Milan to Italian Lakes and Verona 4-Day Tour with Boat Trip

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Visit four of the must-see lakes in the Italian Lake district as well as the city of Verona, on a 4-day tour from Milan! With a mix of free time and tours, explore the tranquil hideaway of Lake Orta, mountain-framed Lake Maggiore and glamorous Lake Como. Discover elegant lakeside towns around Lake Garda – Italy’s largest lake – and see Juliet’s House and more on a Verona tour. Boat rides on the lakes are included as well as 4-star hotel accommodation in the lively towns of Como, Verona and either Brescia or Bergamo.
ItineraryDay 1: Milan-Lake Orta-Stresa-ComoStop At: Piazza del Duomo, Milan, LombardyMilan, the world capital of fashion and design.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio, Province of Novara, PiedmontIts 15 kilometers of length and 2 of width make it a small lake, but full of things to see. Considered one of the most popular destinations in Piedmont, it offers a spectacular natural scenery, romantic villages and unforgettable panoramic balconies.Born from the Simplon Glacier, it is a suggestive mirror of water, surrounded by woods that in autumn are colored with a thousand different shadesDuration: 1 hourStop At: Lake Maggiore, LombardyThe town of Stresa overlooks Lake Maggiore near the Gulf where are the scenic Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori), in a very suggestive position. This peculiarity, combined with the sweetness of the climate and the beautiful landscape and architectural harmony fused here, makes the resort one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Italy since the second half of the nineteenth century.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, PiedmontIsola Bella is a surprising place thanks to recurrent flowerings and priceless art treasures that merge into a harmonious microcosm. Turned from a rock to a flower garden today, the island looks like a ship floating on the blue waters of Lake Maggiore as well as the intent of its founder Vitaliano VI Borromeo. Visiting this place will allow you to immerse yourself for a day in a bygone era where the baroque taste mixes virtuously with the green architecture of the garden creating a marriage that has no equal.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lungolago Stresa, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, PiedmontThe town of Stresa overlooks Lake Maggiore Duration: 10 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Como-Bellagio-Varenna-Bergamo-BresciaStop At: Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Como, Lake Como, LombardyComo is a city located in the southern part of Lake Como. It is known for its Gothic-style Cathedral, the panoramic funicular and the pedestrian path along the lake. The Didactic Museum of Silk illustrates the history of the silk industry in Como, while the Tempio Voltiano is a museum dedicated to the physicist Alessandro Volta. To the north are the gardens overlooking the lake of Villa Olmo and other elegant villas.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: La Punta Spartivento, Bellagio, Lake Como, LombardyIts beauty has been praised by Italian and foreign visitors since the sixteenth century. The charm of Bellagio is first of all panoramic, because from here it embraces, with the look of a large part of Lake Como. Add the splendid villas, the profuse luxuriance of the trees and flowers, the picturesque steps, the variety of walks, and you will understand how Bellagio deserves the pearl appellation of Lake Como.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Villa Monastero, Varenna, Lake Como, LombardyVarenna is an Italian town of 783 inhabitants in the province of Lecco, in Lombardy. Located on the banks of the Lario, it faces the Bellagio to which it is connected by ferryDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Mura Venete, Bergamo, Province of Bergamo, LombardyBergamo is still one of the five Italian cities, together with Padua, Ferrara, Lucca and Grosseto, whose historic center has remained completely surrounded by the Venetian walls (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017), which have maintained almost intact the their original appearance over the centuries.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Teatro Romano, Brescia, Province of Brescia, LombardyBrescia is a city in northern Lombardy. In the eastern suburbs, there is the San Salvatore-Santa Giulia complex. This ancient monastery includes a basilica, cloisters and the Santa Giulia Museum, with Roman bronzes and medieval frescoes. On the Cidneo hill, the Castle of Brescia has a drawbridge and bastions, as well as the Luigi Marzoli Weapons Museum, where ancient weapons and armor are exhibited.