INFO pack Alpine Mountain and Lake
Welcome to your Alpine lake and mountain activity break.
Operated by Monticolo Vacanze for ActivityBreaks.com, Boario, Italy
Your ACTIVITY VOUCHERS will be sent by e-mail shortly before your departure..
DON'T FORGET TO PRINT AND BRING WITH YOU. The VOUCHER from Tour operator IS NOT ENOUGH.
Lakeside Train times
HERE IS YOUR INFO PACK -------------------------
Thank you for choosing to spend time with us…we are looking forward to your visit.
We are pleased to give you more Information on the activities.
The directions below should be easy to follow...everything is in a valley..so it's difficult to get lost !
Every full day (5 nights is 4 full days) you may choose one activity centre from the following:
Hotel is in Boario Terme spa town and all activities are located around Boario or the lake train route. You may exchange train voucher for train tickets in our agency office near Hotel (ask reception)
1. Boario Terme
Swing, climb, walk, glide through the trees in this brand new Mountain forest rope park. Safety equipment supplied.
Whilst in the park try out the rock wall, power Bungee and acro trampoline (payable locally)
Walking Directions from Accomodation to park (2 min walk)
See map below. To enter park descend stairs and show pass at entrance, they may give you another voucher. Walk to back right hand side of park to find the treetop rope park. REMEMBER this voucher also includes one free trip on park coaster in same area.
The complex Aqua planet consists of, 11 swimming pools (2 indoor and 6 suitable for children), Many large and small slides, 2 snack bars, Pizzeria, restaurant with terrace, roller Skating ring, 2 Beach volley courts, 1 mini volley court, Football field, Jet Spray field, Games room, Shop, Large grassed picnic and sun area
Directions Accomodation to Water Park (5 mins by car).
Without Car ? It is possible to walk this distance (20 mins...follow road above).
Also in walking distance but payable locally In Light Blue on Map
Archeopark, Interactive stoneage park
See map...walk right at roundabout into hotel drive..see footpath going off to left after 50mts.
Boario Spa complex (near Hotels)
Print FULL BOARIO TERME MAP with Restaurants and bars etc
2 Pisogne Town on train route
From Pisogne, A lovely day out. Your voucher gives you free use of the Ferry boats for all the day on lake Iseo. You will pass through pretty lakeside towns and can visit Europe's largest inland Island, Monte Isola.
EVERY DAY (present voucher at Kiosk or on boat)
• DAY Excursion: Take boat from Pisogne at 9.00 You will arrive on the island (village of Peschiere) at 10.30 where you can hire a bicycle, take a walk around Island (few cars are aloud), relax by the lake and have a leisurely lunch at one of the many restaurants/pizzerias or walk up to the old monastery ontop of the island ! Return boat leaves Peschiere at 16,00 arriving at 17.20
(OR Every Day May to September, there is a regular 10 minute shuttle boat from SULZANO to Island village of Peschiere, Sulzano is location 3 on train map below)
There is a large (relatively) shopping centre beside train station and the centre of village is exceptionally pretty and "Italian".
3 The Island of Monte Isola
The Main Island village of Peschiere is connected by regular ferry crossings from Sulzano and is surrounded by two smaller islands.
The Island can also be reached by Ferry Boat from Pisogne (Day trip).
Excellent for a quiet lunch or a walk around Island or to Monastery at top.
4 Iseo Town
Voted one of the prettiest towns in Italy with large pedestrian areas, shops, Gelateria (Italian Ice Cream) and frequent summer festivals.
And They are all linked by The Lakeside train.
Your vouchers offer a return pass every full day (4 nights is 3 full days)
Destinations marked as 1,2,3,4
NOTE: Your Tickets work between Boario and Iseo Only.
Exchange voucher at our offices near Hotel (ask reception) for day pass.
Train times (check times on timetable and/or in station)
From Boario towards Lake at around 40 mins past hour most hours, specifically
8.46 9.43 10.45 12.46 13.43 14.46 16.46 17.43
Return from Pisogne on the hour, specifically
11.01 12.00 14.00 15.01 16.00 18.00 last train 20.00
Return fom Sulzano 39 minutes past the hour, specifically
11.39 13.39 14.39 15.39 17.39 last train 19.39
Return from Iseo on the half hour, specifically
11.31 13.33 14.31 15.33 17.31 last train 19.33
Time Boario to Pisogne around 15 mins (Pisogne is our lakeside activity town)
Time Boario to Sulzano around 35 mins
Time Boario to Iseo around 45 mins
And there's more !!!... FULL Activity guide to area
Telephone of Hotel Armonia is (0039) 0364 531816
Telephone Hotel Excelsior is (0039) 0364 531741
Telephone of Hotel Rizzi is (0039) 0364 531617
If you have a navigator set:
Hotel Armonia, Via Manifattura 11, Darfo Boario Terme, Brescia 25041
Hotel Excelsior, Via Galielo Galilei, 1, 25041 Darfo Boario Terme, Brescia
Hotel Rizzi, Via G.Carducci,11 25047 Darfo Boario Terme (BS)
1) Guide to Boario Terme
2) Map of boario Terme (with restaurants and bars (please print)
3) Guide to Lake iseo
4) Guide to Valle Camonica
5) LIVE WEB cam of Northern tip of lake and Valley..
Finally to get from Orio airport to the Hotel by car (50 mins almost straight road)
Exit airport right. Follow road around direction Bergamo. At round about FOLLOW DIRECTION LOVERE and take ramp up to main road. Always keep following directions LOVERE, after about 30mins you will pass a medium size lake on the right hand side (lago Endine). A few Kilometres after the end of the lake you will enter a tunnel and then descend for less than 1 km and enter another short tunnel. After short tunnel do NOT exit Lovere but keep going straight into next tunnel and then up the valley and take exit Boario (the one after Darfo). Go down to T-Junction and turn left. In centre of village go straight on through lights and 50mts after lights turn FIRST left (sharp turn). After 50mts the road curves hard to right and Hotel Armonia is just around corner...PARK after Armonia (T junction turn left) on main road. Reception will explain were their private free parking can be found. For Rizzi see map or park near Armonia and ask (150mts distance)
We recommend booking a car .....click here for best prices
Without Car ? No Problem for Airport, Boario and Pisogne activities
Take airport shuttle to Bergamo station. Take bus to Boario (around 14 Euro return, 1 hour 30 mins, buses leave every hour but less frequent on Sunday, last bus 19.30). Bergamo Bus station is just opposite train station, glass building on right of McDonalds.
To get from Boario Station (200mts). Exit and turn left towards church...go down to curve in road. At curve turn right (away from railway line)....Armonia 50mts on right....Antica Fonte 100mts on right.
If you do not buy return tickets in Bergamo...return bus ticket is purchased in Bar at Boario station ...not on bus.
When you get on Bus...you need to "punch" the ticket in the machine.
OR Alternatively private transfer can be booked in advance: Total cost is around 85 Euro each way (up to 3 persons). Contact us to book transfer (please quote booking number. Flight times/dates and number of people).
We recommend car hire for freedom of movement but airport and activities are well connected by public transport if flight times allow..
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Lake Iseo and her main Island Monte Isola