Day 1Depart USA
Begin your Italian Adventure with your overnight flight.
Day 2Arrive Milan
Benvenuto in Italia! Milan, the capital of Lombardy, and is the largest city in this region of Italy. Milan is renowned as one of the top three world capitals of fashion and design. Milan is also home to a variety of famous monuments, museums and churches including the Milan Cathedral which is the third largest church in the world. The Santa Maria delle Grazie church is home to one of the most famous paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, the Last Supper.
Upon arrival you will be met by a driver for private transfer to your 4-star accommodations. Your luxurious hotel is located in a beautiful peaceful setting near one of the ancient city gates. Pass through these historically gates to the center of old Milan.
Day 3Shopping in Milan
Today your escort and driver will be at your disposal for eight hours and will accompany you to the fashion district to shop the famous streets of Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni, Via Sant'Andrea and Via Montenapoleone.
Day 4Transfer to Lake Como / Moltrasio
Enjoy breakfast this morning before departing on your private transfer to the village of Moltrasio, located on beautiful Lake Como.
Your scenic drive will take you through the many lakeside villages and towns that surround Lake Como. Near your hotel are many beautiful villas and gardens such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbianello, Villa Melzi, Villa Olmo, Villa Passalacqua, Villa Fontanelle (Versace's former home), and Villa Oleandra (George Clooney's home).
Day 5Tour of Lake Como & Wine Tasting
This morning your private driver will take you and your English-speaking guide, to the pier in Como for your day of boating on the lake. Your guide will join you for the excursion as you enjoy a leisurely tour of the lake with a stop in Bellagio for wine tasting and food pairings.
One of the most romantic and picturesque spots on Lake Como, Bellagio, also known as the Pearl of the Lake is a small town with a series of old and picturesque dwellings, in typical pastel shades and huddled together.
You will continue by boat from Bellagio to Cadenabbia where your driver will meet you and return you to your hotel for the remainder of the day.
Day 6Day at Leisure / Cycling
Enjoy the day at leisure, soaking up the rich ambience, the lavish lifestyle and the picturesque locality of this truly enchanting place. You may wish to take the ferry to Piazza Cavour and visit Como, the walled city, where you can shop on the silk road and visit the Museum of Silk and the art exhibition at Villa Olmo. You might also choose to ride around the area on bicycles you can loan from the hotel.