Be dazzled by the atmosphere of the Milanese cosmopolitan scene.
MILAN HIGHLIGHTS AND LA SCALA PRIVATE OPENING
See the major sites of Milan, Italy’s most cosmopolitan city, while discovering over 2,000 years of hidden treasures. This private tour showcases the very best of Milan: the modern avenues packed with fashion boutiques and chic cafes, the historic architecture and the treasured art. Your visit begins with the stunning white Duomo, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. It took nearly six centuries to complete it and it is decorated with more sculpted statues and spires than any other building in the world. Take the stairs or lift to the top terrace, where you’ll enjoy a breath-taking view. Your Access Italy Guide will take you to da Vinci’s masterpiece, “Last Supper,” and La Scala Opera House, where many of the greatest operatic artists have sang over the past 200 years. You will have the chance to visit hidden rooms of this magnificent building and have an insight of how some of the best Operas have been performed.
LAKE COMO BOAT TOUR
Discover Lake Como by water, and witness the lake in its full splendor. You’ll see the surrounding towns, like Cernobbio, Bellagio “The Pearl of Lake Como” or the hidden village of Varenna. Lake Como has been known as an oasis for the famous since Roman times, and you’ll witness a wide-range of grandiose architecture—from the historic Villa D’Este that hosted Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor to the present-day villa of actor George Clooney, Oleandra. Your Access Italy Skipper will make sure you don’t miss the most awe-inspiring villas on the lake, such as Villa Cassinella, Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta and Villa Monastero with its exotic garden.
FASHION LOVERS IN MILAN
Discover the avenues and streets that make Milan the center of the Italian fashion industry. Fashion capital of Italy, Milan is the perfect place to experience the country’s shopping scene. Italian fashion is world renowned for its quality, beauty and innovation, and your Access Italy Personal Shopper will help you navigate the famous Avenues, to ensure you’re seeing the very best boutiques the city has to offer. To make the experience even more special, the day will end with an exclusive after-hours viewing of a private fashion collection.