Wednesday, August 22
We will meet our tour leader at 10.55am at Malta International Airport for our Air Malta flight to Milan Linate Airport departing at 12.55pm and arriving at 2.50pm. We will proceed to our 3 star Hotel Elena in St. Vincent in Valle d’Aosta, which is a popular summer resort with mineral springs and a very famous Casino. After check-in, we will go for a familiarisation walk. 

Thursday, August 23
After a buffet breakfast we start our holiday with a relaxing full-day optional excursion to discover one of the most popular tourist attractions in this region, the Gran Paradiso National Park. 
We will then proceed to discover Aosta. The history of the Aosta valley dates back to at least 3,000 BC. Since the 19th century, Aosta has been called “the Rome of the Alps” due to its numerous Roman and medieval sites that make up the history of Aosta. In the evening, optional dinner.

Friday, August 24
Buffet breakfast then a full-day optional excursion takes us to visit Superga and Turin. Our first stop is in Superga, where we will visit the Basilica and the splendid views overlooking Turin, the heart of the Piedmont region. Affixed to the basilica wall is a plaque-monument commemorating the fatal plane crash disaster of Turin’s football team and officials back in 1949. 
We will later proceed to the city centre where we will see among others - Via Roma, Piazza Castello, Palazzo Madama, the Giardino Reale and the Mole Antonelliana. We will visit the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and the Shroud of Jesus Christ. We will then have some free time for shopping in Via Garibaldi. In the evening, optional dinner.

Saturday, August 25
After buffet breakfast, we will have a full-day optional excursion taking us to the mountain town of Cervinia, where we shall have the option of going up the Matterhorn mountain skiing resort (weather permitting), lying on the border with Switzerland (cable car extra). 
In the afternoon, we will visit the Fénis Castle (entrance extra) which is a landmark of the Valle d’Aosta region. Then, we will head to a typical salami factory (entrance extra). In the evening, optional dinner.

Sunday, August 26
Following buffet breakfast, this morning’s optional full-day excursion will take us to Annecy, also called “the Little Venice of France”. Here, we will see the Annecy Castle overlooking this medieval town, the Basilica of the Visitation, the St. Claire Gate, the Island Palace, which is perhaps the most photographed in France for its beauty and grandeur, and other monuments. We will have some free time, to take a boat ride (extra) on the lake. 
In the afternoon, we will proceed to visit Chambéry, which was once the capital of Savoie. The centre of this city includes the Château which was the residence of the dukes of Savoie, the “Fontaine des Éléphants” and the 15th century cathedral. We will be able to do some personal sightseeing before returning to St. Vincent (time permitting). In the evening, optional dinner.

Monday, August 27
Buffet breakfast followed by a full-day optional excursion, taking us to Switzerland and starting with a guided tour of Chillon Castle (extra), which was built in 1536 and situated on the edge of Lake Geneva. We later proceed to Montreaux, the world-famous spa resort. The town is stunning, consisting of palm trees and camellias lining the lake’s promenade. 
Our next stop is in Gruyères, where we will visit the lovely, hill town with its magnificent, medieval appearance. 

Tuesday, August 28
After buffet breakfast today’s optional full-day excursion will drive us up the mountains. After late morning departure we will head first to Chamonix, a world-famous skiing resort on Mont Blanc. We take the tram (extra) to go up the mountain where we will see the famous Mer de Glasse. Hopefully we should still find snow in this time of year. 
On the way back to our hotel, we will also stop in Courmayeur. The narrow streets of this old village are alive throughout the year. It is separated from France only by Mont Blanc and provides many shopping outlets. Free time for dinner (extra) in restaurants and cafes. 

Wednesday, August 29
Breakfast, check-out and free time before we make our way to Milan Linate Airport for our return Air Malta flight departing at 3.40pm and arriving in Malta at 5.35pm. 
*Special price when booking half board and all excursions
  • Tour Dates:
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    22 Aug 18 - 29 Aug 18  

  • Tour Prices
    (22 Aug - 29 Aug) per person

    Adult in Quadriple €619

    Adult in Triple €639

    Adult in Double €659

    Adult in Single €799

    Child Sharing €569

    Half Board €129

    Air Malta return flights to Milan Linate Airport
    7 nights in 3 star Hotel Elena in St Vincent or similar
    Daily buffet breakfast
    Return airport transfers
    Services of tour leader
    Airport taxes & service charge
    Insolvency Fund

    Not included in price
    City tax of €0.80 per person per night is to be paid
    directly at hotel
    Annecy Boat ride 1 hour trip Adult €14.30/Child
    €9.70
    Chillon Castle adult CHF12.50/approx. €11.50 -
    child CHF6.00/approx. €6.50
    Cervinio/Matterhorn cable car adult CHF95.00/
    approx. €85.00 - Child CHF46.00/approx. €43.00
    Fenis Castle adult €7.00/Child €2.00
    Chamonix Skiing resort tram adult €31.00/ Child
    €26.40
    The above prices are subject to change

    €100.00 Special Price Reduction applies

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  • Other Prices: per person

    Adults

    All Excursions Adult €262

    Annecy/Chambery €49

    Cervinia/Fenis Castle €39

    Chamonix/Courmayeur €47

    Gran Paradiso Park/Aosta €39

    Gran Paradiso Park/Aosta (CHI €20

    Il-Kastell Chillon/Montreaux €32

    Il-Kastell Chillon/Montreaux €47

    Ins Basic 76-80 inc exc waiver €51

    Ins Std 70-75 ins exc waiver €46

    Ins Std Adult inc exc waiver €26

    Superga/Torino €41

    Childen

    All Excursions €157

    Annecy/Chambery €32

    Cervinia/Fenis Castle €20

    Chamonix/Courmayeur €32

    Ins Std Child inc exc waiver €16

    Superga/Torino €21