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3 Days / 2 Nights

Tour Overview:

Ticino is the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and famous for its mild and Mediterranean climate, perfect for relaxing summer holiday with sunshine and blue sky. Lugano is full of Mediterranean lair and southern joie de vivre and our 3-day gastronomy package is a perfect way to experience some of the culinary delights of this fascinating part of the country.

Day 1: Arrival Switzerland
Lunchtime arrival in Lugano, checking-in to a centrally located 3-star hotel for 2 nights. Your included Ticino Ticket allows free public transportation in the entire Canton of Ticino, allowing your ample free time in the afternoon to explore Lugano and the surroundings. Later in the afternoon (15:00) you will meet your local guide in front of the Cultural Centre and enjoy a short 30-minute introduction to the city before crossing Lake Lugano by boat. Upon arrival at the local restaurant, enjoy an aperitif before taking part in our fabulous Risotto Workshop Experience.

Day 2: Locarno - Ascona
Today we take your Ticinese gastronomic experience a step further, with our Lugano food and wine tour. Enjoy a guided tour around the historical city of Lugano, making several stops en route to sample several regional specialities, washed down with a Ticinese Merlot. (B)

Day 3: Locarno and Surroundings
Your morning is free to explore other parts of the region with your included Ticino Ticket. Connecting travel arrangements to and from Lugano can be tailored to suit your exact needs. (B)

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    Standard First Class      
  Period DBL SGL DBL SGL      
  01 Jun - 30 Sep $1,475 $1,735 $1,670 $2,025      
  • Cruise and Cook tour - including Risotto making workshop
  • Lugano Food and Wine tour

Included Services:

  • 2 x Night stay in Lugano including breakfast and city tax
  • 1 x Ticino Ticket
  • 1 x Lunch
  • 1 x "Cruise and Cook" excursion
  • 1 x Private Guide
  • 1 x Food and Wine Tour of Lugano
  • 1 x Swiss Coupon Pass (see page 5)

Good to Know:

  • This itinerary can also be tailored for groups.
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