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Italian Lakes: Hike, Bike & Kayak

From £1530 for 8 days
Trip Overview
Indulge your appetite and treat the senses on this exquisite active journey through Italy’s Lakes district. Hike the forested paths around Lakes Como and Garda, cycle through the Dolomite highlands and simply admire the stunning views at every turn. Ferry to and fro between lake villages and charming villas, clamber about the crumbling ruins of medieval castles and spend a day experiencing the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Milan. Idyllic in setting, laid-back in lifestyle, and a gastronomist’s delight, this jaunt through one of Europe’s most charming regions shouldn’t disappoint. And if it somehow does, take the issue up with one of the local residents – like Sting or George Clooney.
Essential Info
Starts: Lake Como
Ends: Lake Garda
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Active
Trip Code: IZGXI
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Italy
What's Included

Meals

7 Breakfasts included

Transport

Train,Boat,On foot,Kayak,Bicycle

Accommodation

Hotel (7 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Ride the rails through St Moritz’s staggering mountain scenery on the Bernina Express. The region is home to alpine forests, fast-flowing rivers and Eastern Switzerland’s highest summit, the Piz Bernina

•   Spend a day exploring the beautiful villages, estates and gardens dotted around Lake Como, criss-crossing the lake by ferry. Taking a turn about the grounds of Bellagio's grand Villa Melzi can make you feel just a bit fancy, then see the shore from the vantage point of your kayak

•   It may be eaten all over the world, but Italy really knows how to do pasta. Indulge in ambrosial Italian fare in Tirano, famous for pizzoccheri, a type of tagliatelle cooked with potatoes, cabbage and cheese

•   Explore Lake Garda's shore in the saddle of your bike and discover remains of WWI

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 16th May 2021
Returning: 23rd May 2021
£1,800pp
£1,530pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Jul 2021
Returning: 11th Jul 2021
£1,890pp
£1,800pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Sep 2021
Returning: 12th Sep 2021
£1,980pp
£1,800pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Sep 2021
Returning: 26th Sep 2021
£1,890pp
£1,800pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th May 2022
Returning: 22nd May 2022
£1,800pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 29th May 2022
Returning: 5th Jun 2022
£1,800pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Jun 2022
Returning: 26th Jun 2022
£1,800pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd Jul 2022
Returning: 10th Jul 2022
£1,800pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Aug 2022
Returning: 28th Aug 2022
£1,800pp
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Buongiorno! Welcome to Italy. Please make your own way to the hotel. No activities are planned for today until tonight's important welcome meeting at 6 pm, so you can arrive at any time. If you arrive early why not take a wander around the historic town of Como and enjoy a drink in the main square or along the lake shore. After tonight's group meeting the evening is free, so perhaps go for dinner at one of the nearby traditional restaurants with your new travel companions.
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