This four day escorted tour package is a fantastic vacation getaway for those who crave the peaceful waters and tranquil lifestyle of Lake Maggiore, Lake Como and Lake Garda. Immerse yourself in the local culture with tours of grand and luxurious gardens, quaint little islands, charming lakeside towns and historical city centers. Explore the area on foot and via relaxing boat tours to catch a glimpse of the area's castles, olive groves and vineyards. End your vacation with a trip to gorgeous Verona for a city walking tour and a visit to Romeo and Juliet's balcony. Let us take the wheel so you can admire the beauty of Italy.
From Milan to Milan
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Lake Maggiore, Stresa, Lake Lugano, Lugano, Lake Como, Como, Bellagio, Varenna, Bergamo, Brescia, Lake Garda, Sirmione, Riva Del Garda, Verona
DAY 1: MILAN, LAKE MAGGIORE, STRESA, LAKE LUGANO, LUGANO, LAKE COMO, COMO
Meet and greet with your group in the early morning at a designated meeting point in the historical center and depart by motor coach for Lake Maggiore, nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush vegetation. You'll stop in Stresa, a charming lakeside town, where you'll take a boat tour of the lake to see Pescatori Island, an old fisherman's center, and Bella Island, home of the Borromeo Palace with its magnificent gardens (keep an eye out for the beautiful white peacocks). You'll have free time for lunch in Stresa (not included). Later we'll board our motor coach and enjoy another panoramic tour of the lake. Along the way we'll pass the border into Switzerland and reach Lugano and its beautiful lake. There are plenty fashionable stores to tempt you in Lugano, offering the best Swiss luxury goods and delicious chocolate. You'll end the day by traveling to the famous Lake Como, where you'll spend the night in the town of Como.
DAY 2: LAKE COMO, BELLAGIO, VARENNA, BERGAMO, BRESCIA
After breakfast, you'll take a brief tour of Como, a scenic town where the snow capped Alps meet the waters of the lake, famous for its silk factories and elegant villas with beautiful gardens. Next, you'll take a boat to reach the lovely town of Bellagio, where you'll have free time to wander the streets and enjoy lunch (not included). The boat will then depart for Varenna, where you'll have a panoramic tour before departing to Bergamo. Bergamo is a lovely small town divided into two levels, the “Lower town” (Città bassa), characterized as modern and dynamic, and the medieval “Upper town” (Città alta), which is a historic and artistic jewel. After a short walking tour of the historical center of the town, your day will conclude in Brescia, a lovely city positioned at the foot of the Alps, where you'll spend the night.
DAY 3: BRESCIA, LAKE GARDA, SIRMIONE, RIVA DEL GARDA, VERONA
You'll enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and depart for Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy, surrounded by the Dolomites in the north and gentle hills in the south. Thanks to its Mediterranean mild climate, the territory is rich with lemon trees, oleanders, bougainvilleas, olives groves and vineyards. You'll take a boat tour from Sirmione, offering you spectacular views of Sirmione Cape, the Castle and Catullo's ruins. You'll be able to continue enjoying the panorama of the lake while at lunch (not included). Afterward, you'll depart for the town of Riva Del Garda and tour its Venetian inspired historical center. You'll leave to spend the night in Verona.
DAY 4: VERONA, MILAN
The day will start with breakfast and a walking tour of Verona. You'll witness the coexistence of numerous cultures and time periods as you traverse the narrow streets from Ancient Roman origins to the Medieval city walls and Renaissance palaces. Be sure to take plenty of photos while admiring Verona's amazing monuments including the Arena (an intact Roman amphitheater that is still in use today to host operas and concerts), Piazza delle Erbe, and the famous balcony of Juliet. After enjoying lunch on your own (not included), you'll return to Milan, where the tour, and our services, will end.
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PACKAGE START AT $1,198.00 INCLUDES:
- Transportation by Deluxe motor coach or minivan as per itinerary;
- Accommodation in 3 and 4 Star Hotels in double/twin rooms with private facilities;
- Daily breakfast;
- Multilingual Tour-Escort (with minimum 9 participants);
- Panoramic Visits as per itinerary;
- Vat Taxes and service Charges.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- All Land & Air prices: Additional U.S. & Foreign Departure Taxes and Surcharges Fee(s) assessed by the Airlines.
- Entrance Fees to Monuments or Museums Tips, Extras.
- Porterage Service.
- Hospitality city tax which varies by city and hotel category. Where applicable it must be paid locally to the hotel.
- All which is not listed under “PACKAGE INCLUDES”.
Multi language escorted group tour with minimum 9 participants.
If less than 9 participants only private minivan with multilingual speaking Driver.
All departures are Guaranteed.
Please note that during Millemiglia event in May, the overnight may be in Bergamo instead of Brescia.
Please note that during low season, the ferry service on Lake Como may be not operate. In this case we will proceed along a panoramic driving road.
Due to technical and logistic reasons, the itinerary may be reversed or modified.
(*) Rate based on two adult persons sharing a double or twin bedded room with private bathroom. Single rooms are available at an additional supplement. Children’s, triple room rates and alternative accommodation arrangements are available upon request. (Additional and different charges may apply).