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$1093.26 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Italian Lakes Tour from Milan

Day 1Departure from Milan city centre at 8.15am to the small and charming Lake Orta, in Orta San Giulio, surrounded by the sinuous hills of Piedmont. After a short walk, you'll arrive at the marina where a boat will transport you to the magical Island of San Giulio. After free time in the island and the village you'll continue to Stresa, the major city on Lake Maggiore. Free time for lunch and your visit to the local market. In the afternoon, by private boat you'll arrive at the beautiful Borromee islands: Pescatori Island, the smallest one and Bella Island, occupied by the majestic palace of the noble Italian family Borromeo. Departure to Como and arrival before dinner time. Accommodation on the heart of Como.Day 2 - BAfter breakfast, your second day will start with a nice walk in the centro of Como. Between March and October, you will have a nice cruise on Lake Como (duration around 2 hours) towards Bellagio, where you'll be invited to have a glass of Italian wine prosecco as welcome before your free time. Through a nice panoramic along the opposite side of the lake, you'll reach the old town of Bergamo, on the top of a hill. Beautiful medieval buildings, antique churches and narrow streets make this town as one of the most interesting place to see in the north of Italy. Later, you'll move to your hotel in the modern town, where in your free time you could enjoy the shopping or the museum area. Accommodation in the city centre of Bergamo.Day 3 - BDay starts after breakfast towards east: Lake Garda with its main village, Sirmione. There, you'll take a private boat in order to discover the area, typified by olive trees, an old Roman spa and an incredible hot spring at 70° C, 20 metres under the water. After your free time in the old town, you'll enjoy a nice panoramic road along the lake to its top, in the town of Riva del Garda. In the afternoon, you'll reach the marvellous town of Verona, where you'll enjoy a wonderful time in the charming street of the old town. Accommodation at the core of Verona.Day 4 - BAfter breakfast, your forth day will start with a complete visit to the city of Verona and its surroundings. Later, you'll move to Iseo, the beautiful little village on the lake that owns the same name. Here, you could have free time for your lunch trying one of the best Italian wines, the local Franciacorta, produced with a method similar to the French Champagne. Later, return back to Milan where you'll arrive not later then 5 pm.

$129.47 Transfers & Ground Transport

Malpensa to Lake Orta or Orta to Malpensa Private Taxi Transfer

Enjoy a nice drive between Malpensa Airport and Lake Orta or vice versa without having to wait for trains or buses. This easy indoor pick-up includes a professional driver waiting for you outside baggage claim. They will safely drive you directly to your hotel in Orta San Giulio, Lake Orta. Ride with comfort and ease on this journey from the Malpensa Airport.

$2128.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Days Italian Lakes and Riviera Tour from Milan

Day 1 Depart at 8:30am from the Starhotel Ritz in Milan to Lake Orta, a small and charming lake situated in the North-eastern side of the region Piedmont. Stop in the beautiful village of Orta San Giulio for a short visit. Then, take a private boat to the island of San Giulio, just in front of the village. After a short visit, back to Orta and depart by bus to Stresa, on Lake Maggiore. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, tour Pescatori (Fishermen island) and Bella island by private boat. Return to Stresa. At the end of the visit depart to Como. Overnight in the heart of Como.Day 2 (B)After breakfast take a short visit of Como, an amazing small province rich of atmospheres, panoramas, and human takeovers. Board the boat to Bellagio. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon depart to Bergamo with a panoramic tour along the coast of the lake. The city is characterized by a division of the urban structure on two levels, the 'Lower town', modern and dynamic, and the famous 'Upper town', a truly historic and artistic jewel. Short walking tour inside the city center then transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Bergamo city centre.Day 3 (B)Have breakfast, depart for Lake Garda, the largest in Italy. Take a boat and get a nice view of the Sirmione Cape, the castle and the Catullo’s ruins. Next, depart for Riva del Garda on the north side of the lake. Its historic center shows the signs of the Venetian domain. Free time for lunch and then head to Verona. Overnight at the core of Verona.Day 4 (B)Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit the famous city of Verona, both ancient and modern. Stroll through its narrow streets and get in touch with its varied and fascinating past. In the afternoon depart for Genoa, with a stop at Lake Iseo and have some free time for lunch. Overnight in the centre of Genoa.Day 5 (B)Have breakfast and head to Sanremo, defined as the city of flowers and sun, known all over the world for the Italian Song Festival. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon return to Genoa along the Rivera di Ponente, passing through characteristic villages. Overnight at the hotel.Day 6 (B)Have breakfast and depart for Portovenere, a fishermen village located at the end of La Spezia Gulf. Ferry to Cinque Terre (if the atmospheric conditions don’t permit the boarding, the visit will be done with a panoramic itinerary in a minibus.) Free time for lunch. In the afternoon it's back to Genoa. Day 7 (B)Have breakfast and depart for Rapallo. Then, head to Portofino. Around a little square, you can have a nice view of a group of high, colored and picturesque houses. Finally, stop in Santa Margherita, famous seaside city of Riviera di Levante and free time for lunch. Return to Milan in the afternoon.

