Writers have sung Lake Garda's praises over the centuries. “The lake lies dim and milky,” DH Lawrence wrote, “the mountains are dark blue…the sky glistens….the light burns gold.” As you walk along the lake, it changes character, with Mediterranean-like settings of open-air cafes, pebbles beaches and quaint harbours, a contrasting landscape as fir and pine trees tumble down to olive and lemon groves. Combine the above with the canals of Venice and you get the ultimate Italian trip!
The first half of your holiday will be spent at the 4 Star Hotel Ambasciator in the beautiful city of Venice. Bright Venetian rooms set the tone for this recently renovated hotel. With a bus stop right outside, it is only a quick 10 minute ride to the centre. Renowned globally as the City of Canals, you can venture out on a gondola to see Venice from the water, gliding under dainty bridges as you make your way through the shimmering reflections of this unique lagoon.
Travelling by train, you’ll spend the second half of your stay at the brilliant Hotel Du Lac, where you will discover that Lake Garda is possibly the most beautiful place you will ever visit! Set in a panoramic, lakeside position, the hotel is just steps from the shore. Looking out over the stunning lake and adjacent mountains, this is the ideal location to relax in peace. The hotel is also in walking distance to the nightlife of Gardone Riviera and is our guests’ favourite part of the area. After a long day of exploration, simply unwind at the hotel’s snack bar or lakeside patio.