Join us in visiting key locations and attractions including; Lugano, Locarno, Milan and Cannobio Market
Local departure points.
Grand Hotel Dino
Prepare to be pampered in the luxurious setting of the four star Grand Hotel Dino. Set on the shores of Lake Maggiore, our hotel skilfully combines style, tradition and superb service. The elegant hotel Dino features both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, air-conditioned bedrooms and an excellent restaurant offering tempting meals.
We leave from our local departure points and travel to Hull where our ferry awaits for the overnight crossing to Rotterdam. Twin low-berth outside cabins. Dinner and breakfast on board ship.
Our route is south east to the German border and our overnight hotel in Baden Wurttemberg.
A glorious day’s touring awaits as we traverse Switzerland to the southern region of Tecino. Soon we cross the Italian border and are greeted by the sparkling waters of Lake Maggiore, the delightful resort of Baveno and our luxury hotel. Grand Hotel Dino.
Baveno, an enchanting little lakeside town occupies a privileged position with panoramic views of the Barromean Islands. Its natural beauty, splendid villas, flower-filled gardens and fine lakefront promenade enchant the visitor and during our stay we shall visit Lugano, the ‘Monte Carlo’ of Switzerland, Locarno, where lemon trees flourish on the northern shore of Lake Maggiore and the weekly market in Cannobio, with its handsome pastel coloured buildings and lakeside promenade.
A visit to Italy’s most important northern city, Milan, with its majestic cathedral and splendid shops is not to be missed. Why not take a boat trip to the islands to enjoy the picturesque landscapes of this sun-kissed part of northern Italy?
Splendid scenery awaits as we bid farewell to Italy and travel via Switzerland to the French border, the region of Alsace and Colmar, where we spend the night. Hotel Ibis Styles.
We drive north via Luxembourg to the Belgian border, where our ferry awaits for the overnight crossing to Hull. Twin low-berth outside cabins. Dinner and breakfast on board ship.
We return to Scotland after a wonderful Italian experience