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Enchanting Lake Garda Watch
Enchanting Lake Garda

The lively resort of Desenzano is our home as we spend five nights beside Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. We discover pretty Verona, peaceful Sirmione and the floating city of Venice, while enjoying plenty of time for rest and relaxation by the lake.

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Italian Explorer Watch
Italian Explorer

This 11-day tour is the perfect introduction to Italy. We spend a night in Turin before discovering the ancient, Roman and religious charms of Rome. We continue into Tuscany to explore Florence, Pisa and Lucca before spending two nights among the canals and romance of Venice.

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Italian Riviera Watch
Italian Riviera

This marvellous holiday by rail takes us to Chiavari, where our base is in the heart of the town and close to the sea front. From here, we explore a number of the region’s many standout attractions such as the mesmerising villages known collectively as the Cinque Terre, the harbour town of Portofino and striking Genoa.

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Lake Como All Inclusive Watch
Lake Como All Inclusive

Beautiful, tranquil Lake Como hosts this all-inclusive holiday by rail. We stay in Cadenabbia in a hotel opposite the lake front, enjoying excursions to Bellagio, Villa Carlotta and stylish Milan, as well as enjoying a spectacular journey on the Bernina Express.

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Lake Garda All Inclusive Watch
Lake Garda All Inclusive

From our base in Peschiera, we enjoy a leisurely stay near Lake Garda – on an all-inclusive basis. We balance excursions to places such as the lakeside town of Sirmione, watched over by its historic castle, with leisure days to admire the lake’s attractions independently.

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Lake Maggiore Watch
Lake Maggiore

This nine-day holiday explores the lakes-and-mountains scenery surrounding Stresa, a town on the shores of Lake Maggiore. We cruise across the calm waters of the lake to visit Isola Bella, travel to Locarno on the fantastic Centovalli Railway and enjoy superb views from the top of Mount Mattarone.

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Rome and Sorrento Watch
Rome and Sorrento

With three nights in Rome and five nights in Sorrento, you can discover the history of Rome’s ancient capital and soak up the charm and relaxed atmosphere in the picturesque Bay of Naples. Enjoy a guided tour of Rome and time to visit the Vatican before heading south for an excursion to the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii from our hotel in the centre of Sorrento.

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Tuscany & Venice Watch
Tuscany & Venice

From the spa resort of Montecatini, this fabulous Tuscany tour explores Renaissance Florence, the Field of Miracles in Pisa and the amazing walled city of Lucca. You then travel by train to romantic Venice for a guided tour and two full days to discover the city at leisure.

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