Program 2023 in Sirmione On Lake Garda, Italy
The Hotel Olympic is located in south Lake Garda, 6 kilometers from the center of the old town of Sirmione. Sirmione is known for beautiful sunsets, spa waters and mild climate. Pesach is a great time of year to visit this beautiful area on Lake Garda. The hotel is in an ideal location for a quiet relaxing vacation with the option to travel around the area to see the sites and attractions.
SIRMIONE is one of the most well-known villages in Italy and almost all tourists who visited the northern part of Italy have been there. It is located on the south part of Lake Garda, the biggest and most beautiful lake in Italy, at about half an hour driving distance from Verona. It is delightful to walk along the narrow and crowded lanes of the old town, open to pedestrians only, with plenty of tourist shops, coffee and ice-cream bars where to sit and enjoy the lake view.
The hotel is located only 29 km. from Verona airport (30 minutes driving distance), 90 km. from Bergamo airport (one hour driving distance) and 170 km. from Milan airport (two hours distance).
HOTEL OLYMPIC KOSHER HOLIDAYS is a 3 star hotel, located in SIRMIONE just along the beach, on the coastal road between PESCHIERA and SIRMIONE, only 2 km. distance from the center of the village. The hotel has 12 rooms: double-rooms, triple-rooms, one room with a double bed and bunk-bedas well as two connecting rooms with common bathroom, up to 5 beds. All rooms are equipped with mini-bar, safe, satellite-TV, WI-FI and naturally private bathroom with shower.
The hotel has a large and elegant meaty restaurant, a milky coffee shop with annexed pizzeria and a grocery with food products. You may also order take-away meals. The hotel is surrounded by a big marvelous park. The beach is located a few meters from the hotel.
The hotel has a Kosher Lemehadrin kitchen under the supervision of Rav Yechezkel Shainfeld from Bnei Brak. No Kitniot, gebrocht with non gebrocht availabe. In the hotel there is a Beit Knesset with Sefer Torah.
Guests who spend the entire chag (9 or 10 nights) with us may be accommodated in the hotel or in the very luxurious Residence Villa Onofria, located next to the hotel: www.villaonofria.com/en (limited availability).
For a 2 to 8 day stay, or if the hotel is already full, guests can stay at the nearby Holiday Village “Villaggio Lugana Marina”: www.luganamarina.it. It is also more suitable for large families.
FULL DAY EXCURSIONS:
The hotel is located only 10-20 minutes driving distance (10-20 km.) from the biggest and most famous parks in Italy:
- GARDALAND – the biggest amusement park in Italy, one of the biggest in Europe. www.gardaland.it
- CANEVAWORLD – including the park of Movieland studios and the water-park. www.canevaworld.it
- NATURA VIVA PARK – a marvelous zoo/safari with special and wild animals in extinction danger. www.parconaturaviva.it
- PARCO SIGURTA’ – the biggest and most impressive botanic park in Italy. www.sigurta.it
Here are the driving distances from the most attractive tourist resorts suitable for daily excursions:
- VERONA: 35 km. – 30 minutes
- VENICE: 145 km. – one and half hours
- FLORENCE: 260 km. – two and half hours
- MILAN: 142 km. – one and half hours
- COMO (the lake): 180 km. – two hours
- LUGANO (Switzerland): 207 km. – two hours
- STRESA (Lake Maggiore): 219 km. – two hours and 15 minutes
- BOLOGNA: 162 km. – one and half hours
- TRENTO: 94 km. – one hour
- BOLZANO (Dolomites): 148 km. – one and half hours
- FERRARA: 134 km. – one and half hours
- AFFI (big commercial center): 21 km. – 20 minutes
For people not interested in driving by car, the public buses stopping close to the hotel will take you in a few minutes to the center of Peschiera, Sirmione and Desenzano, and also to Verona (50 minutes) or to Brescia (one and half hours). The Peschiera train station is only a few minutes away and there are trains to all the mentioned sites. There is also a bus to the nearby Parks and enchanting villages along the eastern side of the lake, till the northern point, Riva del Garda. From Peschiera and from Sirmione it is possible to sail for a dreamy navigation along the lake by boat.
HOW TO GET THERE:
From Milan Malpensa Airport, drive according to the signs in direction Milano-Varese and continue on the A4 highway toward Venice. Exit at Sirmione, and continue toward Sirmione and then turn on direction Peschiera. The hotel is located on the left side of the road, at two km. from the center of Sirmione.
From Brescia and Bergamo airports, reach the highway A4 toward Venice, and follow the same directions as above.
From Verona airport follow the signs leading to the A4 highway toward Milan. Enter the highway and exit at Peschiera. Then continue toward Sirmione. You will find the hotel on the right side of the road, one km. after the sign indicating the beginning of Sirmione.
Verona (29 Km., 30 minutes); Bergamo (90 Km., 1 hour); Venice (150 Km, one and half hours); Milan Malpensa (170 Km., 2 hours).