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Visiting Lake Garda: Excursions, Whatever your Interests

When you say the words ‘Lake Garda’, it instills all manner of connotations in those who have visited the area. The relaxing, tranquil inlets to the windsurfing haven in the north of the lake, Lake Garda is a versatile Italian resort that offers holidays for all tastes. With Neilson holidays to the area, you can plan a break that suits who you are perfectly. Whether you choose to book some excursions or you decide to take each day as it comes is completely up to you, but if you fancy adding some days out to your Lake Garda holiday, any of these would be perfect choices.

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Lake Tour

Enjoy a round trip of the villages, lakeside towns and tranquil resorts that are scattered around the shores of Lake Garda. With the help of a coach and ferry, you can appreciate the rustic villages, picturesque landscapes and rolling hills, while having the opportunity to explore beyond the confines of your chosen resort.



While staying for the duration of your holiday in Lake Garda is perfectly acceptable, what’s stopping you from exploring one of the most romantic cities in the world during your visit? On the road for under two hours and you will arrive in this breathtaking city full to the brim with history, culture and beauty. Whether you choose to admire the historic landmarks or you prefer to people watch in St. Mark’s Square is completely your call.


Wind conditions are incredible in the north, giving windsurfers of all proficiencies a perfect spot to hone their skills. Whether you choose to surf from Torbole or Riva is your call and if you’re a complete beginner, you can enjoy taster sessions, including equipment hire, during the summer months.

Chilled, active or cultural – there’s something for everyone in Lake Garda. Take a look at the Neilson holidays in the area for an excellent value Italian sojourn.

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