Great shopping and fine wine on a 3-day tour
Great shopping and fine wine on a 3-day tour
1 day in Milan & 2 days in Verona
OhhItaly! brings you an exclusive road tour that takes in the artistic and cultural delights of Milan and Verona.
On DAY 1, after the welcome and the check in at the hotel, you will be introduced to Italy most stylish city. Stop by the alluring Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping gallery, a 19th century glass vaulted shopping arcade. Visit the medieval Sforza Castle. A grand medieval Castle and fortress, the castle was once seat and residence for the ruling family of Milan and now houses several of the city’s museums and art collections. Next, tour the splendid Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. After visit Milan most famous Opera House, the fabulous La Scala theatre. Least but not last Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, housed at Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan and spotted in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In the afternoon, after a light lunch, you will discover the best fashion studios, the best showrooms of Milan designer, the best boutiques specialized in niche and leading-edge brands; guided by our professional Personal Shopper ready to stimulate you with the most sought-after offers to fulfill your needs. We do not have the ordinary old tour in mind for you, one limited to the top signature brands, but instead we are on a quest to give you a more in-depth\n experience by introducing you to the thousand faces of trendy Milan. Four hours dedicated to style, you will be taken on a rigorous and personalized journey to discover where innovation and culture cross paths revealing the most seductive side of shopping in Milan.
On DAY 2, your English speaking guide will lead you in one of the most stunning city in Italy with plenty of historic spots to rejuvenate your romantic side, Verona. Let’s start from the famous Arena, symbol of Verona, located in the beautiful Piazza Bra, followed by Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza dei Signori, characteristic squares surrounded by medieval buildings, Porta Borsari, the ancient Roman gate, St. Anastasia Church a fine example of Italian Gothic architecture, with its impressive interior adorned by Pisanello’s freco and Scaligeri Tombs. After a walk along the Adige riverbank from which you will have the perfect view of the Roman Theater and the Stone bridge, you can live again the timeless love story between Romeo and Juliet, by seeing their houses and the celebrated balcony and you will visit the setting of the two Shakesperian lovers the Basilica of San Zeno, the most beautiful and better preserved examples of Romanesque architecture in the whole of Northern Italy.
Villa Mosconi Bertani
On DAY 3, you will head to the stunning Villa Mosconi Bertani a picturesque estate and grounds dating to the 18th Century in the heart of historic Valpolicella, birthplace of the legendary Valpolicella and Amarone wines and just minutes from Lake Garda. The Villa and its cellars have played a significant role in the history of Veronese winemaking. Today in this same storied location, Gaetano Bertani and his sons continue their three century old family tradition. Tastings at the Villa Mosconi Bertani offer visitors the opportunity to discover and compare a variety of wines with an accompaniment of foods produced in the Verona area. All tastings include a tour of the villa, park and winery. After this sensory experience you can taste some of the most well known italian wines suitably choosen for you. In the afternoon, after a light lunch at Villa Mosconi Bertani you will visit a small jewel suspended in the middle of the lower Lake Garda, the town of Sirmione. The old town is at the northern end of a long and narrow peninsula (exists as an island, since it was isolated from the mainland by a navigable moat, which is exceeded by only one access road, a bridge). Departing from the historic Center, where you will make the first step to admire the Villa Callas where he lived the famous lamented Maria Callas. After you will reach the middle of hike and enjoy a splendid view of the famous Grotte di Catullo, built between the first century BC and the first century A.D. and most magnificent example of this Roman villa in northern Italy. Moving away will stop near the famous spring water of Sirmione, valued for their effective contribution to the maintenance and recovery of physical fitness. To conclude this pleasant excursion you get to Sirmione Castle, passing under the characteristic and picturesque drawbridges for visiting the major point of interest of this little city.
On DAY4 our private luxury Mercedes minivan will be available for transfer you to the airport. Lunch and Dinner are included if purchased.