The Magic of the Italian Lakes Cosmos

The Magic of the Italian Lakes

Experience the value-packed and incredible 8-day Magic of the Italian Lakes tour that will delight your senses as you travel to one of the world’s most beautiful places and less discovered regions of Italy. Departing from Milan, this fabulous tour offers a backdrop of the majestic Alps and takes you to the Italian Lakes region that includes breathtaking Lake Como, Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. Enjoy an overnight in Milan, world-famous for its shops and restaurants and explore the spectacular Po Valley, the medieval city of Verona, the resort town of Sirmione, a boat trip to Bellagio and Varenna and a visit to Lugano.

Thrilling highlights include exploring the stunning Po Valley, visiting the medieval city of romantic Verona and continuing to majestic Lake Como that is lined with elegant 17th-century villas and spectacular gardens. Lake Maggiore boasts crystal waters and majestic mountains surrounded by a lush countryside. Known for its serene surroundings, the Italian Lakes region is like no other. Tour cosmopolitan Milan with its iconic Duomo, the charming spa town of Sirmone and stroll along the cobblestone streets in quaint towns and villages. Feel part of this beautiful area on a boat trip to Bellagio and Varenna and sip espresso in an outdoor café. Discover the magic of the Italian Lakes on this economical tour that offers some of the best of magnificent Italy as you enjoy “la dolce vita!” on what is sure to be your best vacation ever.


8 Daysfr. $1,549

  • A visit to Milan
  • A visit to the resort town of Sirmione
  • A day to explore Lake Garda
  • A visit to Lake Cuomo
  • A boat trip to Bellagio and Varenna
  • A visit to Lugano
  • A visit to Lake Maggiore
  • Headsets throughout the tour.
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation, except on Cosmos Lite vacations and unless otherwise noted above. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour Director, Local Hosts®, Local Guides, driver, and ship’s crew are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary. Gratuities are not included on Cosmos Lite vacations and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
Buffet breakfast daily; 4 dinners
  • Holiday Inn Garibaldi Station in Milan, Italy (1 night)
  • Podiano Resort in Lake Garda, Italy (2 nights)
  • Lario Mezzegra Hotel in Lake Como, Italy (2 nights)
  • Simplon Hotel in Lake Maggiore, Italy (2 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY Location Information Description

Milan, Italy

Check into your hotel in Milan. Start exploring with the help of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Holiday Inn Garibaldi Station

MILAN Location Information Description

Milan, Italy

Start the day with an orientation tour of Milan, stopping to admire the famous gothic-style Duomo.

SIRMIONE–LAKE GARDA Location Information Description

Lake Garda, Italy

Travel east through the Po Valley, then catch your first glimpses of Lake Garda as you stop in Sirmione, the picturesque spa town on the south shore of Lake Garda. Stroll among the many shops and ice cream parlors that line the narrow cobblestone streets. Continue to your hotel on Lake Garda. Today’s Distance: 143 mi/ 230 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Podiano Resort

LAKE GARDA Location Information Description

Lake Garda, Italy

Enjoy a whole day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful area, situated at the foot of the Alps and surrounded by mountains to the north and the gentle slopes of moraine hills to the south. Check out the optional excursions available.

Breakfast

Podiano Resort

VERONA Location Information Description

Verona, Italy

This morning, visit the romantic, medieval city of Verona and enjoy some time at leisure.

LAKE COMO Location Information Description

Lake Como, Italy

Continue to fascinating Lake Como, where you’ll spend two nights. Today’s Distance: 205 mi/ 330 km

Breakfast, Dinner

Lario Mezzagra Hotel

EXCURSION TO BELLAGIO AND VARENNA Location Information Description

Bellagio & Varenna, Italy

Inspiring everyone from Roman senators and great composers to Hollywood actors, Como is the romantic image of the lakes. Its cobalt-blue waters are lined with magnificent mountains, lush gardens, and grand villas. Join the included BOAT TRIP to Bellagio and Varenna, which occupies one of the most scenic positions in all of Italy.

Breakfast, Dinner

Lario Mezzegra Hotel

LUGANO, SWITZERLAND Location Information Description

Lugano, Switzerland

Depart Lake Como and cross the border into Switzerland. Head towards beautiful Lake Lugano and the stylish city that bears its name. Time to stroll along the lakeside promenade, window shop on refined Via Nassa, or sip an espresso on the Piazza Riforma.

LAKE MAGGIORE Location Information Description

Lake Maggiore, Italy

Leave Switzerland and cross back into Italy, driving to Lake Maggiore. Today’s Distance: 87 mi/ 140 km

Breakfast

Simplon Hotel

LAKE MAGGIORE Location Information Description

Lake Maggiore, Italy

Set between Piedmont, Lombardy, and Switzerland, Lake Maggiore is a paradise of crystal waters, backed by towering mountains and surrounded by lush countryside. The day is yours to relax or to enjoy some of the many activities available around the lake. Maybe join an optional boat trip to the Borromean Islands of Pescatori and Isola Bella, with time to visit the extravagant Borromeo Palace, built like a ship anchored just off the shoreline.

Breakfast, Dinner

Simplon Hotel

LAKE MAGGIORE Location Information Description

Lake Maggiore, Italy

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Milan.)

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Aug 11, 2024
$1,699.00
Sun, Aug 25, 2024
$1,549.00
Sun, Sep 01, 2024
$1,569.00
Sun, Sep 08, 2024
$1,619.00
Sun, Sep 22, 2024
$1,619.00
Sun, Sep 29, 2024
$1,699.00
Sun, Apr 27, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, May 04, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, May 11, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, May 18, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, May 25, 2025
$1,824.00
Sun, Jun 01, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, Jun 08, 2025
$1,824.00
Sun, Jun 15, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, Jun 29, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Jul 13, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Jul 27, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Aug 10, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Aug 24, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Aug 31, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, Sep 07, 2025
$1,949.00
Sun, Sep 14, 2025
$1,899.00
Sun, Sep 21, 2025
$1,949.00
Sun, Sep 28, 2025
$1,869.00
Sun, Oct 05, 2025
$1,759.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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