Rating in Lake Maggiore
$ 1425

Swimming Holiday in Italy around Maggiore Lake: Orta Lake and Mergozzo Lake

Swimming
Swimming
min $ 1425
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Tour details
Destinations: Lake Maggiore
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1425 — max $ 1425
Group size: min 4 — max 72
Duration: 5 days
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  • SWIMMING HOLIDAY AROUND MAGGIORE LAKE: ORTA LAKE AND MERGOZZO LAKE
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SWIMMING HOLIDAY AROUND MAGGIORE LAKE: ORTA LAKE AND MERGOZZO LAKE

TOUR TYPE

Swim Italy offers a swimming tour with Nature and Interpretive Guide in the spectacular Orta lake and extension to the lake of Mergozzo; overnight stay and half-board at the luxurious 4-star Hotel San Rocco in Orta San Giulio (the hotel also has a private beach).

GROUP DATES

July 2018 
from July 5 to 9
from July 12 to 16
from July 26 to 30

August 2018 
from August 30 to September 3

September 2018 
from September 6 to 10
from September 13 to 17
from September 20 to 24
from September 27 to October 1

October 2018 
from October 4 to 8
from October 11 to 15

DURATION

5 days / 4 nights
On request, it is possible to extend the program of the swimming tour in Italy.

WHERE

Orta, Mergozzo and Maggiore lakes, northern Piedmont - Italy 
Start / End: Orta San Giulio

LEVEL

Suitable for swimmers who can travel without difficulty up to 3 km in the pool or in open water. The swimming sessions will be either close to the coasts of Orta and Mergozzo lakes and coast-to-coast; the group will be escorted by a Red Cross security dinghy, with qualified personnel in the water rescue.

 

TOUR PROGRAM

Day 1
Arrival of the guests at the Hotel San Rocco, relaxation and welcome drink to meet your swimming companions; at 17 briefing of the itineraries and swimming acclimatization in the swimming pool of the Hotel, with analysis of the styles, strokes and suggestions. 
Dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 2
After breakfast, first swimming with tour of the Island of San Giulio (1.7 km); afternoon visit to the village of Orta and transfer by motorboat in the silence of the island of San Giulio, dominated by the Romanesque basilica, the bishop's palace and the Benedictine abbey. 
Dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 3
After breakfast, crossing Orta-Pella and back, (3 km); afternoon excursion along the Orta peninsula and visit to the Sacro Monte. 
Dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 4
After breakfast, transfer to Mergozzo lake and crossing of the lake (2.4km) with visit to the village; afternoon visit to Stresa, on Maggiore lake, and return to the hotel. 
Dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 5
After breakfast, morning swimming from the Hotel along the Orta promontory (optional according to the guests' return needs); final report of the coaching sessions. End of the tour: greetings and departures, guests leave the hotel.

 

INFO

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Welcome drink
  • Overnight at Hotel San Rocco in Orta S. Giulio.
  • 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners (drinks not included)
  • Free water italian swimming guide speaking english and coaching assistance
  • Italian Red Cross operators safety support dinghy, experts in water rescue
  • Orta - San Giulio Island speedboat ticket and back
  • Transfer to Mergozzo and Maggiore lakes (Stresa) with spare parts and equipment transport service
  • Swim Italy cap and t-shirt
  • Technical and logistic support 24/24

HOTEL FACILITIES

  • 4-star luxury hotel
  • Elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV
  • 25-meter swimming pool for swimming sessions
  • Beach, garden and private dock
  • Panoramic terrace with jacuzzi
  • Chic restaurant, bar, and breakfast buffet
  • Parking and shuttle service to Milan Malpensa airport available for a fee
  • Room service on request

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Round-trip flight
  • Meals and drinks not listed in the program.
  • Entry to archaeological sites and museums
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Whatever is not in the “what is included” section

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Private transfers (airport transfer)
  • Single room accommodation (on request)
  • Extra night and swimming excursion
  • Other outdoor activities in Piedmont and Aosta Valley

  

CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

The program above can be customized for private groups. Contact us for a tailor made itinerary based on your needs!

NEED TRANSFERS?

If you need private transfers to reach the starting point of the tour, we can organize a transfer service from your current location. Contact us for further information.

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Swim Italy/ Verticalife
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