it faces on Lake Lugano
Lugano, the most famous city in the Italian-Speaking region of Switzerland
Lugano and the Lake from above
Locarno, at the northernmost point of Lake Maggiore
Two beautiful Swiss towns at the northernmost point of Lake Maggiore
Locarno and Ascona, Lake Maggiore
Rocca d'Angera, Lake Maggiore
a view of the Borromeo Islands, Lake Maggiore
Let’s discover together two of the most beautiful lakes of Italy and Europe, Lake Lugano with its Swiss and Italian history and Lake Maggiore with its antique charm, elegance and timeless beauty. The tour will begin with your private driver collecting you from your hotel in Milan (or another custom location in the area) with a luxury sedan or minivan, after a 1.5hr drive you will reach Lugano, the most important city of the Italian-Speaking region of Switzerland.
The city of Lugano faces directly on the lake, and it is characterized by elegance, luxurious boutiques and the famous financial district. There, you can enjoy a good one-two hours of free time for shopping, a brunch or simply sightseeing of the old town small streets.
From there, together with your private driver will reach the city of Locarno, on the northernmost point of Lake Maggiore, the Swiss canton of Ticino, at the foot of the Alps. The city of Locarno has a long-time history, founded around year 1000B.C. (Bronze Age) always kept a important role in the economical and social development of the northern area of Lake Maggiore.
Today, Locarno is mostly known for its Film Festival, second by age only to the Venice one. The town conserves a deep artistic value, colourful building located in the main square and an extraordinarily pleasant microclimate mitigated by the warm lake winds. In Locarno you can enjoy some free lunch-time, relax at one of the cafés before heading south, back to Italy along the coast-road at the lake.
The tour will pass by the elegant and popular town of Stresa, famous for facing in front of the three Borromeo Islands, it conserves an authentic charm started at the beginning of the 900’s making it the town of “La Dolce Vita” at Lake Maggiore .
The tour will then conclude with a transfer back to your hotel in Milan or other selected location.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your hotel in Milan area (different location may be agreed)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Suggested departure from 8:00am to 9:00am|
You can customize your tour according to your needs and preferences, our staff would be happy to inform you about different options, alternative routes and sites.