$2036.92 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Days Italian Lakes and the Dolomites Tour from Milan

Day 1 Depart at 8:30am from Starhotels Ritz to the Lake Orta, a small and charming lake situated in the North-eastern side of the region Piedmont. Stop in the beautiful village of Orta San Giulio for a short visit. Then tour by private boat to reach the island of San Giulio, just in front of the village. After a short visit, back to Orta and depart by bus to Stresa, on Lake Maggiore, one of the largest Italian ones. Arrival in Stresa. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, tour of the Pescatori (Fishermen island) and Bella island by private boat. Return to Stresa. At the end of the visit departure to Como. Overnight in the heart of Como. Day 2 Breakfast. Short visit of Como. An amazing small province rich of atmospheres, panoramas, and human takeovers. Board the boat to reach Bellagio. Visit. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, depart to Bergamo with panoramic tour along the coast of the lake. City characterized by a division of the urban structure on two levels, the “Lower town” (Città bassa), modern and dynamic and the famous “Upper town” (Città alta), a truly historic and artistic jewel. Short walking tour inside the city centre than transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the city centre of Bergamo. Day 3 Breakfast. Depart to the Lake Garda, the largest Italian one. Boat tour to have a nice view of the Sirmione Cape, the castle and the Catullo’s ruins. Next, departure to Riva del Garda on the North side of the Lake. Its historic centre shows the signs of the Venetian domain. Free time for lunch and then outgoing to Verona. Overnight at the core of Verona. Day 4 Breakfast. Visit of the famous city of Verona; the city is at the same time both ancient and modern. Walk through its narrow streets allows and get in touch with its varied and fascinating past. In the afternoon depart to Cortina d'Ampezzo with route through Val di Fiemme and Fassa, Canazei with stop and visit. Overnight in the centre of Cortina. Day 5 Breakfast Outing to Lake Misurina. (situated in a perfect position among woods and Dolomites tops, Three peaks of Lavaredo the most important ones, probably one of the best places for alpinism experts). Then, way to Lake Braies, with a strange and shining color blue of its water that make it as unique in the world. We follow to Val Pusteria and Val Badia through passes like Giau and Gardena. Return to Cortina. Day 6 Breakfast the trip continues through the mountain passes that surround Cortina. Stop to have a look to the wonderful Lake Carezza, close to Passo Costalunga. Free time for lunch. Depart to Merano for a visit and continue to Bolzano. Visit the main central streets, as Via dei Portici, core of the Medieval town. Rest of the evening free for your personal visits. Overnight at the core of Bolzano. Day 7 Depart to Trento, capital of the region. Visit and free time for lunch. Finally, back to Milan and end of the tour.

$253.18 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour of Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta

Your tour will start in the ancient village of Orta San Giulio which lies on charming lake Orta, a true gem at a short distance from well-known lake Maggiore. Accompanied by an expert guide you will discover the medieval lanes and the old palaces of Orta. The small village hides elegant buildings and traditional houses that date back to centuries ago and give the village of Orta its special appeal.After visiting the lovely village of Orta, walking through its old alleys and houses, you will be able to enjoy a boat ride (included in the tour price) to the island of San Giulio where a 12th-century church still dominates the island together with an Abbey. A large religious community lives on the isle of St. Julius and contributes to the old-time atmosphere of the island where you will also find elegant villas with nice private gardens.The tour will be over once back in the village's main square right in the centre where you may decide to stay if you wish to spend more time on your own. Otherwise you will be accompanied back to the starting point.

$178.37 Day Trips & Excursions

Milan to Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta Small-Group Day-Trip

If you want to leave the noisy city behind, go to discover one of Europe’s most beautiful lake districts, this day tour from Milan will give you everything you absolutely cannot miss.Accompanied by our Tour Leader, you will discover on a private boat the magic of Lake Maggiore, Italy’s second biggest lake, visiting then - with a specialized guide - the enchanting Isola Bella facing Stresa, home of the mighty Borromeo residence and its well-finished gardens, still belonging to Borromeo family once one of the most influencing and powerful dynasties in Italy.For the lunch break, you can choose either to enjoy some free time in Stresa either to join (UPON REQUEST) for a gourmet lunch in a picturesque restaurant at a stunning location between the hills with a breathtaking view of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains.The afternoon will be dedicated to a wonderful hidden gem of the Lake District, Lake Orta. With its small surface, this charming lake and its romantic views, not to mention the marvellous art-deco villas and its crystal clear blue waters will surely seduce you.We'll take a long walk on the town of Orta San Giulio, enjoying the laid-back atmosphere that characterizes this lake. The trip back to Milan is scheduled in the late afternoon.