Lake Maggiore and the Centovalli railway journey through the Alps

Package price per person, 5 days, from € 259,00

Group price valid from 20 participants.

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A journey through nature, culture and history. Even for a short stay, Lake Maggiore offers a wide variety of emotions of all kinds. From the unspoilt alpine valleys to the history-filled palaces, the stunning religious sites of the “Sacri Monti”, not forgetting the Centovalli train journey, one of the most beautiful railway excursions through the Alps.

Tour includes

  • 4 Nights HB in a good 3* Hotel Lake Maggiore area
  • 1 Full-day guided excursion Centovalli
  • 1 Centovalli train journey from Locarno to Domossola
  • 1 Tasting of typical products of the Ossola Valleys
  • 1 Full-day guided excursion Borromean Islands and Stresa
  • 1 Boat trip Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori & Isola Madre
  • 1 Entrance Isola Bella and Isola Madre palaces and gardens
  • 1 Full-day guided excursion Sacro Monte of Varallo and Lake Orta
  • 1 Varallo cable car
  • 1 Coffee break

Day 1 Arrival at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 Departure after breakfast with a guide for a trip to Centovalli. The train departs from Domodossola, passing through alluring scenery dominated by woodland, wild mountains, streams and waterfalls. Totally immersed in nature, you have the opportunity of seeing breath-taking views from close by. After passing through the Vigezzo Valley, the Treno blu (tourist train) goes into the Swiss part of Centovalli in the direction of Locarno. On arrival in Locarno there is a visit of the town. Nestling on the edge of the northern shores of Lake Maggiore, Locarno is the warmest town in the whole of Switzerland.
Return to Italy and stop for a tasting of typical products from the Ossola Valley. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3 Departure after breakfast from Bevano, an enjoyable visit to the Day 3 Departure after breakfast from Bevano, an enjoyable visit to the Borromean Islands, real open air museums. Isola Bella with the Borromean Palace, Isola Madre with its luxuriant vegetation and Isola dei Pescatori which, as its name suggests, is a popular destination for day-trippers. The excursion concludes with a stop in Stresa, which boasts some of the most beautiful lakeside villas, and is the queen of Lake Maggiore situated in a magnificent position under the green slopes of Mottarone with a commanding view., real open air museums. Isola Bella with the Borromean Palace, Isola Madre with its luxuriant vegetation and Isola dei Pescatori which, as its name suggests, is a popular destination for day-trippers. The excursion concludes with a stop in Stresa, which boasts some of the most beautiful lakeside villas, and is the queen of Lake Maggiore situated in a magnificent position under the green slopes of Mottarone with a commanding view.

Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 Departure after breakfast with a guide for a trip to Sacro Monte of Varallo, considered to be one of the most important religious sites in Italy. On the way back, a pleasant stop to enjoy a cappuccino or an espresso.

Day 5 Departure after breakfast.

By Air: The group arrives by air and services usually start at the arrival at the airport. Included ground services like local coach or assistance at the airport will be specified in the section “Description – Tour Includes”
By Coach: The group arrives by coach from the country of origin.

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