9 days - from only £649pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

The Treasures of Lake Como by Express Coach

With its dramatic backdrop, summer is an ideal time to visit beautiful Lake Como. Lush vegetation, mountain scenery and dark-blue waters make Lake Como one of the most spectacular lakes in Italy. This exciting holiday, travelling by express coach, takes you to explore the highlights of the lake and it’s beautiful surroundings, with the option to also experience a once-in-a-lifetime journey on the Bernina railway, and visit the fashion capital of Milan. Forget about the stresses of home, and enjoy the fantastic summer sun and superb scenery on this excellent tour.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals & 5 lunches or packed lunches
  • Classic all-inclusive basis at hotel, including local drinks (beer, selected spirits, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee) from 8:00am-11:30pm each day whilst in resort, starting from the first evening meal
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then we travel through the night.

  • Day 2:

    Continuing south to Italy, we arrive at Lake Como early this morning.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 3: Lake Como Tour

    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 take in the views of quaint lakeside ports, pretty villages, magnificent mountain scenery and splendid lakeside villas.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4: Lake Maggiore

    Lake Maggiore is another of the famous Italian lakes, and is perfect for those who simply cannot get enough of this beautiful scenery. Known for being the second largest of all the lakes in Italy, it is famous for its superb climate which allows a wide assortment of flora to grow.

    Take in the breathtaking beauty of Lake Maggiore, and relax by the lakeshore for an entire day. Or, why not enjoy an optional boat cruise to the Borromean Islands?

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Lake Maggiore

    Lake Maggiore

    Included Highlights

    • Lake Maggiore

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Borromean Islands
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: St. Moritz and Bernina Regional Railway

    Join our optional excursion and experience a once-in-a-lifetime journey on the Bernina Regional Railway, travelling from St. Moritz and taking in breathtaking mountain scenery. Sit back and relax as we make our way over peaks and passes, soaking in the mesmerising views.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    St. Moritz

    St. Moritz & Bernina Railway

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • St. Moritz and Bernina Regional Railway
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6: 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!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Como, Italy

    Como Market

    Included Highlights

    • Como Market
  • Day 7: Milan

    Join our optional excursion to Milan, known across the world as a major fashion capital. 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.

    Duomo di Milano

    Milan

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Milan
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 8:

    Departing late afternoon, we travel through the night.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

Single Room Supplement from £29.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Hotel Britannia Excelsior on an all-inclusive basis. 
  • Britannia Excelsior

    The 3-star Hotel Britannia Excelsior in Cadenabbia includes 'Silver' All-Inclusive package for all guests. Enjoying a splendid lakeside setting with superb views across the lake to Bellagio, the hotel has a restaurant featuring buffet meals, a large lounge area, bar, terrace and lifts. Across the road, lies its own lakeside lido area with outdoor pool (open subject to season) and bar, where a limited selection of drinks are available. In addition, the Britannia Excelsior has an excellent floating infinity pool. This large and lively hotel is managed and owned by the Whieldon family, who are on hand to make sure your stay is enjoyable. The hotel also includes a free daily transfer by boat to the popular resort of Bellagio on the opposite side of the lake (June to September and subject to weather conditions). Room upgrades are available. Upgrades to 'Gold' or 'Platinum' all-inclusive are available - call for details.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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