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Christmas on Lago Maggiore
Free visit in Milan
22nd – 26th December
Arona, Macugnaga, Monte Moro, Lago d’Orta, Madonna del Sasso, Stresa, Isola dei Pescatori & Milan
WEDNESDAY, 22ND DECEMBER:
We meet at the airport at 10.00am for our Air Malta flight departing to Milan Linate at 12.35pm. Upon arrival at 2.25pm we shall proceed to our 4 star Hotel Atlantic in Arona. Later we can join the tour leader for a familiarization walk.
THURSDAY, 23RD DECEMBER:
Today our full day optional excursion start with a short stop to admire the statue of St. Charles Borromeo. Then we continue to drive up to Anzasca valley, plunged between the rugged mountains. Macugnaga nestles in the foot of Monte Rosa. The village itself is a cluster of typical alpine buildings. Upon arrival we will take a cable car (extra & weather permitting) to Monte Moro with an elevation of 2868m for a fantastic view of Monte Rosa, a truly unforgettable experience.
FRIDAY, 24TH DECEMBER:
Today our half day optional excursion takes us to the quaint village of Orta, situated on Lago d’Orta. We will first go to Pella from where we can take a chu chu train (extra) to the Balcony of Lake Orta at a height of 638m, where the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rock (Madonna del Sasso) is situated. We will later proceed back to Pella from where we take a boat (extra) to Orta; there will be time for lunch (extra) and to roam around the narrow-cobbled streets. We will then make a short visit of the Island of San Giulio, and then continue our boat trip back to Pella.
SATURDAY, 25TH DECEMBER – HAPPY CHRISTMAS!:
Today, we have a half day optional excursion to nearby Stresa, the poshest lake resort on Lago Maggiore. A boat will take us round the Borromean Islands stopping on Isola dei Pescatori (boat included). We will later head back to our hotel for Christmas lunch and time to relax.
SUNDAY, 26TH DECEMBER:
After breakfast we check-out from our rooms and we will head to Milan the capital of Lombardy region. We will stop at Castello Sforzesco and we will continue by foot to visit the Duomo (entrance extra) the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and the Teatro la Scala from the exterior. We will then make our way to Milan Linate Airport for our Airmalta flight departing at 3.15pm arriving in Malta at 5.05pm.
Price per person
* SPECIAL PRICE
*€479 / €529 Adult in Triple
*€499 / €549 Adult in Twin
*€639 / €689 Adult in Single
*€399 / €449 Child sharing with 2 adults
Lake View supplement (per person per night) €18
Half Board (4 meals including Christmas Lunch) €128
Half Board Child €65
* Special price applies when half board & all excursions are taken
Air Malta return flights to Milan Linate
4 nights in 4-star Hotel Atlantic in Arona or similar
Rooms with private facilities & TV
Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast
Return airport transfers
Free visit in Milan
Service of tour leader
Airport taxes & service charge
CHILD UNDER 12 PAYS HALF
€40 Orta/Lago D’Orta/Madonna del Sasso
€46 Stresa/Isola dei Pescatori (boat included)
Not included in price:
City tax of€2.10 per person per night is to be paid directly at the hotel
Macugnaga Belvedere cable car – Adul€16/Child under 12 yrs €11 (0-2 yrs: €1.00)
Orta Chu Chu Train & Lago D’Orta boat trip – Adult €22/Child under 12 yrs €15
* All above prices are subject to change