The Magic of the Italian Lakes
Discover the beauty of the Italian Lakes on this magnificent holiday. With the Alps for a backdrop, you’ll enjoy nature at its finest—with overnights in Lake Garda, Lake Como, and Lake Maggiore. Plus, on this affordable Italian Lakes tour, you’ll spend one night in Milan, known as one of the world’s fashion capitals then visit medieval Verona, where you’ll see Juliet’s balcony of Shakespearian fame.
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Day 1: Arrive In Milan, Italy
Check into your hotel in Milan. Start exploring with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Garibaldi Station
Day 2: Milan – Sirmione – Lake Garda
Start the day with an orientation tour of Milan, stopping to admire the famous gothicstyle Duomo. Travel east through the Po Valley, then catch your first glimpses of Lake Garda as you stop in Sirmione, the picturesque spa town on the south shore of Lake Garda. Stroll among the many shops and ice cream parlours that line the narrow cobblestone streets. Continue to your hotel on Lake Garda.
Hotel: Poiano Resort at Garda, 2 nights
Day 3: Lake Garda
Enjoy a whole day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful area, situated at the foot of the Alps and surrounded by mountains to the north and the gentle slopes of moraine hills to the south. Check out the optional excursions available.
Day 4: Lake Garda – Verona – Lake Como
This morning, visit the romantic, medieval city of Verona and enjoy some time at leisure. Continue to fascinating Lake Como, where you’ll spend two nights.
Hotel: Lario at Mezzegra, 2 nights
Day 5: Lake Como – Excursion to Bellagio & Varenna
Inspiring everyone from Roman senators and great composers to Hollywood actors, Como is the romantic image of the lakes. its cobalt-blue waters are lined with magnificent mountains, lush gardens, and grand villas. Join the included Boat Trip to Bellagio and Varenna, which occupies one of the most scenic positions in all of Italy.
Day 6: Lake Como – Lugano, Switzerland – Lake Maggiore, Italy
Depart Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland. Head towards beautiful Lake Lugano and the stylish city that bears its name. Time to stroll along the lakeside promenade, window shop on refined Via Nassa, or sip an espresso on the Piazza Riforma. Leave Switzerland and cross back into italy, driving to Lake Maggiore.
Hotel: Simplon at Baveno, 2 nights
Day 7: Lake Maggiore
Set between Piedmont, Lombardy, and Switzerland, Lake Maggiore is a paradise of crystal waters, backed by towering mountains and surrounded by lush countryside. The day is yours to relax or to enjoy some of the many activities available around the lake. Maybe join an optional boat trip to the Borromean islands of Pescatori and isola Bella, with time to visit the extravagant Borromeo Palace, built like a ship anchored just off the shoreline.
Day 8: Lake Maggiore
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Milan).
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|May: 03, 10, 17, 24||$1,989.00||$2,479.00|
|June: 07, 14, 21||$2,019.00||$2,509.00|
|July: 05, 19||$1,989.00||$2,479.00|
|August: 02, 16||$1,989.00||$2,479.00|
|September: 06, 13, 20, 27||$2,089.00||$2,579.00|
|Meals:||7 breakfasts, 4 dinners|
|Transport:||First Class air-conditioned coach|
|Accommodation:||7 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Professional Tour Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.