Upon arrival at the Milan Airport, an Adventures by Disney representative meets you and escorts you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and brings you to the Regina Palace Hotel in Stresa, Italy.
Regina Palace Hotel
Benvenuti! Your Adventure Guides welcome you to bellissimo Stresa. The elegant, turn-of-the-century Regina Palace Hotel rises before you on its immaculately manicured grounds. The hotel overlooks whimsical Lake Maggiore, whose northern tip nudges the nexus of Italy and Switzerland.
Welcome Reception and Dinner
Gather with your fellow adventurers for a private reception and a buffet dinner as your Adventure Guides set the stage and orient you to your multinational surroundings.
After a full American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel, ferry forth to the baroque beauty of Isola Bella Island. A local expert brings you through the exquisite gardens to discover the overlapping terraces, statues, fragrant camellias, bright blooms and fountains. Within the palazzo a wealth of royal artistry awaits in everything from the Flemmish tapestries to the ornate furnishings.
Wine Tasting in Stresa
Upon your return to Stresa, your Adventure Guides escort you to the La Cambusa Wine Shop for an exclusive wine tasting with a sommelier. Sip up to four different local wines as you snack on tasty tidbits. Meanwhile Junior Adventurers enjoy grape juice with cookies.
Afternoon On Your Own
Rest at the hotel and take advantage of its many amenities or venture into town. Stroll the pathways that follow the glistening lake shore, or wander the streets and listen to the lyrical language of Italy. The afternoon is yours to enjoy as you wish!
Welcome Dinner at Monterosso Farm
Say buonasera to your fellow adventurers at an exclusive family-style dinner. The Monterosso is a rustic restaurant nestled on a grand estate surrounded by the verdant Verbano pastures. Relish the fresh fruits and vegetables grown right there on the farm as they make your meal even more delectable.
Junior Adventurers saddle up for a pony ride while adults sit back with a glass of wine as they continue to experience the taste of true amore.
*Pony rides are restricted to ages 12 and younger.
Eat a hearty buffet breakfast before you board the motor coach to romantic Como with its 400-year-old buildings and Romanesque basilicas.
Private Italian Cooking Class
Study pasta making with a professional chef in this private cooking class at a beautiful villa on the banks of Lake Como. Your Adventure Guides will help you connect with the mind of a culinary master during the hands-on instruction.
Lunch at a Villa
Refresh yourself after the class with a delicious classic Italian meal.
Lake Como Boat Cruise
Breathe in the poetic scenery that inspired Rossini and Verdi to compose musical masterpieces as you enjoy this exclusive boat tour of one of Italy's most famous lakes. Beneath the silhouette of the Alps, sit back and revel in the passing Baroque villas, fanciful gardens and blossoms bursting with ravishing hues.
Dinner On Your Own in Stresa
Pizza, pasta, rich risotto and succulent seafood — Stresa offers something for everyone and every size appetite. Your Adventure Guides are happy to make suggestions for a family meal to remember.
Board a motor coach after a last buffet breakfast at the Regina Palace and head over the formidable Simplon Pass. Wind down this path of antiquity and experience the thrill of the black peaks rising around you like titans standing against the sky.
Cheese Fondue Lunch
Dip into the steaming melted cheeses of the Alps during an exclusive lunch at a charming restaurant, perched near the famous Matterhorn mountain. Fondue is a heavenly specialty of Alpine cuisine, so indulge in this creamy feast!
Check in to Grand Hotel Zermatteroff
Relax as your Adventure Guides check you into this cozy hotel in Zermatt, nestled at the base of the alpine slopes with a view of the mighty Matterhorn!
Dinner On Your Own in Zermatt
Ask your Adventure Guides to make arrangements for a memorable meal for you and your family. After dinner try a scrumptious strudel, a cinnamon crepe or even a sip of génépy, the Alpine liqueur.
Ride in a mini electric car to the Forest Fun Park - no regular cars allowed! Then harness up and soar through the crisp pines over creeks and paths on the park's ropes course and zip lines. Experience up to 25 bridges and 12 zip lines. It's an afternoon of fun and adrenaline for the whole family!
Lunch in Zermatt
Swap tales of your trip thus far in a restaurant of your choice. Be sure to tap your Adventure Guides for eating tips. They are happy to help you plan the perfect family meal!
Gornergrat Train Ride
Board the Gornergrat Cogwheel Train for a scenic climb high into the mountains for stunning views of the Matterhorn and the lake-dotted vistas below.
Afternoon On Your Own
The remainder of the afternoon is yours to explore as you please. Consider taking a stroll the quaint alpine-flavored streets of Zermatt, always enticing with world class shops and cafés.
Junior Adventurer Dinner
As adults dine together on regional specialties, Junior Adventurers gather at a separate section of the restaurant for a kid-friendly meal.
Disney Movie Night
Time for adults to take a break at the resort from the day's activities while Junior Adventurers enjoy a Disney movie! If grownups prefer, they can join in on the fun.
Come together for one last breakfast at the resort before boarding a train to Taesch, where you and your fellow adventurers then ride via motor coach to Andermatt.
Lunch in Andermatt
Take a midday break from your travels and sit down to a satisfying lunch at a traditional Swiss restaurant.
Biking Along Lake Lucerne
Gear up for a trek along the wide waters of Lake Lucerne. Ride along the trail paths that meander along the winding edge of the lake's royal blue waters.
Reception at the Hotel
Upon arrival at this elegant lakeside resort, unwind from the day's events at this private reception overlooking the lake as your Adventure Guides handle your luggage and check you in.
Dinner at the Hotel Luzern Schweizerhof
From casual meals to elegant dining, Lucerne offers a tremendous range of restaurants specializing in everything from local specialties like fondue and rösti (a delicious hash brown dish) to vegetarian and international cuisine. Your Adventure Guides can recommend the best restaurant for your family. Tonight gather with fellow Adventurers for a welcome dinner in Lucerne in your hotel's main restaurant.
Enjoy a scenic boat cruise on Lake Lucerne to the far shore for a lunch and Alpine hike.
Afternoon On Your Own in Lucerne
Enjoy the afternoon to explore this historic city on your own. With so many wonderful things to see and do, ask your Adventure Guide to suggest the best activities for you and your family.
Farewell Dinner at Old Swiss House in Lucerne
Step back into history in this landmark of Lucerne. The Old Swiss House restaurant was constructed in 1859 and is located near the Lion Mountain, in the very center of the city of Lucerne. Enjoy your scrumptious meal with service from staff dressed in original Lucerne costumes. After the meal, a surprise awaits as you reminisce with your fellow adventurers about your trip.
Say goodbye to your newfound friends and enjoy one last meal in Switzerland.
Transfer to Airport
Board pre-arranged transportation to the airport and say "auf wiedersehen" until you return again!