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Brescia-Sirmione-Riva del Garda-VeronaStop At: Teatro Romano, Brescia, Province of Brescia, LombardyBrescia is a city in northern Lombardy. In the eastern suburbs, there is the San Salvatore-Santa Giulia complex. This ancient monastery includes a basilica, cloisters and the Santa Giulia Museum, with Roman bronzes and medieval frescoes. On the Cidneo hill, the Castle of Brescia has a drawbridge and bastions, as well as the Luigi Marzoli Weapons Museum, where ancient weapons and armor are exhibited.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Centro Storico Sirmione, Sirmione, Province of Brescia, LombardySirmione, in the Brescian dialect called Sirmiù, is one of the most beautiful and characteristic places in the Lake Garda area, which has always been contested and claimed by the Veneto. In ancient times, in fact, it was part of the Veronese possessions and many structures and buildings testify it, having a typical Venetian extraction and decoration.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: San Marco City Gate, Riva Del Garda, Province of Trento, Trentino-Alto AdigeRiva del Garda is a town in northern Italy, on the north shore of Lake Garda. Strong winds make it a popular destination for windsurfers. Located in a former fortress, the MAG Museum Alto Garda exhibits exhibitions of history and archeology and houses the art gallery, with works from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Nearby, the medieval tower Torre Apponale has views of the lake. Santa Maria Inviolata is a baroque church with frescoes and stuccosDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Piazza delle Erbe, Verona, Province of Verona, VenetoVerona is a city in the Veneto region. Its historic center, built in a bend of the river Adige, is from the Middle Ages. Verona is known as the city of Romeo and Juliet, the characters of Shakespeare's opera, and it is no coincidence that it houses a 16th century building called "Juliet's house", with a delightful balcony overlooking a courtyard. The Arena di Verona, a large first-century Roman amphitheater, hosts concerts and operas.Duration: 10 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Verona-MilanStop At: Piazza Bra, Verona, Province of Verona, VenetoVerona is a city in the Veneto region. Its historic center, built in a bend of the river Adige, is from the Middle Ages. Verona is known as the city of Romeo and Juliet, the characters of Shakespeare's opera, and it is no coincidence that it houses a 16th century building called "Juliet's house", with a delightful balcony overlooking a courtyard. The Arena di Verona, a large first-century Roman amphitheater, hosts concerts and operas.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Duomo di Milano, Milan, LombardyMilan, the world capital of fashion and designDuration: 10 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • 3 nights of accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Boat Trip

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • City Tax

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 1: Milan-Lake Orta-Stresa-Como Stop At: Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Lombardy Milan, the world capital of fashion and design. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio, Province of Novara, Piedmont Its 15 kilometers of length and 2 of width make it a small lake, but full of things to see. Considered one of the most popular destinations in Piedmont, it offers a spectacular natural scenery, romantic villages and unforgettable panoramic balconies. Born from the Simplon Glacier, it is a suggestive mirror of water, surrounded by woods that in autumn are colored with a thousand different shades Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Lake Maggiore, Lombardy The town of Stresa overlooks Lake Maggiore near the Gulf where are the scenic Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori), in a very suggestive position. This peculiarity, combined with the sweetness of the climate and the beautiful landscape and architectural harmony fused here, makes the resort one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Italy since the second half of the nineteenth century. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont Isola Bella is a surprising place thanks to recurrent flowerings and priceless art treasures that merge into a harmonious microcosm. Turned from a rock to a flower garden today, the island looks like a ship floating on the blue waters of Lake Maggiore as well as the intent of its founder Vitaliano VI Borromeo. Visiting this place will allow you to immerse yourself for a day in a bygone era where the baroque taste mixes virtuously with the green architecture of the garden creating a marriage that has no equal. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Lungolago Stresa, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont The town of Stresa overlooks Lake Maggiore Duration: 10 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Como-Bellagio-Varenna-Bergamo-Brescia Stop At: Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Como, Lake Como, Lombardy Como is a city located in the southern part of Lake Como. It is known for its Gothic-style Cathedral, the panoramic funicular and the pedestrian path along the lake. The Didactic Museum of Silk illustrates the history of the silk industry in Como, while the Tempio Voltiano is a museum dedicated to the physicist Alessandro Volta. To the north are the gardens overlooking the lake of Villa Olmo and other elegant villas. