Retracing Maurizio's Cuisine
Italian cuisine is renowned in every country. Maurizio managed to bring you some of these delicious dishes making you taste some Italian delicacies. But… aren’t you curious to learn more about its cuisine and Italy? We decided to organize this tour to fullfill your desire: you will discover Lombardy in every aspect: gastronomic experiences, guided visits, beautiful landscapes and historical cities… You won’t miss anything in this 8 days tour!
Day 1 Arrival in Milano Malpensa Airport. Here, a private transfer will bring you to a 4* hotel in Como. Check-in, travel briefing and dinner in a nearby restaurant.
Day 2 Let’s start the day with a classical Italian product: in the morning you will visit the Coffee Museum Caffè Milani where you will taste a variety of the renowned beverage. Later, we will visit Villa Bernasconi, an amazing example of Liberty architecture, located on the Como Lake coast in Cernobbio. Lunch in a restaurant near the lake. In the afternoon, transfer to Sacro Monte di Varese, a medieval village on Sacro Monte hill, from where you will see a breath-taking panorama. Free time and dinner in a typical restaurant. Return to Como for the night.
Day 3 After breakfast, check-out and guided visit of Como. Trasfer to Brianza to have lunch in an organic farmhouse: every dish you will eat here will be made with biological and genuine food! In the afternoon, transfer to Tignale, a little town on the hills near Garda Lake. Check-in, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 Day dedicated to Tignale and its marvels. Here, you will see and taste the products of the northest lemon houses and oil mills in Europe! After a guided tour thet will bring you to discover the beautiful landscapes that Tignale can offer, dinner in a typical restaurant and overnight stay.
Day 5 Check-out and transfer to Franciacorta, a famous area reknowned for its wines. Here you will visit a traditional winery and have a tasting of its wine paired with some local appetizers. Lunch in a farmouse near Brescia. In the afternoon, transfer to Milano, check-in and dinner in a Cascina, a typical Lombardy agricultural farmhouse.
Day 6 In the morning you will visit a farm located in the Rural Park South Milan to discover some agricultural tecniques and learn how Italian plantations are developed. Lunch in a local farmhouse. In the afternoon, navigation on the Naviglio Milanese, a system of navigable canals that covers and surrounds the city created by Leonardo da Vinci. At the end, you will enjoy the typical Milanese Aperitif, tasting some Campari or Ramazzotti. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 7 Walking tour to discover Milan and all the beauties that can offer: the Duomo, Santa Maria delle Grazie and the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana are just a few examples of what you will see! Lunch in a local street food pub. Free afternoon to visit the city and enjoy some shopping. Dinner in a historical osteria, return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 8 After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Milano Malpensa Airport for the return flight.
8 days, 7 nights
from May 17° to May 24°
Minimum participants: 15
Maximum participants: 20
- 7 overnight stays in 4* hotels
- 6 lunches and 6 dinners in typical Italian restaurants
- 1 Milanese Aperitif
- Transfers in a GT bus for the whole travel
- Private transfers from/to Milano Malpensa Airport
- All guided visits and food tastings as indicated in the program
- Tour Leader for the whole travel
- Flights to/from Italy
- Everything not specified in the wording «Included»
Medical and luggage insurance provided by Europ Assistance
Price per person: From € 2800,00 p.p. for reservations before December 31°, 2019 From € 3300,00 p.p. for reservations from January 1° to Feb 29°, 2020