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Day trip from Milan
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore
Lake Orta & Maggiore

Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore day-trip from Milan

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 Stresa, our first stop.

From there, after a walking tour of the old town, together with your private driver will reach the beautiful and secretí town of Mergozzo. After that, the tour will proceed with a transfer to Lake Orta San Giulio, selected as one of the most beautiful Italian villages with quality heritage, by “I borghi più belli d’Italia”.

The name Orta is a modification of the Latin “hortus conclusus”. Nowadays, the area is locally called “Cusio”, deriving from the latin name of the lake.

There, you can enjoy some free time for lunch and sightseeing, after that, using one of the water-taxi services, you will be able to visit one of the most remarkable sites of Orta: the San Giulio Island, located just in front of the town. A 275 by 140 meter little island which hosts a Benedictine monastery and only few other ancient buildings. Quiet and peaceful location, where you can also find a small chapel erected in the 5th century to commemorate Saint Julius, who had died there.

After your visit of the island, the tour will the conclude with a 1.5hr transfer back to your hotel in Milan.

  • DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: Your hotel in Milan (a different location may be agreed)
  • DEPARTURE TIME: suggested departure from 08:00am to 09:30am
  • DURATION: 8 hrs
  • INCLUDED: Private Driver, Water Taxi Tickets, Driving guide, Transportation and parking
  • NOT INCLUDED: Entrance tickets, Professional Guide, Food and Drinks
  • LANGUAGES: English - Italian

 

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.