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Duration: 9 days
Location: Italy: Starts | Milan, Lake Como, Bergamo, Lake Garda, Marostica, Bassano del Grappa, Sirmione, Verona, Modena
Price: From $2,243* pp twin share
  • Trafalgar At LeisureThe lush backdrop of Lake Garda, your home for five nights, the poetic beauty of the towns of the great Italian lakes is revealed in this enjoyable exploration of culture and style.

    It’s Insider moments like…meeting the Pedrotti family at their 100-year-old vineyard, you explore the grounds and wine cellars together, before an exclusive wine tasting and lunch of regional specialties, including smoked trout and creamy local cheese.

    • Day 1 – Arrive Milan (2 Nights)

      Welcome to Milan! Relax and unwind after your journey. Later, see the sights during an orientation of the city centre including the Gothic Duomo, 19th century Galleria and La Scala Opera House.

      This evening, meet and get to know your companions and Travel Director at a Welcome Reception.

      Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)
      Hotel: AC Hotel Milano

    • Day 2 – Milan Sightseeing and Como excursion

      Enjoy free time this morning to explore Milan. Later, travel to scenic Lake Como and visit Como town.

      Enjoy a cappuccino or a gelato in your free time before returning to Milan later in the afternoon.
      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    • Day 3 – Milan – Bergamo – Lake Garda (5 Nights)

      Visit the ancient town of Bergamo near the foothills of the Alps.

      Explore the streets of the old town before continuing your journey to Lake Garda for a relaxing five-night stay. Dine at your hotel this evening.
      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)
      Hotel: Portici Riva del Garda

    • Day 4 – Lake Garda – Marostica and Bassano Del Grappa Excursion

      Your excursion starts by visiting Marostica, a beautiful 14th century town.

      Finish this leisurely day by visiting Bassano del Grappa, renowned for its white brandy and magnificent scenery. Return later to Lake Garda. Dine at your hotel this evening.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with wine)

    • Day 5 – Lake Garda – Sirmione and Verona Excursion

      Stop to see Scaliger Castle at Sirmione. In Shakespeare’s romantic city of Verona, see the Roman arena and Juliet’s balcony during your walking tour of the town with a Local Expert.

      Spend this afternoon exploring this city at your own pace. Join your companions this evening and visit a villa near Lake Garda, converted from a 15th century convent, for a special Be My Guest dinner and vineyard experience.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest dinner)

    • Day 6 – Lake Garda at Leisure

      You have a whole day to do as you please! Take a stroll along the sparkling lakeside, relax surrounded by beautiful scenery, or perhaps take an optional experience to visit the magnificent Dolomite mountain range.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    • Day 7 – Lake Garda – Modena Excursion

      Enjoy today’s excursion to the interesting gastronomic city of Modena. A Local Expert will walk you through the Old Town and show you the Piazza Grande including views of the Ghirlandina Tower. You will also see the magnificent 12th century Romanesque Cathedral.

      Sample some of the local speciality balsamic vinegars. After a short drive, visit the Ferrari Museum for a Unique Insight into the history of this luxurious Italian icon founded by Enzo Ferrari.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

    • Day 8 – Lake Garda – Milan

      This morning, travel back to Milan for free time to explore the city. This evening, join your fellow travellers to celebrate the end of your holiday at a Farewell Dinner.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)
      Hotel: Starhotels Tourist

    • Day 9 – Depart Milan

      Say ‘arrivederci’ this morning to Italy and your companions at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

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  • Breakfast – 8
    Lunch – 0
    Dinner – 4

    Sightseeing Hightlights:

    • City Tours in Verona and Modena.
    • Orientation in Milan.
    • Visit beautiful Lake Como and Lake Garda, the towns of Bassano del Grappa and Marostica.
    • Visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello.
    • View the Duomo and La Scala Opera House in Milan, the Piazza del Duomo in Bergamo, the imposing Scaliger Castle at Sirmione and the Romanesque Cathedral in Modena.
    • See Juliet’s Balcony and the Roman Arena in Verona.

    Insider Experiences:

    • Be My Guest Dinner of delicious local specialities served in a converted 15th century convent set amongst the vineyards.
    • Local Expert in Verona and Modena.
    • Unique Insight Visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello.
    • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure experience, unique to your itinerary, courtesy of your expert Travel Director.

    Travel Highlights:

    • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
    • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
    • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
    • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
    • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
    • A travel wallet with your documentation.
    • Complimentary keepsake photo.

    Dining: 

    • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
    • 4 dinners (including Welcome Reception, Be My Guest, three course dinner with wine and Farewell Dinner)


  • *TERMS & CONDITIONS

    All prices are quoted in NZD (unless otherwise stated), per person, twin share (unless otherwise stated) & are correct as at 26 May 2015. Single supplement and child costs supplied on request. Offers are subject to availability & can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges & currency. Valid for sale until sale date specified with each deal. Valid for travel in low season, unless specified. A deposit must be paid at time of booking & full payment must be received by Book by date where a date is specified. Credit Card surcharges apply.

    These prices are LAND-ONLY and are correct at the time of the tour being loaded onto the website, however prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

    All trip information is correct at time of trips being loaded onto the website, however prices and itineraries are subject to change, please confirm all details and final cost at time of booking.

    Early Payment Discounts are not available on all Trafalgar trips and some trips may be excluded.  Book early to avoid disappointment as the number of seats available at discount prices are limited. Hotels are subject to change.

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