Explore the dazzling beauty of northern Italy’s Lake District, dotted with dreamy lakes set against the majestic foothills of the Alps. These spectacular landscapes have inspired poets, painters and musicians for centuries; discover their storybook lakeside towns, palatial villas, stately gardens and the chic ambience that draws in celebrities from across the globe. Discover six magnificent lakes with their own islands, bays, cliffs and beaches, ride scenic railways with alpine vistas, take boat rides through water wonderlands, enjoy wine tastings and dine at fine restaurants.
- Tour the splendid Lake Garda, take in Brescia’s Roman ruins and marvel at resplendent Como
- Explore the lesser-known Lake Orta, a hidden gem among Italy’s gorgeous lakes
- Sail the stunning Borromean islands of Lake Maggiore and stroll its palace gardens
This small group tour features 11 nights of luxury accommodations (3 nights in Cordevigo on Lake Garda, 2 nights in Franciacorta wine country, 3 nights in Menaggio on Lake Como & 3 nights in Stresa on Lake Maggiore), with full buffet breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners. With Milan as the arrival and departure point, this tour (for 6-20 participants) includes private transfers by deluxe van (with an English-speaking driver) and by boat. Also included are private English-speaking guides, entrance fees to attractions and professional assistance for the duration of the tour.