Italian Lakes and Switzerland Tour from Stresa

Day Trips & Excursions in Verbania

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A group day tour through Italy and Switzerland around Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano and Lake Como. See the western shores of Lake Maggiore, stop in the cosmopolitan city of Lugano in Switzerland, visit the Villa Carlotta gardens on Lake Como and the grand cathedral in Como city.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Lake Maggiore, LombardyWe drive up the west shore of Lake MaggiorePass By: Castelli di Cannero, Cannero Riviera, Lake Maggiore, PiedmontThe magical floating castles at CanneroStop At: Lake Lugano, Lugano, Canton of Ticino, Swiss AlpsYou have free time in Lugano. We recommend visiting the Santa Maria degli Angeli church to see their fresco of the Crucifixion and the Passion of Christ. Window shop in Via Nassa, see Piazza Riforma and have a stroll on the lakefront or in the city park.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Villa Carlotta, Tremezzina, Lake Como, LombardyAn optional visit to Villa Carlotta gardens on the shores of Lake ComoDuration: 1 hourStop At: Lago di Como, LombardyOn Lake Como we stop at Tremezzo at lunchtime where you can visit the Villa Carlotta gardens (optional). We also stop in Como city where there is the magnificent Duomo (entry optional)Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup (select hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to Villa Carlotta
  • Entry/Admission - Villa Carlotta


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide