Fairy Lakes: Maggiore and Orta Lakes – December 2013
Toys Island and Worshops of Master Geppetto
Fishermen’s Island and Omegna
December 7th-8th, 14th-15th and 21st-22nd, 2013
The gorgeous Borromeo Islands are not only a summer tourist attraction, but even in winter they become a magical and “fairy” place to be discovered… A unique opportunity to visit Lake Maggiore, Borromeo Gulf, Borromeo Islands, Stresa, Lake Orta and Omegna is the new event of “Fairy Lakes“! It proposes “Toys Island” on Fishermen’s Island and “Workshops of Master Geppetto” in Omegna!
What’s it?! The three weekends before Christmas are a unique opportunity to spend a little bit of time with your children, to play with them and help them discover the magical atmosphere of fairy tales and ancient games… No video games and super heroes, but pure fantasy and poetry! Let you guided by a charming Azure Fairy (our Province’s color) in a magical world! For the occasion the Azure Fairy will be on the Toys Island (kids’ world) and also at the Workshops of Master Geppetto (handcraft’s kingdom with craft workshops for children and adults, tastings, markets and much more…). She will help you in visiting all these “fairy” attractions!
Here below our proposal for the whole family…
1st day: Toys Island
late morning arrival in Stresa, the “Pearl of Lake Maggiore”, which even in winter does not lose its charm. Check-in in hotel and… let’s go to Toys Island! In Stresa, in G. Marconi Square (landing stage square) you will find more information to reach it at the “Fairy Gazebo”. On the Island you will be welcome by the Azure Fairy, who will let you discover a magical world and then… free time to play! You could get lunch in a restaurant of the Island, opened for the event. Three different playing stations with children’s entertainers from the Game Centre “Rodari Fantasy Park” to play and to have fun! At the end of this magical day, a quiet dinner in hotel with the whole family will be what you need!
2nd day: Workshops of Master Geppetto
after a good breakfast in hotel and checking out, you will be ready to start an other pleasant day discovering Omegna at Lake Orta, one of the most romantic Italian lakes. In Omegna, located on the northern shore of the lake, you will visit the Workshops of Master Geppetto. At the “Gazebo” in front of the town hall you will get more information to enter the old Vatican area (old town centre), to visit everything with the Azure Fairy, to admire the craftsmanship of carpenters, blacksmiths, stone cutters and many others. At the end of the day, a special lake cruise on Santa’s sleigh… Before getting back home, you can’t miss a greeting to Santa Claus, who will give you a small free gift as souvenir of your staying!
Services included in the package:
- 1 night, HB-rate in 3-star-hotel in Stresa, in standard three or four-bed-room (dinner’s drinks excluded, to be paid directly in hotel);
- hotel city-tax;
- entry tickets for Toys Island and Workshops of Master Geppetto.
Package price for 2 adults and 1 child (3-12 y.o.): € 178,00 in 3-bed-room, in 3-star-hotel
Package price for 2 adults and 2 children (3-12 y.o.): € 214,00 in 4-bed-room, in 3-star-hotel
Extra: additional charge for crib in hotel € 15,00 per night
Recommended period: December 7th-8th, 14th-15th and 21st-22nd, 2013
Length: 1 night, 2 days, according to hotel availability
Minimum participants: 2 adults and 1 child
Car required (we consider you moving with your own car), transfer available on request
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