Skip to content
BOOK ONLINE NOW or call us on 01744 606176

Lake Iseo & Train of Flavours with Joan & David

Lake Iseo & Train of Flavours with Joan & David

Joan & david's special tour for 2024 takes you to the lovely, lesser know Itialian - Lake Iseo and we explore by boat and the fabulous Train of Flavours where we enjoy the scenery and culinay delights as we chug along the shores

Our special tour for 2024 is taking us to the lesser known Italian Lake – Iseo, lesser known but in no way less spectacular. This beautiful lake sits between the two larger lakes of Como and Garda and is surrounded by a mountainous landscape, this with the Islands dotted in the Lake make a stunning setting. We’ve a special Itinerary for you too, our day exploring the Lake takes in the scenery by Train …. The train of Flavours also includes a lunch board with local specialities, and also by Boat as we head to Monte Isola one of the Lakes Islands. Another day is spent in Verona with an afternoon wine tasting of David’s favourite wine – Valpolocella, there’s an excursion to Sirmione at Lake Garda and a final trip visiting the Renaissance Town of Mantua & Borghetto, said to be one of the prettiest villages in Italy.


What's Included


• 2 Outward Overnights in Belgium & France (DBB)

• 2 Return Overnights in Germany (DBB) & North Sea Ferries (BB)

• 5 Nights 4* Iseolago Hotel (DBB)

• Journey on the Train of Flavours with lunch on board

• Boat Trip to Monte Isola

• Excursion to Verona & Valpolicella with Wine Tasting

• Excursion to Sirmione – Lake Garda

• Excursion to Mantua & Borghetto

Day One

An early home pickup this morning and we travel to Dover for the lunchtime ferry to Calais and then continue on to our first over night stay in Belgium


Day Two

Our journey continues as we head for our 2nd overnight stay in the Strasbourg area


Day Three

Into Italy today and we arrive at Lake Iseo late afternoon / early evening.


Day Four

We start our culinary train ride in Iseo and make our way to Pisogne, on board we enjoy an aperitif and lunch of local specialities. In the afternoon we enjoy a boat ride from Sulzano to Monte Isola, a 600 m tall mount rising from the lake, and visit the pretty village of Peschiera Meraglio before returning by boat to Iseo. A fabulous excursion and a special treat

B, L, EM

Day Five

This morning we visit the fair City of Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet - We see the magnificent Roman Amphitheatre, Juliet’s balcony, and many other famous sights. This afternoon another highlight as we visit a winery in the Valpolicella area and taste the local produce - now you may or may not know that Valpolicella is David's favourite red wine


Day Six

Today we head to Italy’s largest lake - Lake Garda - where olive, lemon and palm trees flourish, we visit the peninsula of Sirmione with its lovely medieval castle and amazing ice cream, we'll also have an afternoon stop at another of the Lakes lovely towns/villages.


Day Seven

Today we set off to Mantua, a Renaissance jewel rich in culture and art treasures. We see the San Giorgio Castle, the Ducal Palace and the four main squares, which are themselves masterpieces of great architecture. In the afternoon we discover the picturesque hamlet of Borghetto, built in 1400 around a series of water mills used to grind corn and grow rice along the river Mincio


Day Eight

Leaving Italy today we travel into Germany for our penultimate overnight stay


Day Nine

From Germany into Holland as we hed to Rotterdam for the overnight sailing back to Hull with twin bedded cabins included.
Evening meal is not included this evening, you can pre book this at a supplement


Day Ten

Homeward bound, from Hull back to the north west arriving back around lunchtime


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, EM=Evening Meal

Iseolago Hotel * * * *

We are delighted to offer the 4-star luxury Iseolago Hotel. Offering a stylish yet relaxed atmosphere and beautifully furnished bedrooms, the Iseolago is the perfect choice for your holiday. The beautiful gardens lead down to the lakeside and the outdoor pool with sun loungers are sure to be welcome on one of your free days. Enjoy dinner in the elegant restaurant with an included glass of wine and spend your evenings relaxing in the lounge and bar area. Lifts are available at the hotel.

It is not possible to display the home pick-ups map because JavaScript is disabled in your web browser.

JavaScript Information

The map below can be used to check the price of a home pick-up. The map shows the price bands for each area we service. To check the price from your address either click your street on the map or enter your postcode or city/town and click the 'Check Price' button.

