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Christmas Spirit in the Dolomites
8th – 13th December
8th December – Public Holiday
13th December – National Holiday
Pinzolo, Trento, Rovereto, Bolzano, Merano, Verona, Riva del Garda, Arco & Rango
WEDNESDAY, 8TH DECEMBER:
We meet at the airport at 10.00am for our Air Malta flight, departing at 12.35pm and arriving in Milan Linate airport at 2.25pm. We will be transferred to our hotel in Pinzolo, a small town situated in Trentino, 800m above sea level and surrounded by the Brenta, Adamello and Presanella mountains.
THURSDAY, 9TH DECEMBER:
Today’s full day optional excursion will start with a visit to Trento, nestled in the mountains, in a wide glacial valley known as the Adige Valley. We will experience the first Christmas market on our holiday. We will later proceed to Rovereto, located at the southern edge of the Italian Alps. In the past, Rovereto was an important centre for the manufacture of silk fabrics. Currently, wine, rubber, chocolate, glasses, and coffee are the town’s main businesses.
FRIDAY, 10TH DECEMBER:
A magnificent drive through Alpine scenery will take us on a full day optional excursion to Bolzano and Merano. We will first visit the largest town of the Italian Sud-Tirol, Bolzano. Here we will see amongst others the Walterplatz and browse in the pretty town centre full of shops and cafes, also enjoying a Christmas market atmosphere. We will then proceed to Merano passing by many castles and wonderful scenery to spend a couple of hours in this Italian medieval town, centred around the gothic Via Dei Portici
SATURDAY, 11TH DECEMBER;
An optional excursion will take us to Verona for an artistic touch of this magnificent city in the Veneto region; complemented with typical coloured houses and magnificent villas. Amongst other places we will see the mighty Roman Arena, the impressive Baroque Palazzo Maffei, and of course the famous Juliet’s house with its most romantic setting. On the way back to Pinzolo, we will stop at Franciacorta outlet for some shopping.
SUNDAY, 12TH DECEMBER:
Today is the day to enjoy the highlights of Lago di Garda during our full day optional excursion while driving along the shores of the lake till we arrive in Riva del Garda. We shall roam around the town centre, after which, we will visit a Christmas market in Arco, with 40 stands offering the best local and Italian handicrafts: gift ideas, typical products, candles and glass and pottery objects. We will also visit Rango, one of the most beautiful medieval villages for another Christmas market, before we return to Pinzolo.
MONDAY, 13TH DECEMBER:
After checking out of our rooms, we will make our way to Linate airport for our direct Air Malta flight departing at 3.15pm and arriving in Malta at 5.05pm.
Price per person
* SPECIAL PRICE
*€459 / €509 Adult in Triple
*€479 / €529 Adult in Twin
*€589 / €639 Adult in Single
*€399 / €449 Child Sharing with 2 adults
Half Board (including 1 Gala Dinner) €85
* Special price applies when half board & all excursions are taken
Air Malta return flights to Milan Linate Airport
5 nights in 4 star Hotel Olympic Royal or similar in Pinzolo
Rooms with private facilities, TV, A/C and Wi-Fi
Daily buffet breakfast
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Airport taxes & service charge
€45 / €23 Trento/Rovereto
€42 / €21 Bolzano/Merano
€40 / €20 Verona/Franciacorta outlet
€35 / €18 Riva del Garda/Arco/Rango
Not included in price
City tax of €2.00 per person per night is to be paid directly at hotel
* All above prices are subject to change