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Lakes & Villages of Northern Italy: Sep. 17-25, 2022

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$ 3399

RESERVE BY: June 9, 2022

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Plus: Alpine Switzerland

9 Days: Saturday, September 17 - Sunday, September 25, 2022

NORTHERN ITALY is a gorgeous landscape of deep blue lakes, smart resort towns, ancient villages, fortified castles and lush gardens. Lake Maggiore's charm and sophistication are the perfect setting for Baveno, a small lake-side resort flanked by cypress trees, dotted with villas and lake-side promenades brimming with cafe's and bars overlooking the Borromean Islands. From our accommodations directly on the lake-front in a converted 18th-century villa, we'll enjoy excursions to Isola Bella's magnificent Baroque palace and terraced gardens, quiet and secluded Lake Orta, romantic Bellagio on Lake Como and see the highlights of Milan -- including the Duomo and La Scala theater -- in a half-day tour. A highlight of this holiday may be the full-day excursion to Lugano -- called "the sunny side of Switzerland" by Rick Steves, with a splashy, zesty, Mediterranean ambience. Lake Maggiore is one of Italy's most elegant destinations with old world charm, flower-decked lake islands and shores spanning two countries.

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Round-trip regularly scheduled ITA flights from Boston to Milan, via Rome. Airline subject to change. (land only pricing available if you prefer to make your own air arrangements)

Seven nights' four-star accommodations: Hotel Simplon, Baveno (or similar)

Eleven meals: seven buffet breakfasts, four dinners with wine

Escorted, private, round-trip airport/hotel transfers

Services of professional local Tour Manager

Cruise to Isola Bella, tour of Palazzo Borromeo, free time. Free time in Stresa. Full-day excursion to Lugano. Excursion to Lake Como including tour of Villa Carlotta, mini-cruise of Lake Como, free time in Bellagio. Excursion to Lake Orta, market at Omegna, mini-cruise to Orta San Giulio. Full-day excursion to Milan including guided tour and free time.

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement is $515. We have a limited number of single supplements available at just $350. Call to reserve. Triple accommodations may be available upon request. Fuel surcharge, air taxes and fees subject to change. Passport required. Per person deposit is $300.

As of March 1, fully vaccinated travelers (those who have received one or two doses within the past nine months or those who have received a booster shot) are no longer required to supply a negative COVID test to enter Italy.

 

All travelers to Italy must fill out a Passenger Locator Form before arriving in the country. (We'll assist you with this.)

 

Additionally, all travelers must present a negative COVID test result administered in advance of returning to the U.S.  For all of our Italy tours, we will make all necessary arrangements for U.S. international return COVID-19 testing. The testing will be done while on tour at your expense.

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