вторник, сентября 07, 2010

Tour Castell'Arquato, Italy

Here's some information in addition to the previous post:

7 days/6 nights

This tour offers you to live an unforgettable experience of stay in the heart of one of the Italy’s most beautiful medieval villages Castell’Arquato. You’ll be accommodated in Casa Illica (www.casaillica.com), a recently renovated and stylishly refurbished 19-th century residence where Luigi Illica, who wrote the librettos of Giacomo Puccini’s best known operas, was born. It’s a charming villa featuring vintage and designer furniture, in keeping with the current trend in “boutique art hotels” and housing the works of up-and-coming local artists. You’ll have guided tours to Parma, Bologna, Cremona (town of the world famous violin maker Stradivari) e Bussetto (birthplace of the famous opera composer Giuseppe Verdi) where you’ll visit the local sightseeing and will enjoy the delicious typical cuisine. Also you’ll be invited to dedicate one day only for yourself by doing shopping in Fidenza Village Outlet( where you’ll find more than 100 stores of Italian and international designers) in the company of personal shopper and SPA treatment to follow. Here below you can find the detailed information on the tour that can be personalized upon the request.*

Day 01. Around Castell’Arquato
Transfer (1h30 min) on the air-conditioned Minibus from the airport of Milan (Malpensa) to the CASTELL’ARQUATO.
Arrival at Casa Illica Hotel.
Light lunch in the Middle Age town square at the ENOTECA COMMUNALE.
Orientation to become familiar with Castell’Arquato through the small picturesque streets.
Aperitif offered by Casa Illica
Dinner at the restaurant LA TAVERNA DEL FALCONIERE from where you can enjoy the panoramic view on the valley.

Day 02. Visit to the castle and wine tasting
Breakfast at Casa Illica.
Around 11:30 am visit to the CARDINALI vineyard located in the hills of Castell’Arquato, wine tasting and lunch.
15:00 Transfer by Minibus to the CASTELLO of GROPPARELLO: the visit of the castle is a trip back to the Middle Age. It will be followed by aperitif and dinner in the medieval “tavern” served in medieval costumes.

Day 03. Verdi, Stradivari and Parmesan
Breakfast at Casa Illica
Departure to BUSSETTO, birthplace of the famous Opera composer, Giuseppe Verdi. Visit of his birthplace (Roncole Verdi) and the Villa-museum where he spent the last years and it’s farm where are made the different types of salami and hams and the Parmigiano Reggiano.
Lunch on the premises featuring the different specialties of hams and salami, accompanied of rosè and white wine made according to the antique way (www.acpallavicina.com).
Trip to CREMONA, town of the world wide famous violin maker Stradivari. Visit to the cathedral and baptistery (1167) and the Stradivarius museum.
Return to Castell’Arquato.

Day 04. Shopping and relax at the Terme
Breakfast at Casa Illica
Visit to the outlet Fidenza Village**. 3 hours of shopping session with English speaking personal shopper.
Lunch at the Obikà restaurant at Fidenza Village.
Visit to the Salsamaggiore Terme, SPA treatments.
Dinner at ROCCA restaurant in Castell’Arquato.

Day 05. Visit to Parma
Breakfast at Casa Illica
Visit to PARMA: the Cathedral, the baptistery, the theater Reggio.
Lunch in one of the town’s restaurants.
Continuation of the visit.
Light Dinner at the PALAZZO DALLA ROSA PRATI, in the gallery of modern Art in the historical palazzo.
Return to Castell’Arquato.

Day 06. Day trip to Bologna
Breakfast at Casa Illica
Departure by minibus to the train station in Fiorenzuola, then train to Bologna (1:30 min).
Guided visit of BOLOGNA, site of the oldest University in Europe, founded in the 11th century.
Private visit of the TORRE PRENDIPARTE (12th century) www.torreprendiparte.it
Lunch on the fifth floor of the Torre Prendiparte, tasting of the specialties “Bolognese”.
Return to Castell’Arquato.

Day 07. Departure
Breakfast at Casa Illica
Transfer to the airport Malpensa

*it’s possible to arrive on any day and to prolong the stay. The tour can be personalized and changed to suit the needs of the client. The services that are available at the hotel upon request : massage, hair stylist, makeup artist, photographer, auto with the driver, private dinners. There can also be organized Spa treatments, visits to the theatre, dinners at the restaurants, gift buy, etc.
** the special “one day VIP card” that gives 10% discount will be issued to you upon your arrival to the outlet

А вот небольшая информация в догонку к предыдущему посту:

4 дня/3ночи*
с четверга по воскресенье

Аутлет Fidenza Village – это более 100 бутиков всемирно-известных фирм и скидки от 30% до 70% круглый год. В этом туре Вам предлагается совместить шоппинг и отдых в термах Salsomaggiore. SPA, массаж, термальные источники - все это на фоне живописных пейзажей. Подарите себе романтический weekend в средневековом бутик-отеле с посещением виноградников и дегустацией элитных итальянских вин.

1 день
Прилет в Милан. Трансфер на такси/авто с личным водителем в отель. Встреча с русскоговорящим ассистентом, обсуждение прогрммы пребывания. Свободное время.

2 день
Завтрак в отеле. Поездка в аутлет Fidenza Village.Шоппинг с русскоговорящим шоппинг-ассистентом (персональным шоппером) 4 ч*. SPA процедуры в термах Salsomaggiore 3 ч. Возвращение в отель. Свободное время.

3 день
Завтрак в отеле. Посещение виноградника. Дегустация вин местного производства. Обед в ресторане. Возвращение в отель. Свободное время.

4 день
Затрак в отеле. Трансфер в аэропорт Милана. Вылет в Россию.

*возможны заезды в любой день, а также продление пребывания.
*перед шоппингом в аутлете для клиента оформляется VIP ваучер дающий дополнительные скидки в бутиках. Также клиент может воспользоваться услугами персонального консьержа, который может забронировать билеты в театр, ужин в ресторане, СПА процедуры, купить подарки и многое другое.

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