SWIMMING AROUND MAGGIORE LAKE
A swimming holiday to discover two delightful lakes near Maggiore Lake, in one of the most beautiful and suggestive areas of Piedmont. Overnight stay in the most prestigious 4-star hotel in Orta, the Hotel San Rocco.
from 18 to 22 July
from 25 to 29 July
from 1st to 5th August
from 5 to 10 September
5 days/4 nights
Lake Orta, Lake Mergozzo and Lake Maggiore, North Piedmont – Italy Start/end: Orta San Giulio (NO) - Italy.
Suitable for swimmers who can walk smoothly up to 1 km in the pool or in free water. The swims will be in the immediate vicinity of the coastline that traverses between the island of San Giulio, Pella and Mergozzo.
The group will be escorted by a safety dinghy of the Red Cross, with qualified personnel in the water rescue.
From July to October
Swimming tour with expert guide in the spectacular Lake Orta and extension to the lake of Mergozzo.
Stay at the luxury 4 star Hotel San Rocco in Orta San Giulio.
You will be able to leave for the swimming tours directly from the private beach of the hotel!
Arrival of the guests to the Hotel San Rocco, relax and welcome drink to know the swimming companions; At 17 itineraries and acclimatation swim briefing in the Hotel pool with analysis of styles, strokes and hints. Welcome dinner.
After breakfast, first swim with tour of the island of San Giulio (1.7 km); Afternoon visit to the village of Orta and transfer by speedboat in the silence of the island of St. Julius, dominated by the Romanesque basilica, the episcopal palace and the Benedictine Abbey.
After breakfast, swim crossing Orta-Pella and back, (3 km); Afternoon excursion along the Orta Peninsula and visit to the Sacro Monte.
Transfer of Lake Mergozzo and crossing of the lake (2, 4km) with visit to the village; Afternoon visit to Stresa, Lake Maggiore and return to the Hotel. End of Tour dinner and overnight stay.
Morning swim from the Hotel along the promontory of Orta (optional according to the needs of return of the guests); Final report of coaching sessions. FIne of the Tour: Greetings and departures, guests leave the hotel.
Swimming tour with expert guide in the spectacular Lake Orta and extension to the lake of Mergozzo. Stay at the luxury 4 star hotel San Rocco in Orta San Giulio. You will be able to leave for the swimming tours directly from the private beach of the hotel!
4-Star Superior Hotel SAN ROCCO, Orta (NO)
Elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV.
25-metre swimming pool for swimming sessions
Beach, garden and private pier
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
Transfer A/R airport Milan Malpensa
Overnight stay at 4 star Hotel "San Rocco" in Orta S. Giulio
4 Breakfasts and 2 dinners (excluding beverages)
Help guide and coaching free water swimming
Safety support inflatable operators Italian Red Cross, experts in water rescue
Boat ticket Orta-island of San Giulio and back
Transfer to Lake Mergozzo and Lake Maggiore (Stresa) with spare parts and equipment transport service
Headphone, t-shirt and safety boa Swim Italy
Technical and logistic support 24/24
Meals and beverages not mentioned in the program.
Entrance to archaeological sites and museums
SUPPLEMENTS ON DEMAND
Single Room on request
Extra night with swimming tour or excursions between the proposals Verticalife; Possible extension and visit also to the city of Turin
The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa. Once at Milan Malpensa, there are taxis available and the best option is to share the cost between your swim group, we will introduce you via email a couple of weeks before your trip. Taxis are approx. €110.00 each way and the journey will take approx. 1 hour 15 mins.
Lake Orta and the lake of Mergozzo: Two very beautiful water mirrors located in the north of Piedmont, the destination of an excellent tourism.
Swim in the limpid waters of some of the cleanest lakes in Italy.
Improve your own swimming style with coaching sessions in the Hotel pool and in free water.
Let yourself be conquered by the fascination of romantic timeless villages such as Orta, Pella, Mergozzo and Stresa, to discover magical atmospheres rich in art, history, culture and suggestions.
After swimming, devote yourself to long and relaxing excursions to appreciate rhythms of life away from the contemporary frenzy, live the Italian lifestyle and enjoy the excellent local cuisine.
Stay in the most elegant and prestigious 4-star Hotel in Orta and enjoy all the comforts that the structure
Piazza Motta, Orta
Villa Gippi, Orta
San Giulio Island