SMART TOUR 09 - Piedmont & Lake Maggiore

A 4-night package that visits Lake Maggiore, Stresa, Monferrato, Alba, Barolo, Vergne e Morra, & Asti

SMART TOUR 09 - Piedmont & Lake Maggiore

A 4-night package that visits Lake Maggiore, Stresa, Monferrato, Alba, Barolo, Vergne e Morra, & Asti

Tour Highlights

  • Daily departures designed for parties from 2-6 passengers - perfect for family and friends traveling! (Can be priced for larger groups as needed).
  • The perfect combination of private touring.
  • Visits to: Lake Maggiore, Stresa, Monferrato, Alba, Barolo, Vergne e Morra, Asti
  • 24/7 Concierge, as well as 24/7 Celtic Help Line as needed.

Smart Tour Includes

  • 2 nights in Lake Maggiore
  • 2 nights in Alba
  • Daily breakfast
  • Regular boat tour to Borromee Islands
  • Private transfer from Stresa to Alba with stops in Monferrato for an independent visit of Asti and Monferrato
  • Wine tasting in Monferrato
  • Full day private tour with driver/guide to visit the magnificent route from Vergne to La Morra, the village of Barolo with its castle
  • Wine tasting with Ceretti Winery in Alba

Hotel Options

  • Lake Maggiore: Milan et Du Lac or similar
  • Alba: Marchesi 

Additional Notes

Arrival and departure transfers are not included but may be optionally booked. City Taxes at hotels is not included and would be paid directly at hotels. Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals, and Fairs.

Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals, and Fairs.


Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVAL

Independent arrival in lake Maggiore.  Overnight on Lake Maggiore 

DAY 2 LAKE MAGGIORE

Meet your guide in Stresa pier and start your excursions by boat to the charming Isola Pescatori and the  intriguing Isolabella. Extending between Piedmont and Lombardy, one of the banks of Lake Maggiore curves  into Swiss territory. The luxuriant vegetation descends the slopes to the lake with its little pebble beaches  and tiny bays.  Countless of towns on the Lake Maggiore are renowned resorts: ?Cannobio, Cannero Riviera, Verbania,  Baveno and Stresa,? an international tourist destination. The Borromean Islands are rich in fascination, lying  in the middle of Lake Maggiore and offering the perfect balance between art and nature: think Baroque  palace and the Italian garden at Isola Bella; the neoclassical home and English-style garden at Isola Madre  and a colorful village of rustic houses on the Isola Pescatori. A truly enchanting landscape of banks dotted  with historic villas and parks filled with the colorful flowers that are typical of Lake Maggiore: camellias,  azaleas and rhododendrons.  Overnight on Lake Maggiore  (B)

DAY 3 ASTI and MONFERRATO

After breakfast, you’ll meet your driver for a private transfer from Stresa to Alba. You’ll stop along the way in  Monferrato for an independent visit of Monferrato. There are countless hills that stretch as far as the eye  can see, where ancient villages and castles are perched, a succession of gentle slopes planted with vines the  rows of which make geometric shapes. This is the magnificent scenery of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato,  and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Monferrato is one of the three towns that received this  recognition. We’ll stop at the old town of Asti. A picturesque and charming town, opening onto the  triangular shaped Piazza Alfieri, where the famous Palio (horse race) is run, each year since the 13th century.   Among the architectural landmarks are noble palaces, towers and ancient churches, and the majestic gothic  Cathedral di Asti Santa Maria.  As you continue to Alba, we’ll stop at a charming vineyard for a wine tasting  Overnight in Alba (B)

DAY 4 LANGHE & ROERO

Today you’ll enjoy a full day private tour with your driver guide along the magnificent route from ?Vergne to  La Morra and the village of Barolo? with its castle, home to some of the best vineyards in the world..  The Langhe and Roero district of Italy make for one of the most charming landscapes in the Region of  Piedmont. Think rolling hills, quaint villages struck on cliffs, and prized vineyards and gastronomic  traditions. For food and wine lovers this area is the height of excellence, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the  good life amidst nature, art, the epicurean’s favorite hobby of ?wining and dining?.   Overnight in Alba (B)

DAY 5 DEPARTURE

Independent departure 

Rates & Hotels

2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$1909
$1909
$2199
$2199
$2199
$2339
$2199
$1909

Featured Hotels

Smart Touring - Piedmont & Lake Maggiore
Lake Maggiore Lake Maggiore
Alba Hotel Alba

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Lake Maggiore -

This tour uses centrally located hotels in Lake Maggiore [more]

Alba Hotel

Alba -

This tour uses excellent centrally located hotels in Alba [more]

Pricing

This package is based on a minimum of two (2) persons traveling based on sharing one double room. This tour can be booked via our call center only at this time. Rates for based on 2 - 6 passengers are as follows:

This tour does not include:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Items not noted on the itinerary 

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one BEGINS IN ITALY. Air date should be booked one day prior to allow for overnight flights to Italy.