Milan –Piedmont – Como Lake – Garda Lake
Travel and tour to Milan –Piedmont – Como Lake – Garda Lake
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Travel and tour to Milan –Piedmont – Como Lake – Garda Lake
Upon your arrival at Milan airport, your private driver will take you to the five-star luxury Hotel in Milan. Enjoy a guided tour of Milan. Milan, the financial heart of the country, has got an energetic pace that matches its skyscrapered counterparts in the rest of the world. Yet the Italian eye for beauty and style never dims. Milan, however, is not only fashion and business. Art is also of outstanding relevance: during the Renaissance, the dynastic Visconti and Sforza families commissioned art that endured long beyond their political intrigues. Among many familiar art masterpieces, Milan is home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. Indeed, architecture too is relevant in Milan: its captivating, 14th century gothic rose-marbled Il Duomo Cathedral is second in size only to Rome’s St. Peter’s, but exceeding it in grandeur. The adjacent, famed Galleria - probably the world’s most elegant shopping mall - leads into what is surely the world’s most illustrious Opera House, La Scala. In the evening enjoy dinner in Milan (not included). We suggest: Sadler, Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia (2 Michelin stars). Overnight in Milan. Read more
In the morning, your private driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to an exclusive location for the departure of your Speed Car Tour. An expert driver, will introduce you to the world of Speed Cars; clarify the finer details of the controls, explain the differences between the various and the engines (8-cylinder and new 8-cylinder turbo) and most importantly, give guidance on how to handle the F1 paddle-gear shifting behind the steering wheel. You will leave by Speed Car heading towards Maggiore Lake. Drive along the splendid scenarios offered by this beautiful northern Italy’s lake. You will enjoy the beautiful landscape of Maggiore Lake and its surroundings. Ferrari driving to Stresa, which has been a popular retreat for Europe’s aristocrats, who have endowed the town with a number of villas. One famous visitor in 1948 was Ernest Hemingway who set part of his novel “Farewell to Arms” in the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromées. Arrival in Stresa and check-in at your hotel. Your luggage will be transported separately from your hotel in Milan to your hotel in Stresa Overnight in Stresa. Read more
This morning you will drive to reach the beautiful town of Alba. Alba, land of the White Truffle also called the gold of the Langhe, is not only known for its truffle, but also for the prestigious wines among them there is the king of red wines: the Barolo Town of hundreds towers, can also offer historical buildings and monuments together with food and wine. All along the months of October, November and Dicember the White Truffle is finally ripe and ready to be discovered by the «Trifolau» and their dogs. In the morning you will enjoy a truffle hunting experience with final lunch to taste the typical local products. In the evening you will taste the king of red wine: The Barolo, in one of the best wineries in Piedmont. In the late afternoon, drive back to your hotel in Stresa. Overnight in Stresa. Read more
In the morning, departure by Speed Car for a tour of Como Lake. You will drive through a vivid itinerary made of typical towns and villages, whose charming appeal expresses the very soul of Como Lake. While driving, you will be able to enjoy the outstanding scenario offered by the Lake, characterized for a beautiful natural landscape that offers an overwhelming feast for the eyes. Halt in Lecco for a short walk in this village, which constitutes the famous scenario that inspired “The Betrothed” (I Promessi Sposi) composed by Italian novelist Alessandro Manzoni, lies at the end of the south-eastern branch of Como Lake. Continue your drive to reach Bellagio, with its many suburbs scattered on the hills overlooking both the southeastern and south-western branches of Como Lake. Lunch in Bellagio (not included). We suggest to have lunch at La Goletta at Villa Serbelloni (1 Michelin star). In the afternoon, drive to reach Cernobbio. Enjoy your driving along the splendid scenario that this beautiful northern Italian lake has to offer to your sight. Cernobbio is an elegant tourist village known worldwide for some villas, such as Villa Erba and Villa d’Este itself, once owned by very important Italian personalities. Set on the shores of Como Lake, Villa d’Este is located in one of the most important crossroads between Italy and Northern Europe. As Herb Caen stated about the Villa, «the precise location of heaven on earth has never been established but it may very well be right here.». Overnight in Stresa. Read more
In the morning, you will drive for Garda Lake, to reach Sirmione with a halt in the famous vineyard area of Franciacorta. You will visit of a wine cellar in Franciacorta, where the famous Franciacorta DOCG (classic method - sparkling wine) is produced since 1961. Lunch in Franciacorta (not included). We suggest to stop at L’Albereta Relais & Chateaux. At Albereta, an ancient villa tucked away in a century-old park amongst the Franciacorta vines, the chef Gualtiero Marchesi - father of modern Italian cuisine - will propose you a delicious meal. In the afternoon drive back to your hotel in Stresa. Overnight in Stresa. Read more
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