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What to expect

Christmas Day Celebrations

Enjoy Christmas lunch with all the trimmings

Verona Tour & Winery Visit

Explore Verona's famous sights on a guided walking tour

Rest & Relaxation

Wind down in the hotel's wellness & thermal spa centre

About the trip

We invite you to enjoy an enchanting Christmas in the stunning destination of Lake Garda, ideal for those seeking relaxation and tranquillity. Christmas is widely celebrated in Italy, and Lake Garda transforms into a magical place during this magical time of year. With twinkling lights, festive decorations and tiny traditional wooden houses – the old town and lakefront exude a very unique ambience during Christmas time.

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What's Included?

  • Flights & Transfers
  • Airport Taxes & Charges
  • Single room
  • Welcome drink
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 x 3 course dinners
  • Christmas Turkey Lunch
  • 2 x gala dinners (4 course menus the 24th of December and the 26th of December)
  • 4 x glasses of prosecco (1 each evening before dinner served at the table)
  • 1 x tea time during the stay with tea/coffee and small desserts
  • 1 x live music evening during the stay
  • The entrance to the indoor pools, sauna, wellness and SPA (treatments extra fee)
  • Verona Guided City Tour
  • Visit of a local winery and tasting of 3 wines (incl. Amarone) paired with handcrafted chocolate bites
  • Accompanying Solo's Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrival Day
  • Day at leisure
  • Day at leisure
  • Verona City tour and Vineyards
  • Departure Day


  • Insurance see here
  • Tourist Tax, €2.00 per day approx  payable to the hotel locally at the end of your stay (amount subject to change)

What you'll be doing


Arrival Day

Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival, we transfer to our hotel located on Lake Garda, in the town of Bardolino.

This evening, we gather together and enjoy a welcome drink, before enjoying Christmas Gala dinner in the hotel restaurant.

  •  Christmas Gala Dinner Included

Christmas Day

Christmas Day is a lovely day of leisure and celebration at our hotel. Today can be spent however you wish. Never a more perfect time to use the hotel’s wellness and thermal spa centre. Take a dip in the heated pool and Roman pools caldarium and frigidarium, relax in the Finnish sauna, treat yourself to a spa treatment, or find a quiet relaxing area to take time out with free herbal tea. During the day, we enjoy a special Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.

  • Breakfast, Christmas Lunch & Dinner Included

Day at leisure - Christmas Markets

In December, colourful Christmas markets pop along the shores of Lake Garda, where stalls sell all sorts of products, from souvenirs to handicrafts. The charming Christmas market in Bardolino will provide you with fantastic gift ideas to put under the tree. You can also skate on the ice-rink set up for this special season, or enjoy a warm drink in the food court, where you can taste many delicacies inside an igloo.

  • Breakfast & Christmas Gala Dinner Included

Verona City Tour and Winery Visit

After breakfast, we explore the historic city of Verona – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our local guide will lead us on a walking tour through the heart of the city where we will see traces of its long history from Roman and Medieval eras, through to the Gothic and Scaligera periods. The guided tour of the old town showcases the majestic Castelvecchio castle and the Arco dei Gavi (Gavi’s arch). We stroll along Corso Cavour, see Juliet’s House, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Brà with the Arena.

Next stop Casa Sartori family-owned winery in Pedemonte. We will start with a walk through the park of Casa Sartori, to then reach the historic vineyard Corte Brà, the first bought by the family; the tour will then bring you down to our cellars to discover the winemaking process among vats and barrels. After the tour, we sit down to a guided tasting of three of their most iconic wines: Marani(white), Saltari (ripasso), Reius (Amarone), served with handcrafted chocolate bites.

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Departure Day

It’s time to say “Arrivederci”! After transferring to the airport, we board our flight home.

  • Breakfast Included


Caesius Thermae & Spa Resort Four-Star

This superb four-star hotel on the southern shore of Lake Garda is the perfect choice when looking for an unforgettable holiday that offers a healthy dose of relaxation. The hotel offers everything from bespoke packages to state-of-the-art treatments including detoxes, mindful massages and Ayurvedic treatments. Naturally, guests of the spa can also use the five swimming pools, hot tubs, hammams and saunas. It is also a superb hotel in a beautiful lakeside setting. The hotel is just a 20 minute walk away from the lovely town of Bardolino, one of the prettiest towns on the south shores of Lake Garda.

Facilities Include

It features a reception, two bars, three restaurants, spacious common areas with Wi-Fi, terraces, gardens .

The Hotel Caesius has a wellness and thermal spa centre of about 3.000 sqm with indoor pool (ca. 200 sqm), hydromassage pool, Finnish sauna, caldarium, emotional showers, frigidarium, ice fountain and vast relaxing areas with free herbal teas. The thermal centre, with its own thermal mineral water spring, offers hydrotherapy, ozone therapy, physiotherapy, inhalations and three medical studios.

The hotel complex also boasts a complete and well-equipped Ayurvedic Centre, guided by a specialized doctor. The programme calendar includes water aerobics, morning stretching, guided walks, accompanied cycling tours, Nordic walking, sailing trips and musical evenings.

Room Includes

The 185 rooms, tastefully furnished, are soundproof and come with safe, minibar, electric kettle, air conditioning (individually adjustable), Wi-Fi, TV sat LCD, bathrobe, pool towels, slippers, bathtub/shower/ toilet, hairdryer and telephone.

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Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
December 7 °C -1 °C

Our Reviews

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“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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