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: La Punta Spartivento, Bellagio, Lake Como, Lombardy Its beauty has been praised by Italian and foreign visitors since the sixteenth century. The charm of Bellagio is first of all panoramic, because from here it embraces, with the look of a large part of Lake Como. Add the splendid villas, the profuse luxuriance of the trees and flowers, the picturesque steps, the variety of walks, and you will understand how Bellagio deserves the pearl appellation of Lake Como. Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: Villa Monastero, Varenna, Lake Como, Lombardy Varenna is an Italian town of 783 inhabitants in the province of Lecco, in Lombardy. Located on the banks of the Lario, it faces the Bellagio to which it is connected by ferry Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Mura Venete, Bergamo, Province of Bergamo, Lombardy Bergamo is still one of the five Italian cities, together with Padua, Ferrara, Lucca and Grosseto, whose historic center has remained completely surrounded by the Venetian walls (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017), which have maintained almost intact the their original appearance over the centuries. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Teatro Romano, Brescia, Province of Brescia, Lombardy Brescia is a city in northern Lombardy. In the eastern suburbs, there is the San Salvatore-Santa Giulia complex. This ancient monastery includes a basilica, cloisters and the Santa Giulia Museum, with Roman bronzes and medieval frescoes. On the Cidneo hill, the Castle of Brescia has a drawbridge and bastions, as well as the Luigi Marzoli Weapons Museum, where ancient weapons and armor are exhibited. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Brescia-Sirmione-Riva del Garda-Verona Stop At: Teatro Romano, Brescia, Province of Brescia, Lombardy Brescia is a city in northern Lombardy. In the eastern suburbs, there is the San Salvatore-Santa Giulia complex. This ancient monastery includes a basilica, cloisters and the Santa Giulia Museum, with Roman bronzes and medieval frescoes. On the Cidneo hill, the Castle of Brescia has a drawbridge and bastions, as well as the Luigi Marzoli Weapons Museum, where ancient weapons and armor are exhibited. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Centro Storico Sirmione, Sirmione, Province of Brescia, Lombardy Sirmione, in the Brescian dialect called Sirmiù, is one of the most beautiful and characteristic places in the Lake Garda area, which has always been contested and claimed by the Veneto. In ancient times, in fact, it was part of the Veronese possessions and many structures and buildings testify it, having a typical Venetian extraction and decoration. Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: San Marco City Gate, Riva Del Garda, Province of Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige Riva del Garda is a town in northern Italy, on the north shore of Lake Garda. Strong winds make it a popular destination for windsurfers. Located in a former fortress, the MAG Museum Alto Garda exhibits exhibitions of history and archeology and houses the art gallery, with works from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Nearby, the medieval tower Torre Apponale has views of the lake. Santa Maria Inviolata is a baroque church with frescoes and stuccos Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Piazza delle Erbe, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto Verona is a city in the Veneto region. Its historic center, built in a bend of the river Adige, is from the Middle Ages. Verona is known as the city of Romeo and Juliet, the characters of Shakespeare's opera, and it is no coincidence that it houses a 16th century building called "Juliet's house", with a delightful balcony overlooking a courtyard. The Arena di Verona, a large first-century Roman amphitheater, hosts concerts and operas. Duration: 10 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Verona-Milan Stop At: Piazza Bra, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto Verona is a city in the Veneto region. Its historic center, built in a bend of the river Adige, is from the Middle Ages. Verona is known as the city of Romeo and Juliet, the characters of Shakespeare's opera, and it is no coincidence that it houses a 16th century building called "Juliet's house", with a delightful balcony overlooking a courtyard. The Arena di Verona, a large first-century Roman amphitheater, hosts concerts and operas. Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Duomo di Milano, Milan, Lombardy Milan, the world capital of fashion and design Duration: 10 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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