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.
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: Pettenasco(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 in a 4-star hotel-
You will be able to leave for the swimming tours directly from the private beach of the hotel!
Arrival of guests at the hotel. relax and welcome drink to get to know your swimming companions; at 5 pm briefing of the itineraries and introductory swim in the hotel pool with analysis of styles, strokes and suggestions. Welcome dinner.
After breakfast, first swim with swimming tour of the Orta promontory; afternoon excursion on foot to the village of Orta, visit to the village.
After breakfast, swimming swim Orta-Pella and back, (4 km); afternoon transfer by boat to Orta and visit to the island of S.Giulio, dominated by the Romanesque basilica, the episcopal palace and the Benedictine abbey.
Transfer to Lake Mergozzo and crossing of the lake (2.4km) with a visit to the village; afternoon visit to Stresa, on Lake Maggiore and return to the hotel. End of tour dinner and overnight.
Morning swim from the hotel along the Orta promontory (optional based on guests' return needs). End of the tour: greetings and departures, guests leave the hotel.
Arrivo degli ospiti all’Hotel. relax e drink di benvenuto per conoscere i compagni di nuoto; alle 17 briefing degli itinerari e nuotata introduttiva nella piscina dell’Hotel con analisi degli stili, delle bracciate e suggerimenti. Cena di benvenuto.
Dopo colazione, prima nuotata con giro a nuoto del promontorio di Orta; pomeriggio escursione a piedi fino al borgo di Orta, visita al borgo.
Dopo colazione, traversata a nuoto Orta-Pella e ritorno, (4 km); pomeriggio trasferimento in barca a Orta e visita all’isola di S.Giulio, dominata dalla basilica romanica, dal palazzo vescovile e dall’abbazia benedettina.
Trasferimento lago di Mergozzo e traversata del lago (2,4km) con visita al borgo; pomeriggio visita a Stresa, sul Lago Maggiore e rientro in Hotel. Cena di fine tour e pernottamento.
Nuotata mattutina dall’Hotel lungo il promontorio di Orta (facoltativa in base alle esigenze di rientro degli ospiti). Fine del tour: saluti e partenze, gli ospiti lasciano l’albergo.
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!
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
4 Breakfasts and 4 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