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5 glamorous experiences in Lombardy

Lombardy offers glamorous experiences that combine the allure of luxury with the discovery of natural and cultural treasures

Lombardy offers an extraordinary variety of experiences, combining luxury and the discovery of natural and cultural places.

There are its majestic lakes, which offer the possibility of unique adventures on a sailing boat, to get a new and exclusive view of these famous bodies of water. 

But that's not all! The famous Fashion Quadrilateral is a must-visit destination for those who love high-end shopping and for those who wish to experience the glamour of Italian haute couture.

If you are looking for relaxation and wellness, the spas in Lombardy open their doors to a world of pampering and spa treatments in enchanting locations. 

For golf lovers, Lombardy is an unmissable destination, with courses surrounded by nature and overlooking spectacular views.

Lastly, fine wine experts cannot miss the Franciacorta tastings in exclusive locations, where the art of wine blends with the charm of historic residences or wine cellars.

 

Sailing on Lombard lakes

Sailing experiences on Lombard lakes are perfect for those seeking an exclusive way to experience the beauty and culture of these fascinating destinations. Sailing provides unforgettable moments, in which the beauty of the lakes blends with the magic of a boating adventure.

Aboard a sailboat, you can take to the water on Lake Como, with its shores dotted with historic villas and lush gardens. The feeling of freedom as the wind inflates the sails is unique, allowing you to fully appreciate the majesty of this renowned stretch of water. Stops at picturesque harbours will give you the opportunity to explore charming villages and savour local cuisine in fine restaurants. In addition, romantic evenings can be organised on board to cherish the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Another unmissable stop is Lake Maggiore, where the Borromean Islands fascinate with their palaces and centuries-old gardens. Here, the sailing boat becomes a luxurious way to explore this little paradise, surrounded by an atmosphere of charm and history.
Lake Garda, with its blue waters and views of the surrounding mountains, offers breathtaking sceneries and the possibility of practicing water sports, making the sailing experience even more fun and exciting.

Lastly, Lake Iseo, surrounded by hills and mountains, offers an enchanting setting for a relaxing cruise. You can explore the natural beauty of this hidden gem of Lombardy, far from the most crowded tourist destinations. Its shores are dotted with pretty villages, where you can stop to sample local delicacies. Moreover, the island of Monte Isola, located in the centre of the lake, is a place worth visiting for its picturesque narrow streets and photographic views.

 

Tour of the fashion quadrilateral in Milan

A tour of Milan's fashion quadrilateral is an unmissable opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of haute couture, discover unique creations and experience the timeless elegance of one of the world's top fashion districts.

Start your tour in the prestigious Via Montenapoleone, one of the most glamorous and renowned streets in the world, where you can admire the shop windows of Italian and international fashion houses. The ideal place to immerse yourself in the sophisticated atmosphere of Milan's fashion district.

Continuing on, you will reach Via della Spiga, an elegant pedestrian street that is home to high-end boutiques. Here, fashionistas will discover unique collections that reflect the refined taste of Milanese haute couture.

Not far away is Corso Venezia, a street surrounded by gardens and historical buildings. This street offers additional luxury shopping opportunities and a sophisticated and charming ambience.

The last stop on the tour is Via Manzoni, where you can admire period palaces and prestigious jewellers. From here, you can reach the famous Teatro alla Scala, one of the world temples of opera and ballet.

Golf in Lombardy

Golfing in Lombardy is a fascinating experience for those who love this sport. The region offers an excellent selection of golf courses surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, mountains, lakes and hills.

Golfers will appreciate the variety of courses available, suitable for all skill levels, from challenging courses that test technique and strategy, to more accessible courses for those taking up this sport for the first time. 

One of the great advantages of golfing in Lombardy is the possibility of playing in truly beautiful places. Some clubs offer spectacular views of Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, creating a unique atmosphere for a round of golf. Many courses are also located near important cultural and tourist centres, so you can combine your passion for golf with the discovery of cities of art and historical villages.

After a day of sport, golfers can relax in the elegant clubhouses, enjoying excellent cuisine and top-level service.

 

Relaxation at Lombardy's spas

A stay at a spa in Lombardy is an experience of pure relaxation and wellness to regenerate your body and mind. Lombardy offers a wide choice of spas, each characterised by a unique atmosphere and attention to detail, to guarantee an experience of luxury and comfort.

Thermal waters in Lombardy are famous for their therapeutic properties, which promote muscle relaxation, improve circulation and help reduce stress and accumulated tension. In these temples of wellbeing, guests can immerse themselves in thermal pools with different temperatures, whirlpool baths and saunas, for a completely rejuvenating experience. Spas also offer a wide range of wellness treatments, such as relaxing massages, beauty treatments and specific treatments.

Many spas are located in enchanting places, such as at the foot of mountains or overlooking lakes, offering an extraordinary natural setting that adds a touch of magic to a wellness holiday. After a day at the spa, you can treat yourself to another relaxing moment with aperitifs based on local wines and alpine cheese, as well as tasty local dishes. 

 

Franciacorta tastings in unique locations

Franciacorta tastings are a fascinating and prestigious food & wine experience. Between breathtaking views, evocative settings and the refined taste of these bubbles, an unforgettable experience is created for wine lovers and those who wish to experience moments of authentic gastronomic pleasure.

Franciacorta, famous for its fine Metodo Classico sparkling wines, offers visitors the chance to discover the secrets of producing this famous bubbly wine in extraordinary settings.

The wine cellars of Franciacorta are often located in enchanting settings, amidst hills and vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see. You will yourself in the magical atmosphere of the grape harvest and winemaking process, guided by expert sommeliers.

What makes these tastings truly unique are the carefully selected locations. Some can take place in evocative underground cellars, enveloped in an atmosphere of mystery and history.

Others take place among the vineyards, in a perfect combination of the beauty of the landscape and the pleasure of tasting high quality wines. Many wineries offer exclusive locations, such as ancient palaces, castles or historic mansions, where the charm of the past blends with contemporary elegance, creating a truly unique food and wine experience.

Each tasting is a sensory journey to discover wines that best express the territory and the art of the producers. Sommeliers guide guests through the aromas and flavours, explaining the characteristics and peculiarities of each Franciacorta, providing unforgettable emotions.

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