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Offers World Expo Milano

2015

May 1st - October 31st

Group travel to Italy since 1985


World Expo Milano 2015 1. May - 31. October 2015 Extraordinary and unique... This is how Expo Milano will introduce itself from 1 May to 31 October 2015. And it will indeed be a Universal Exhibition with entirely innovative characteristics. Not only a collection of exhibits, but more an intense process of participation that will actively involve www.gadis.it/expo the interested parties – the ormore info ganiser country, participating nations, international organisations, civil society, visitors, partners, scientific and International economic communities – to focus on one central theme for the fate of humanity:

Gadis has been active in Milan and the Lombardy region for many years: our office in Baveno is just 1 hour drive from the Expo and we are taking the necessary steps in terms of allotments and ticketing. To keep yourself up to date, please visit gadis.it/expo .

„Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life“

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Milan: Art, fashion, architecture, the dolce vita and Leonardo da Vinci... Milan is Italy‘s second largest city and the capital of the Lombardy region. The metropolis enchants visitors with its striking flair that truly brings the spirit of the dolce vita to life. Between the famous cathedral and La Scala opera house wind streets and alleys that are steeped in history and teeming with smart restaurants, intimate bars and fashionable shops. Many of the world‘s most recognised fashion labels were founded here, including Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Prada, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. Nowhere else in the world can you combine a city break with an extended shopping trip as perfectly as you can in Milan. The city‘s modern architecture is no less impressive and important: Entire neighbourhoods have been transformed and in a few years‘ time Milan‘s skyline will have changed completely. The dynamic dolce vita of Milan even extends to fine dining: The city is the birthplace of numerous trends that have been exported all over Europe, and its ristoranti compete to offer both locals and tourists the very latest culinary innovations.

Highlights of Milan • The Piazza del Duomo and the Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral), the most important work of Gothic architecture in Italy. • The sumptuous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping mall with its elegant shops and cafés, which is right next to the Piazza del Duomo. • La Scala, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, and its adjoining museum. • Two of Italy‘s foremost art galleries, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and the Pinacoteca di Brera, which is home to one of Italy‘s most important art collections and second only to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. • Sempione park and the Castello Sforzesco, a magnificent fortress in its grounds. Particular highlights here are the room frescoed by Leonardo von Da Vinci and Michelangelo‘s Pieta Rondanini, a marble sculpture that he worked on until his death in 1564. • The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. • Via Montenapoleone, Italy‘s most fashionable street for luxury shopping and browsing luxury goods.

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World Expo Milano 2015 Discover and experience the Expo 2015 in Milan! From May 1 to October 31 2015, Milan will be the focus of world’s attention because of Expo 2015. It will be a unique opportunity to “visit” the excellent products from 140 countries gathered in a single place but you can also enjoy a city with the highest level of excellence, from fashion to culture, from food to entertainment. We have chosen some sites for you, both in the centre and in the outskirts of Milan, to create a short but intense Itinerary that will take you from the Duomo to the Castello Sforzesco, to La Scala and to the Galleria, the home of chic Milan.

Coach tour packages 3 Nights B&B in a 4 hotel in the Milan area 1 half-day tour of Milan (approx. 3 hours) 1 entry to the „Teatro alla Scala“ Museum 1 set of headphones for Cathedral tour 1 ticket to EXPO (without tour guide)

From € 209 with 4 Hotel on the outskirts of Milan (Min. 25 Pax)

From € 339 with 4 Hotel in Milan (Min. 25 Pax)

Flight packages Assistance from 1 local tour guide for the trip from Milan airport to the hotel 1 transfer from Malpensa to a hotel in or around Milan 3 nights B&B in a 4 hotel in Milan 1 full day coach hire for tour of Milan (8 hours) 1 half-day tour of Milan (approx. 3 hours) 1 entry to the „Teatro Alla Scala“ admission 1 set of headphones for Cathedral tour 1 Transfer from Hotel to EXPO and back 1 ticket to EXPO (without tour guide) 1 transfer from hotel in Milan to Milan airport

From € 209 with 4 Hotel outskirts of Milan (Min. 25 Pax)

From € 407 with 4 Hotel in Milan (Min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival and check-in at a 4ďƒŞ Hotel in Milan. Free dinner or available at the hotel for an additional fee. Day 2 - After a hearty breakfast, meet your guide near the Sforzesco Castle and visit the most famous spots in the city: Castello Sforzesco, the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the Teatro alla Scala Museum. In the afternoon, free time for shopping and exploring. Free dinner or available at the hotel for an additional fee. Day 3- After breakfast, full day excursion to Expo 2015: The visitors, personally involved in thematic tours and insights into the complex world of food, have the opportunity to take a real trip around the world through the flavours and traditions of the peoples of the Earth. Free dinner or available at the hotel for an additional fee.

Day 4 - Hearty breakfast and departure. See you soon, Milan!

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World Expo Milano 2015 Hotel Crowne Plaza 4 - San Donato Milanese (Milano area) This good 4hotel is located near Milan Linate airport and is only 7 km outside the city centre, which can be easily reached with public transport. All of the 436 rooms (Standard, Executive and Suite) have air conditioning, wi-fi and satellite TV. The hotel offers two restaurants. The hotel bar is the perfect place to relax with a drink. The hotel also has a fitness and wellness centre. Public transportation The San Donato stop on metro line 3 (yellow) is 1 km away from the hotel. The train calls at eight stops before reaching Piazza del Duomo. There is the option to use a private shuttle to reach the metro stops at certain times. Guests can also use the suburban railway service to reach the city: The station for the S1 line is 350 m away from the hotel and the train calls at four stops before reaching Piazza della Repubblica.

