Spectacular Lakes Maggiore and Orta

Walks by Water - walking, hiking London
Walks by Water - walking, hiking London
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TBA · London

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An absolutely amazing 5 day trip in store by these beautiful lakes in such stunning locations in Italy ! We shall be staying in lovely Stresa which has so much history and character and is the perfect location for enjoying all the splendours of Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta too. Please be aware that the coach shall take us to Malpensa airport on Sunday afternoon so book your flight accordingly. Likely itinerary : Wednesday 4pm : A 5 mile stunning woodland walk south of Stresa by Lake Maggiore Thursday : challenging but not difficult mountainous hike by Lake Maggiore followed by cable car descent Friday : visit to the Barromean Islands within Lake Maggiore- Isola Bella, Isola Pescatori and Osola Madre Saturday 10am : Maggiore Express - an amazing train and boat journey through the Alps to and from Locarno where we shall have a stroll in Switzerland in the northern stretches of Lake Maggiore Sunday 9.15am : coach - packed case to bring to the coach - to magical Lake Orta for a beautiful 4 to 5 mile hike then 2.15pm coach transfer back to Milan Malpensa airport. All these trips plus the delightful architecture, the fine weather, singing on the trains and boat, pizza, pasta and delicious gelato too this promises to be a quite unforgettable adventure ! Please book any hotel in Stresa for four nights through booking.com and then put a comment on the event page with the name of the hotel. Deadline to book your hotel and flights is end of June 2021. Return flights to Milan Malpensa with Easyjet : Wednesday 15th June Luton 7.20am - 10.25am Gatwick 6.55am - 9.55am Gatwick 9am- 12.10pm Sunday 19th June MUST BE AFTER 5PM Luton 5.25pm- 6.25pm Gatwick 6.40pm-7.30pm We may need to purchase the Maggiore Express tickets in advance. We shall be travelling mostly by local trains and buses. Meetup fee £30 non refundable plus share of coach £25 payable in advance by private bank transfer. You should be able to walk at 2.5 miles per hour and be prepared to take on some rougher terrain and inclines on the mountain walk. Please only post photos of others with their consent. My no[masked]