Italy hockey tours

The popularity of hockey in Italy continues to grow, and it is a fantastic destination for your hockey tour. Hockey is particularly strong in northern Italy, and the Lake Garda area is very popular with clubs in the region including in Villafranca and Padova. Arguably the most popular of the Italian lakes, Garda is ideally situated a short drive from Verona and within reach of both Venice, Milan and Padova.

  • Popular hockey tour destination

  • Great local hospitality

  • Sightseeing in Milan, Verona, Venice

  • Gardaland theme park

The Hockey Package

Hockey tours to Italy are always popular with our tour groups. There are plenty of clubs in the region keen to welcome touring teams for friendly matches. There are excellent facilities at Villafranca and Padova with competitive matches available on request. Entries to one of the popular traditional Summer tournaments can also be organised should you prefer.

Excursions & Visits

With so much to do in the region for both children and adults you will be spoilt for choice. Excursions include the popular Gardaland theme park; Caneva water park; Verona & Venice – two of Italy’s most spectacular cities; golf; San Siro Stadium visit in Milan; the old medieval castle at Sirmione; and the picturesque towns of Lazise and Riva del Garda.


Garda is approximately 17 hours by coach from Calais and 1-2 hours transfer by coach from Italian airports including Milan, Bergamo, Verona and Brescia.

Where to stay


Lake Garda

Garda Village is situated on the southern tip of the lake, close to the popular resorts of Desenzano and Sirmione with direct and private access to the lake itself. The accommodation here is suitable for family-oriented parties and school groups only. Groups stay at Garda Village in mobile home units sleeping 4 or 5 persons, all of which include kitchen corner and bathroom with shower. Breakfast and dinner are taken at the main restaurant.

Alternative accommodations are available in the region with hotel options available in Desenzano and Bussolengo.

Location Map

a memorable trip

The girls had a memorable trip to Italy which I am sure will stay with them for many years to come.

Edgbaston High School

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