Hotel Radisson Blu 4 - Milan This good 4 Hotel lies in a very quiet business district, close to Viale Certosa and Corso Sempione. It is a good starting point to discover and explore the city. All the 250 rooms have bathrooms with bath and WC, adjustable air conditioning, satellite TV and free high-speed internet access. The hotel’s own restaurant and lounge will make sure that guests have a pleasant stay. Guests can spend a relaxing time in the fitness room, swimming pool and wellness area with heated pool, sauna and steam bath. Public Transportation To the centre: the hotel is located 50 meters from the tram line 12 into the city center (25 minutes to reach “Duomo”) and 500m from the „Villapizzone“ train-station Line S5, which leads to “Lancetti” in 1 stop and to “Garibaldi” in 2 stops. To the Expo: from the “Villapizzone” train-station, take Line S5 and S6 (direction Novara or Saronno) which lead to the Expo Area in 2 stops (10 minutes).

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Hotel Best Western Galles 4 - Milan This 4 hotel is situated in a central location, overlooking Corso Buenos Aires, one of Milan’s main shopping streets, in a historical 19th-century palazzo in the heart of the city. It is an ideal starting point to easily explore and experience the city of Milan and everything it has to offer, even on foot. Start off your day in the best of ways with the buffet breakfast in the restaurant that affords a marvellous bird‘s eye view of Milan, in addition to a rich variety of delicacies. The hotel also offers its guests a restaurant whose cuisine blends tradition with innovation and creativity. The wellness area with indoor swimming pool offers a relaxing ambience for hours of relax. The hotel bar invites you to relax with a drink. The hotel‘s services include a smoking room, a garage, bicycle rental and a free Internet point. It has 201 soundproofed rooms all with en suite bathroom and air conditioning. Public transportation The hotel is located near the „Lima“ metro station, red line, „MM1“, connecting you directly to the city‘s two exhibition complexes (Fiera Milanocity as well as “Rho-Pero”). And it is only a few minutes‘ walk from the main railway station.

Hotel Carlton Baglioni 5 - Milan The 5 hotel is located in the heart of Milan, directly on Via della Spiga, the city‘s most famous shopping street and just a stone‘s throw from Via Montenapoleone, the Cathedral and La Scala. An excellent starting point to explore the versatile metropolis and to immerse yourself in its atmosphere. All 80 soundproofed, elegantly furnished rooms and suites have en suite bathroom, air conditioning, TV and WLAN Internet access. The hotel‘s Restaurant Baretto al Baglioni serves modern Italian cuisine and, like the hotel‘s Caffè Baglioni, it is a popular meeting place of the Italian and international jet set. The other amenities that the hotel offers its guests include a spa with a range of wellness and beauty treatments. An on-site car park complements the offer of the house. Public transportation To the Centre: when you leave the hotel, turn right into Corso Venezia and follow the road 350 m until you reach Piazza Babila. From there you can take metro red line #1. The „Duomo“ metro stop at Duomo Square is the second stop after a 5-minute journey. To the Expo: when you leave the hotel, turn right into Corso Venezia and follow the road 350 m until you reach Piazza Babila. From there you can take metro red line #1. You will reach the „Rho Fiera“/Expo stop after 17 stops. The journey lasts about 30 minutes.

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World Expo Milano 2015 Hotel Melia 5 - Milan Not far from the MiCo conference congress, San Siro stadium, and the Rho Exhibition Centre, this 5hotel lies in a residential area with many shops, theatres, cinemas and sports centres, and is, therefore, perfect both for business travellers, and tourists. All 288 rooms, including 6 suites, have en suite bathroom, satellite TV, mini bar and safe. Start off your day in the best of ways with the hotel‘s rich buffet breakfast. At lunch and dinner the Alcena Restaurant delights its guests with Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. A well-equipped fitness centre, 13 conference halls and WLAN Internet access are also available. The hotel wellness area affords moments of relax, while the bar in the lobby area invites you to linger over a drink. Public transportation To the Centre: the hotel is located only 300 metres from the „Lotto“ metro station on red line #1. From here you can reach the „Duomo“ metro station at Duomo Square in about 15 minutes, after 8 stops. To the Expo: the hotel is located only 300 metres from the „Lotto“ metro station on red line #1. From here you can reach the „Rho Fiera-Expo“ metro stop in about 20-minutes, after 8 stops.

Hotel Raffaello 4 - Milan Hotel Raffaello is a 4 hotel located in a residential area of Milan, half way between the exhibition centre Fieramilano di Rho-Pero and Fieramilanocity. Its excellent transportation connections make it a good starting point to the city centre with all its attractions to explore. All 121 rooms and 5 junior suites have air conditioning, smoke detectors, satellite TV and pay TV, radio, direct-dial phone, mini-bar, hair dryer, safe and WLAN Internet connection. Start off your day in the best of ways with the hotel‘s buffet breakfast. It also has a restaurant, just 50 metres from the hotel, to delight the palates of our guests. A bar, a fitness room, 4 meeting rooms, a car park and an Internet point complete the range of services. Public transportation Direction City Centre: the hotel is opposite the stop of lines #14 and #19, to the city centre Direction Rho Fiera/Expo 2015: bus line #69 (bus stop 100 m from the hotel), 5 stops away to the „Uruguay“ metro station (red line). From there take the metro to Rho Fiera/Expo.

