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Christmas in Lake Garda

  • Lasize, Lake Garda, Italy

    Lasize Lake Garda boats at the harbour, Italy - European Travel
  • Walls Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italy ©Fototeca ENIT, Gino Cianci

    Walls Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italy ©Fototeca ENIT, Gino Cianci
8 day tour
From £535 per person - minimum 25 passengers

Festive Break

Celebrate the festive season in stunning Lake Garda and discover the warm hospitality of an Italian Christmas with entertainment and a delicious Christmas dinner. Enjoy wintry mountain backdrops and explore the surrounding mountain villages, heading northwards to Trentino. Browse the festive Christmas markets in these little towns. Perhaps venture to the captivating city of Verona too, for history, beautiful churches and more festive markets.

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Glorious Lake Garda

Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes and provides a beautiful taste of Italy’s laid-back atmosphere. The lake is known for having crystal clear waters and beautiful surroundings. The spectacular mountainous backdrop of the Dolomites lies on the Northern shoreline and at the south, sit the gentle slopes. This varying scenery provides an ever-changing vista of the stunning Italian Lakes. Explore the numerous delightful towns and villages dotted along the edge of the lake. Sirmione, located to the south of Lake Garda boasting incredible views of the lake. You will find numerous restaurants, bars, shops, a market and a picturesque castle. Where as Limone, on the steep northern shores, is covered in lemon groves. These small villages and historic towns combine to offer a wealth of memorable experiences.

Romantic Verona

Enjoy a visit to Romeo and Juliet’s Verona. Here you will find a great number of Italian piazzas, including the famous Piazza delle Erbe, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy watching the world go by. There are many ornate churches and Roman monuments that remain in the town – the most famous being the Roman Arena, still in use some 2,000 years later. during the festive period, see this beautiful city come to life with decorative Christmas displays throughout the city.

Enjoy wintry mountain backdrops as you celebrate Christmas in style at the most charming of the Italian Lakes. Check another of our festive tours to Italy that includes the spectacular scenery of The Dolomites – A Winter Wonderland!


21st December 2022

Suggested Itinerary

21-22nd December

Travel to Italy

Depart your local area for Dover, where you will take the ferry to Calais. Continue through France before stopping overnight en route. Continue to Italy and arrive at your hotel on Lake Garda in time for dinner at the hotel.

23rd December

Rango and Arco Christmas Markets

Growing in popularity each year, the Christmas Markets in Rango and in Arco are some of the best in Italy! Just a short drive up into the mountains north of Torbole, these charming Christmas markets offer both typical Italian and local Trentino food and produce as well as handmade gifts, arts and crafts.

24th December - Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Enjoy a drive around beautiful Lake Garda, discovering the stunning mountain vistas and alpine scenery is a magical way to spend Christmas Eve! Wrap up warm and stop off to explore some of the quaint lakeside towns.

25th December - Christmas Day

Buon Natale!

Has Father Christmas made it to Italy? Join together and celebrate Christmas Day in style! A special Christmas lunch at the hotel, accompanied by entertainment will get you in the festive spirit!

26th December - Boxing Day

Captivating Verona

Discover the captivating city of Verona, where history through the ages abounds on every corner. Located just south of Lake Garda, Verona proves a fascinating outing – from awe inspiring churches and cathedrals, the 2,000 year old Roman Arena, lively piazzas or Juliet’s balcony, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! What’s more, you’ll also find Christmas Markets filling the historic Piazza Dell’Erbe.

27- 28th December


Depart Lake Garda as you begin your journey home to the UK. Make an overnight stop en route, before taking a return ferry from Calais to Dover.

We have a selection of excellent 3 and 4 star hotels available.

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8 days Half Twin Single Supplement
21st December 2022 From £535.00 per person From £175.00 per person


Price based on exchange rate of £1.00 = €1.13. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room, based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Greatdays Holidays Limited is a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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