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Lake Garda & Venice

Combine a relaxing stay on lake Garda offering enchanting trips to picturesque villages, then on to magical tours in Venice by train - why not experience a gondola ride on the Grand Canal?

From: £640.00
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A truly idyllic stay in Lake Garda and then onward to tours in Venice by train. Enjoy maximum time in Italy by taking the overnight sleeper train from Paris to Milan. Upgraded Double sleepers and family couchette cabins for up to 6 travellers make this holiday a great experience from when you board the Eurostar at St Pancras. A wonderful no fly option making the most of your holiday time. Travel low season and receive a free half day boat trip to the island of Murano famous for its Venetian Glass.

Want something different to what is shown here? We can bespoke and tailor make any of our holidays to fit your personal wishes. Just call our team for help in creating the perfect holiday.


Cost are per person based on 2 travelling in 2 bedded accommodation on trains and hotels. Prices subject to availability and are based on 3 seasons below.

Prices are per person based on the season you travel in and start from.

  2nd Class
4* Hotel
1st Class
4* Hotel
LOW SEASON - Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec £640 £980
MID SEASON - Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep Oct £905 £1095
HIGH SEASON - Jul Aug £1055 £1295

Please note public holidays and trade fairs may affect these prices. Prices are based on the current exchange rate. We reserve the right to increase these if the rate changes by 10% or more. Bookings subject to terms and conditions.

Optional: Private car transfers Paris pp per direction from £60



  • Days 1-4 Travel on the mid afternoon Eurostar for night sleeper to Brescia with local connection to Desenzano on Lake Garda. Stay for 3 nights at Best Western Hotel Oliveto with lakeside terrace. Enjoy excursions on the lake with stunning mountain backdrop and visit nearby Sirmione for its thermal springs and the Grotto of Catullus.
  • Day 5 Take the mid morning trip to Venice by train where you pick up the Waterbus along the Grand Canal to Rialto your 4* hotel next to the famous bridge of the same name.
  • Day 6 Visit St Marks Square, the Doges Palace and the famous Campanile, dramatically approached on the Waterbus from the Venice Lido.
  • Day 7 Hire a Gondola for an hour, an extravagance but this is Venice! Evening departure on the overnight ‘Thello’ train to Paris with London connection arriving back at London around 12 noon next day.


Daily throughout the year (except 25 December). Extra nights possible in Paris, Desenzano, Milan and Venice. Before or after your holiday special rates are available at the 4* Pullman, near St Pancras Station, London.


  • 2nd class including all seat reservations, overnight a berth in a private 2 berth sleeper cabin.
  • 1st class including all seat reservations, overnight a berth in a 2 berth sleeper cabin and meal on Eurostar, London – Paris – London.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast at Desenzano (Lake Garda) and 2 nights in Venice in 4* hotels.
  • Metro tickets for crossing between the Paris stations.