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$76.60 Shore Excursions

Anaga's Biosphere Reserve tour

The tour starts with a panoramic visit to Santa Cruz, then we visit las Teresitas beach the only one with golden sand, we will stop in a coffe bar to drink the delicious coffee barraquito specialty of the island. The price is not included.We continue with the visit to the sea part of Anaga where  nature as the best artist has sculpted funny figures in the volcanic rocks. we will head to the laurel forest where you will enjoy endemic plants and some birds that you can only see in this small part of the world. We also stop during the journey in several viewpoints where you can take nice photos.Once in the forest we will walk in a short trail (15 minutes) adapted for wheelchairs.Due to the wet weather we advise you to wear a pullover and sport shoes. At the end we can enjoy the beautiful beautiful and elegant city of the lagoon, seat of the University, witness of many events in history for being the first capital of the island. Later we will leave you at the hotel. The pick up in your accomodation or ship will be free if you are in Santa Cruz , La Laguna, candelaria, Tabaiba, Radazul. If you are in the North will be 20 eur per booking payable when we pick up you, in the south of the Island (Adeje,Arona,Granadilla) 30 eur per booking , (Los Gigantes and Santiago del Teide ) 35 eur per booking. If you usually feel sick in the curved roads we advise you to take one hour before biodramin with caffeine.

$76.60 Day Trips & Excursions

Walking Tour to Alpe Devero from Arona

Following an optional pickup at your hotel in Arona, meet your guide between 8:30am and 9am to begin your hike. Nestled between the peaks of the Lepontine Alps, Alpe Devero is widely considered among Italy’s most impressive peaks. Follow your guide along winding hiking trails though the pretty countryside, and enjoy sweeping views over the mountains of Cervandone and Pizzo Crampiolo. Explore gentle terrain, or ask your guide for a more challenging route through the rugged landscape.Along the way, take in top sites of interest such as Crampiolo village and Codelago Lake, and stop for lunch (not included) beneath the soaring peaks. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to relax at your leisure then — at approximately 4:45pm — transfer by car back to Arona to conclude your tour.

$76.60 Outdoor Activities

Trekking in the Valley of Mount Rosa from Arona

This is a ’hanging valley’ due to a typical morphology produced by glacial erosion and also for the views that you can admire. In the large plateau (altitude around 1,660 m), framed by a jagged range of mountains including Tagliaferro (2964 m asl) and the White Horn, (3320 m asl), are six small villages preserving beautiful examples of Walser architecture. A splendid little church of the XVI century, the richly frescoed façade, surrounded by the typical mountain chalets and dominated by the peaks is the first image upon arriving. Itinerary: Trekking from Alagna to Pranmisura (2:00 hours)Back to Alpe Follù (45 mins) Stop for lunch lunch (lunch not included)Free time in the afternoon for visits or trekking to viewpoint of the old cable car (40 mins go and back) Return to the starting point and the car around 4:45pmTransfer by car back to Arona.

$76.60 Outdoor Activities

Trek from Italy to Switzerland with Transport from Arona

Meet your guide in Arona, or get picked up at your Arona hotel, to begin this wonderfully scenic hike.Drive with your group up to the Simplon Pass, the highest point on this trail that can be reached by car. From there, hike up to Staldhorn Peak - a trek of 1-2 hours. The path is steep but very safe and is easy to get to the cross on the summit.At the summit, the panorama offers a full view of beautiful mountains, rocks, glaciers, and the Swiss Alto Vallese. In the summer season, without snow, it is possible to change the destination substituting the peak of the Staldhorn (2462 meters) with that of Spitzhorli (2726 meters) because the first, in the absence of snow, is quite easy to hike.Stop for lunch (own expense) and then return to the car for the return drive back to Arona.

$2470.11 Tours & Sightseeing

Three Lakes and More

DAY 1 Arona Lake MaggioreMeeting in Arona.Welcome from the staff, presentation of the bike dinnerDAY 2  Arona - Santa Maria Maggiore-82 km, Departure from Arona, Piedmontese town on the shores of Lake Maggiore. We ride alongside the the lake and then get ready to deal with the Val Cannobina ascent. From the lake we go up to Sella di Pian di Sale which leads to the Val Vigezzo. And there’s no need to worry about the climb because our minibus is always nearby, so we can relax as we ride through the splendid mountains of Val Vigezzo,also known as the "Valley of Painters" Pedaling onwards we then reach the largest and most important town in the valley: Santa Maria Maggiore, a historic village situated on a high plain at just over 800 m a.s.l. Time to relax before dinner together.DAY 3Santa Maria Maggiore - Laveno -90KmAfter an energetic breakfast, we start for a long but easy ride. After riding through Re, the last municipality of Val Vigezzo we enter Switzerland in the Canton Ticino, heading to Locarno, situated on the north shore of Lake Maggiore.Heading for Luino we continue along the lake for the last part of our ride to Laveno-Mombello. This important town on the eastern shore of the lake is well-known for its marina.DAY 4 Cernobbio-Dongo 64KmWe trensfer by minibus to Lake Como. We cycle from Cernobbio, renowned tourist resort on the western shore of the lake, and ride along the lake to Argegno. Here, the Val d'Intelvi ascent is waiting for us: a mountain valley in the province of Como near the Swiss border with San Fedele . its main town.DAY 5 Dongo- Bellagio-Madonna del Ghisallo -87 km, 500m difference in altitudeWe leave from Dongo and, following the road along the lake we reach Varenna where we take a ferry to Bellagio, one of the most beautiful towns of the lake with its splendid views.Here start an epic ascent: Madonna del Ghisallo, patroness of cyclist.In later times.DAY 6 Tour of Lake Iseo and Montisola Transfer by minibus to Lake Iseo.We then carry on to Lovere, Sale Marasino and Sulzano where we will take the ferry to Montisola, together with our bikes. Montisola is the largest lake island in Europe making it an ideal destination for a day trip on our road bikes because cars are not allowed. Montisola became famous in 2016 when it hosted the celebrated project of Christo 'The Floating Piers' a temporary pedestrian footbridge across the lake, from Sulzano to Montisola and the private island of St. PaulDAY 7 Arona Lake MaggioreBreakfast and transfer to Arona.

$317.98 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Trip to the Angera castle, the dolls' museum and Arona from lake Maggiore and Orta

In the morning a licensed English-speaking driver will meet you at your hotel in Stresa, Baveno, Verbania ( pick ups on lake Orta are also available) and will drive you to the hills of Arona, the first short stop that will enable you to see the impressive statue of San Carlone, representing Saint Charles Borromeo, one of the highest statues existing in the world built in the 17th century. Your trip will then continue to Arona, a nice lakeside town located at the southern end of lake Maggiore where you will have an hour free time to stroll along the lake, discover the old town on your own or do some shopping. Your private driver will then meet you to drive to Angera, on the opposite shore of lake Maggiore, where you will have a couple of hours' free time to visit the old fortress that houses a big collection of antique dolls and children's toys, the nice medieval garden offering gorgeous views and enjoy a coffee or snack in the bar of the castle before heading back to your hotel.