|Travel by Coach||0 Days|
Experience the Grand Prix in Monza - a must for Formula 1 fans. Monza has been a fixture of this incredible racing event since 1950, with numerous famous moments in history taking place here. Known as the ‘Temple of Speed’, Monza’s circuit is one of the best in the Italian Grand Prix.
This thrilling holiday will see us travelling from the UK, via Calais, to Reims for an overnight stay. Then on to Colico, situated on Lake Como’s northern shores. From our base at the Hotel Seven Parks, we’ll be perfectly-placed for admiring Lake Como’s stunning scenery, and enjoying three included excursions.
Join us as we explore the fascinating Alfa Romeo Museum, taking a journey of discovery through this classic brand’s history. It will then be time for the highlight of our holiday - the 3pm qualifying session and the 6pm F1 Grand Prix at Monza.
As our holiday draws to a close, we’ll return to Reims for an overnight stay, then via Calais to return the UK.
Day One - UK to France
We’ll make our way from the UK to France, via Calais, and will spend the night at a comfortable hotel.
Day Two - France to Colico
In the morning, we’ll continue our journey into Colico on the northern shores of Lake Como, where we’ll stay at the Hotel Seven Parks for the next seven nights. (B,D)
Days Three to Eight - Colico
Join us as we explore the fascinating Alfa Romeo Museum and take in the thrilling Monza Grand Prix with our included excursions, as well as spending time at leisure in Colico. (B,D)
Day Nine - Colico to France
Time to say goodbye to Colico today, as we retrace our steps to France for an overnight stay. (B,D)
Day Ten - France to UK
We’ll return to the UK today, travelling from France via Calais and then continuing home. (B)
Hotel Seven Parks
Set right on the shores of Lake Como, the four-star Hotel Seven Parks offers the ideal place to relax after a day exploring Lake Como and the surrounding area. With spacious guest rooms and its fantastic selection of leisure facilities, guests are sure to love this hotel.
The hotel is just a five-minute walk from Colico’s train station, as well as being just 9km from the beautiful Piona Abbey, dating from the 12th century. Each of the Hotel Seven Parks’ guest rooms come equipped with free Wi-Fi, a satellite TV and a minibar, ensuring guests can make themselves at home. There are also upgraded rooms available, including Comfort Rooms, Comfort Garden View Rooms, and Superior Lake View Rooms.During your stay at the hotel, why not visit the bar? Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and minimalist decor, the bar is perfect for admiring views over the lake while enjoying a drink. The hotel also has two outdoor swimming pools, plus a gym and a spa with saunas and whirlpools.
Click on the image to view larger
Tap on the image to view larger
Alfa Romeo Museum
Visit the fascinating Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, finding out more about these iconic vehicles. Delve into the history of Alfa Romeo, learning about the companies origins all the way to its present day achievements. Best of all, we’ll admire some of the most beautiful cars, featuring unique style and design. Find out more about Alfa Romeo’s part in the F1, returning to the golden age of motor racing.
Monza Grand Prix
The highlight of our holiday, the Monza Grand Prix is sure to be an event unlike any other. Taking place on the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, this high-speed course has a vivid history, including a number of thrilling wins and many tragic accidents. See the circuit’s old banked curves, which have been unused for decades.
Monza often sees some of the highest speeds of the F1 season - the circuit even holds the record for the fastest ever lap by an F1 car, set by Juan Pablo Montoya for Williams in 2004.
Watch the thrilling Monza Grand Prix, and soak up the incredible atmosphere here. Be sure to enjoy a walk through the F1 village, with the opportunity to buy unique F1 merchandise.
Monza Grand Prix Qualifying Session
Watch the thrilling qualifying session in Monza, with three gripping runs to take in. Find out which teams will be in pole position, and enjoy an hour of incredible F1 racing. We’ll be sure to arrive as early as possible to take in all of the action, and to soak up the electric atmosphere at this incredible event.
Half Day: Chiavenna
With its interesting history, splendid town squares, intricate palaces and amazing setting encapsulated by dramatic mountains, Chiavenna is not to be missed. We’ll spend a short while here to explore at leisure, taking in the historical architecture which has been perfectly paired with its traditional atmosphere.
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.