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Hotel Four Points Sheraton 4 - Milan This 4 no-smoking hotel is located in the centre of the city close to the main railway station and not far from the Cathedral, La Scala and the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery. All 254 soundproofed rooms have air conditioning, satellite television, direct-dial phone, radio, mini-bar and Internet access. The hotel‘s restaurant will delight you with Italian cuisine, while at the lounge bar you can treat yourself to a buffet of hot and cold drinks, croissants, and other snacks. A fitness centre completes the hotel‘s services. Public transportation To the Centre: the hotel is located just 500 metres from the main railway station with metro connection. Keep left when you exit the hotel and turn left again on Via Pirelli. Follow the street up to Stazione Centrale (main railway station). The „Duomo“ metro station at Duomo Square is about 10 minutes away after 4 stops on metro yellow line #3 in the direction of San Donato. To the Expo: the hotel is located just 500 metres from the main railway station with metro connection. Keep left when you exit the hotel and turn left again on Via Pirelli. Follow the street up to Stazione Centrale (main railway station). The „Duomo“ metro station at Duomo Square is about 10 minutes away after 4 stops on metro yellow line #3 in the direction of San Donato. Take the metro red line #1 in the direction of Rho Fiera-Expo. Rho Fiera-Expo is about 35 minutes away, after 16 stops.

Area Expo

Hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Raffaello

Hotel Four Points Sheraton Hotel Melià

Hotel Galles BW

Hotel Carlton Baglioni

Milano Linate

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World Expo Milano 2015 World Expo and Lake Como: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life The splendour of Lake Como and the harmonious beauty of Villa Carlotta and its gardens. A corner of Lombardy, not far from the World Expo 2015 in Milan, where you can recharge your body with energy and your eyes with wonder. A day dedicated to the Expo to discover new technologies for handing down our beautiful world to future generations.

Tour includes 3 Nights HB with large breakfast in our 4ďƒŞ Hotel in the Merone area 1 Aperitif in an old mill, near the Hotel 1 dinner of Brianza specialities, included in the half board 1 EXPO ticket (without guide) 1 full day guided tour of Como & Villa Carlotta 1 ticket for Villa Carlotta

Package price per person, 4 days From â‚Ź 277 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Hotel Il Corazziere 4ďƒŞ - Merone (Lake Como area) This 4ďƒŞhotel is located in Merone, in an ideal position to reach Lake Como (15 km), Lecco (18 km), and Milan (49 km). The Hotel attaches great importance to ecological sustainability and environmental compatibility. The water wheel of the adjacent old mill can generate up to 70% of the energy used by the facility. Located on the banks of the river Lambro, it is surrounded by a spacious park and hosted in two buildings. The 72 rooms have satellite television, safe, air conditioning, heating, hair-dryer, direct dial telephone, Internet access, iron and ironing board (on request), trouser press, and mini-bar. Some of the rooms have a small private terrace overlooking the gardens of the complex. A rich breakfast buffet featuring a wide variety of locally grown products is served daily. A bar, fitness room, relaxation area with sauna and sensation showers and a large car park for cars and buses are at the disposal of all guests. The restaurant located just a few steps away from the hotel is renowned throughout the entire region.

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World Expo Milano 2015 Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival and check-in at a 4 hotel in the Merone area for 3 nights HB. An aperitif in the ancient water mill near the hotel before dinner: a fascinating step back in time.

Day 2 - After a hearty breakfast we leave for Milan and personalised tour of the world EXPO 2015. Return to the hotel late in the evening for dinner. Day 3 - Breakfast and a guided tour of the city of Como in the morning. This itinerary shows you the medieval walls, Romanesque and Baroque monuments, the picturesque Piazza del Duomo with the Broletto and the stunning cathedral, the neoclassical theatre, the rationalist „Palazzo Terragni“, Piazza Volta and allows you to walk the ancient streets of the historic centre . In the afternoon we will visit Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo, a place of rare beauty: here nature and man‘s masterpieces coexist harmoniously in 70,000 square metres of gardens and museums. Return to the hotel for a dinner of typical Brianza dishes.

Day 4 - After breakfast, departure.

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Lake Maggiore, a stone’s throw away from the World Expo! Discover the World Expo 2015 in Mailand and the strategies for preserving the future of our planet. Apply your knowledge in practice, visiting one on the most typical production facilities of the Ossola valley, where innovation and tradition meet together to grant us genuine products, rich in taste and quality. To combine beautiful scenery with culture, we also offer two combination packages with a 4 hotel and a good 3 hotel on Lake Maggiore, and one of the most popular excursions in the area: A visit to the gardens of Isola Bella and Villa Taranto, two of the finest examples of artistic Italian gardens; A visit to Lake Orta, the most romantic lake in Italy; A trip on the Centovalli railway with enchanting views of the Val d’Ossola, where guests can discover the local culinary traditions.

Tour includes - 4 days in a 4 Hotel 3 Nights half-board in a 4 hotel in Meina, on Lake Maggiore 1 welcome cocktail 1 ticket to EXPO (without tour guide) 1 full day tour guide for the trip to Isola Bella & Lake Orta 1 return boat trip on a private charter to Isola Bella 1 ticket to the Palazzo at Isola Bella, and gardens 1 boat trip on Lake Orta 1 tasting of local cheeses and charcuterie, including wine, and sampling of Toma del Mottarone • Toma di Crodo • Toma della Valsesia • Grana Padano • Mountain bread with delicious Gorgonzola • Lardo di Colonnata (back-fat) with homemade grissini • Typical local salami • Pancetta Ossolana • local wine • Crodo mineral water.

