North of Italy
Your private excursion
New private excursion by Swiss Private Tours! Embark on a road trip with wonderful landscapes and atmospheres, from the Swiss Alps to Italian lakes. Discover the essentials of the 3 most beautiful lakes in North Italy.
A wide choice of optional excursions is offered, from the Dolomites mountains to the towns of Verona, Vicenza, Padova and Venice. Contact us to design your romantic tour in the heart of North Italian wonders.
An adventure each day
Day 1 | Lake Maggiore
NIGHT IN THE STRESA AREA
Lake Maggiore has been loved by generations of romantic poets and by the rich and famous. Relax under a palm tree and contemplate the unspoiled landscapes. Take a boat excursion to visit the Borromean Islands and their lush gardens.
Day 2 | Lake Maggiore
Lake Maggiore extends from the Italianspeaking part of Switzerland far into the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. Thanks to its mild climate, there is lush, Mediterranean vegetation along its shores. In the hinterland is a wild and romantic mountain landscape with breathtaking views. The easiest way to discover this charming region is by the Lake Maggiore Express, a combination of train and boat.
Day 3 | Lake Como
Lake Como is one of Italy’s most appreciated holiday destinations. Stroll in Victorian gardens. Breathe the fresh mountain air. Visit the charming villages on the lakeshore. Enjoy an Italian meal at a local restaurant in Menaggio, Varenna or iconic Bellagio. Feel the magic and mysterious atmosphere of Lake Como.
Day 4 | Lake Como
In the area surrounding Lake Como there are several farms which produce goods such as honey, olive oil, cheese, milk, eggs and salamis. Visitors can find lists of these farms and typically visit the farm itself in person to make their purchases.
Day 5 | Lake Garda
Lake Garda is the largest in Italy. Admire the intense colors of its waters. Relax near the lake, try a hike or water activities. Look for the Mediterranean flowers that bloom in its mild climate. Visit the picturesque old towns and castles. Live the dolce vita with stunning mountains in the backdrop.
One of the best things about North Italy is its cuisine. Enjoy its best dishes! Try the local cured meats, the Milano risotto, the Bergamo polenta, or minestrone, a hearty soup. Each town has its own delicious specialties, make this road trip an Italian gastronomy trip too!