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Discover the beauty of the Italian Lakes on this magnificent guided 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 Italian Lakes tour, you’ll spend one night in Milan, known as one of the world’s fashion capitals to visit medieval Verona, where you’ll see Juliet’s balcony of Shakespearian fame.
- Visit Milan
- Visit Sirmione
- Enjoy the beauty of Lake Garda, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore
- See Juliet’s balcony in Verona
- Enjoy a Boat trip in Bellagio
- Visit Lugano
- Private home pick-up service
- Services of a tour director
- 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners
- Free Wi-Fi on coach
- Individual audio system
- All airport taxes
Day 1 - Milan, Italy
Check into your hotel in Milan. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Day 2 - Milan - Sirmione - Lake Garda
Start the day with an orientation tour of Milan, stopping to admire the famous gothic-style 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.
Day 3 - Lake Garda
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. Alternatively, join an optional excursion.
Day 4 - Lake Garda - Verona - Lake Como
This morning, visit the romantic, medieval city of Verona. See Juliet’s balcony and enjoy some time at leisure. Continue to fascinating Lake Como, where you’ll spend two nights.
Day 5 - Lake Como. Excursion to Bellagio
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, 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.
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.
Opt to share a twin room with a fellow traveller, and if there's no one to share with you'll get a room to yourself at no added cost!
Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us for more details.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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