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Lake Orta: With Unesco site the Basilica Sacro Monte
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|2N||Milan||Maison Moschino Hotel|
Upon arrival, you will visit the main parts of the city with a panoramic view as well as the main monuments.
Dinner will be arranged in an elegant and romantic, two Michelin stars restaurant, a journey to discover the best Italian cuisine. This cuisine is surprising thanks to the use of excellent ingredients and the combination of Naples and Piedmont products and flavours.
After breakfast your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel to take you on a Guided visit of the Isle San Giulio, in the middle of the Lake Orta. Transfer by boat to the island and walking tour of the small and cozy isle. Lake Orta with the small town of Orta, a real gem of the Medieval architecture, an ancient Basilica and the world famous abbey of the holy “Sacro Monte”, is on the UNESCO World Humanity Heritage list.
After lunch we'll move to Turin, the city is simply majestic, architecturally elegant, and very rich. Visitors cannot miss out on exploring the fascinating Piazza San Carlo, home to Turin's rich and famous, heart of the cultural and political events of the city, with its many traditional Cafes where you can enjoy a "bicerin", typical coffee based drink with chocolate and milk cream. Have an aperitif in one of its famous historical Piazza is the best way to discover them and appreciate the refined beauty of Turin.
The nightlife of Turin is very energetic, especially in the Universities quarter and in the Po river bank.
After breakfast you will be taken to a guided visit at the Royal Palace of Venaria, one of the residences of the Savoy Royal family, and since 1997 part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. This castle was maybe the largest one of the Savoy residences and inspired the architects who built the Royal Palace in Versailles, France.
Then we'll bring you to the Cinema Museum, which is located inside the Mole Antonelliana, the symbol of the City of Turin. The various areas inside are the starting point for a spectacular presentation that offers visitors continuous and unexpected visual and acoustic stimuli, just like when you feel as if you are part of the movie you are watching.
Turin is globally recognized as one the World capitals of chocolate. An yummy exclusive visit to one of the most famous Master Chocolatiers lets guests to understand why the Turinese chocolate is so renowned.
After lunch we'll move to the southern part of Piemonte we find the Langhe: the land of fragrant hills, vineyards, castles, historic hamlets and breathtaking views. In this area you will discover some of Italy's greatest wines (Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Moscato, Dolcetto d'Alba, etc), as well as local cheese, hazelnuts and the precious Alba white truffle. Dinner will be served in a traditional restaurant.
After breakfast, we'll show you the magic of Truffle hunting in the silence of the Langhe woods, w/ an experienced seeker & his faithful dog.
Lunch will be served at the Agenzia di Pollenzo, the true headquarters of "Slow Food", which is a non-profit, eco-gastronomic member-supported organization that counteracts fast foods, busy lifestyles and the disappearance of local food traditions. At the Agenzia di Pollenzo, which is also the home of the University of Gastronomic Sciences, guests will have the chance to taste some of the most important "Slow Food Principals" (local and traditional foods as well as food preparation techniques).
Later on we'll visit WiMu, the Barolo Wine Museum, is an innovative project placed inside an ancient castle. It is an all-round five senses experience through which you can learn the secrets of production, tradition and the Italian wine culture, follow by dinner at a traditional restaurant
Your guide will take you to this amazing underground cellar offers a unique chance to experience the secrets of the most ancient sparkling winery of Italy. A wine tasting session is also included in the experience. This cellar is a candidate for the UNESCO World Humanity Heritage list. Then a special occasion to discover a unique and typical product of this region. The visit enables guests to get acquainted with a winery that produces white wine from a rare and long forgotten grape variety.
Lunch at a traditional restaurant, after that guests will have the chance to discover the secrets of a famous chef from the most prestigious restaurants in Langhe, who will show them some of the key tricks and techniques of the Italian cuisine. Guests will then have dinner in this marvelous restaurant, from which the view of the vineyards is simply breathtaking, and where the food is simply top class.
LANGHE / MILAN
After breakfast, You will have the chance to walk around in the medieval centre of the town for shopping, THENyour private transfer will take you to Milan.
You will have the privilege of having a personal hairdresser and make-up artist fix you up with their expert hands and top quality cosmetics. You will be given a perfect haircut, matching your lineaments and natural features, as well as a skin treatment to smoothen and tone your skin. Everything in preparation of an amazing and elegant dinner at a very charming restaurant with the amazing view of Duomo Square.
After breakfast a very special tour in Milan, a full-immersion experience into the history of fashion and design, the most famous downtown streets, the business discrict and a visit to the Teatro alla Scala, Accademia di Brera and Duomo.
After lunch, 2 personal shoppers will help the guests in choosing the best spot for their shopping day in Milano. They will accompany them in the stores of the favourite fashion brands and the ones most suitable for their personal style.
The night in Milano will start with an aperitif and a dinner in the Navigli area, the old district where the younger and fashion-oriented people ususally spend the night.
MILAN / HONG KONG
Day at leisure in Milan before proceeding to airport for your return flight to Hong Kong
|Price valid until 28Dec14|
|Minimum 2 adults travel together|
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