(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Lake Como, Bellagio, Milan or Lugano, Portofino, Cinque Terre
This luxurious tour immerses travelers in the romance of Italy. Enjoy leisurely meals overlooking Lake Como, chauffeured tours through idyllic landscapes, and exceptional rooms at the best hotels in Lake Como and Portofino—two of Italy's premier leisure destinations.
Begin with three nights at the Villa D'Este, on the verdant shores of Lake Como. Built in 1568 as a private residence, this neoclassical villa is one of Europe most acclaimed luxury hotels in Europe. While there, enjoy a private boat excursion to Bellagio, one of Europe's most picturesque towns, to explore the beautiful backstreets and exquisite gardens. Another day, enjoy a flexible tour of the region. Options include visits to numerous historic estates and aristocratic villas to view their splendidly landscaped gardens; touring or shopping in Milan; driving across the border into nearby Switzerland to spend time in charming Lugano or the designer shopping outlets; or a memorable lunch on Isola Comacina—the only island in Lake Como. During free time, enjoy the resort's legendary pool that floats on the lake, take romantic strolls through its gardens, and enjoy the hotel's extensive leisure options.
Next, you will be transferred to Portofino for three nights at Hotel Splendido. A former monastery, it is now a glamorous retreat perched high above the village and its harbor. One day, enjoy a private excursion to the Cinque Terre—five tiny villages clinging to the rocky cliffs of the Mediterranean coast. Browse the villages and enjoy scenic walks along the sea through terraced vineyards and olive groves, citrus trees and Mediterranean scrub. Upon request, a private excursion to Genoa can be arranged. Another day is free for swimming, sailing, shopping, leisurely walks, and superb dining before transferring to Milan.
Arrive Lake Como
Private transfer from Milan to Lake Como for 3 nights
Half-day excursion by private boat with guide, including Bellagio and lake attractions
Half-day private tour. Options include Milan, Lugano, villas and towns around the lake, or lunchtime visit to Isola Comacina
Lake Como - Portofino
Private transfer to Portofino for 3 nights
Portofino At leisure
Portofino & Cinque Terre Full-day private excursion to Cinque Terre
Private transfer to airport in Milan
Per person (double occupancy)
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