Lake Iseo Holidays

Lake Iseo is situated between Lake Garda and Lake Como, and has a relaxed natural beauty. Where the other lakes have seen development and ever-increasing popularity, Lake Iseo’s peaceful charm remains crowd-free. 

Nestled between the striking peaks of the Alps, Lake Iseo is an unspoilt destination with some of the prettiest villages in Italy. The lake’s capital, Iseo, is the star destination – a beautiful town set around a picturesque harbour. Set out in the waters is Europe's largest inhabited lake island, Monte Isola. It’s larger than the isle of Capri and is great for cycling. 

Lake Iseo is notable for its excellent wine heritage, with the sparkling Franciacorta DOCG being the top tipple, and lots of wineries or vineyards to explore. Brescia’s medieval splendours are just 25 minutes away, and Lake Garda takes less than an hour to reach – perfect for making the most of your time here.
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Destinations in Lake Iseo

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Iseo
Set on the dramatic southern shore of Lake Iseo, Iseo is one of the Italian Lakes’ best-kept secrets. 

Handpicked Hotels in Lake Iseo

Discover the real Lake Iseo while staying in one of our carefully selected hotels

Flight Information

The closest airport to Lake Iseo is Verona (VRN). Direct flights to Verona are available from Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Glasgow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton and take approximately 2 hours.

When to go

Lake Iseo is a summer destination, with the season generally running from April to October. Temperatures are at their hottest in July and August and this is when the towns are at their busiest. Iseo also enjoys a mild climate in spring and autumn with temperatures rarely going beneath 20 degrees, which makes it perfect for visiting at the beginning or end of season; especially if you want to avoid large crowds.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

Whilst tipping isn’t embedded into Italian culture it is always appreciated as an acknowledgement of good service. Nowadays people generally round up a bill in a bar or cafe and leave 5-10% extra on a restaurant bill. Taxi bills are usually also rounded up.
 
On guided tours/excursions it is customary to leave a token of appreciation for the driver and guide.
 
On small group escorted tours, it is customary to leave a token of appreciation the driver and guide at the end of the tour.

Introduction to languages

The official language of Italy is Italian. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.

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