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Lugano and its Surroundings
Lugano, Capolago, Monte Generoso, Locarno, Menaggio and Cadenabbia
12th – 15th August
THURSDAY, 12TH AUGUST:
We meet at the Malta International Airport at 10.45am for our Air Malta flight departing to Milan Linate at 12.45pm. On arrival at 2.35pm, we will board our coach and start our drive crossing over to Switzerland and towards our 3 star Hotel Colorado in Lugano. We check in and join our leader for a familiarisation walk to get acquainted with this gorgeous lake side city.
FRIDAY, 13TH AUGUST:
Our full day optional excursion today will be an experience to remember! We will start off with a short walk to the pier and board our 10am ferry from Lugano Paradiso to Capolago. We will then board a train which will take us all the way up to Monte Generoso, standing at 1703m above sea level. Lunch at one of the restaurants up here before heading back down at 4.45pm with the train.
SATURDAY, 14TH AUGUST:
Today, our optional half day excursion will take us to Locarno, is an Italian-speaking resort city in southern Switzerland, on Lake Maggiore at the base of the Alps. Founded in the 12th century, the old town’s Castello Visconteo houses the Museo Civico, which showcases Roman antiquities. We will enjoy our morning here by the lake and discovering the beauties one can find around the town. We return to Lugano early afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day in Lugano. We suggest you take a boat ride which can take you around different other sweet towns around the lake.
SUNDAY, 15TH AUGUST:
Our last optional full day excursion will take us to Menaggio and Cadenabbia. Menaggio is one of the most visited towns on the shores of Lake Como, situated on the western side and about half-way along the lake. The town is popular because of the lake activities and a pretty promenade and town to explore. Cadenabbia is the lakeside hamlet that is part of the town of Griante facing lake Como.The lakeside resort is a lovely spot where the mountains descend to Lake Como, and it enjoys beautiful scenery. We return to our hotel. Check out of rooms by noon. We later make out way to Milan Linate airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 8.45pm and arriving in Malta at 10.35pm.
Price per person:
* SPECIAL PRICE
*€479 / €529 Adult in Triple
*€509 / €559 Adult in Twin
*€649 / €699 Adult in Single
*€399 / €449 Child sharing
* Special price applies when all excursions are taken.
Air Malta return flights to Milan Linate
3 nights in 3 star hotel Colorado in Lugano or similar
Rooms with private facilities, TV and A/C
Daily buffet breakfast
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Airport taxes & service charge
Adult / Child
€115 / €110 Monte Generoso
€ 37 / € 20 Locarno
€ 45 / € 25 Menaggio/Cadenabbia
*The following is included in the cost of the excursion: Ferry from Lugano Paradiso to Capolago, return train ride to Monte Generoso, light lunch and return coach drive to Lugano
Not included in price
City tax of CHF 4.55 per person per night to be paid directly to the hotel.
* All above prices are subject to change