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Away to the Lakes of Italy

From USD 10,815

If you seek to embrace a quiet nature and relaxation, then a journey to the lakes of Italy with its charming views sounds like a perfect fit. Explore the famous lakes that host historic villages and idyllic nature excursions like nowhere else.

START

Milan

Italy

END

Milan

Italy

DURATION

12 Days 11 Nights

TRAVELLER(S)

Min. 2 pax, Max. -

ACTIVITY

Cultural Experience, Hiking & Trekking, History / Heritage Attractions

CLIMATE

Mediterranean

TEMPERATURE

19°C - 30°C

Map & Itinerary

Discover exciting places, cultures, and nature wonders.

Day 1
Arrival at Milan

Get picked up at Milan Malpensa Airport in Milan and check-in at Villa Crespi. In the afternoon, visit Orta San Giulio Village, and return to the hotel for dinner afterwards.

Transport

Airplane

Suggested arrival at Milan (MXP) approximately at 10.00 AM

Included Experience(s)
  • Orta San Giulio Village

Day 2
Orta San Giulio

Tour the lovely village, starting at Vacciaghatto garden, then explore San Giulio Island by private boat, and other spectacles. At last, check-in at Grand Hotel Des IIes Borromees.

Included Experience(s)
  • Church San Filiberto
  • Della Qualba Waterfall
  • Mergozzo Village
  • Alpinia Botanical Garden
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 3
Boromee Island

Explore the enchanting group of three small islands, namely Madre Island, Pescatori Island, and Bella Island. It features scenic gardens, picturesque architecture, and enriching artistic legacies.

Included Experience(s)
  • Madre Island
  • Pescatori Island
  • Bella Island
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 4
Stresa

Visit the highlights of this famous town, such as Pallavicino Park, Santa Caterina del Sasso, and Rocca di Angera. Then, check-in at Sole di Ranco.

Included Experience(s)
  • Pallavicino Park
  • Santa Caterina del Sasso
  • Rocca di Angera
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 5
Move to Switzerland

Visit Taranto garden, and explore other unmissable excursions. Then, check-in at Boutique-Hotel La Rocca.

Included Experience(s)
  • Villa Taranto Garden
  • Maggiore Lake
  • Mount Morissolo
  • Casetta Elisabetta Garden
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 6
Explore Brissago Island

Visit the botanical garden of Brissago by boat, followed by the Ascona city tour. Then, stop by at Villa Fogazzaro in Oria, also visit Church San Martino. Check-in at Grand Hotel Menaggio afterwards.

Included Experience(s)
  • Botanical Garden of Brissago Island
  • Villa Fogazzaro in Oria
  • Church San Martino
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 7
Visit Villa Carlotta

Enjoy serene landscapes with a visit to Villa Carlotta and Orrido di Nesso by boat.

Included Experience(s)
  • Villa Carlotta
  • Orrido di Nesso
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 8
Transfer to Varenna and Explore the Neighborhood

Visit Church San Lorenzo and Villa del Balbianello in the morning. Next, get transferred to Varenna by ferry boat and head to Castello di Vezio. Check-in at Hotel Villa Cipressi and witness the stunning botanical garden inside.

Included Experience(s)
  • Church San Lorenzo
  • Villa del Balbianello
  • Castello di Vezio
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 9
Visit Mezzola Lake

Wander the lake by small private boat. Additionally, explore other exciting destinations, such as Church San Fedelino, Abbazia Cistercense di Piona, and Orrido di Bellano as well.

Included Experience(s)
  • Mezzola Lake
  • Church San Fedelino
  • Abbazia Cistercense di Piona
  • Orrido di Bellano
  • Guided Tour
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 10
Move to Bellagio

Get transferred to the ‘Pearl of Lake Como’ by ferry car. Next, explore the world famous villas overlooking the water, for instance Villa Serbelloni Park and Villa Melzi D'Eril. Then, check-in at Villa Serbelloni afterwards.

Included Experience(s)
  • Villa Serbelloni Park
  • Villa Melzi D'Eril
Meals
  • Breakfast

Day 11
Explore Bellagio

Visit Villa Pietraluna di Piano Rancio, and the lovely atmosphere of Garden di Poggio Castello in Manguzzo. Then, head to Cernobbio and visit Della Valle Garden.

Transfer to Milan

Get transported to Milan, and check-in at ALTIDO Galleria, Milan.

Included Experience(s)
  • Villa Pietraluna di Piano Rancio
  • Private Garden di Poggio Castello
  • Della Valle Garden
Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 12
Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Milan Malpensa Airport for your outbound flight. End of service.

Meals
  • Breakfast

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img What’s Included?
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • English speaking driver
  • Accommodations as per above itinerary based on Twin-Sharing (2 persons per room)
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Private tours and guided activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Airport meet and greet services
  • Entrance fees, donations and parking fees as per itinerary
  • VAT
img What’s Not Included?
  • International and Domestic airfares
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa fee / arrangement if applicable
  • Luggage Handling
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone call, SIM Card, room service, mini bar, etc
  • Personal health and travel insurance
  • Any additional excursions/activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary