Italy

Lake Iseo

Experience authentic Lombardy

Tucked unobtrusively between the larger lakes Garda and Como, this hidden gem is nevertheless the fourth largest lake in northern Italy. Loaded with the charm and beauty of its more famous neighbours, it sees just a fraction of the visitors, therefore making it the perfect place to soak up atmospheric alleyways, elaborate churches and impossibly beautiful vistas. The large island of Monte Isola soars dramatically from the sparkling water, and has its own enchanting villages and a medieval castle to explore. Whether you’re relaxing with an Aperol Spritz, cruising along the stunning shoreline road or enjoying a picturesque boat trip, Lake Iseo is a truly idyllic location from which to enjoy the delights of the Italian Lakes.

LAKES OF LOMBARDY: ISEO, COMO & GARDA

Bold beauties and hidden gems

  • Lake Iseo – a lesser-known scenic lake with a laid back atmosphere
  • Lake Garda – visit the beautiful lakeside towns of Salò, Riva del Garda & Limone
  • Lake Como – wander the quaint streets of Varenna and enjoy a boat trip to Bellagio
  • Experience the Franciacorta wine region, and taste the wine produced from its vines
  • Return flights included
  • 7 nights half board accommodation in the stylish Iseolago Hotel

From £959
per person

based on two sharing in a twin/double room, with a minimum of 35 passengers travelling in a specific month

Best time to go

April, May, June, September, October

Suggested Hotel

Iseolago Hotel, Iseo

  • Stylish and comfortable hotel situated right by Lake Iseo
  • Easy access to the Franciacorta wine region
  • Tranquil and relaxing hotel with warm hospitality
  • Extensive gardens and three outdoor swimming pools
  • Close to the historic town of Iseo

Attractions:

  • Lake Garda
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    Glittering like a sapphire amongst the vibrant green hills and craggy mountains, Lake Garda is a destination that has it all. Italy’s largest lake has inspired poets and artists for centuries with its crystalline waters, characterful harbour towns and picturesque vineyards. The Riviera feel of the gentle southern shores gives way to more dramatic scenery on the northern coast of the lake. The town of Riva del Garda at the lake’s northern tip is bright and breezy with pretty baroque buildings, and lively Limone is surrounded by lemon trees and sheltered by cliffs.

  • Lake Como
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    Famed the world over for its exquisite beauty, the jaw-dropping Lake Como is hemmed by forested hills and snow-tipped Alpine peaks. The lake’s shore is studded with achingly pretty towns and villages, home to old fishermen’s cottages and tiny lanes. Explore the typical lakeside village of Varenna, where it feels as if time stands still, before taking to the gentle turquoise waters on a boat trip to Bellagio. Bellagio is known as the ‘pearl of Lake Como’, with its elegant churches, gardens and historic character.

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