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Jewels of Milan's Lake District: Lake Maggiore & Lake Orta

Milano boasts one of Europe’s most beautiful lake districts, and this day-trip will give you everything you absolutely cannot miss: Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta in a single day. Let us driver come to pick you up from your hotel on a comfortable mini-van equipped with wi-fi and minibar and enjoy the route. Our guide will take care of you in order to make you spend a free-streed day. Once arrived in Stresa, the most aristocratic town of the area, we’ll board on a private boat toward the enchanting Isola Bella, home of one of the most influencing and powerful dynasties in Italy and its treasures:  Borromeo residence and its gardens. For the lunch break, we can decide either to enjoy free time in Stresa or to reserve for a gourmet lunch in a picturesque restaurant at a stunning location between the hills with breathtaking views of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains (the cost will be 40 euro per person). After the lunch break, the afternoon will be dedicated to a wonderful hidden gem of the Lake District, Lake Orta. We’ll drive to Orta lake following a panoramic route. With its small surface, this charming lake and its romantic views, not to mention the marvellous art-deco villas and its crystal clear blue waters will surely seduce you. We'll take a walk on the town of Orta San Giulio, enjoying the laid-back atmosphere that characterizes this lake. A visit by boat to San Giulio island, that seems to emerge from Medieval Time, is a must that we’ll not miss. The trip back to Milan is scheduled in the late afternoon.

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Lake Como - The Classic Tour Como, Bellagio & Varenna

Let the city behind you and spend a day in a magical place that inspired and still inspires many artists and celebrities. In the so called Classic Tour we will bring you to discover the best that Lake Como has to offer to its visitors. Let us driver come to pick you up from your hotel on a comfortable mini-van equipped with wi-fi and minibar and enjoy the drive. In less then 1 h. driving, we’ll be in Como, the lake capital, where our guide will make you walk among historical monuments, like the cathedral with its Lombard-Gothic facade, the Broletto palace, the Municipal Tower and Piazza Verdi with its elegant theatre. From Como we will then head toward North, along the picturesque western bank of the lake (Statale Regina), stopping at some beautiful observation point for a glass of prosecco or a soft drink. Once in Lenno we will continue our journey by boat. First stop over is Bellagio, the “Pearl of the Lake” because of its great position on top the ridge separating the two branches of the lake. The town will surprise you with the great and aristocratic atmosphere and is famous “Climbs”, charming staircases with lovely silk workshops. After a break for lunch and some free time that you can spend for shopping or just for relaxing on a bench facing the lake, we will complete our trip reaching the lovely town of Varenna, on the east bank of the lake, a place that boasts a wide and rich architectural heritage and a beautiful natural surrounding.

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Verona & Garda Lake Day-trip from Milan

This day-trip from Milan in our comfortable mini-van, is for those who want to allow themselves an intense full day made of romanticism, "dolce vita" and refreshment.   We ll start our day in Sirmione, a lovely medieval town with a lively atmosphere which is set on a peninsula that stretches for about 4km into the coloured water of Lake Garda, the biggest lake of Italy.  We'll take a private boat tour around the peninsula, during which our guide will carefully carry you into the history of this place inhabited since Roman time. Sirmione boasts, among other historical monuments like the famous "Grottoes of Catullus" and former Maria Callas' villa, a wonderfull castle (Castello Scaligero), a rare example of lake fortification, built by the Scaliger family to protect the lower parte of the lake. With its typical swallowtail battlements and its “darsena”, the dock, this castle represents a unique attraction.  After lunch we'll then head to Verona, a city that is is worldwide known for being the city of unrequited love, the place where the story of Shakespeare’s Rome and Juliet was set. Our guide will show you the most important places in town starting from Piazza Bra with its elegant and charming palaces along the “Listone”, the very famous pavement in pink limestone. We won't miss the most important roman monument, the Arena, an amphitheatre still famous nowdays for the international lyric festival and of course the world-wide famous Juliet's balcony, a must for everyone visiting Verona. Other secret spots will be unvealed... Do not worry: we will not leave Verona without a taste of local prosecco..  The return back to Milan is scheduled in the late afternoon.

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