|Travel by Coach||Days|
Day One - UK to Reims Area
We’ll make our way from the UK to Calais, before travelling onwards to Reims for our overnight stay.
Day Two - Reims Area to Cadenabbia
Today, we’ll continue south into Italy for an early evening arrival at the Hotel Britannia Excelsior. All Inclusive basis will start from evening meal tonight. (B,D)
Days Three to Seven - Cadenabbia
Enjoy the wonderful lakeside setting on our All Inclusive holiday. We’ll explore the surrounding area with three included excursions over the next five days. We will visit the scenic town of Bergamo, in the foothills of the Alps, the town has a rich artistic history and enchanting medieval atmosphere. A tour of the lake is also included as well as an opportunity to visit the market in the town of Como. The rest of the days are for you to enjoy at leisure, although it will be possible to take optional excursions to St Moritz, Milan and Lugano or to go on a lake cruise. (B,L,D)
Day Eight - Cadenabbia to Reims Area
It’s time to say goodbye to beautiful Cadenabbia today, as we travel back to the Reims area for an overnight stay. (B,D)
Day Nine - Reims to UK
We’ll journey from Reims to Calais today, and will then make our way home. (B)
Free drinks between 8.30am and midnight
Enjoy a wonderful included drinks package at the Hotel Britannia Excelsior during your holiday, with FREE local brand spirits, wines, beers, soft drinks, tea and coffee between 8.30am and midnight.
Hotel Britannia Excelsior
The Britannia Excelsior Hotel is situated at the side of beautiful Lake Como. The hotel is built and furnished in a traditional Italian style and offers stunning views across the lake to pretty Bellagio from the front rooms, dining room and sun terrace area.
This family-run hotel offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and excellent facilities with swimming pools, a lakeside bar and restaurant and a free water shuttle service.
You'll enjoy fine foods and delicious drinks in one of our four bars and four restaurants. Relax in the luxurious surroundings of our lakefront lido with sunbeds and live entertainment and nightlife with great views over the lake and pretty towns that hug its coastline.
Full Day: Bergamo
Bergamo can be found in Lombardy, situated in the foothills of the Alps and with a wonderful atmosphere that combines the city’s heritage with its modern attitude. There’s so much to do here - Bergamo boasts two centres, the Upper City (Citta alta) and the Lower City (Citta bassa). In the Upper City we’ll find Bergamo’s history, with the 14th-century Citadel, Bergamo Cathedral and numerous museums.
In the Lower City, we’ll discover Bergamo’s cosmopolitan heart. Here, there’s an art gallery dedicated to modern and contemporary art, as well as an excellent shopping district ideal for buying souvenirs and gifts.
Full Day: Lake Como Tour
We'll leave from our base at Cadenabbia to enjoy the scenic delights of Lake Como from the comfort of our coach with photo stops and free time along the way in some of the most delightful villages. Relax and enjoy the views of quaint lakeside ports, pretty villages, magnificent mountain scenery and splendid lakeside views.
Half Day: Como Market
Today we explore the local area of Como, allowing us to discover this incredible destination’s stunning scenery. Take in the bustling town, with free time to sample the atmosphere, products and specialities of the weekly market. Other than the market the town of Como is a pretty place to walk around in itself with wonderful old buildings and a beautiful walkway along the water which is dotted with ice cream stalls from which you can buy a tasty treat.
Bergamo Guided Walking Tour
Explore Bergamo more with our optional guided walking tour, including a ride on the funicular railway.
Full Day: Milan
Milan is known across the world as a major fashion capital, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint on this front. Cosmopolitan, modern and filled with everything expected of a metropolis such as this, Milan is an amazing place to visit.
Aside from its fashion sense, Milan is also known for its grand Gothic cathedral, the UNESCO Santa Maria delle Grazie containing Leonardo da Vinci’s magnificent artwork - including The Last Supper, and numerous fascinating museums.
Full Day: St Moritz and the Bernina Railway
Join our wonderful optional excursion for the opportunity to sit back and take in the superb alpine scenery as we take a trip on the acclaimed Bernina Express Railway, travelling up past beautiful lake and mountain landscapes to reach St Moritz in Switzerland. We’ll have chace to explore this luxury alpine resort town in the Engadin Valley, before returning back into Italy by coach.
Half Day: Lake Lugano Cruise
Lake Lugano is famous for its mesmerising scenery, and we'll be able to soak up these beautiful vistas during our fantastic optional lake cruise. Sit back, relax, and admire the splendour of this location.
Half Day: Lugano
Lugano is one of the most popular lakeside cities in Switzerland. Named after the lake it sits on the banks of, Lugano is famous for its bustling atmosphere, amazing attractions and - of course - stunning location.
In Lugano, we’ll find narrow cobblestone streets lined with boutiques and excellent little shops where we can purchase souvenirs and mementos of our time here. We’ll also be able to take advantage of the many pavement cafes with superb views out over the lake, so we can admire the scenery here.
Milan Guided Walking Tour
Enjoy the cosmopolitan city of Milan with us. Discover the fascinating cathedral, the red brick castle and monumental cemetery - and of course there's plenty of time to shop ‘til you drop in the exciting fashion capital of Europe! We’ll take a delightful guided walking tour to discover all of Milan’s best sights during our time here.