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This wonderful seven-night holiday takes you to the shores of beautiful Lake Maggiore on a tour by rail. Set among the stunning peaks of the Italian Alps, enjoy a tour filled with scenic exploration.
- Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
- Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
- All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
- 7 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner
- Excursion by boat to Isola Bella
- Entrance to the Borromean Palace
- Trip on the Centovalli Railway, returning to Stresa via a lake cruise
- Excursions to Lake Orta and Isola San Giulio
- Free time in Stresa
Day 1: London to Strasbourg
You meet your group at Rail Discoveries' dedicated Departure Office today, leaving London St Pancras International on the Eurostar for Paris. From here, you travel on the high-speed TGV service to Strasbourg, where you overnight.
Day 2: Lake Maggiore
Return to the railway station this morning and continue your journey to Italy. Arriving at Stresa railway station, you transfer to your home for the next five nights, the 4* Milan Speranza Hotel au Lac.
Day 3: Isola Bella
This morning, enjoy an excursion by boat, cruising to picturesque Isola Bella, the small island only a few minutes across the lake from Stresa.
Day 4: At leisure in Stresa
Today you are at leisure to relax in Stresa, possibly taking the time to explore the town. Although a highly popular Italian resort, Stresa is small enough to explore on foot, rewarding visitors with medieval buildings, opulent and historic villas, public gardens and several museums.
Day 5: Centovalli Railway
Today, enjoy a journey on the breathtaking Centovalli Railway. With a name meaning "One Hundred Valleys", the Centovalli Railway connects Locarno in Switzerland to Domodossola in Italy.
Day 6: Lake Orta
Your excursion today takes you by coach to tranquil Lake Orta, a superbly unspoiled lake with an enchanting atmosphere. Situated on the lake is the charming village of Orta San Giulio, where you have some free time.
Day 7: Dijon
You begin your journey home today. Travelling via Basel you arrive in Dijon, where you will spend the final night of the holiday.
Day 8: Return to London
Leave Dijon today, travelling by TGV to Paris. Here you join the Eurostar to St Pancras International in London, where your tour concludes.
Milan Speranza Hotel au Lac, Stresa
Located in a superb position overlooking the lake and in the heart of Stresa, the 4-Star Milan Speranza Hotel au Lac has two dining rooms, a lounge/bar and a delightful lakeside veranda. En suite room facilities include air conditioning, satellite television, telephone and hairdryer. Lake view rooms are available at a supplement.
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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