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Majestic Maggiore & Mountain Railways

Majestic Maggiore & Mountain Railways

Majestic Maggiore & Mountain Railways including Borromean Islands, Lake Orta, Strsa & Como

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Majestic Lake Maggiore straddles both Italy and Switzerland and basks elegantly against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps. Our holiday resort of Stresa, ideally positioned by the beautiful lakeside is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning region.

 

Hotel Astoria, Stresa ****

The Hotel Astoria is a historic four star hotel located directly on the lakeside in Stresa enjoying fantastic view across Lake Maggiore.

• Traditionally styled en-suite bedrooms with balcony *• Satellite television • Free Wi-Fi • Air conditioning • Hairdryer • Minibar • Restaurant • Bar • Beautiful gardens • Outdoor swimming pool  • Lift

Hotelastoriastresa.it

 

*could be overlooking the peaceful gardens or lake

Hotels may charge you a tax during your tour which is beyond the control of Edwards Coaches and is entirely at the discretion of each hotel.

Day 1

TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following our Channel crossing to Calais, we complete the journey to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (D)



Day 2

OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO LAKE MAGGIORE
Complete the journey to your chosen resort followed by dinner and welcome glass of spumante on arrival. (B,D)


Day 3

BORROMEAN ISLANDS
Enjoy a leisurely day as we visit the stunning Borromean Islands, located just offshore from the centre of Stresa. We take the boat out to Isola Bella where we visit the beautiful Palazzo Borromeo and its elegant gardens before continuing to Isola dei Pescatori or Fisherman's Island. (B, D)


Day 4

LAKE ORTA
Today we explore Lake Ora, one of northern Italy's best kept secrets. Its capital, Orta San Giulio has a delightful medieval centre full of cobbled streets, galleries, local crafts and cafés. (B, D)



Day 5

LAKE MAGGIORE EXPRESS
Enjoy a wonderful full day excursion with a scenic journey on the magical Lake Maggiore Express by rail and boat taking in the beauty of the region along the way. We start with a rail journey from Stresa to Domodossola, at which point we change to the Centovalli scenic high level which takes us through the mountains to Locarno, a bustling town on the Swiss shores of Lake Maggiore. After some free time here we take a boat ride back to Stresa. (B, D)



Day 6

THREE LAKES TOUR
Enjoy a day of touring as we first head up the scenic west coast of Lake Maggiore and have a short stop in Locarno just over the Swiss border before continuing on to the stylish city of Lugano on with free time to explore. From here we cross back into Italy and arrive on Lake Como with a break in Como itself before returning to Stresa. (B, D)

Day 7

LAKE MAGGIORE TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
We depart our hotel and continue to our overnights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (B,D)

Day 8

FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home. (B)

  • Executive coach traveShort sea ferry  crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation

  • 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Stresa (4 course meal and set menu on first evening)

  • Porterage at main hotel

  • Welcome glass of spumante on arrival in resort

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Scenic boat trip to the stunning Borromean Islands

  • Visit beautiful Palazzo Borromeo and its elegant gardens

  • Excursion to Lake Orta

  • Scenic journey on the Lake Maggiore Express from Stresa

  • Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno

  • Boat trip from Locarno to Stresa

  • Scenic Three Lakes tour

  • Discover the stylish city of Lugarno

  • Spend time in Como

  • Free time in Stresa

 

DEPARTURE DATE & PRICES

21st Jul 7 nights £1249

 

SRS £216

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Magor Services NP26 3YL Magor Service Coach Park
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY

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The Courtyard, Parc Busnes Edwards, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, CF72 8QZ

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