As the first snows reach the surrounding alpine peaks, enjoy wonderful views, local delicacies and warming drinks at the Christmas markets in Merano, Bolzano and Trento, all from the lovely Hotel Paganella.
Day 1 Following home collection, travel via the Eurotunnel to France and then on to our overnight hotel.
Day 2 Continue the journey to Italy and the Hotel Paganella to be greeted with a glass of Prosecco. We have a ﬁve-night stay with a free bar*.
Day 3 Today venture to Merano Christmas Market to experience genuine Christmas magic in the romantic atmosphere complete with traditional handicrafts and wonderful culinary specialities. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine before dinner at our hotel.
Day 4 Today is a ‘mystery day’ including lunch with a quiz and games, this evening there is a chance to sample a local specialty from the regional ‘grolla’ pot.
Day 5 We visit Trento Christmas Market, one of the most famous festive markets in the region, before travelling to Italy’s largest Christmas market in Bolzano. Tonight, enjoy a wine tasting before dinner.
Day 6 Explore Riva del Garda, a bustling town located at the northern end of Lake Garda.
Day 7 Travel back through Italy to our overnight hotel.
Day 8 Board the Eurotunnel back to Folkestone and on to the local area where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
This small and friendly family-run hotel has a cosy bar, traditional restaurant and comfortable lounge. Bedrooms have TV, telephone and hairdryer. There is WiFi and a ‘Wellness Centre’ with sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath. The hotel has a lift.