WHERE
From April to October
PRICE
12.120 Euro per person
IDEAL LENGTH
13 Days

BOLOGNA - GARDA - COMO - MILAN

The thought of Bologna brings tortellini in a meat broth to mind. Think the region of Emilia Romagna to become inundated with abundant delights like balsamic vinegar, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano. Top Italian Super Cars ferrari, lamborghini, maserati. The best tenor in the world pavarotti the list goes on...
Experience flavor and perfection in design in this glutonous region of the some of the greatest tradtions and delights this country has to offer. 

 

Enjoy a tour of a boutique Cheese Farm where you will also get a chance to check out the owners sports car collection and organic Parmigiano Reggiano. Taste traditional Balsamic Vinegar where you will meet the owner and enjoy lunch at his family Estate. 

 

Stop by Verona to visit the Arena di Verona in Piazza Bra with an expert local guide that will also give you an insight in to the best local food in the city.
Visit the lake Garda and Como where you will take in the picture perfect Italian gardens and presitious palaces while enjoying a private boat ride to visit the main sites and enjoy lunch.  Discover the local lemon plantations in Lake Garda when you visit an ancient lemon house. 

Find out about the local sparkling wine Francia Corta made the same way as Champagne using the traditional method on a private tour and lunch at a wine estate. 

Continue to Milan the shopping capital where you will discover some of the best resturants in Italy. Gain insight to the Italian Renaiiscance Genius Leonardo da Vinci and his life under the Borgia Family 

Day 1: Arrive in Bologna 

Meet chauffeur driver at the arrivals lounge of the Guglielmo Marconi Airport. You will transfer to your accommodations in the historical centre of Bologna. Meet your local guide a food expert and art historian for an introduction of the local life in Bologna. Taste local flavours that will include Parmigiano Reggiano, Balsamic Vinegar and Prosciutto di Parma. 

Overnight in Bologna

 

Day 2: Orientation Tour Bologna 

Choose from a series of Orientation Walking tour options that will highlight the famous sights such as Neptunes Fountain by Giambologna, The Basilica of San Petronio and the old market place. We customise the walk according to your interests.

Overnight in Bologna

 

Day 3: Parmigiano - Balsamic Vinegar - Maserati -  Ferrari 

Today you will experience three of the finest products in the world that derive from the region of Emilia Romagna Parmigiano Reggiano tasting at an organic farm, lunch at a boutique balsamic vinegar producer see a private collection of Maserati dating from the 1940 - 1970’s. Visit the Ferrari Museum and the city centre of Modena. 

Overnight in Bologna

 

Day 4: Garda - Bologna Transfer to Garda stopping at Lamborghini private visit & Verona - Garda 

Transfer to the largest lake in Italy Garda on the way you will enjoy a private visit to see the original Lamborghini Factory along with the skilled workman ship and how this Italian super car is built.  Learn its beginnings and Ferruccio and his early successes including 350GT and Miura Continue to Verona for lunch and a guide tour of the main sites including Piazza Bra, the famous arena, Juliets house, Piazza Erbe and Piazza Dante. You will also visit a coffee maker and learn about the local flavors including Extra Virgin Olive oil Cheese and Salumi.

Arrive Late afternoon at Lake Garda.

Overnight in Garda

 

Day 5: Garda: - Relax Day at the resort

Free day to relax and enjoy the day at you beautiful hotel.

 

Day 6: Limone sul Garda & Malcesine

Arrive at Limone sul Garda where you will meet your guide Patrizia. You will enjoy the day visiting the Garda lake. Visit an ancient Lemon House where you will learn about the history of the town. 
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then continue to Malcesine where you will enjoy a boat ride on the Lake. Tour the town. See the Island of Garda and the beautiful gardens along the lakes.

Overnight in Garda

 

Day 7: Transfer to Como & Francia Corta Wine Tasting Tour

After breakfast meet you driver for your transfer to Como. Before arriving stop in one of the most prestigious winery in Francia Carta for a wine tasting tour e visit the cellar. Continue to your Hotel in Come where you will have lunch. Afternoon free to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the Lake.

Overnight in Como

 

Day 8: Exclusive Riva Boat Tour

Meet your guide to abroad luxury Riva boat.  Enjoy a private boat ride with exclusive hand made Luxury Riva boats on Lake Como to see the private villas including Villa Erba, Villa Versace, Villa Clooney along with the gardens at Villa Carlotta.  See pretty towns and enjoy free time at Bellagio for lunch and sight seeing. 

Overnight in Como

 

Day 9: Como & Brunate

Enjoy a guided visit to the town centre of Como and the pretty town medieval town of Broletto. You will have time to visit the local silk artisans in the town centre and enjoy lunch. 

Overnight in Como

 

Day 10: Transfer to Milan
After breakfast Direct departure to Hotel in Milan. Arrive in time to enjoy lunch.

Overnight in Milan

 

Day 11: Orientation Tour of Milan

Choose from a series of Orientation Walking tour options that will highlight the famous sights such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascente, Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery with its famous Italian designer retail stores along with the historical ‘Biffi Caffe’ and the La Scala Theater Opera House. 

We customise the walk according to your interests.

Overnight in Milan

 

Day 12: Leonardo Da Vinci Life in Milan 
The tour will end or begin with a visit to the church of Santa Maria della Grazia to visit one of the most famous paintings in the world ‘The Last Supper’. You will discover Leonardo Da Vinci’s Scientific and artistic achievements during his years in Milan that began in 1482.  Your tour will include ‘The Codes Atlanticus’ at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. See the masters sketches ranging from mechanics, hydraulics, mathematics, astronomy, parachutes, war machines and hydraulic pumps. Arrive at the Sforza Castle home to the important family who commissioned Leonardo for most of his projects in Milano.

Overnight in Milan

 

Day 13: Depart from Milan Airport

After breakfast meet your Chauffeur Driver for a direct transfer to Milan Airport.

Overnight in Milan

 

Hotels

Bologna: Majestic

Garda: Lido Palace

Como: Villa D’Este

Milan: Four Seasons 

 

Price per person 12.120 Euro (based on four travelers/two rooms) 
Price per person 14.900 Euro (based on two travelers/double occupancy) 

 

Includes 

  • 12 Nights double occupancy in five star luxury Hotel with contintental breakfast 
  • 6 Guide Historical Tours - Reservations and tickets to museams and galleries
  • 4 Tastings
  • 3 Food Tours one with lunch
  • 1 Full Day in Luxury Motor Boat Riva 
  • Full day excursion with all transportation in Chauffeur Driver in Mercedes Sedan or Minivan
  • Transfers with English speaking driver in Mercedes Chauffeur 
  • Lunch, Dinners to be paid for separately 

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