Package price per person, 4 days From € 263 (Min. 25 Pax)

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World Expo Milano 2015 Tour includes – 5 days in a 3 Hotel 4 Nights HB in a 3 hotel on Lake Maggiore shore 1 Welcome cocktail 1 Entrance to World EXPO 2015 (w/o guide) 1 Full day guided tour for the excursion Centovalli “100 valleys” train and tasting of Ossola valley typical products 1 Centovalli train fare Locarno-Domossola 1 Visit of a production facility and tasting of typical products of the Ossola valley: typical bacon with rye bread • mortadella salami with rye bread • ham & typical cheese • Piedmont’s vegetarian appetizers • fruit in a spiced wine syrup • dessert • typical Ossola valley wines • local spring water 1 Full day tour guide for the excursion to the Borromean Islands and to the gardens of Villa Taranto 1 Boat transfer to the Borromeo Islands (Bella and Pescatori) 1 Entrance to the Borromeo palace and gardens (Bella island) 1 Entrance to the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto

Package price per person, 5 days from € 314 (Min. 25 Pax)

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4-day Itinerary Day 1 – Arrival at 4 hotel on Meina, overlooking Lake Maggiore, welcome cocktail and 3 nights half-board accommodation.

Day 2 – After breakfast, coach trip to Milan and individual visit to EXPO, an exciting extravaganza all about the future of our planet! Day 3 – After breakfast, trip to Stresa. Private boat charter to Isola Bella. Guided tour of Palazzo Borromeo and the gardens. Return trip on boat, and coach transfer to Lake Orta. From Pettenasco there is a boat trip to discover the Orta area, a testimony to the past with its beautiful buildings, Baroque churches and historic towers. On their return to the hotel, guests can sample some typical local produce: cheese and cured meats from the nearby valleys, paired with fine wines. Good health! Day 4 - Breakfast and a final photo opportunity in the relaxing setting of Lake Maggiore, before setting off on the journey home.

5-day Itinerary Day 1 – Arrival at the hotel on Lake Maggiore, welcome cocktail and accommodation for 4 nights with half board.

Day 2 – After breakfast guided tour of the Borromean Islands (Bella island including Borromeo Palace and Pescatori island). In the afternoon visit the gardens of Villa Taranto. Visitors will discover a lush flower garden with various species of plants and unique tropical plants.

Day 3 – After breakfast, bus ride to Milan and individual visit of the World EXPO 2015. A Firework of emotions, addressed to the future of our planet!

Day 4 – After breakfast bus ride along the Lake shore to Locarno. While Locarno stands out with its impressive town houses, arcades and the beautiful waterfront, the ride with the Centovalli Train has fascinating views ready for you. You will drive by deep gorges, waterfalls and vineyards, the route over 80 bridges the medieval Domodossola, where narrow streets invite you to linger. On the way back to the hotel, stop for a visit to the production facilities and the attached museum, with old tools and utensils of the culinary tradition of the Val d‘Ossola (Ossola Valley). A savoury tasting of typical products from the Ossola valley is of course a must!

Day 5 – After breakfast, return trip. See you lake Maggiore!

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World Expo Milano 2015 World Expo 2015 and Liguria a full of excitement! After visiting the most important European event in 2015 in Milan, treat yourself to a holiday full of beauty, history and taste in Liguria. Discover Genoa, birthplace of Christopher Columbus, with one of the largest historic centers in Europe. Enjoy it while walking along the picturesque “caruggi” and tasting the “Farinata”, a local street food. Take advantage of a visit by boat to the exclusive Portofino, pearl of the Gulf of Tigullio, and a favourite destination for the international jet set. An unforgettable tour!

Tour includes 3 nights HB in a 4Hotel near Genoa 1 full day guided visit to Genoa and Portofino 1 tasting of local “street food” 1 return boat transfer Rapallo - Portofino 1 full day World EXPO ticket (Milan)

Package price per person, 4 days from € 235 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary Day 1 – Arrival at the hotel for 3 nights HB near Genoa. Day 2 – After breakfast, transfer to Milan and full-day visit to the World Expo2015: Visitors, involved in thematic routes, have the opportunity to make a real “flavour and traditions“ trip around the world. Return to the hotel and dinner.

Day 3 – Half day dedicated to Genoa, a beautiful medieval city. Enjoy a stroll through the famous „caruggi“ crossing like a net the whole historic center. While having a Farinata, a „must-to-have“ local-style chickpea flour and olive oil snack, baked in oven, you will get to the Porto Antico area (ancient port), redesigned by the reknown architect Renzo Piano. In the afternoon, we head to Rapallo. From this beautiful village, you can reach the exclusive Portofino by boat. Famous fashion boutiques, quaint fishing boats and luxury yachts offer a perfect backdrop to the colorful and typical Ligurian houses of this charming little harbor. A captivating view making you wish to visit the Riviera again, very soon! Day 4 - Breakfast and departure. Goodbye Riviera! Extra Tips : Possibility to extend your stay by 1-2 nights, in order to visit the Cinque Terre: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. A full of contrasts, fascinating landscape to be explored on foot, by boat or by train. A combination of traditions, after centuries of harmonious interaction between man and nature.

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World Expo Milano 2015 Discover Piedmont and the Cinque Terre Region The northwest of Italy is one of the most fascinating regions in the country, filled with history and tradition, marked by striking scenery and picturesque villages. Explore the inspiring city of Turin, from the regal Palazzo Madama and Palazzo Reale to the incredible old-timer cars on display at the National Automobile Museum. Head south to the fields and vineyards of Monferrato and try the fruity wines. Discover Genua and visit some of the fascinating sites including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Piazza de Ferrari and the Doge’s Palace. Experience the splendor of the Italian Riviera as you visit the five villages of Cinque Terre. A perfect combination with the World Expo 2015!

