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Italian Lakes First-Class Train Tour with Scenic Centovalli Rail Journey & Lake Como Cruise
From R 55 563 /person
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Starts in Stresa. Ends in Venice

Italian Lakes First-Class Train Tour with Scenic Centovalli Rail Journey & Lake Como Cruise

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Rediscover the romance of rail travel and take in the soulful beauty of northern Italy from a unique vantage point on this nine-day tour, travelling first-class from the spectacular Italian Lakes to the magnificent canals of Venice. Witness the breathtaking Duomo di Milano in historic Milan, become spellbound by the serene ambience of the Italian Lakes on a ferry cruise and visit the magnificent homes of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in Verona. You'll also weave through the fascinating streets of Bellagio, via the beautiful lakeside town of Locarno in Switzerland, and learn about the ancient and revered art of glass-blowing on Murano island.

Your small-group tour includes handpicked, centrally located stays, daily breakfast and a welcome dinner on your first night in Stresa on Lake Maggiore. Sit back and relax with the knowledge that first-class, high-speed rail travel will whisk you between major cities – with worry-free porterage – and that an expert English-speaking guide is always on hand.

Your journey takes you to: Stresa, Italy – Locarno, Switzerland – Como, Italy – Milan – Verona – Lake Garda – Venice.

Limited Availability
9 days
8 places
2 countries
20 people max.
16+ yrs

Stresa, Lake Como, Locarno, Milan, Verona, Verona City Centre, Lake Garda, Venice

R 55 563 /person
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What you'll see

Buongiorno! Welcome to Italy, the land of world-class gastronomy, ancient architecture and some of the world's greatest works of art. Begin your adventure in Stresa on Lake Maggiore. Make your way to your hotel, and then, after checking in, you're free to explore this glorious town's belle époque flourishes and spectacular waterfront before meeting up with your tour guide and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

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Highlights & inclusions
The following are included in your tour package:
Your tour includes:
  • Eight nights of handpicked, premium accommodation in centrally located hotels
  • Daily breakfast and a welcome dinner on the first night of your tour
  • First-class high-speed rail travel by high-speed train between major cities, with welcome drinks and snacks onboard
  • Visit the magnificent Italian Lakes region, including Stresa, Lake Garda and Isole Barromee on Lake Maggiore
  • Delight in a full-day visit to Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori
  • Visit Sirmione, a medieval, jewel-like town on the southern shore of Lake Garda
  • Descend into the fascinating streets of Milan with a guided tour
  • Discover the beauty of Lake Como and Bellagio with a full-day tour, including a lake cruise
  • Unearth the highlights of Venice and make the most of a 48-hour Vaporetto pass on a walking tour, with visits to Rialto Bridge, Grand Canal and St. Mark's Square
  • Roam through Murano and enjoy a visit to an artisan glass-blowing workshop
  • Embark on a Shakespearian quest through Verona
  • Discover the beautiful Locarno, in Switzerland, on a walking tour and via the panoramic 'Treno Panoramico Centovalli'
  • The services of an expert English-speaking guide throughout your journey
  • Appreciate a worry-free luggage service
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
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From R 55 563 /person
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