DAY 1 ARRIVE IN MILAN
Check into your hotel in Milan. Start exploring with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions.
DAY 2 MILAN-SIRMION-LAKE GARDA
Start the day with an orientation tour of Milan, stopping to admire the famous Gothic-style Duomo. Travel east through the Po Valley, then catch your first glimpses of Lake Garda as you stop in Sirmione, the picturesque spa town on the south shore of Lake Garda. Stroll among the many shops and ice cream shops that line the narrow cobblestone streets. Continue to your hotel on Lake Garda.
Today’s Distance: 109 mi/ 175 km. B, D
DAY 3 LAKE GARDA
Enjoy a whole day at leisure in this beautiful area, situated at the foot of the Alps and surrounded by mountains to the north and the gentle slopes of moraine hills to the south. Spend some time exploring on your own or check out the optional excursions available. B
DAY 4 LAKE GARDA-VERONA-LAKE COMO
This morning, visit the romantic, medieval city of Verona and enjoy some time at leisure. Continue to fascinating Lake Como, where you’ll spend two nights.
Today’s Distance: 162 mi/ 260 km. B
DAY 5 LAKE COMO. EXCURSION TO BELLAGIO AND VARENNA
Inspiring everyone from Roman senators and great composers to Hollywood actors, Como is the romantic image of the lakes. Its cobalt-blue waters are lined with magnificent mountains, lush gardens, and grand villas. Join the included boat trip to Bellagio, set in one of the most scenic position in all of Italy, and Varenna, an old fishing village. B
DAY 6 LAKE COMO-LUGANO, SWITZERLAND-LAKE MAGGIORE, ITALY
Depart Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland. Head towards beautiful Lake Lugano and the stylish city that bears its name. Time to stroll along the lakeside promenade, window shop on refined Via Nassa, or sip an espresso on the Piazza Riforma. Leave Switzerland and cross back into Italy, driving to Lake Maggiore.
Today’s Distance: 96 mi/ 155 km. B
DAY 7 LAKE MAGGIORE
Set between Piedmont, Lombardy, and Switzerland, Lake Maggiore is a paradise of crystal waters, backed by towering mountains and surrounded by lush countryside. The day is yours to relax or to enjoy some of the many activities available around the lake. Maybe join an optional boat trip to the Borromean Islands of Pescatori and Isola Bella, with time to visit the extravagant Borromeo Palace, built like a ship anchored just off the shoreline. B, D
DAY 8 LAKE MAGGIORE
Spend the day as you please! Take in refreshing ocean breezes from the beautiful white-sand beaches, immersing yourself in the heart of the island’s beauty. Enjoy free time to relax and enjoy your oceanfront resort. Optional tours include helicopter flightseeing or a zipline adventure in the mountains. B, D
DAY 9 LAKE MAGGIORE
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa.)