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Rome, Milan and the Lakes

10 days featuring Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, Milan and Rome

This tour is well suited to those schools looking to hold 15 hours of language lessons at our recognised language schools in Rome and/or Milan. The itinerary is easily adapted to incorporate these lesson opportunities, contact us for more details.

 

We recommend schools consider minimum 3 star accommodation standard in Italy. While 2 star hotels may lower the overall per person price, the conditions of many 2 star hotels do not meet the risk requirements due to location or standard. We will recommend our hotel preferences with you in each city based on our experience and that of other schools.

Inclusions

  • Return economy airfare including taxes
  • 3 Nights Rome accommodation
  • 5 Nights Milan accommodation
  • All meals as listed in Itinerary (B, L, D)
  • High speed train Rome to Milan
  • Transfers by private coach as required and as listed in the itinerary
  • Day tours and guided tours as listed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all attractions listed in the itinerary
Tour Exclusions
  • Language lessons (optional)
  • Certain meals (i.e. lunches as indicated on itinerary)
  • Local train tickets if required
Important Travel Insurance Information

FBI Travel will be able to assist you with the costs on a case by case basis and help you with a travel insurance policy to cover you as required. If you have pre-existing medical conditions which require additional cover please contact FBI Travel for assistance.

Tour Itinerary

Rome, Milan and the Lakes

Day 1: Australia - Rome

Upon arrival at Rome Airport, be met by our local tour manager and transfer to your hotel for check in. Meet your guide* in the hotel foyer for your walking tour of the Rome city centre for a guided walking tour of the most famous squares, fountains and palaces of the Baroque art (Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, etc.) before returning to your hotel for some leisure time before dinner this evening

*Self-guided option depending on teacher experience

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Rome

After breakfast walk (or local train) to Vatican City and meet your guide outside. Visit the Vatican Museum and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel with an option to visit to St Peter’s Basilica. Your tour will end around 2pm, find somewhere nearby for lunch (OA) before making your way back to Rome. Afternoon is allocated as leisure time*, there are many wonderful historical places of interest to investigate.

Return to your hotel in time for dinner this evening.

*Language lessons option this afternoon

 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Rome

After breakfast your guide will meet you at the Colosseum for your tour of the sites of Ancient Rome including Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Enjoy lunch nearby after your tour (OA) before enjoying some leisure time this afternoon*, perhaps some souvenir shopping and city exploring. Return to your hotel in time for dinner this evening.

*Language lessons option this afternoon

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4: Rome - Milan

After breakfast head to the station for your morning train to Milan. Arrive early afternoon and check into your hotel. Meet your guide* for a tour of Milan city centre before returning to your hotel for dinner this evening

*Self-guide option also available
**Language lessons option this afternoon

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5: Milan - Lake Como

After breakfast, take your private coach to Lugano, enjoy the cableway up to Monte San Salvatore. Once there, you’ll have some free time to enjoy the view. Return to Lugano and transfer to Tramezzo. Have lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy a tour of Tramezzo and Villa Carlotta. Continue to Como and visit the city where you will have time for a free tour of the Como Cathedral. Then take the funicular from the city centre up to Brunate. Your private coach will bring you back to your accommodation in Milan. Dinner at a local restaurant near the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6: Milan –Lake Maggiore – Milan

After breakfast in hotel, depart for Stresa and enjoy a boat tour of Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island). Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Milan – Verona – Milan

After breakfast travel to Verona by private coach and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Continue travelling to Sirmione and visit this resort town located in the southern part of the lake. In the afternoon return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Milan

After breakfast enjoy the day at leisure in Milan.

*Language lessons option this morning/afternoon

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9: Milan - Australia

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your return flight to Australia

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Australia

Arrive home

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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FBI Educational Group Travel Department on (03) 8573 0900 or email marcusl@fbitravel.com.au
 

Terms & Conditions:*Itinerary subject to change.

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