Tour includes 3 nights B&B in a 4Hotel in Turin, including 2 dinners 1 full day guided visit of Turin and National Automobile Museum 1 admission to the Automobile Museum 1 full day World EXPO ticket (Milan) 1 half day guided visit of the Monferrato region & winery 1 visit to a wine cellar including wine tasting & snack 1 half-day guided visit of Genoa 2 nights HB in a 4 Hotel near Genoa 1 full day guided visit to the Cinque Terre 1 admission to the Cinque Terre Park including train return ticket

Package price per person, 6 days from € 389 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival in Torino at a 4* hotel for 3 nights B&B. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay. Day 2 - After a strong espresso, full day guided excursion through the bustle of Turin. Start at the pulsing Piazza Castello, before gazing upon the imposing elegance of the Palazzo Madama; the church of San Lorenzo and the Royal Gardens offer an incredible swath of greenery. Take the afternoon to discover the exhibits at the National Automobile Museum. Overnight stay. Day 3 - After breakfast, transfer to Milan and full-day visit to the World Expo2015: Visitor have the opportunity to make a real „flavour and traditions“ trip around the world. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4 - After breakfast, enter the heart of the Piedmont region. Your excursion begins in the Monferrato area, where you can find excellent wines and gain rich insight into the farming practices of the region before leaving to the Italian Riviera. In the afternoon, visit of Genoa which owes its beautiful historic centre to its history as marine republic. Our tour takes us to the finest examples of palaces and buildings which embellish the town. Transfer to the hotel and dinner.

Day 5 - Today, visit to the villages of Cinque Terre, one of the most scenic areas in the country. It is on 15th century footpaths high above the sea, that you will explore. The extensive network of trails connecting the villages pass through olive groves and terraced vineyards, with sweeping views of the Mediterranean below. Spend today acquainting yourself with these one-of-a-kind towns, perched on the edge of land. Dinner at the hotel and overnight. Day 6 - Your tour ends today. Goodbye Liguria!

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World Expo Milano 2015 From Lake Garda... to the World Expo 2015 Milan! On this trip you will discover the Lake Garda and its surroundings, but also devote a full day to the EXPO di Milano. The program, true to the motto of the Expo is based on sustainability, the region and its local products. For lunch, we go to an Agriturismo (farm) and therefore have only products of their own cultivation and from the area on the lunch table.

Tour includes 4 Nights HB at our good 3ďƒŞ south Lake Garda 1 Welcome drink 1 Entrance to World EXPO 2015 (w/o guide) 1 Full-day escorted tour to the Valpolicella region and Verona 1 Visit to a farm in the Valpolicella region with a lunch of farm products. For each course, a suitable homemade wine is matched (3 courses including testing of 3 wines) 1 Guided city tour of Verona 1 Full-day escorted tour to Sirmione and Bardolino 1 Admission ticket to the Olive Oil Museum in Bardolino with tasting of the olive oil and other typical products

Package price per person, 5 days from â‚Ź 252 (min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary Day 1 – Arrival at the hotel in the Lake Garda area and check-in. Welcome drink and dinner at the hotel.

Day 2 – After breakfast, early departure to the World EXPO in Milan. Return to hotel and dinner.

Day 3 – After breakfast, scenic drive through the wine region of Valpolicella. The hills to the north of Verona are known for the production of high quality wines, but there are still small, rural businesses that are not exclusively vineyards. You will visit an Agriturismo farm where wine, oil, jams, pasta, bread and much more is self-produced. A convivial lunch will not be missed there. You will taste, along with farm products, a homemade wine per course (3 courses, 3 wines). In the afternoon, you will visit Verona with a tourist guide. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight. Day 4 – After breakfast drive to Sirmione! Sirmione is often referred to as the pearl of Lake Garda. That’s thanks to the lively old town with many shops, restaurants and colorful ice cream bars. It is always worth a visit! Your tour leader will also show you the hidden and picturesque corners of the city. After some free time for shopping or a Cappuccino, you will reach Bardolino by bus. The resort with its surrounding hills is one of the most popular destinations on the lake. On Bardolino’s hills ripe, thanks to the lake’s mild climate, also olives from which an excellent oil is produced. During a visit at the Olive Oil Museum you can taste both olive oil and other regional delicacies: wine, grappa, bread and olive oil, cheese with balsamic vinegar, salami, and tarts. Return to the hotel and dinner. Day 5 – Return trip after breakfast.

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World Expo Milano 2015 From the World Expo... to Emilia-Romagna Good food, traditional produce and 4 Superior quality After visiting the World Expo, just 10km from Reggio Emilia and surrounded by green hills, a 4 charming hotel with spa and 18 hole golf course welcomes you. From here, you will head out and explore the region and its most famous specialities known all over the world. The characteristics of the land and artisan manufacturing techniques handed down for generations from father to son, mean that today we can enjoy unique products such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena. Add them to Emilia‘s famous cuisine and cured meats to finish the journey with flavour!

Tour includes 1 Night B&B with buffet breakfast in 4 hotel in Como or Verona area 1 Dinner at the hotel in Como or Verona area 1 Entrance to World EXPO 2015 (without guide) 2 Nights in 4 superior Hotel in Reggio Emilia area with buffet breakfast 1 Dinner at the Hotel, Reggio Emilia area 1 Full-day guided tour of Modena and Bologna 1 Visit to a cheese factory with Parmesan cheese and Lambrusco tasting 1 Admittance to a balsamic vinegar factory with abundant tasting of regional products 1 Dinner in a historical premises in Bologna, drinks included

Package price per person, 4 days from € 237 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Balsamic cream and vinegar pearls (Tasted with parmesan shavings or with disposable spoons)

Itinerary Day 1 - Departure from home and arrival at a

4hotel in the Verona or Como area based on the Ciotta with 5 homemade tortelloni and maccheroni al traveller‘s needs. Time to settle into the rooms and pettine (with balsamic vinegar) have dinner at the Hotel.

