BUBBLES ON THE CATWALK

Journey in Lombardy between Milan, Mantua and Parma

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A tour of the Lombard valleys that produce the famous sparkling Franciacorta wine and a journey among the most beautiful cities in northern Italy: from the art of Bergamo and Mantua to trendy Milan. Keep reading

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Bergamo

The "city of a thousand"

2 Nights

Upper Town
Bergamo
The Old Square
Santa Maria Maggiore

Divided between the Upper and Lower Towns, Bergamo is a jubilation of architectural styles that triumph in the citadel beyond the Venetian walls - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Recommended activities

  • Bergamo upper town private walking tour
  • Half day in Franciacorta by private minivan from Bergamo or Brescia
  • Traditional food tour in Bergamo
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Sirmione

The pearl of Lake Garda

2 Nights

Sirmione
Sirmione Castle
Caves of Catullus
Entrance of Sirmione

Sirmione is one of the most popular destinations on Lake Garda, so much so as to be considered its "pearl": cross the historic drawbridge and go inside the walls of the ancient Scaliger Castle, surrounded by the turquoise waters of the lake.
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Recommended activities

  • Sirmione private tour and Lugana wine experience
  • Sirmione private walking and speedboat tour
  • Horseback riding tour with lunch on a farm on Lake Garda
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Mantua

The Renaissance of the Gonzaga family

2 Nights

Mantua
Mantua Castle
Ducal Palace
Piazza delle Erbe
Piazza Castello
Rotonda di San Lorenzo
Mantua at sunset

Mantua is a city of undisputed elegance, where Renaissance architecture triumphs in the works of the Gonzaga era: admire the Palazzo Ducale with its beautiful frescoes inside, and then don't miss Palazzo Te where the majestic Sala dei Giganti will enchant you with its paintings that embrace the spectator in the centre of the room.
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Recommended activities

  • Mantua private walking tour
  • Private tour of the Castle of San Giorgio and the Ducal Palace in Mantua
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Parma

For a stay with the flavour of Parmigiano

2 Nights

The square by night and the Duomo of Parma
Historic centre in Parma
Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral
Palazzo della Pilotta

In the heart of Emilia-Romagna is a small town with the flavour of Parmigiano Reggiano.
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Recommended activities

  • Parma food rickshaw tour
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Milan

Milan, the cosmopolitan city par excellence

2 Nights

Milan Cathedral
The Sforzesco Castle
The Navigli at sunset
The skyline of Porta Nuova
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele
Sforza Castle from above
Piazza Gae Aulenti
Porta Nuova
Trams and the Arco della Pace

"Milan is a great Milan", says a song.
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Recommended activities

  • Sensory wine tasting at the Porta del Vino in Milan
  • Milan tour by historic tram
  • Tour of the cloisters and courtyards of Milan
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