Italy School Netball Tours

Italy School Netball Tours are part of the Italy Sportsfest based on the beautiful coast in Lignano.

We can offer best value netball tours with excellent training facilities, expert coaching and an action packed itinerary of events and excursions.

On Italy School Netball Tours, your team will enjoy:

  • Great location
  • Professional coaching sessions by experienced coaches
  • Matches that are evenly matched
  • Proximity to Venice and Udine
  • Excellent value for money


Our destination for the Italian leg of the SportsFest series is set against the magnificent backdrop of Lignano Sabbiadoro.

The SportsFest Netball Trophy

The SportsFest Netball Trophy has become a prestigious accolade to take home and many teams return year on year to try and defend their title.

Why not put your name on the trophy next year!

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Italy School Netball Tours

  • Duration: 7 days (4-10 April 2020)
  • Board: Full board
  • Passengers: 40
  • Free Staff Places: 4 free staff

Excursions & Inclusions

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Day in Udine including Dacia arena stadium tour

Where it’s held

Destination Lignano Riviera!

Lignano Sabbiadoro is a spectacular peninsula on the Adriatic Sea, just up the coast line from Venice. As one of the main northern Italian summer resorts it boasts 8km of golden sands on its blue flag beaches on the Lignano Riviera. SportsFest is held at the purpose built sports tours destination Bella Italia Village which gives you all the sports facilities that you require as well as only being a short walk along the promenade to the fashionable pedestrianised centre of Sabbiadoro.

The Bella Italia Village

The Bella Italia Village is a self contained sports resort which we believe is the best of its kind for school sports tours. Offered exclusively by Activ4 School Tours this purpose built destination is set in 60 hectares of pine forest and has over a kilometre of its very own beach.

The international standard facilities include three football centresfour basketball courts, a spectacular indoor stadium for netball and an Olympic swimming pool and not only that it has its very own water park onsite.

Sample Itinerary for Italy School Netball Tours

Day 1 Depart the UK

Depart from school and head to Dover where you will cross the channel to Calais travelling overnight to the resort of Lake Garda. Make sure you take your favourite DVD’s with you to enjoy throughout the journey!

Day 2 Arrive at Bella Italia Village

On arrival at the hotel your activ4 rep will assist you with check in to ensure that there are no problems. School groups have been coming to the resort for a number of years which is a testament to how much it has to offer. The lake is the largest in Italy, located in the North of the country situated between Venice and Milan. The Park Hotel Jolanda is a well appointed hotel with fantastic views of Lake Garda itself. As with all areas of activ4 programmes, evening entertainments will be carefully planned for your group. We can arrange a room for you to do a quiz or have a meeting.

Day 3 Coaching Sessions and the Beach

Your group will start each day with a buffet breakfast before heading out for the day’s activities. Coaching sessions will commence in the morning and one of the great things about touring in Italy is that they excel in so many different sports so their sporting facilities are superb and just a short distance away. Our main training venues include facilities at Sommercampagna and Bussolengo. Our professional and experienced activ4 coaches really know how to work the students and your first session is sure to excite them all. The first fixtures get underway late afternoon or early evening and where possible it’s always a bonus for teams to watch each other play. After the first of your fixtures you will enjoy a visit to Sirmione Amusement Arcade where you can enjoy the many activities on offer including the video games!

Day 4 Excursion to Udine with Dacia Arena

Following a morning coaching session, today you will visit one of the most exciting cities in Europe, Milan. Start with a visit to the impressive San Siro Stadium home to both AC and Inter Milan for a stadium tour. Your tour takes you to the grandstand which offers an excellent view of the pitch and stadium. You will visit the VIP stands, the hospitality areas, the interview room as well as the players’ changing rooms. With so many fantastic photo opportunities make sure you have your camera at the ready! Complete your tour with a visit to the museum and stadium shop. No visit to Milan would be complete without setting aside time for shopping in the ‘fashion capital’. Visit ‘La Galleria’ shopping area where you will be sure to find a treat or two! Back in resort this evening you will finish your day with a visit to the beautiful lake for a pizza night!

Day 5 Final Day of Sport and Disco Night

Back to sport this morning with your final coaching session where our coaches’ will help the students prepare for today’s games. During the afternoon you will head to Verona; a Roman city which has many historic places of interest including the Verona Amphitheatre which dates back to AD30 and costs just €1.00pp to enter, and Juliet’s famous balcony. Visit Piazza delle Erbe which is great for shopping and ice-cream. Prior to departure your tour manager will discuss the format and the standard of opposition required in order to get the most out of your tour. The students will have acclimatised to their surroundings and will be keen to put in a good performance later on in the day for the final fixtures and tournament finals. As it’s the final night what better way to round off your tour than with a Presentation Night and Disco which will be hosted by the activ4 team, so tonight everyone will gather together for the final celebrations and farewell.

Day 6 Journey to Calais

Unfortunately all good things come to an end and today you return to the UK. After breakfast it’s time to check out and board your coach for the overnight journey home.

Day 7 Arrival in UK

On arrival in Calais you will set sail to Dover and travel back to school. The tour officially ends when you get back to the UK, but with a trip this great we are sure that it will live long in the memory…

Italy School Netball Tours

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