Lake Maggiore & Switzerland

Lake Maggiore & Switzerland

Lake Maggiore is an idyllic retreat where magnificent mountains plunge to the lakeside and grand villas lie secluded behind palm trees and lush gardens.

Lake Maggiore is an idyllic retreat where magnificent mountains plunge to the lakeside and grand villas lie secluded behind palm trees and lush gardens. Along with Zermatt, in the shadow of the Matterhorn, you will find picture postcard mountain ranges and villages. For 2019 we travel by coach, train and boat, and return to Milan, Italy’s fashion capital and most vibrant city.

 

Overnight day 1 & 10: P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabin, all meals included)

 

Overnight hotel day 2: Mercure Saarbrücken Sud (1 night D, B&B)

 

Hotel days 3 – 8: Hotel Astoria (6 nights, D, B&B)

Our hotel is just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Stresa. All the bedrooms in the main building have balconies and come equipped with air-con, satellite TV, WiFi, hairdryer

and fridge. There is a fine dining room, bar, outdoor swimming pool and a garden.

Please note: single accommodation may be in the hotel annex which does not have a lift.

 

Overnight hotel day 9, June: Novotel Nancy (1 night D, B&B)

 

Overnight hotel day 9, July: Mercure Forbach (1 night D, B&B)

 

 

Day 1

Europa Buscentre to Hull via Larne.

D

Day 2

Travel from Zeebrugge to Saarbrücken

B, D

Day 3

We continue south into Italy and our hotel in Stresa, on the edge of Lake Maggiore, with snow-capped mountains as a backdrop.

B, D

Day 4

Relax today with tickets to the famous Lake Maggiore Islands. The boat terminal is just beside the hotel.

B, D

Day 5

Today there is a full day excursion to Milan.

B, D

Day 6

A morning to enjoy market day in Stresa. In the afternoon we visit the Villa Taranto Gardens to enjoy a botanical experience of terraced gardens, waterfalls and much more.

B, D

Day 7

Today's excursion includes a train along a sinuous route that takes us around mountains, past gorges and over the Simplon Pass to Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn in Switzerland.

B, D

Day 8

Our last day in Stresa, so you can sit back and chill out or join us in Aosta, one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the world. You decide!

B, D

Day 9

We leave Stresa for our overnight hotel.

B, D

Day 10

We catch the overnight ferry from Zeebrugge to Hull.

B, D

Day 11

Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Lake Maggiore Islands • Milan • Lake Orta • Villa Taranto Gardens • Simplon Pass • Zermatt • Matterhorn • Aosta

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room/Cabin Supplement from £240

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
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