With this unique Tour we will bring you to discover the other city jewels of this amazing country away from the classic one like Florence, Rome & Venice.
15 DAYS TOUR
COMO LAKE, MAGGIORE LAKE, VERONA, PADOVA, VICENZA, BOLOGNA, CINQUE TERRE, TORINO, MILANO
1° DAY: MILANO ARRIVAL
After an international flight from Atlanta, arrival in Milan at 08.25 am. After clearing customs and claiming baggage, we might be en route by 09.30 am approximately. Meet your personal driver at the exit gate and board your private minivan for your drive to the Lakes area of northern Italy. Our first stop is Lugano, where we enjoy a fantastic tour on this tiny Swiss city by the Lugano lake. Our local guide will take us around the nice streets of Lugano and we will enjoy a good lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon we drive some one hour and reach the Como lake, where we will check in at the nice Gran hotel Imperiale Resort & Spa. Rest of the evening is for you to enjoy the hotel premises. Accommodation in Como Lake Grand Hotel Imperial **** or similar on Breakfast basis.
Dinner in Hotel at your expense.
2° DAY: COMO LAKE
After breakfast we meet tour local guide at the hotel for our cruise along the lake (line cruise, not private) We will enjoy the nice scenery of the and we will take some stops along the lake for interesting walks through the small picturesque villages of Como Lake. Little Cruise from Como to Bellagio and coma back. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Bellagio Village.
Afternoon return to the hotel, where we gain some rest by the spa before heading for our dinner in a local restaurant next to the hotel. Accommodation in Como Lake Grand Hotel Imperial or similar on Breakfast basis.
3° DAY: COMO LAKE / MAGGIORE LAKE
Today we dedícated the whole day to tour the Maggiore Lake area. Dinner is again next to the hotel.
Enjoy a Borromean islands sightseeing tour guided by a professional local private guide. This tour can leave from Stresa, Baveno, Verbania Pallanza or Intra. We will sail towards Isola Bella where I will guide you through 17th-century rooms discovering the sumptuous Borromeo Mansion – Palazzo Borromeo. Then we will stroll through the gardens where we will admire this incredible architecture (ten terraces going down to the level of the lake). We will then move to Isola Pescatori for a guided stroll. Lunch in Pescatori isola. Overnight at Grand Hotel Imperial or similar Breakfast included.
Necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
4° DAY: COMO TO VERONA
After breakfast we start today our journey through Italy with final destination the lovers city of Verona. Our first stop will be Bergamo, where we will tour with the help of a local guide for some 2 hr before we continue to Verona. Lunch at your own expense. Arrival and check in at hotel. Rest of the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the hotel.
In the evening we will enjoy a short walking tour of inmortal Verona with the help of a local guide, who will unveil the secrets of this amazing city before taking us to a nice local restaurant for us to try authentic Italian style, dinner in a particulat restaurant in Verona.
Accommodation in Verona at Hotel Leon D’Oro (or similar) on a Breakfast basis.
5° DAY: VERONA – PADOVA, VICENZA
Our journey today will take us to admire the small state cities of Vicenza and Padova.
With Local guides ( 2 hours each). Lunch at your own expense. Dinner at your own expense in Verona (with our suggestion).
Overnight at Hotel Leon D’Oro on double room Breakfast included necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
6° DAY: VERONA TO BOLOGNA
After breakfast we depart today to Bologna, visiting en route the cities of Ferrara and Modena. Lunch at your own expense. Arrival in the afternoon and check in at hotel Corona D’Oro. Accommodation in Bologna. Dinner at your own expense. No guides included ( very small cities). Overnight at Hotel Corona D’Oro (or similar) based on double room standard Breakfast included necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
7° DAY: BOLOGNA
Meet your local guide for a walking tour of Bologna with focus on food. We will review some artisan shops where you can sample some great food and taste a variety of delicious local products, blended with some wine to call it a light lunch while you tour the city. Bologna Gourmet food tour (tasting lunch). No transfer necessary, by foot. The afternoon is for you to enjoy Bologna at your own pace. Accommodation in Bologna. Overnight at Hotel Corona D’Oro. No transfer, not necessary.
8° DAY: BOLOGNA – CINQUE TERRE
Our journey today starts with a visit of Parma, where we could not leave without a cheese and ham tour and tasting. Parma gourmet tour with guide, tasting of typical product and visit tour! The city of Parma keeps amazing secrets of fine production of great quality food ítems that we will discover today. In the afternoon we continue to Cinque Terre and we check in at hotel Villa Steno 3*. Accommodation in Cinque Terre. Overnight at Hotel Porto Roca (or similar) based on double room standard with Breakfast included. Shuttle h 24 to reach center necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
9° DAY: CINQUE TERRE
Today we will tour the area of Cinque Terre from the sea: we will board a boat to sail along the coast for us to admire the great scenery that could be witnessed only in this magic place.
Guide at disposal for 6 hours Lunch and dinner at your own expense (best solution). Overnight at Hotel Porto Roca (or similar) based on double room standard with Breakfast Shuttle h 24 to reach center necessary transfers (boat or train) required for the excursion described.
10° DAY – 3 NOV: CINQUE TERRE
We explore today the amazing vineyards of the area, literally hanged on the mountains, where no machinery can possibly be used.
We will learn the cultivation of this remote area and will tour a winery where we will have lunch today family style.
No dinner included at you own expense. Overnight at Hotel Porto Roca (or similar) based on double room standard with Breakfast.
Shuttle h 24 to reach center. Necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
11° DAY: CINQUE TERRE – TORINO
We leave the area today and head to Torino. En route we make a stop in Genoa for a city tour before we arrive in Torino and check in at hotel Nh Collection Piazza Carlina. Lunch on the road not included. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation in Torino Dinner at your own expense.
Overnight at Hotel Nh Piazza Carlina (or similar). Per pax based on double room standard with Breakfast. Necessary transfers required for the excursion described
12° DAY: TORINO
Breakfast at the hotel and city tour Torino with a local guide. The tour will be completed with lunch in a local restaurant. Afternoon at leisure in Torino Dinner at you own expense. Overnight at Hotel Nh Piazza Carlina (or similar). Per pax based on double room standard with Breakfast. Transfer not necessary.
13° DAY – 6 NOV: TORINO – MILANO
Breakfast and Train to Milano. On arrival, meet your local guide for a city sightseeing of Milano, including entrance fees to the famous Last Supper (previa disponibilità). Afternoon check in at hotel Locanda Al Duomo. Accommodation in Milano.
No lunch, No dinner included à at your own expense. Overnight at Locanda Al Duomo (or similar) per pax based on double room standard with Breakfast. Necessary transfers (drive + train) required for the excursion described.
14° DAY – 7 NOV: MILANO
After breakfast we have today a nice walking tour with a local guide who will teach us about the center of the town, the pedestrian streets and the famous galleries. Lunch at your own. Today we have our farewell dinner in a special restaurant.
Not Included – Locanda Al Duomo(or similar) € 180,00.
Per pax based on double room standard. Necessary transfers required for dinner.
15° DAY: MILANO
After breakfast our driver will take us back to the airport. End of the trip necessary transfers required for the excursion described.
Price per Person on a Double Basis: From USD 8500 per person
THE PRICE INCLUDE:
* Accomodation with Breafkast included
* Private Transfer
* Private excursion with English Speaking Guide
* All services included like describes
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