New holiday offers for families from Thomson Lakes & Mountains to Lake Garda in Italy during the half term

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Thomson Lakes & Mountains, a part of TUI Travel PLC, have announced their new all-inclusive holiday packages targeted to families visiting Europe during half term. It’s not just the pricing to be excited about but the added activities available in their resorts especially for children, which is sure to put a big smile on their faces.

Lake Garda in Italy is an ideal destination for those with children who enjoy being in the great outdoors with activities ranging from short walks and hikes up the mountain terrain to relaxing by the lakes and water sports. Whilst staying in any of the resorts by Lake Garda, Venice and Verona can be visited during a day trip or customers can see one of the most stunning gardens found around Lake Garda region, the Parco Giardino Sigurtais with wooded areas, flower beds, and ornamental plants.

Families can stay at the four-star Poiano Apartments in Garda for seven nights from £1404 for a family of four. These apartments have fully equipped kitchenettes with fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities, bathroom, satellite TV, telephone, and balcony or terrace. Available within the grounds of the apartments is an Olympic-sized swimming pool with disco bar, a separate children's pool, new indoor spa area for 2013 with saltwater pool, sauna, Turkish bath and ‘emotional’ showers, fitness room, extensive gardens, tennis courts (instruction available), beach volley ball, French bowls and archery, bicycle hire, new games room for 2013 with pool table, table tennis, table football, darts and video games, mini-club for children aged 5-12 years old and children's playground, sporting activities & tournaments for teenagers and adults, 2 €/day for Wifi throughout the complex.

Within Garda there are various activities and entertainment for children and families to explore and participate in. Visit Europe’s third most popular theme park, Gardaland, with everything possible from motion of a flight aboard a supersonic jet, or the fascination of a submerged continent, challenge the fury of the rapids in the heart of the jungle, and even face the dangers of the ferocious sea. Or why not go on an adventure to Park Jungle Adventure where soaring in the air from a vine like Tarzan or becoming Indianan Jones and exploring Harrison Ford’s forest has been made possible. The Safari Park is great for children, as families can drive through the windy road, seeing hippos and rhinos, exotic and native birds living in perfect harmony. This section hosts also the largest colony of chimpanzees in Italy. The botanical path will take visitors on a voyage of discovery of some 30 arboreal species, the facts, their characteristics, and use and in the Dinosaur Park get to see the life-sized models of the big reptiles in scientific life scene reconstruction and discover also their habits. The models represent both giant and smaller specimen, some of them found in Italy.

All packages include with flights (choice of 17 UK airports), transfers and accommodation included as standard. To find out more information or to book a family holiday, contact Thomson Lakes and Mountains on 0871 231 2256 or visit

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Marion Telsnig
Thomson Lakes & Mountains
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