Check Price
Home Pick-up Pricing Key:

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address
Accrington,BB5 6PR Corner of Stanley Street/Abbey Street
StanleyHouse Solicitors BB56PR
Ainsdale Miller & Carter,Liverpool Rd, PR8 3BJ
Liverpool Road, Ainsdale
Aintree Black Bull Htl, Longmoor Lne, L9 0EA
Allerton Bus Stops by TSB and Tesco Express
Allerton Road, Allerton
Altrincham Stop D layby, outside St Johns
Barrington Rd, Altrincham
Ashton Bus Stop Opposite The Job Centre
Gerrard Street, Ashton In Makerfield
Ashton Under Lyne Bus Station Stand D, Near Tram Stop
Ashton Under Lyne
Atherton Punch Bowl, Market St,M46 0DF
Market Street, Atherton
Bamber Bridge Morrisons Supermarket, Station Road
Bamber Bridge - PR5 6LA
Bebington Train Station, CH63
Billinge, Rainford Road Rainford Road, Billinge. WN5 7PF
Bus Stop opposite Galloways
Birkdale RBS Bank,Liverpool Rd, PR8 4AT
Liverpool Road, Birkdale
Birkenhead Pump House, Shore Rd,CH41 6DN
Shore Road, Birkenhead
Blackbrook Blackbrook Rd Shops,WA11 9QA
Blackbrook, St Helens
Blackburn Coach Bays, Penny Street
Blackburn Outside Temporary Bus Station
Bolton Bolton Interchange, Stand G
Great Moor Street, Bolton
Bootle The Big Merton Pub, Merton Road
Bootle L20 3BG
Bromborough Royal Oak/Cromwell Pub,CH62 7ES,Bromb Village Rd
Bromborough Village Road, Bromborough
Bryn Post Office, Wigan Rd,WN4 0BS
Wigan Road, Bryn
Burscough War Memorial, Opp Stanley Institute
Bury Stand N, Interchange Bus Station,BL90AY
Cheadle Village,SK8 1BY Post Office, Wilmslow Rd near Massie St SK8 1BY
Chester Railway Station, Chester CH1 3NS
Childwall The Rocket Pub
End of M62, Liverpool
Chorley Opposite Train Station PR7 1BS
Shepherds Way, Chorley
Coppull The Spar, Spendmore Lane PR7 4NZ
Crosby St. Lukes Church, L23 5SE
Liverpool Road, Crosby
Culcheth Travelworld WA3 4EJ
Jackson Ave, Culcheth
Denton Opposite Halifax M34 3JU
Manchester Road, Denton
Eccles Bus Stop Opposite Library M30 0EP
Church Street, Eccles
Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way CH65 0BG
Ellesmere Port
Failsworth Pole Travel M35 0AA
Oldham Road, Failsworth
Farnworth United Reform Church BL4 9HU
Albert Road, Farnworth
Fingerpost. WA91AG Coral Betting Shop WA9 1Ag
Higher Parr Street, Fingerpost
Fir Grove Fir Grove Hotel WA4 2LD
Grappenhall, Warrington
Formby Cross Green, Liverpool Road L37 4BH
Frodsham The Bears Paw, WA6 7AF
Main Street, Frodsham
Golborne The Police Station WA3 3BU
High Street, Golborne
Great Sankey Chapel House Pub WA5 1RU
Great Sankey
Haydock Izzys Barbers, WA11 0HU
Clipsley Lane, Haydock
Heswall Thomas Cook CH60 0AL
Telegraph Road, Heswall
Hindley The War Memorial at St. Peters Church WN2 3BG
Hoylake Ship Inn, Market Street
Hoylake, CH47 3BB
Hunts Cross Hunts Cross Hotel L25 0NN
Hunts Cross
Huyton, L36 6GA Bus Stop @ Huyton Train Station / Walk In Centre
Derby Road, Huyton L36 6GA(Poplar Bank)
Hyde Taxi Rank Before Bus Station
Clarendon Street, Hyde
Irlam/Higher Irlam Nisa Store, M44 6EB
Liverpool Road, Higher Irlam
Johns Ave Opposite The Library WA11 0LY
Johns Ave / Church Road, Haydock
Kirkby Layby at Kirkby Civic Offices
Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby
Leigh Headway, Charity Shop. WN7 4NP
Bradshawgate, Leigh
Leyland Bus Stop At The Old Police Station PR25 3NN
Golden Hill, Leyland
Litherland Bus Stop Outside Library L21
Bridge Road, Litherland
Little Hulton Bus Lay-by, Manchester Road