Ricotta cheese and Amaretti biscuits. Day 2 - After breakfast departure for Milan with a full day at the World Expo. In the late afternoon departure for our hotel in Reggio Emilia area. Time to settle into the rooms and have dinner at the hotel‘s restaurant.

Day 3 - After breakfast full-day guided tour of the region. Visit to a Parmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan cheese) factory to see the entire production process from the arrival of fresh milk to the final aged cheese! To finish, a little taster accompanied by a glass of Lambrusco. The tour continues at the Balsamic Vinegar Bank, with a visit to the balsamic vinegar factory and tasting of local products:

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO aged 12 to 25 years Balsamic Vinegar of Modena (PGI) onion and pepper sauce with vinegar, fruit vinegar, pear vinegar, cherry vinegar,black cherry vinegar, orange vinegar, etc.

Graspa Lambrusco red wine. Drive to Modena, an ancient town, nowadays better known as „the capital of engines“, since the factories of the most famous Italian sport car makers (Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati etc.) are or were located in the area. Continue on to Bologna, known for its towers and long arcades. After a guided tour of the city, dinner in a typical restaurant in a historic building in the centre of Bologna, overlooking the most beautiful square in the city. Crescente, potato bread, a rich platter of cold cuts and a typical first course. All washed down with Lambrusco, the most famous local wine. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4 - After breakfast, time to go home but with a great desire to return.

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World Expo Milano 2015 World Expo, design and culture: Milan, Venice and Florence Expo2015, to be held from May 1 to October 31, is a unique opportunity to learn about food traditions from around the world and plan a short stay in Italy with a tour that touches on some of the most beautiful Italian cities of art: Milan, city of culture, fashion and design; Venice, city on the water, so charming and romantic; Florence, with its priceless artistic treasures.

Tour includes Coach hire for 7 days, as planned Assistance in English on arrival 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in the Como area 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in the Treviso area 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in Florence EXPO entrance (without guide) Ice cream break in Sirmione Boat tour of the Sirmione peninsula, approx. 40 min Transfer by boat to Venice, Tronchetto-San Marco and return Half day guided tour of Venice Half day guided tour of Padua Lunch in a farm in the Bologna area Half day guided tour of Lucca Snacks in a Tuscan farm Half day guided tour of Florence

Package price per person, for 7 days from € 624 (Min. 25 Pax)

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splendour: the Grand Canal, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs. After having your fill of emotions and a little free time, we will Day 1 - Arrival at the airport with assistance from return to the hotel for some well-deserved relax. our English-speaking guide and a guided tour of Free dinner. Milan to discover one of the international capitals of fashion. Transfer to the Como area and check-in Day 5 - Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning, a to a 4hotel. Dinner. guided tour of Padua and its historic centre. From there we will continue on to Emilia Romagna to Day 2 - After breakfast, journey by bus to Milan and savour the regional specialities on a farm in the the World Expo. The entire day is at your disposal Bologna area. We will then proceed on to Tuscany, to visit the Expo. After having immersed yourself in checking-in to a hotel in Florence. Free dinner. the future of the planet, we will return to the hotel. Free dinner. Day 6 - After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Lucca. A guide will accompany you to discover Day 3 - Breakfast and departure for Veneto. In its well-preserved historic centre, enclosed like the morning, a boat trip on Lake Garda to admire a jewel within its medieval walls. We will stop for Sirmione, widely considered the pearl of Lake a delicious snack on a farm just a few kilometres Garda. Before leaving the beautiful lakeside town from Lucca. The day will continue with a guided of Sirmione, we will stop for a delicious ice cream. tour of Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and We will then proceed to the Treviso area. Check-in full of masterpieces: the Cathedral of Santa Maria to the hotel and free dinner. del Fiore, Santa Croce, the Uffizi Gallery, the San Lorenzo open-air market, the Ponte Vecchio... After Day 4 - After breakfast, journey by bus to a little free time for shopping, we will return to the Tronchetto. From there we will reach the historic hotel and have dinner. centre of Venice by private boat. Our guide will be waiting for you in the stunning Piazza San Marco, Day 7 - Breakfast and transfer to the airport for ready to show you the heart of Venice in all its your return flight.

Itinerary

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World Expo Milano 2015 The heart of Italy, from Milan to Florence and Rome The World Expo 2015 in Milan is the perfect opportunity to visit the symbolic cities in Italy: Milan, capital of shopping and Italian produce, with a rich artistic heritage to discover: La Scala, the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, the Pinacoteca di Brera, the Sforzesco Castle and the Cathedral. Florence, capital of the Risorgimento and a favourite destination of European nobility, thanks to enlightened princes and brilliant artists who, since the Middle Ages, enriched the city with churches, palaces, squares and museums. Rome, Italy’s capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Nearly three millennial of history to discover from Forums, early Christian basilicas, temples, Renaissance buildings, Baroque churches, dozens of museums to Michelangelo, Raphael and Caravaggio’s works of art and last but not least the Vatican City, the smallest independent state in the world. An itinerary to discover Italian delicacies, such as Parma ham and Castelli Romani roast pork, accompanied by a good glass of wine!

