Italian Lakes CITO

Italian Lakes CITO

Lake Maggiore is situated in the north west of Italy and crosses the border into Switzerland.

The Italian Lakes

23rd June 2019 | 8 days | £1225 per person

Single room supplement: £135

Lake view room supplement: £95 per person

 

Lake Maggiore is situated in the north west of Italy and crosses the border into Switzerland. The resort of Stresa is an ideal location to be based, on the shores of the

Borromean Gulf. Once a tiny fishing village, Stresa is now a bustling and vibrant town with a good selection of cafes, traditional souvenir shops and boutiques.

Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac

The Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac comprises of two buildings which are located side by side in the centre of Stresa, close to the boat landing stage and shopping area. It has a superb position overlooking the lake, the Borromean Islands and the Alps. Rooms are en-suite, have air-conditioning, Satellite TV, safe, hairdryer and Wi-Fi.

Price Includes:

_ Door to Door Service

_ Return flights

_ Airport transfers at the destination

_ Porterage

_ 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the Milan Speranza Au Lac Hotel, Stresa

_ English speaking local guides during the excursions

_ Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

_ All entrance fees, where applicable

_ Services of a Cito Tour Manager throughout

DAY 1:

Your Door to Door service will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Milan. On arrival our local coach will transfer us to the Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac, our base for the next 7 nights.
During our stay, the following excursions are included:

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Excursions

- A morning guided walking tour of Stresa, which is sprinkled with villas, grand hotels and parks and has a beautiful lakeside promenade with magnificent views over the lake.
- Excursion to Lake Orta, the lake that most tourists have not yet discovered. The stunningly beautiful views of the lake, with the glistening silver blue of the water contrasting with the backdrop of mountains, gives the place an eerie silence which is both relaxing and enchanting.
- The town of Arona which enjoys a lovely climate and faces the splendid Lake Maggiore. It is also known for the San Carlone statue, second only in size to the Statue of Liberty in New York.
- The spectacular 16th Century Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta. Known for its monumental Nymphaeum, a series of rooms decorated with mosaics and artificial grottoes, is one of the most important examples in northern Italy for its abundance of decorations and for the variety of water features.
- Lake Como, one of Italy's most popular lakes and one of the most beautiful in Europe. Visit VillaCarlotta on the sunny western shore and a boat trip to Bellagio, the 'Pearl of Lake Como' with its quaint cobbled streets and cosmopolitan feel.
- Boat ride to the Borromean Islands with admission to the Isola Bella and Isola Madre. These monumental Baroque Palace gardens contain many rare and exotic plants and the spectacular blossoming is planned to ensure that it is filled with colours and scents from March to October.
- 1 full and 3 half days at leisure.

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DAY 8:

Today we leave Stresa, our local coach will transfer us to the airport for our return flight back to the UK and your Door to Door service home.

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B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

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All tours on this site do include our very popular door to door service. On the day of departure, one of our small minibuses or cars will pick you up, at your door at the stipulated time and transfer you to the coach. Check on this map to see if your address is within our pick up area. PLEASE NOTE – if you do not live within our pick up area, call us and we will arrange to collect you at a mutually convenient point en-route.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Bamber Bridge Bamber Bridge
Farm Farm, FY6 0JW
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