The Magic of the Italian Lakes

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The Magic of the Italian Lakes

A wonderful tour which combines the truly stunning scenery and the old-world charm of Italy's premier lakes, with visits to two contrasting cities.

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  • Lake Maggiore
  • Lake Maggiore
  • Sirmione, Lake Garda
  • Sirmione, Lake Garda
  • Sirmione, Lake Garda
  • Malcesine, Lake Garda
  • Lugano
  • Duomo, Milan
  • Juliets balcony, Verona
  • Verona
  • Castelvecchio Bridge, Verona, Italy
  • Menaggio, Lake Como
  • Bellagio, Lake Como
  • Lake Como

Itinerary Map

DAY 1 : UK - Milan.

Fly to Milan where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Milan. The rest of the day is free for you to get acquainted with this fashionable city.

DAY 2 : Milan - Sirmione - Lake Garda Area.

Visit the Gothic Duomo in Milan before heading towards Lake Garda and Sirmione, its picturesque spa town. Why not stroll around the narrow cobbled streets taking in the many shops and ice cream parlours. Continue to your hotel on Lake Garda for two nights. Includes Breakfast

DAY 3 : Lake Garda Area.

A whole day is yours to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and charming villages, surrounded by the mountains to the north and the gentle slopes of the morainic hills to the south. Alternatively, why not join an optional excursion? Includes Breakfast

DAY 4 : Lake Garda Area - Verona - Lake Como Area.

This morning visit the delightfully romantic city of Verona. See Juliet's balcony and enjoy some time at leisure before heading to Lake Como. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 : Lake Como Area.

Inspiring everyone from Roman Senators to great composers and Hollywood actors, Lake Como is the romantic image of the Italian lake district, with its cobalt blue waters lined with magnificent mountains, lush gardens and grand villas. Today, get to know the area and join the included boat trip to Bellagio, which occupies one of the most scenic positions in the whole of Italy. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6 : Lake Como Area - Lake Maggiore Area.

Leave the picturesque resort of Lake Como en route to Lake Maggiore, stopping in the small Swiss town of Lugano with time to admire the small, charming Lake Ceresio. Continue your journey to Stresa for two nights. Includes Breakfast

DAY 7 : Lake Maggiore Area.

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 enjoy some of the many activities available around Lake Maggiore. Perhaps join an optional excursion that takes in the delightful Borromean Islands. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8 : Lake Maggiore - Milan - UK.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Lake Como or Lake Maggiore. Includes Breakfast

Hotels on Tour

  • Lake Como Area:Lario at Mezzegra (3*) or similar
  • Lake Maggiore Area:Grand Hotel Dino (4*) or similar
  • Milan:Holiday Inn Garibaldi (4*) or similar (3*)
  • Lake Garda Area:Du Lac et du Parc (4*) or similar

What's Included

  • Flights
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Meals on tour - 7 breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Services of a tour director
  • Porterage
  • Individual Audio System You will be given headphones and a receiver so you can clearly hear the tour director/local guide during your visits.
  • Transfers
  • All airport taxes/service charges
  • Single share option - see page 13

Holiday Highlights

  • Milan Visit
  • Sirmione Visit
  • Lake Garda Scenic drive
  • Verona Visit and see Juliet's balcony
  • Lake Como Boat trip to Bellagio
  • Lugano Visit

Why Book With Archers Holidays?

  • Greater flexibility, with tailor made options
  • Expert staff both at home and overseas
  • UK Call Centre

Our Customers Rate this holiday 100% (3 reviews)

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Enjoyed the trip very much.

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The Italian Lakes

June Fenwick 22/07/2015

 I would like to thank you for yet again a wonderful holiday. This time my friend and I went to the Italian lakes, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.

From the moment we were picked up at the airport in a private car, everything was organised perfectly.  I must say a special "Thank You" to Andrea our courier, who we met 2 years ago, and also our driver Luca. They were brilliant. We declined the optional excursions as we had been on most of them before, but the included ones were excellent.

All of the hotels were lovely, but in particularly the Hotel Du Lac at Lake Garda. We  would have been perfectly happy to spend a full week there relaxing in the beautiful garden.

Only one thing could have improved the holiday for us, and that is if we could have flown from Newcastle upon Tyne airport instead of having to go to Edinburgh. We have an international airport on our doorstep and it is a bit bothersome to have to travel by train to Edinburgh to fly to Italy.

However, the holiday made it all worthwhile, and we look forward to planning another in the future.

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