Weekend Getaway to Framura, Liguria

Framura, on the Ligurian coast, sitting on the Levante Bay neighboring Cinque Terra, is a three-hour drive from Milan and the perfect place for fresh air, fresh fish and the fresh waters of the Mediterranean. Escaping the city Well, we’re… Continue Reading

Day Trip by Train to UNESCO Site Mantua Including Mincio River Cruise

Discover the rich Renaissance beauty of Mantua (Mantova), a UNESCO World Heritage site located beside three lakes. On this full-day guided tour, take a train ride from Milan to this delightful city in northern Italy that locals call ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ then cruise down the Mincio river to enjoy the fairytale skyline of turrets and cupolas, and sweeping views of green landscapes. Wander through Mantua’s cobbled squares and visit the fabulous Palazzo Ducale, former home of the Gonzaga family, the largest residence in Italy after the Vatican.

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Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Boat Trip from Stresa

Soak up stunning lake scenery during a 1-hour private boat tour of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands. With your own private vessel and captain, travel in style and enjoy total privacy as you bask in the Mediterranean sun. Glide by lush lakeside gardens and towns, stop to view Borromean Palace on Isola Bella or cruise to the other idyllic Borromean Islands. Upgrade to include a local guide, who will accompany you on the trip and reveal more about the history and culture of the region.

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Private Tour: Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan

Enjoy a full day trip to the beautiful Valtellina valley, pass along the lake Como and the marvellous paths of Valtellina.
Once in Varenna, meet your guide and explore this fantastic city before to get on board of a private car and start your trip to Valtellina.
Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant and enjoy a wine tasting in the afternoon.
Stop here and there to explore the tiny Valtellina’s historic villages and then head back to Varenna, where you can board your train back to Milan.

Optional trip extension : overnight stay in hotel, in the middle of vineyards. Following day, head to the famous resort of Bormio! Later in the afternoon you will head back to Varenna.

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Small-Group Lake Como, Bellagio and Lecco Full-Day Trip from Milan Including Cruise

Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio and experience a cruise on its fascinating Lake along the two branches, up to the charming town of Lecco. Departing from Milan, you will travel to Como aboard a relaxing train (approx. 60 minutes). During the journey you will be able to enjoy the impressive landscapes and reach directly Como’s city centre. At your arrival, be prepared to experience a breathtaking cruise on the Lake.

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Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa

Spend a day island hopping around the Borromean Islands with a 1-day hop-on hop ferry ticket around Italy’s Lake Maggiore. Departing from the lakeside town of Stresa, create your own sightseeing schedule using the ferry as transport. See the elegant island palace and formal gardens of Isola Bella, admire the lush vegetation on Isola Madre and stroll along the charming promenade of the tiny Isola dei Pescatori. Enjoy lake views as you cruise between them and spend as little or as long as you like at each island.

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Piedmont and Lombardy Hot Air Balloon Flight with Transport from Milan

Admire Italy’s stunning Piedmont region from above on an exciting 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Bordering France and Switzerland, Piedmont is a land of mountains, surrounded on three sides by the towering Alps. Float over rolling hillsides and extensive valleys dotted with castles and vineyards, and toast this experience with a glass of sparkling wine or juice after landing. Round-trip transport from Milan to the launch field is included.

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Lake Maggiore Day Trip by Train from Milan Including Cruise to Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori

Venture by train from Milan to one of Europe’s more graceful corners, Lake Maggiore, with its pretty lakeside towns and lush Borromean Islands. Spend a day cruising past Lake Maggiore’s elegant villas and flowering Mediterranean gardens, and dock on Isola dei Pescatori for free time and Isola Bella for a guided tour of baroque-era Borromeo Palace. End with a visit to the lakeside town of Stresa before training back to Milan.

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Sirmione, Lake Garda and Desenzano del Garda Tour by Train from Milan

Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake, but there’s more than just the amazing Alpine scenery, mild climate and picturesque villages that keeps drawing visitors. On this day trip from Milan by train, visit the fascinating ancient Roman villas, castles and caves surrounding Lake Garda with an expert guide. Visit the old port of Desenzano del Garda and take a boat cruise to Sirmione for guided tours of the historical and archaeological treasures from thousands of years ago, plus enjoy free time to explore more on your own.

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Italy and Switzerland in One Day: Lake Como and Lugano from Milan

Visit Italy and Switzerland in one day on a relaxing daylong excursion to Lake Como, Bellagio and Lugano from Milan! Hop aboard a sightseeing boat and cruise around chic Lake Como for 2 hours. Then, get ready to discover the beautiful town of Bellagio. In the afternoon, cross the border to Switzerland and make the most of some free time to discover Lugano’s delights. Shop for Swiss chocolate, discover fine Renaissance art and admire breathtaking lake views.

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Genoa and Portofino Day Trip from Milan

See the best of the Italian Riviera on your Genoa and Portofino full-day trip from Milan! After a guided walking tour of Genoa, explore the best bits of these contrasting coastal towns at your leisure. Combine maritime history at Genoa with glamorous Portofino seaside scenery on this memorable day trip from Milan!

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Lake Maggiore Day Trip from Milan

Explore scenic Lake Maggiore in Italy’s beautiful Lake District on a day trip from Milan. The fashionable lakeside town of Stresa is an approximate 1.5-hour drive from Milan and is surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains. After spending some free time in Stresa, shopping or simply relaxing and enjoying the stunning scenery, you’ll take a two-hour panoramic boat cruise on Lake Maggiore, visiting the Borromean Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella.

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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan

Take in the stunning scenery of world-famous Lake Como on this day trip from Milan, just a quick 1-hour drive away. Explore the fashionable lakeside town of Como, surrounded by snowcapped mountains and picturesque Mediterranean villas, and enjoy a breathtaking cruise along Lake Como. In the summer, dock at the enchanting village of Bellagio for free time to dine and shop; in the winter, take the funicular up to the town of Brunate for a sweeping panorama of the city and the lake below.

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Venice Day Trip from Milan

Visit the breathtaking city of Venice on an action-packed day trip from Milan, and see the city’s top sights with a local guide! On a walking tour, discover must-see Venetian landmarks such as St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and Rialto Bridge, while learning about their history. After wandering through St Mark’s Square and alongside the Grand Canal, visit a prestigious glass-making workshop to see a demonstration by a local craftsperson. Before returning to Milan, enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride at your own expense or simply enjoy some free time.

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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan

Discover Italy’s sublime Cinque Terre coastal region on a day trip from Milan. Renowned for its terraced landscapes and five cliffside villages – Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore – the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre is one of Italy’s scenic gems. Head there in a comfortable coach and then ride a boat to picture-postcard Monterosso. Enjoy free time to explore and have lunch (own expense), and then catch a coastal train to the tiny, cliff-hugging harbor village of Vernazza, for more free time to stroll and relax, before returning to Milan.

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Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan

Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland’s alpine delight. This train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – through the Bernina Pass to the exclusive resort of St Moritz at the ‘Top of the World.’ Enjoy a round-trip scenic coach trip and ride a bright red rail car, passing unrivaled landscapes amid the towering peaks of the Swiss Alps, including time to spend in charming Tirano and St Mortiz.

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4-Day Italian Lakes Tour from Milan

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights Italian lakes departing from Milan. You’ll have the chance to discover the most important lakes of the northern Italy: the small Lake Orta, the refined Lake Maggiore, the luxurious Lake Como, the amazing Lake Garda, the picturesque Lake Iseo.

All hotels are located in the heart of the cities, you will enjoy trips by boat on the main lakes and visits of beautiful towns such as Como, Bergamo and Verona. Breakfast is included.

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