Italian Alps & Northern Lakes


from $1.839*

Departures from Mar. 2016 – Oct. 2016

Independent Tour: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Lake Garda, Milan, Valpolicella & Verona. 

See Zermatt, the Matterhorn and the Swiss Scenery


DAY 1: Arrival
Independent arrival in lake Maggiore.
Overnight on Lake Maggiore
DAY 2: Lake Maggiore
Meet your guide at the Stresa pier and start your excursions by boat to the charming
Isola Pescatori and the intriguing Isolabella.
Overnight on Lake Maggiore.
DAY 3: Zermatt &  the Matterhorn
Meet your guide at hotel and join a group to visit Zermatt by coach.  Enjoy the
dramatic Swiss alpine scenery and the Matterhorn.
Overnight on Lake Maggiore.
DAY 4: Milan/Lake Como
Transfer from Stresa to Lake Como, with a stop en route and free time in Milan ( 3hrs).
Overnight on Lake Como.
DAY 5: Lake Como
Take a private walking tour of Como.  Then your guide will provide you with your boat ticket to Bellagio for an independent visit and assist you to embark.
Overnight on Lake Como
DAY 6: Lake Garda
Transfer from Lake Como to Verona.  En route stops in Sirmione and other small villages of Lake Garda.
Overnight in Verona.
DAY 7: Verona
Today take a walking tour of Verona. Remainder of day at leisure.
Overnight in Verona.
DAY 8: Departure
After breakfast transfer on your own to the airport for your return trip home or your continuation to another destination.


  • Hotel accommodations in 4* hotels for seven nights (3 nights in Lake Maggiore, 2 nights in Lake Como, 2 nights in Lake Garda) based on 2 persons sharing a room.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Boat excursion to the charming and intriguing Isola dei Pescatori.
  • Coach excursion to Zermatt –  with its dramatic Swiss Alpine scenery; home to the Matterhorn.
  • Transfer from Stresa to Como, with a stop free time in Milan ( 3hrs).
  • Private Walking tour of  Como.
  • Round-Trop boat tickets to Bellagio for your independent visit (delivered by the guide after the visit of Como).
  • Transfer from Como to Verona with stops in Sirmione and other small villages of Lake Garda.
  • Walking tour of Verona.
  • Hotel taxes and service charges.

Does not include:

  • Round-trip air transportation from USA or Canada to Italy.
  • Porterage at airports.
  • Round-trip airport to hotel transfers.
  • Transfers to walking tours.
  • Beverages and meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips and optional excursions.
  • Transit tax to be paid locally.
  • Travel Insurance.


Note — We urge you to purchase travel insurance to cover the cost of your entire vacation including any services you purchased from another agency.

Lake Maggiore:
Milan et Au Lac (4*) or similar
Piazza Marconi, 6
28838 Stresa
Lake Como:
Palace (4 *) or similar
Lungo Lario Trieste, 16
22100 Como
Lake Garda:
Olivi (4 *) or similar
Via San Pietro in Mavino 5
25019 Sirmione
2016 Rates Holidays Land Only Price Air & Land Price*
March $1,839
April $1,959
May/June $2,169
July $2,239
August $2,169
September $2,209
October $1,959
**Price is based on 2 persons sharing a Double room.Prices are subject to change as a result of fuel surcharge increases or currency fluctuations. No changes will be made once final payment is received. Rates may be higher during holidays, fairs and special events.
Single Supplement: upon request.
*Air Fare is not included but discounted rates are available upon request.
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For information on air fare, transfers or optional tours, please contact us: 212-400-7347

Please note that for operational reasons it may be necessary to substitute hotels and adjust itineraries due to local conditions.

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We accept American Express, Visa, Master Card and Discover credit cards as well as checks as forms of payment. A deposit of 25% of the total price of the land services, inclusive of taxes and fees or full payment (depending on departure date) is required to confirm a reservation. Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to departure. Airline tickets must be paid in full prior to issuance regardless of departure date. Ticket prices cannot be guaranteed until paid in full and ticketed. For full Terms and Conditions please click here.

Cancellation Policy
61 days or more prior to departure: 5% of package price
60-46 days prior to departure: 10% of package price
45-31 days prior to departure: 20% of package price
30-15 days prior to departure: 40% of package price
14-8 days prior to departure: 50% of package price
7-0 days and no-shows: 100% of package price

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Tips to waiters, chambermaids, and to the Tour Directors, local guides, and drivers are not included. The following is a suggested guideline on tipping:
(a.) Euro 1.00 per person/per day for waiters and chambermaids
(b.) Euro 2.00 per person/per day for drivers and local guides
(c.) Euro 3.00 per person/per day for your Tour Director
Add transfers to your tour so you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel and back. Prices available upon request.
Transit Tax:
As of July 1, 2011 all visitors to Italy are required to pay an additional tourist tax for their hotel stay. The new tax has been created mainly to help re-build the ancient cities and is based on how many stars a hotel has. This tax may vary by city and can range from 1 to 6 Euro per person, per night, for a maximum of 10 consecutive nights. This must be paid by the visitor, in Euro, directly to the hotel at time of check-out. It will be presented as a separate charge from any other charges accrued at the hotel. (Children under the age of 10 are exempt from this tax.
Different airlines may have different policies. For information on specific airline policies, please check your carriers web site.
Air Transportation:
Air fares change often and vary by gateway city, season, day of week and seat availability. Our air fares will be quoted to you within two business days of your tour reservation and will include the air fare, fuel surcharges and government taxes as quoted by the airlines. You are under no obligation to accept our airfare quote and may elect to use your reward miles or your preferred airline. Typical airfares from New York to Rome varies from $1200 in March – May and September – October to $1500 in June – August but can change without prior notice. We highly recommend to reserve your seats early in order to obtain the best air fare.