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Italian Lakes - Maggiore, Como & Lugano

Europe
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGLE8940

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

12 days

12 Day Select Holiday

Discover the magnificent beauty of lakes Maggiore, Como and Lugano along with the history and culture of the grandiose cities of Milan and Turin. Based in Lake Maggiore’s fashionable Stresa, a lovely resort with landmark buildings such as the Villa Pallavicino, a nineteenth century palace set in a fifty acre park with flower-lined avenues and a zoo. Catch the cable car to the summit of Monte Mottarone to visit Alpinia Botanical Gardens and take in the panoramic views. Head to the waterfront where you’ll find a ferry service to glide you across to the unique Borromean Islands, home to stunning palazzos, ornamental gardens and a museum housing paintings and tapestries alongside a collection of dolls and china. Out and about, Lake Lugano is bordered by mountains and its  historic pedestrianised centre features sacred architecture. Lake Como boasts a walled town with a historic hub and lively squares. Milan presents an alluring blend of medieval and modern whilst Turin features the domed Basilica di Superga and arcaded shopping promenades.

PRICE FROM ? £1199 per person
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Itinerary

Select (Continental)

  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 
  • Door to Door* Service
  • Luxury coach travel throughout
  • Return overnight ferry crossings
  • Leisurely coffee break with a sweet treat
  • Guided tour on one day of the holiday
  • Full holiday itinerary 
  • ABTA bonded for your peace of mind

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions

• Guided tour of Milan
• Excursions to Lake Lugano, Milan, Lake Como and Turin
• Free time in Stresa
• Eleven nights dinner, bed & breakfast
• Select extras: Door to Door* service, Luxury coach travel throughout, Leisurely coffee break with a sweet treat, Guided tour on one day of the holiday
• Coach travel throughout
• Return overnight ferry crossings
• ABTA bonded for your peace of mind

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day One. We head to our overnight ferry to the continent, where we enjoy dinner, entertainment and breakfast onboard.

Day Two. We continue to our overnight hotel.

Day Three. We travel to Stresa and check into the Hotel Moderno for our seven night stay.

Day Four. Our treat today is lovely Lake Lugano, perched on the mountainous border with Switzerland. Relax in the Mediterranean-style squares or stroll along the promenade where you’ll find sub-tropical gardens.

Day Five. Look forward to a guided walking tour of sophisticated Milan, the stunning city of fashion. Must see attractions include the magnificent cathedral, the red brick Castello Sforzesco and the Teatro alla Scala.

Days Six & Seven. Two free days to explore. Perhaps sail to Isola Madre, home to an elegant villa with rambling grounds. Maybe visit one of the quirky museums, stroll around the beautiful lakeside, hop aboard the little land train to see the sights or ascend Mount Mottarone in the cable car and view the lake from the summit.

Day Eight. Our outing today takes us to shimmering Lake Como. This stunning region is characterised by its network of Roman roads which are overlooked by towers and castles.

Day Nine. A taste of undiscovered Italy today with our visit to Turin, home to extraordinary Baroque architecture and great shopping. Perhaps visit the Museo Nazionale del Cinema where you’ll find exhibits like Marilyn Monroe’s lace bustier, Peter O’Toole’s robe from Lawrence of Arabia and Bela Lugosi’s coffin from Dracula!

Day Ten. Arrivederci to Italy as we journey north to our overnight hotel.

Day Eleven. We continue to our overnight ferry back to the UK with dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.

Day Twelve. We make our way home after our sightseeing extravaganza!

Select by Glenton

ALL GLENTON SELECT HOLIDAYS INCLUDE:

Luxury travel in GLENTON Select coaches, extra leg room, reclining seats, climate control, panoramic windows and USB charging points.

  • Door to Door* service
  • Luxury coach travel throughout
  • Leisurely coffee break with a sweet treat
  • Guided tour on one day of the holiday

Door to Door* Service for Select Holidays

Select

For added convenience and comfort you can now enjoy Door to Door* service on all our Select holidays. Our transfer vehicle will pick you up at your own front door, chauffeuring you to our pick up point to join our luxury Select coach.

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Italian Lakes

Overnight Ferry to Continent

Your holiday moves up a gear when you board your overnight ferry for your sailing to the continent. Drop your overnight bag in your cabin then explore the ship or unwind with an aperitif in one of the bars.

On Board Dining

All GLENTON continental holidays include dinner and breakfast onboard. Head to buffet restaurant where your waiter will show you to your table and take your order if you wish to purchase any drinks. Then you’re free to help yourself from the wide selection of tasty dishes from around the world. At breakfast, choose from continental or a fully cooked menu. Alternatively if you fancy treating yourself, why not upgrade to the à la carte restaurant and enjoy fine dining with full waiter service?

Entertainment

Make your way to the show lounge and enjoy live entertainment throughout the evening – or take your place on the dance floor for a wee boogie! Perhaps you’d like to catch a blockbuster movie at the cinema or try your luck at the casino.

Cabins

Your GLENTON continental holiday includes an air conditioned inside en suite cabin with bunk beds. However, you can upgrade to a cabin with level beds and/or sea view for a small supplement. Please ask your holiday advisor when booking.

Shopping

Grab a bargain during your crossing where we leave the mainland prices behind! With special offers on treats such as alcohol and perfume. 

Collect 1000 Coach Miles

COACH MILES is our fantastic reward scheme, allowing you to save money the more you travel with us. On this holiday you can collect 1000 coach miles.

 

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Accommodation

Hotel Moderno - Stresa

Perfectly situated on a quiet square in a pedestrianised area, the Hotel Moderno is just metres from the jetty on Lake Maggiore. The restaurant has seating both inside and outside under a gazebo as well as in the charming internal courtyard.

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