` ITALIAN LAKES & CINQUE TERRE |9D / 8N - Globusholidays



Private hiking adventure through two of the most beautiful regions of Italy

  • Reviews 0 Reviews
  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
  • Activity Level
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the ITALIAN LAKES & CINQUE TERRE |9D / 8N.

Price per person on request


  • Picture-perfect Santuario Madonna del Sasso
  • Mount Mottarone with breathtaking views of the lakes Orta and Maggiore
  • Monterosso with its sprawling crescent beaches
  • Vernazza, one of the most beautiful villages along the coast
  • Beautiful Riomaggiore, the fifth hamlet of the Cinque Terre
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Porto Venere


  • Hiking Level: moderate; walks/hikes will be on paths and mountain trails up and down over mixed terrain, valleys, meadows, around lakes and rivers.
  • Described trip can be modified and combined with easier or more challenging hikes!
  • Minimum number of participants: 6 persons
  • More tailor-made guided active tours in Switzerland and Europe on request!


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.


  • 9 days English speaking professional tour guide
  • 4 nights in Orta San Giulio, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 4 nights in Monterosso, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
  • Private transfers according to programme
  • 3-day Cinque Terre Train Card (2nd class train rides)
  • Entrances to all sites and museums according programme
  • Boat and funicular rides according programme
  • Train ride in 1st class Milan Centrale – Monterosso – Milan Centrale
  • All taxes, VAT and service charges
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Meals and drinks throughout the tour
  • Additional hotel nights that may be necessary due to airline schedule changes or other factors
  •  Supplement for single room
  • other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
  • Activities and entry fees which are not listed above Tips
  1. 1st day Milan to Orta San Giulio

    Individual arrival in Milan and transfer to Orta San Giulio. You explore the enchanting seaside village of Orta San Giulio with its café-lined piazza, a secluded world on a peninsula in the lake with a tranquil beauty. Overnight in Orta San Giulio.

  2. 2nd day Madonna del Sasso (3h)

    Perched above the lake and topped with beautiful arches, the Santuario Madonna del Sasso is your picture-perfect destination today. Walk through the pristine Italian villages that look as if they were pulled straight out of a painting. A quick boat ride brings us to Isola San Giulio, where you can walk a path near the picturesque Basilica di San Giulio. Overnight in Orta San Giulio.

  3. 3rd day Mottarone & Isola Bella (1h30)

    Transfer to Stresa. With the funicular you ride up to the mountain of Mottarone (4891 feet), which divides Lake
    Maggiore from Lake Orta, and offers one of the most breathtaking views of the lakes and the distant Alps. In
    the afternoon hop aboard a boat to the island of Isola Bella to explore the 18th century Villa Borromeo and its
    grounds, now a world famous botanical garden. Overnight in Orta San Giulio.

  4. 4th day Sasso del Ferro (3h)

    Transfer to Intra and boat ride to Laveno and hike up to Sasso del Ferro (3485 feet). You can enjoy lunch (own
    expenses) on top of the mountain. Take the funicular down to Laveno and travel back by boat to Intra. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Orta San Giulio

  5. 5th day Orta San Giulio to Monterosso / Vernazza

    Private transfer to Milan and train ride to Monterosso in the Cinque Terre. From Monterosso, with its sprawling crescent beaches, you’ll hike in the next days on rosemary-scented trails that string together some of the most stunning villages of Cinque Terre. Walk to Vernazza, renowned as one of the most beautiful villages along the coast with its tiny harbour and central piazza lined with restaurants and cafes. No hikes on this day. Overnight in Monterosso

  6. 6th day Vernazza / Corniglia / Riomaggiore (2h30-3h)

    The next two days we enjoy classic Cinque Terre hikes that link three of the five villages. A train ride brings you
    to Vernazza, and you’ll visit the village’s Gothic church, the Natività di Maria Vergine with a rose carved out of Carrara marble. Continue hiking to Corniglia enjoying fantastic vistas of the sea. After exploring the enchanting village, take the train to visit beautiful Riomaggiore, the fifth hamlet of the Cinque Terre, before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Monterosso.

  7. 7th day Levanto (3h-3h30)

    The next day, we walk down to the small village of Levanto, with nice views of the open sea.
    Overnight in Monterosso.

  8. 8th day Porto Venere (2h-3h)

    By boat we travel to Porto Venere, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover Porto Venere’s medieval center with
    beautiful tall and colourful houses, fortress, San Pietro Church and San Lorenzo Church. A boat takes you back to Monterosso. Overnight in Monterosso.

  9. 9th day Departure

    After breakfast, ride by public train to Milano Centrale and end of tour.

Overall Rating


Sales Offices in India

DELHI Sales Office

Ms. Sanyukta Roy : 8700991564

MUMBAI Sales Office

Toll-Free: 1800 11 2050

AHMEDABAD Sales Office

Mr Pramod Nair : 9909953665

BANGALORE Sales Office

Mr Tejas : 7090038519


Message Us on WhatsApp