Tour includes Coach hire for 7 days, as planned Assistance in English on arrival 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in the Como area 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in Florence 2 nights BB superior 3/4 hotel in Rome EXPO entrance (without guide) Half day guided tour of Milan Half day guided tour of Parma Visit to a ham factory and cold cuts and cheese tasting with wine Half day guided tour of Florence Panoramic tour of Rome with guide (2 hours) Full day guided tour of Rome Typical Roman dinner in Frascati, near Castelli Romani

Package price per person, for 7 days from € 656 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary 5 - Breakfast and departure for Orvieto, on Day 1 - Arrival at the airport with assistance from Day top of an enormous cliff of tuff stone. Visit to the our English-speaking guide and a guided tour of

Milan to discover of one of the international capitals Cathedral, one of the most spectacular Italian of fashion. Transfer to the Como area and check-in Gothic buildings both because of its size and because of the richness of the façade decorated to a 4 hotel. Free dinner. with mosaics and sculptures. In the afternoon, we will reach Rome. A panoramic tour with a guide will Day 2 - After breakfast, journey by bus to Milan and give you a first taste of the beauties of the eternal the World Expo. The entire day is at your disposal to city. Check-in to the hotel and free dinner. visit the Expo and learn everything about the food of the planet Earth. Return to the hotel and free Day 6 - After breakfast, the day is entirely devoted dinner. to a guided tour of Rome. Starting from the ancient city: a walk through the ages will begin in Piazza Day 3 - Breakfast and departure for Parma, Venezia with the Trajan’s Column, one of the seven destination for food lovers, to visit the beautiful wonders of Ancient Rome, the Trajan’s Forum, the historic centre. This is followed by a rich food tasting Capitoline Hill, then along the “via Sacra” that leads of the famous Parma ham, cold meats and cheese to the valley of the Roman Forum and the Coliseum. “drowned” in Lambrusco wine. We will then go to In the afternoon, we will continue through the Florence. Check-in to the hotel and free dinner. most beautiful and famous squares such as Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, and Via Condotti Day 4 - After breakfast, tour of Florence, along and Via Veneto with the most exclusive shops in the banks of the Arno River. Strolling along the the city. The day ends with an excellent dinner in a Ponte Vecchio, in the famous Piazza della Signoria farm where you can taste real Roman cuisine in the and through the streets of the city centre you can quietness of the countryside a few miles from the discover the birthplace of the Renaissance and city. Return to the hotel. the masterpieces created by some of the greatest artists in history. Free time in the afternoon for Day 7 - Breakfast and transfer to the airport for shopping and then return to the hotel. Free dinner. your return flight. See you soon Italy!

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World Expo Milano 2015 Gourmet Italy tour Visiting the World Expo in Milan is also the perfect opportunity to tour some of the regions of northern Italy where, as well as the artistic and historical sights, you can taste different local specialities and discover local crafts. A journey that uncovers the link between man and the environment, from the antiquity to the present days.

Tour includes 1 Night HB in a good 3 hotel in Como area 1 Entrance to World EXPO 2015 (w/o guide) 1 Half-day guided tour of Milan 2 Nights B&B in a good 3 hotel in the Alba-Asti area 1 Dinner at the Hotel Alba-Asti area 1 Visit to a rice mill in the Vercelli area 1 Lunch of risotto in a rice mill, drinks included 1 Dinner in a traditional Langhe restaurant with wine-tasting 1 Half-day guided tour of Genoa 1 Light lunch in Genoa, (Recco Focaccia bread and Genovese Pesto Pasta) 2 Nights HB in a good 3 hotel in Montecatini area 1 Half-day guided tour of Carrara 1 Admission ticket to the Carrara quarries 1 Half-day guided tour of Lucca 1 “Gelato” break in Lucca 1 Journey by tractor to a farm with olive oil tasting & snack of typical produce 1 Half-day tour of Bologna 1 Capuccino & Croissant break in Bologna 1 Dinner of traditional Romagna specialities, drinks included 1 Night B&B in Rimini area 1 Half-day tour of Ravenna 1 Valpolicella wine tasting with various snacks 1 Night HB in a good 3 Hotel in Verona area

Package price per person, 8 days from € 549 (Min. 25 Pax)

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Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival at the Hotel, dinner and overnight. Day 2 - Starting from the Como area, we will first visit Milan, the capital of Italian fashion and home of the World Expo 2015, which you can visit in details before moving on to Piedmont, with an overnight stay in the Laghe-Monferrato area. Dinner at the hotel.

we will treat ourselves to a homemade, highquality gelato tasting. The Itinerary also includes a short journey by tractor to an olive-press near Montecatini, where you can taste the farm‘s produce accompanied by a glass of good wine. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 6 - The next stop will be Emilia-Romagna with a visit to Bologna to do some shopping in the traditional shops in the town centre and to drink a good cappuccino. You will stay overnight in the Rimini area and dinner will be in a trattoria serving typical home cooking. No menu would Day 3- After visiting a time-honoured rice mill be complete without Lambrusco wine and the near Vercelli and try the famous “risotto”, we will delicious fl at unleavened bread. Salute! have a typical dinner in Alba to accompany the excellent and famous Langhe region wines. Day 7 - The last day of the tour is dedicated to visiting Ravenna, known for its beautiful mosaics. Day 4 - Today we will go down to Liguria, land We will then continue on to Veneto, where tasting of sun and sea, to visit Genoa, the birthplace of Valpolicella wine accompanied by cold cuts Christopher Columbus. Here, you will taste the and cheeses will bring the day to a pleasant end. “Recco focaccia bread” and “pasta with pesto”, Dinner at the hotel. a basil sauce that is famous the world over. The journey continues in Tuscany, with a stop over in Montecatini. Dinner at the hotel. Day 8 - After a refreshing nights sleep in the Verona area, the journey will end and it will be Day 5 - In the area, you can admire the spectacular the time to go home... with many memories of the Carrara marble quarries, the raw material chosen beautiful (and delicious) Italy! Arrivederci Italia! by major artists. After visiting the charming medieval town of Lucca, the city of 99 churches,

