ITALY FASHION SHOPPING TOUR 10 days
An example of a shopping tour designed for Samantha and her mother Julie...........
Day 1: ROME ARRIVAL: Welcome to Italy! Upon your arrival at Rome, your driver will be waiting at the arrivals area carrying a sign with your name on it and once you and your luggage are on board, he will take you to your Boutique Hotel in central Rome near the Trevi Fountain. Dinner at a luxury Roman restaurant. Overnight in Rome at the Grand Hotel de La Minerve*****.
Day 2: ROME FASHION & SHOPPING TOUR: After breakfast at the hotel, meet at your hotel at 09.00 a.m. with your personal shopper. Your exclusive shopping tour starts in Via Condotti and the surrounding area of Via Frattina, Via del Babuino, Via Borgognona and Via del Corso, known as the shopping area of Rome. Look at the fashion shops and listen to the advice of your personal shopper on this morning of fashion and glamour! Lunch at an exclusive restaurant. Afternoon Private tour of the wonders of the Ancient Romans. You will be transported back to the days of the Caesars and the Roman legions as you visit, together with your private local guide, the Circus Maximus, the Roman Forum, and the incomparable Colosseum. Dinner at a unique Roman restaurant. Overnight in Rome.
Day 3: ROME – FASHION OUTLET – ROME: After breakfast at the hotel, depart on this marvellous shopping tour. Spend the day at one of Italy’s most famous shopping outlets. The Fashion District Valmontone Outlet, in the scenic hills on the outskirts of Rome, this is the destination for this ultimate shopping experience. Lunch at a typical restaurant. Late afternoon return to your Hotel in Rome. Dinner at a typical Roman restaurant. Overnight in Rome.
Day 4: ROME – ORVIETO – THE MALL OUTLET – FLORENCE: After breakfast at the hotel, your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Orvieto for a Guided Walking Tour and lunch at a typical Umbrian restaurant. Umbria’s grand hill town, Orvieto is worth a good half-day of sightseeing with three popular claims to fame (Cathedral, Classic Wine, and Ceramics). In the early afternoon shopping extravaganza at The Mall Outlet, Outlet D&G and Outlet Prada. Late afternoon transfer to Florence. Dinner at a typical Florentine restaurant. Overnight in Florence at the Boutique Hotel Relais Santa Croce*****.
Day 5: FLORENCE: After breakfast at the hotel, discover fashion in Florence with a unique VIP tour. Enjoy shopping and fashion museums with a private personal shopper at your disposal for personal advice. Visit the Gucci and Ferragamo Museum and an Ancient Florentine Silk factory, then enjoy lunch at a typical Florentine restaurant. In the afternoon enjoy a private walking tour of the city. The cultural centre of the Italian Renaissance, Florence’s rich past can still be seen today in the wealth of art gathered here. The tour includes visits of the Duomo and the Baptistry, the Piazza Della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, and the famous Accademia Gallery. Dinner at a typical Florentine restaurant Overnight in Florence.
Day 6: FLORENCE – LUCCA – MONTECATINI TERME – FLORENCE: After breakfast at the Hotel, private transfer to Lucca for a morning shopping extravaganza. The main shopping street of Lucca will please you – the boutiques of famous Italian brands, a lot of wine, souvenir and antique shops. This avenue will lead you to the famous Tower Guinici, which is broken at the top of the hanging garden of dwarf oaks. From here you can enjoy a harmonious view of the hills of Lucca and the surrounding area. After lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant you will be transferred to Montecatini Terme Spa town for an afternoon SPA Treatment (Not included). Late afternoon transfer to Florence. Dinner at a typical Florentine restaurant. Overnight in Florence.
Day 7: FLORENCE – THE FIDENZA VILLAGE OUTLET – MILAN: After breakfast at the hotel, private transfer to the Fidenza Village Outlet for lunch at a typical Emilia Romagna restaurant and an afternoon of shopping extravaganza. Fidenza Village has a pleasant and elegant environment with more than 100 boutiques waiting to offer you a fine selection of the best fashion and accessories brands. The product offerings are diverse ranging from clothing to leather goods, and from home products to delicious sweets. Late afternoon transfer to Milan. Dinner at a typical Milanese restaurant. Overnight in Milan at Boutique Hotel Le Chateau Monfort*****.
Day 8: MILAN FASHION TOUR: After breakfast at the hotel, spend the morning shopping with your Personal Shopping Assistant on the most popular streets in Milan such as Via Montenapoleone, Via Sant’Andrea, Via Borgospesso, Via Della Spiga e Corso Vittorio Emanuele. You will also discover Vintage Shops where you will find the highest level craftsmanship, handbag maker. In the afternoon after lunch at a typical Milanese restaurant enjoy a Milan Private Guided Tour: Visit Sforzesco Castle, Duomo, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and La Scala opera house. Dinner at a typical Milanese restaurant. Overnight in Milan.
Day 9: MILAN – SERRAVALLE FASHION OUTLET – MILAN: After breakfast at the hotel, depart on this marvellous Shopping Tour of the Serravalle Fashion Outlet. Lunch at a typical Piedmont restaurant. Shop till you drop for designer brands including Versace, Nike, Dolce & Gabbana, Bulgari, Roberto Cavalli, Calvin Klein, and Prada before returning to Milan in the early evening. Dinner at a typical Milanese restaurant. Overnight in Milan.
Day 10: MILAN DEPARTURE: After breakfast at the Hotel enjoy a Private Transfer to Milan Malpensa or Linate Airport.
HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Rome: Grand Hotel de La Minerve, 5 stars or similar
Florence: Relais Santa Croce, 5 stars or similar
Milan: Hotel Le Chateau Monfort***** or similar
9-night accommodation in 5-star luxury hotels; Private guided tour with English speaking guide as per the programme; Private transfers as per program; Private Personal Shopping Assistant as per program; Gucci Museum entrance ticket in Florence; Ferragamo Museum entrance ticket in Florence; Visit of an ancient Florentine silk factory in Florence.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Wellness and Spa treatments in Montecatini Terme; Meals; Drinks at meals; City taxes (to be paid on the spot according to hotel’s policy); Tips, other personal extras and everything not explicitly mentioned in the paragraph “Tour includes”; Lunch in Rome: starting from40,00 € per person; Lunch in Florence: starting from 50,00 € per person; Lunch in Milan: starting from 40,00 € per person; Dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence: starting from 250,00 € per person; Dinner at Ristorante Cracco in Milan: starting from 200,00 € per person; Dinner in Milan: starting from 50,00 € per person; Dinner in Rome: starting from 50,00 € per person. Everything not mentioned at “Price includes”.