New Year On Lake Como
- Duration: 7 days
- Board Basis: All Inclusive
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW20798
- Travel Type: Air
5 nights. December 2023. From £1562.00.
Newmarket Holidays are offering 10% off all Italy tours. Discover a wish-list destination in the spotlight and save until Friday, 3 November. Ts&Cs apply.
Enjoy an unforgettable celebration on Lake Como’s elegant shores. Stay in a comfortable hotel, opt to ride on the Bernina Express, choose to travel to Milan and visit stylish Lugano, as well as revel in the New Year’s Eve celebrations.
What's IncludedSix nights' bed and breakfast and two dinners' accommodation at the four-star Hotel Griso Collection, Malgrate
A New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
Visit Lake Lugano and Lugano town
Return flights to Milan
Coach travel and transfers throughout
One piece of hold luggage per person
Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager, with specialist local guides where applicable
Holiday HighlightsEnjoy the New Year magic of Italy's romantic lake
Visiting stylish Swiss Lugano town and lake
Join an optional ride on the Bernina Express
Feast on a special New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
Set off to Milan on an optional city tour
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Fly to Milan, meet your tour manager and transfer by coach to your hotel. Settle into your beautiful surroundings and enjoy a first relaxing evening.
Day 2On today’s unforgettable optional excursion, board the famous Bernina Express from Tirano to St Moritz, one of the world’s most celebrated playgrounds. Window-shop or enjoy a coffee before returning to Como by coach.
Day 3Join this morning’s optional full-day excursion to Milan, one of Europe’s most exciting cities, home to the Sforzesco Castle, the famous shopping Galleria, La Scala – one of the world’s greatest opera houses – and the great cathedral, Il Duomo, which is the world’s largest Gothic church. Enjoy a tour in the company of a local guide, then explore under your own steam.
Day 4Enjoy a day at leisure, perhaps exploring the area or enjoying the hotel's amenities.
Day 5An unforgettable day begins with a half-day excursion to Switzerland’s stylish Lugano, delightfully set on the shore of the smaller lake of the same name. After a chance to explore, return to the hotel to begin your celebrations with a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner.
Day 6Rest and relax after the festivities, or join today’s optional gentle cruise on the lake – a wonderful way to begin the New Year.
Day 7Bid ‘arrivederci’ to your hosts, and transfer back to airport for the return flight. Back to top
Hotel transfer timesThe transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 90 minutes minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Milan Bergamo.
Bernina Express excursionPlease note that the Bernina Express excursion must be booked prior to departure, it can not be booked in resort.
Italian hotel room taxSome regions of Italy have introduced a room tax of between 1 € and 3 € per person per night, payable directly by the guest to the hotel on check-out. You will be advised by your Tour Manager in resort if a particular hotel is implementing this charge.
Entrance feesSince some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable. This applies to excursions that are included in the price of your holiday and to excursions booked as optional extras.
Combining hotel transfersWe sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.
Special requirementsIf you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
Disabled accessThe majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Itinerary changesOccasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.
Foreign Office travel adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.
Travelling to EuropeRules may have changed since you last travelled to European Union countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The following are useful guidelines which will help you prepare for your next adventure. You do require government issued passport to travel. Names - It is very important that all passenger names are exactly as per your passport although we do not require middle names. Passport - Your passport must meet two requirements to travel to an EU country and to Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. It must be: Less than 10 years old on the day you return home (please check the "date of issue") and valid for at least 3 months after the day you return home (please check the "expiry date"). Visa - You do not need a visa for short trips to most EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. You’ll be able to stay for up to 90 days in any rolling 180-day period. European Travel Information & Authorisation System (ETIAS) - Commencing in late 2023 or 2024, all citizens of the United Kingdom will require a ETIAS electronic form completed prior to their arrival into the EU and Schengen member countries. The cost for this travel authorisation will be €7.00 per person with exceptions for under 18’s and over 70’s. The latest information and further details can be found at www.etias.com.
Terms and conditionsTerms and Conditions: 10% discount applies to specific holidays and tours only. All other holidays and tours will have a 5% discount applied. This Destinations in the Spotlight offer applies to new bookings only booked between 30 September 2023 and 3 November 2023 inclusive. The Offer does not apply to holidays with late availability pricing and excludes, Ocean Cruise, River Cruise, Andre Rieu events, Lapland and Wimbledon. This offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other discount, promotion or concession. When booking a holiday as described above, prices shown will automatically have the 10% or 5% applied. The discount applies to your final holiday price (excluding holiday insurance) at the time of booking. The Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Back to top