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World Expo Milano 2015 - FIT Crowne Plaza 4 San Donato Milanese (Mailand Area) www.crowneplaza.it 35 Km from Expo

This luxury four-star hotel is located near Milan Linate airport and is only 7 km outside the city centre, which can be easily reached with public transport. All of the 436 rooms (Standard, Executive and Suite) have air conditioning, wi-fi and satellite TV. Guests have the option of dining in not one but two restaurants inside the hotel. The hotel bar is the perfect place to relax with a drink. The hotel also has a fitness and wellness centre.

Breakfast buffet A selection of fresh fruit, including kiwi, melon and pineapple; egg (boiled and scrambled), tomato, ham, bacon, a variety of sausages, roast turkey, chicken, Milanese salami; Edam and Gouda cheese; a selection of cereals (Cornflakes, Coco Pops, All Bran, Frosties, muesli); croissants, selection of breads, white and brown sliced bread; various fruits in syrup, including pineapple, peaches, cherries and pears.

Public transport The San Donato stop on metro line 3 (yellow) is 1 km away from the hotel. The train calls at eight stops before reaching Piazza del Duomo. There is the option to use a private shuttle to reach the metro stops at certain times. Guests can also use the suburban railway service to reach the city: The station for the S1 line is 350 m away from the hotel and the train calls at four stops before reaching Piazza della Repubblica.

Rating: holidaycheck 4,7 / 6

FIT Prices dates from 08/05 to 10/7/2015 Official Rack Rate - Double room BB (2014) € 499,-

Package price per person 2 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

(2 adults + 1 child of up to 12 years old)

€ 246,-

€ 186,-

3 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

(2 adults + 1 child of up to 12 years old)

€ 338,-

€ 248,-

Discount on the package price: Family card, senior citizens (over 65 years of age) Parking: Directly in front of the hotel

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Hotel H t l Il C Corazziere i 4 Merone (Como lake area) www.corazziere.it 45 Km from Expo

This four-star hotel is located in the municipality of Merone, which is between the two southerly branches of Lake Como. The location is ideal for visiting either side of the lake or taking a trip to Milan, which is around 49 km away. The hotel has 72 rooms in total, which are spread across three buildings inside a park and each have satellite TV, a safe, air conditioning, heating, a hairdryer, a direct-line telephone, Internet access and a mini bar. A breakfast buffet is served daily. Guests can also dine in the hotel‘s excellent restaurant.

Breakfast buffet Muesli – Cornflakes – fresh milk – home-made jam – Nutella – French toast – lowfat yoghurt – fruit – fruit salad – sliced bread – croissants from the bakery – fresh bread – freshly baked biscuits – cakes. Cooked vegetables – boiled eggs – ham – salami – omelettes – vegetables in oil – vegetables in vinegar – selection of sausages – fruit yoghurt – cheese – Mozzarella – fresh tomatoes. Fruit juice – water – honey – coffee machine

Public transport The hotel is 1 km away from the Como Nord Camerlata station, which connects Merone with Milano Cadorna (journey takes 50 minutes). From there you can take the metro to the Rho-Fiera (Expo) station, which is 13 stops away

Rating: holidaycheck 5,5 / 6,0

Hotel Villa Paradiso 4 Meina (Lago Maggiore) www.hotelvillaparadiso.com 61 Km from Expo

This traditional and family-run four-star hotel is located in an historic villa in an extremely tranquil location surrounded by a park. All of the 50 rooms have a bathroom with a toilet and shower or bath, as well as a hairdryer, satellite TV, a safe, air conditioning and a mini bar. There is a breakfast buffet to give guests a good start to the day. The hotel kitchen specialises in Italian cuisine and dishes from the Piedmont region in particular; meals are served in the dining room, which boasts a superb view over the lake. A second building houses an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a panoramic terrace, and a private beach with mooring for boats.

Breakfast buffet Muesli – Cornflakes – fresh milk – jam – Nutella – French toast – yoghurt – fruit salad – croissants – fresh bread – boiled eggs – ham – a variety of sausages – cakes. Fruit juice – water – honey – coffee machine

Public transport Walk from the hotel to Meina station (700 m). Then take the train to Milan. Change at either Galarrate or Busto Arsizio to reach the Rho-Fiera (Expo) station, which is shortly before Milan. The journey takes 90 minutes.

Rating: Tripadvisor 4.0/5.0 80%

FIT prices

dates from 13/6 to 1/8/15

FIT prices

dates from 02/07 to 30/08/2015 Official Rack Rate - Double room B&B (2014) € 120,-

Package price per person 2 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

€ 150,-

€ 144,-

3 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

€ 194,-

€ 185,-

Discount on the package price: Family card, senior citizens (over 65 years of age) Parking: Directly in front of the hotel

Official Rack Rate - Double room B&B (2014) € 154,-

Package price per person 2 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

(2 adults + 1 child of up to 12 years old)

€ 184,-

€ 164,-

3 Nights B&B + 1 Expo Ticket Double room

Triple room

(2 adults + 1 child of up to 12 years old)

€ 245,-

€ 215,-

Discount on the package price: Family card, senior citizens (over 65 years of age) Parking: Directly in front of the hotel

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