The Magic of the Italian Lakes
- Florence Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore
- The Grand Canal in Venice
- Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Vatican City: Basilica of St. Peter, Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums
Check into your hotel in Milan. Start exploring with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions.
Overnight at hotel.
Start the day with an orientation tour of Milan, stopping to admire the famous Gothic-style Duomo. Travel east through the Po Valley and reach the romantic medieval city of Verona to enjoy a guided sightseeing before continue to the overnight hotel.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Catch your glimpses of Lake Garda as you reach Sirmione, the picturesque spa town on the south shore of Lake Garda. Stroll among the many shops and ice cream shops that line the narrow cobblestone streets in the morning. Return to your hotel Verona and spend some time exploring on your own or check out the optional excursions available.
Depart from Verona in the morning to reach Lake Como, where you’ll spend two nights.
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, set in one of the most scenic position in all of Italy, and Varenna, an old fishing village.
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.
Today’s Distance: 96 mi/ 155 km
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.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa.)
7 nights’ Accommodation at 4-star hotel as per the itinerary
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinners
Return airport transfers
Tours and sightseen as per the itinerary
English speaking guide during the tour
All transportation by A/C car
Meals, drinks & entrance fees, unless otherwise stated
All other services not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’