Just Before Lights at Clegg Lane, Little Hulton
Liverpool ** World Museum, William Brown Street **
Liverpool (Lime Street Not In Use)
Lowton St Lukes Church WA3 2ED
Church Lane, Lowton
Lymm Poplar 2000 Services
Coach Park, Lymm
Maghull Central Square L31 0AE
Manchester Outside Main Bus Entrance
Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
Neston Ladies Walk Bus Stop
Opposite Aldi, Neston
Newton Pied Bull WA12 9SH
High Street, Newton Le Willows
Norris Green ASDA, Utting Avenue Broadway
Norris Green
Old Swan Black Horse Hotel, Prescot Road L13 5XD
Old Swan, Liverpool
Oldham Stand C Cheapside Bus Station
Ormskirk Bus Stop Park Road, by 22 Snooker Club
Ormskirk L39 4RU
Orrell The Mount / Priory Wood WN5 8HQ
Orrell Road, Orrell
Pemberton White Swan, White Street WN5 8AU
Platt Bridge Iceland, Warrington Rd, Platt Bridge, WN2
Prescot, High Street High Street Bus Stop Opposite Registry Office
Preston, Ringway Holiday Inn, Ringway, PR1 3AU
Prestwich Metro Railway Station Forecourt
Rainford Bus Stop Outside Newsagents WA11 8HE
Church Road, Rainford
Rainhill Chats Chatsworth Road Shops L35 8LE
Chatsworth Road, Rainhill
Rainhill Vic Cookhouse (The Vic) L35 0LR
Warrington Road, Rainhill
Runcorn Old Town Bus Station
Sale Bus Stop Outside Marks & Spencer M33 7AD
Washway Road, Sale
Salford Bus Lay-by, Hankinson Way
Shevington Post Office WN6 8HA
Skelmersdale War Memorial, Sandy Lane WN8 8LA
Southport Tourist Information Centre PR8 1DL
Eastbank Street, Southport
St.Helens Entrance to Hardshaw Centre, WA10 1EB/1DS
Bickerstaffe Street, St Helens
Standish ALDI Supermarket WN6 0HS
Preston Road, Standish (Was Co-op / Somerfield)
Stockport The Pineapple Inn SK4 1AQ
Heaton Lane, Stockport
Swinton Opposite Town Hall M27 4EQ
Chorley Road, Swinton
Thatto Heath Springfield Hotel, Thatto Heath Rd WA10 3QU
Thatto Heath, St Helens
Tyldesley Town Hall M29 8EH
Elliott Street, Tyldesley
Urmston Tesco Lostock Road M41 0SU
Davy Hulme Circle, Urmston
Walkden Bus Stop top of memorial Rd M28 3AQ
Memorial Road, Walkden
Wallasey The Boot Inn/Turnberry's CH44 2AA
Wallasey Road, Wallasey
Walton Outside Barnes Travel L4 3QH
County Road, Walton
Warrington Classic Home Improvements, Warrington WA4 1AB
Knutsford Road (Old Golden Lion Pub)
Wavertree Picton Clock L15 6DL
West Houghton LIDL STORE, Opp Cricketers Way
West Houghton
West Kirby Train Station, Grange Rd CH48 4EA
West Kirby
Widnes, Queens Court Victoria Road, New Development
Old Queens Hall, Widnes. WA87RA
Wigan Mesnes Park Terr. Bus Stop Near Drumcroon Gallery
Wigan WN1 1RU
Winwick Bus Stop Opp WA2 8RN Winwick Quay Pub
Wythenshawe Outside Gala Bingo, Rowlands Way

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites

It is not possible to display any suggested tours because JavaScript is disabled in your web browser.

David Ogden Holidays are an Appointed Representative of Wrightsure Services (Hampshire) Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. (Their firm reference is 311394).

Contact Us

David Ogden Holidays
Baxters lane, Sutton, St Helens WA9 3DH

This website uses cookies to store essential information. By continuing to browse the website you are agreeing to their use. With your permission we would like use additional cookies. For more information you can view our cookie policy. Select Settings to change your cookie preferences. To allow the use of all cookies select Accept.