A ten day exclusive itinerary include highlights of Milan, Lake Como and Portofino the pearl of the Ligurian Coast
Driver will meet you when you exit customs. He will have a sign, He will transport you to Villa d’Este.
Check in to the Villa d’Este. Have lunch at the restaurant, casual. In the afternoon. A private hiking guide can accompany you on your walk. Alternatively, you can take a peaceful walk inside the hotel grounds along a well-marked trail through the park and the Napoleonic ruins for just over 1 mile with spectacular views of the Lake; about 45 minutes.
8:00 pm – dinner at La Veranda restaurant at Villa d’Este. Jacket and tie requested.
11:00 am – Private boat with captain from Villa d’Este as far as Tremezzo and Bellagio and to Comacina Island for lunch for 5-hour excursion.
1:30 pm – Lunch at La Locanda on the Comacina Island. Set menu cost Euro 68,00 pp. (cash only).
8:00 pm – Dinner at Navedano restaurant on the outskirts of Como. Taxi will transport you.
10:00 am – Private car at disposal from Villa d’Este to go to Stresa on Lake Maggiore. The tour lasts about 6 hours.
8:00 pm – Dinner at Il Grill, casual restaurant at Villa d’Este.
10:00 am Driver will transport you from Villa d’Este to the Bulgari Hotel in Milan.
3:00 pm – Art and cultural tour (3hours): which will include The Last Supper. Tickets for the Last Supper are Euro 60,00. Taxi fees
Taxi fees (approximately):
Euro 15,00 from Cathedral to Mary Holy of Grace Church (the place where the Last Supper is located)
Euro 20,00 from Mary Holy of Grace Church to Bulgari Hotel
Trienale Museum, Rossana Orlandi showroom, Brera District. The Brera district is close to Bulgari, 10 minutes by walking
Free day to enjoy shopping. We can furnish you with a list of boutiques and stores. The hotel is near Via della Spiga and Via Napoleone, some of the world’s best shopping.
10:00 am Driver will transport you from the Bulgari Hotel to Il Spendido in Portofino.
1:30 pm – A nice table for you has been reserved at the restaurant “Magazin” located in Portofino village on the waterfront. Have a light meal in the hotel that same evening
10:30 am – 5:00 pm A pleasant boat excursion to the Cinque Terre Area on board of a Chris Craft Corsair 36″. In the Cinque Terre you could stop in Monterosso and Vernazza where you could have a nice lunch in a local trattoria restaurant situated in the main square of the village (Gianni Franzi or Gambero Rosso). Restaurant to be decided.
At requested time Dinner in the hotel’s main restaurant.
10:30 am – 1:30 pm – A boating excursion has been arranged. You will visit San Fruttuoso and Camogli and could stop in Punta Chiappa, a nice peninsula behind the Portofino mountain for a nice lunch at the famous “Spadin” restaurant. It is one of our favorite restaurants near Portofino. I have asked the hotel about securing a driver instead to minimize the cost for this final excursion. As you will have fairly full meals at lunch time, you might have light meals at the hotel in the evening.
Note from the hotel: We are also glad to inform you that for a lower price, we could organize a local taxi boat, a Lord nelson 24″, at the cost of Euro 150,00 + 10% vat per hour. Please note that a guide is not included and will cost 270,00 Euro for a full day excursion.
The driver will pick you up at Il Spendido at requested time and transport you directly to Malpensa.