(PRWEB UK) 22 March 2013
Lake Como in Lombardy, northern Italy, lies between Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore, around 85km north of Milan. Along Lake Como’s shoreline lies the town of Bellagio; offering traditional Italian cuisine, cobbled streets, and the Discovery Package from Thomson Lakes & Mountains provide customers a chance to experience the local culture and delve into the town’s history. The Lake Como Discovery Package gives customers the opportunity to relax in its lakeside villages and Venetian villas. From here visitors can take a day trip to Milan and travel to neighbouring Switzerland and take a tour of Lake Orta and Stresa via the Bernina Express.
Customers will stay at the three-star Britannia Excelsior, Cadenabbia for seven nights based on four sharing from £699 per adult on an all inclusive board basis. This hotel offers a range of facilities such as a lido restaurant and lake view lounge bar, internet point, regular live music and a shuttle service to the Bellagio lido and disco.
For customers looking to explore Lake Como whilst relaxing in luxury four-star accommodation the Hotel Belvedere, Bellagio is available for seven nights from £955 per adult. The hotel offers a spa centre with steam room, sauna, mood showers and wellness centre. Customers can also hire bikes and use their tennis courts which are open throughout the year. Thomson customers have voted this hotel 100% in overall holiday and food rating.
There is an annual Lake Como Festival, where visitors can experience the Italian culture, which takes place at the end of the summer. The festival, this year running from 23 August until 26 September, is organised by Associazione Amadeus Arte, and is now in its sixth year. Featuring music performances in unique spaces within a variety of villas and gardens around the lake, the festival is a mix of music, nature, flavours and culture. The Lake Como Festival is well known for programming traditional classical and more modern genres of music side by side; a blend of tradition and innovation.
All Discovery Packages for summer 2013 must be booked before 30 April 2013 with flights transfers and accommodation included as standard, departing from 17 UK airports. To find out more information or to book a Discovery Package contact Thomson Lakes and Mountains on 0871 231 2256 or visit http://www.thomsonlakes.co.uk