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Camellias in Bloom on Lake Maggiore

Camellias in Bloom on Lake Maggiore

Discover this new special springtime departure which combines the beauty of Italys' Lake Maggiore and the amazing colours of the Camellias.

CAMELLIAS Inc Bloom on LAKE MAGGIORE

 

27 MARCH – 3 APRIL

Wednesday - Wednesday

8 Days

£665 £120 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

 

Discover this new special springtime departure which combines the beauty of Italy’s’ Lake Maggiore and the amazing colours of the Camellias. 

 

Locarno’s Camellia Park was inaugurated back in 2005 for the World Camellia Congress and is an international attraction, formed into a labyrinthine trail around the lake shore; the manicured flower beds containing no fewer than 900 different varieties of Camellia.

 

Lake Maggiore offers a relaxing, all year round Mediterranean climate and some spectacular Alpine scenery with much to see and do, Lake Maggiore is a destination for all to enjoy.

 

Highlights

 

Milan   |   Ascona   |   Locarno’s Camellia Park   |   Borromeo Islands   |   Lake Orta   |   San Giulio

 

Day One

We depart from your home pick up and travel south to Dover for our crossing over to Calais and continue to overnight hotel – please note late arrival at hotel.

 

Day Two

After an early breakfast we depart our hotel and continue our journey to Lake Maggiore and our hotel, time to relax with a welcome drink whilst your luggage is taken to your room.

 

Day Three

Our excursion today takes us to Italy’s fashion capital, Milan, a vibrant city noted for its splendid Duomo Cathedral, Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’ and the La Scala Opera House, you can also browse designer shops or the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

 

Day Four

Today we visit Ascona and Locarno’s Camellia Park which was inaugurated back in 2005 for the World Camellia Congress and is an international attraction, formed into a labyrinthine trail around the lake shore; the manicured flower beds contain no fewer than 900 different varieties of Camellia.

 

Day Five

We have a half day escorted boat trip to the Borromean Islands.

 

Day Six

After breakfast we have a full day escort for our visits to the enchanting little villages of Lake Orta and return boat ride to the Island of San Giulio.

 

Day Seven

This morning we bid farewell to our host and begin our return journey into France and our overnight hotel.

 

 

Day Eight

We continue our homeward journey to Calais and our crossing to Dover.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          2 overnights accommodation, dinner & breakfast (to be confirmed)

·          5 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast (in resort)

·          Escorted walking tour in Milan with English speaking guide

·          Full day guided tour in Ascona & Lacarno

·          Admission Camellia Festival

·          Boat ride & tour escort to Borromean Islands

·          Escort to Lake Orta

·          Return boat ride Island of San Giulio.

 

HOTEL EUROPA, ISPRA LAKE MAGGIORE

The hotel enjoys a peaceful location in a quiet area of the small village of Ispra directly on Lake Maggiore and provides guests with not only wonderful panoramic views of the lake but also a boat jetty from which boats depart bound for Stresa and the Borromean Islands.  35 bedrooms with air-conditioning, Satellite TV, telephone, free WiFi, spacious reception area, lifts, bar, restaurant with terrace and panoramic windows overlooking the lake.

DAY ONE

We depart from your home and travel south to Dover for our crossing over to Calais and continue to overnight hotel - please note late arrival at hotel.

D

DAY TWO

After an early breakfast we depart our hotel and continue our journey to Lake Maggiore and our hotel, time to relax with a welcome drink whilst your luggage is taken to your room.

B, D

DAY THREE

Our excursion today takes us to Italy's fashion capital, Milan, a vibrant city noted for its splendid Duomo Cathedral, Leonardo da Vinci's 'Last Supper' and the La Scala Opera House, you can also browse designer shops or the famous Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we visit Ascona and Locarno's Camellia Park which was inaugurated back in 2005 for the World Camellia Congress and is an international attraction, formed into a labyrinthine trail around the lake shore, the manicured flower beds contain no fewer than 900 different varieties of Camellia.

B, D

DAY FIVE

We have a half day escorted boat trip to the Borromean Islands

B, D

DAY SIX

After breakfast we have a full day escort for our visits to the enchanting little villages of Lake Orta and return boat ride to the Island of San Giulio.

B, D

DAY SEVEN

This morning we bid farewell to our host and begin our return journey into France and our overnight hotel.

B, D

DAY EIGHT


We continue our homeward journey to Calais and our crossing to Dover.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HOTEL EUROPA, ISPRA LAKE MAGGIORE

The hotel enjoys a peaceful location in a quiet area of the small village of Ispra directly on Lake Maggiore and provides guests with not only wonderful panoramic views of the lake but also a boat jetty from which boats depart bound for Stresa and the Borromean Islands.  35 bedrooms with air-conditioning, Satellite TV, telephone, free WiFi, spacious reception area, lifts, bar, restaurant with terrace and panoramic windows overlooking the lake.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

2 overnights accommodation, dinner & breakfast (to be confirmed)

5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast (in resort)

Escorted walking tour in Milan with English speaking guide

Full day guided tour in Ascona & Lacarno

Admission Camellia Festival

Boat ride & tour escort to Borromean Islands

Escort to Lake Orta

Return boat ride Island of San Giulio

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop
Bodelwyddan Marble Church
Broughton Layby Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Layby Outside
Chirk, Moreton Park Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Dobshill Dobshill Layby
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
Oswestry Little Chef Oswestry, Little Chef/Mile End Services
Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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