of shopping.

The next excursion in the package is our day trip to enchanting Venice, which includes a guided tour of the city and plenty of time to sightsee (as well as arriving in style, via a private boat to St. Mark’s Square.) Finally, the full day excursion to the Dolomite Mountains takes you to an altitude of 2240 metres to spectacular views across the region.

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Lake Garda & Beyond excursion package

Combine three of our top Lake Garda excursions with Lake Garda & Beyond. Your first tour will be our Lake Tour, travelling along the beautiful Gardesana road by coach and stopping at numerous historic villages in the Lake Garda region, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities on the way.

Next, you can get acquainted with the produce of the area on our Wine Tour, which visits a local winery for sampling sessions and informative talks to teach you all about Italian wine production – and why Lake Garda is so good at growing grapes.

Finally, take the opportunity to visit on of Italy’s most famous cities – Venice. The package includes a full day in the city, including a coach to the mainland and a private boat to St Mark’s Square. You’ll get an escorted tour plus free time to enjoy the sights and aperitivo.

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Taste of Italy multi excursion package

Our ‘Taste of Italy’ package excursion gives you the chance to explore two of Italy’s greatest passions in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Garda: food and wine.
A thriving wine region thanks to its favourable microclimate, the package includes our popular Lake Garda wine tour that visits a local winery, where you can learn about local wine production and, of course, enjoying some tasting.

The second tour in the package is the Flavours of Trentino, a coach trip through this beautiful Alpine region to dairy and honey bee farm to explore (and sample!) the rich local produce.

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Contact our Italy Experts to book an excursion, and read more about our holidays to Lake Garda here.