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DISCOVER MILAN AND THE LOMBARDY REGION WITH HOTEL PRINCIPE DI SAVOIA (Italy)

Embracing all that the region has to offer, Dorchester Collectionís Hotel Principe di Savoia will provide international travellers with the opportunity to rediscover Milan and the Lombardy region with eight exclusive experiences available to hotel guests, when travel allows.

DISCOVER MILAN AND THE LOMBARDY REGION WITH HOTEL PRINCIPE DI SAVOIA (Italy)

Embracing all that the region has to offer, Dorchester Collectionís Hotel Principe di Savoia will provide international travellers with the opportunity to rediscover Milan and the Lombardy region with eight exclusive experiences available to hotel guests, when travel allows.

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This is a press release selected by our editorial committee and published online for free on 2022-05-17


Hotel Principe di Savoia  facade

Hotel Principe di Savoia facade
Photo credit © Dorchester Collection

From helicopter trips over the Italian Alps, to wine tasting in Franciacorta and Barolo, Hotel Principe di Savoia will invite guests to visit the surrounding areas as well as Milan’s iconic art, history, and culture, with private entry to the most celebrated sites.

The beauty of Bergamo

A wonderful sightseeing city tour with private guide to discover the beauty of Bergamo (1 hour by car from Milano). The guide will introduce to the important and historical monuments of Bergamo Alta: the Duomo, the Cappella Colleoni and the Rocca.

A typical lunch at one of the cozy restaurants in the historical city center followed by a private visit to Palazzo Moroni, one of the most important private houses owned by the Family of the famous painter.

(Upon request it is possible to organize a lunch, or dinner in the main room of the Palace Moroni and his magnificent garden overlooking the town). It will be possible to continue with another private visit to the sixteenth-century: Palazzo Terzi, located on the hill of Upper Bergamo.

Starting rate from 485 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

Two weeks advance booking

Cremona, the city of Stradivari

An unforgettable private guided sightseeing city tour to discover beautiful Cremona (1 hour by car from Milano): The Duomo, the Tower, and all the important monuments in the heart of the town. Guided visit of the Palazzo Comunale “Civic Collection of antique violins” and Visit to the famous Museum Stradivari.

After lunch in one of the typical restaurant in the city center, guided visit to the two most important lute-making laboratories in the city. They have been chosen among the 80 which exist in Cremona today, and are all renewed for the quality of their violins and lutes, not to mention the beauty of the sites. Continue with a Brief tour of the places connected with Stradivari, in the center of the city.

Ending with time to discover wines and food of this area in the historical ancient shops.

Starting rate from560 for two guests (excluding accommodation).
Two weeks advance booking

The wonders of Lake Maggiore

Often considered the most peaceful of Northern Italy’s lakes, Lake Maggiore is just an hour from Milan by car. Hotel Principe di Savoia can offer guests a full day dedicated to discovering the area, including a shuttle service to and from Stresa and a tour of the Isola dei Pescatori (Fisherman’s Island) by private boat; stopping for a two-course lunch in one of the restaurants on the island.

Starting rate from 700 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

Helicopter over the Italian Alps

For breathtaking aerial views of the region, guests can take an exclusive helicopter ride over the spectacular Italian Alps to the picturesque region of Valtellina, where they will be served a selection of traditional local delicacies for lunch, including Bitto – a local cheese produced only in the summer that can be aged up to 18 years . The experience includes private transfer from the hotel to and from the heliport.

Starting rate from 2,000 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

Explore Lombardy by Ferrari

For fans of Italian sports cars, the hotel can organise a one day driving trip in either a Ferrari California, Ferrari F430 F1, or a Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster.

Guests can either choose their own destination, or the hotel can create a bespoke itinerary for them, including a fun day out to the lakes. This experience includes a car and driver available for the entire day, who will act as a guide for the duration of the journey. The price is also inclusive of lunch, the cost of the ferry in the lake district, petrol and full insurance.

Starting rate from2,000 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

An introduction to Franciacorta wine

Franciacorta’s world-famous Ca’ del Bosco winery welcomes you for an exclusive tour of the estate, including an intimate wine tasting experience with their Sommelier. Together with an expert guide you’ll stroll paths through the picturesque vineyards and historical wine vaults, before enjoying a taste of 3 exceptional wines.

90 minutes, Available for a maximum of five guests

Three weeks’ notice required
100 per person with tasting of Annamaria Clementi and Vintage Collection wines
120 per person with tasting of Annamaria Clementi and Annamaria Clementi Rosé wines

Wine tasting in Barolo

Barolo, in Piedmont, is one of the most famous wine regions in Italy, with a UNESCO World Heritage status. Wines in this region are made exclusively with the red grape, Nebbiolo.
Hotel Principe di Savoia can arrange a tasting experience in nearby city of Alba (also known worldwide for its rare white truffles) that will allow guests to discover a number of wines in the region, sampling four different varieties.

The experience includes a private car and chauffeur to escort them to and from the hotel to Alba.

Starting rate from 1,000 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

Riva Sailing Experience

For those who love the water, the hotel can offer a private sailing trip on board a vintage Riva Aquarama boat, for a private tour around picturesque Lake Iseo.

Guests can enjoy lunch at a charming lakeside restaurant, before ending the afternoon with a tour of a private collection of Riva boats. Hotel transfers are also included within the package.

Starting rate from 2,300 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

A private viewing of da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’

For a truly one-of-a-kind experience, the hotel can organise a private viewing of one of the most famous and influential murals in the world, ‘The Last Supper’ by the great Leonardo da Vinci.

The Renaissance masterpiece still resides on the walls of Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, where it was painted in the 1490s. This experience is available when closed to the public, and includes an English-speaking guide as well as private transfers to the location.

Starting rate from 3,800 for two guests (excluding accommodation).

Ambrosian Library

Biblioteca Ambrosiana is a historic library in Milan, founded in 1609, home to the Ambrosian art gallery and works from artists such as Raphael, Caravaggio and Leonardo da Vinci. The library houses Codex Atlanticus, the largest collection of da Vinci’s papers ever assembled. It contains several drawings on various themes such as mathematics, astronomy, botany, and zoology.

Tour with a dedicated art expert guide starting rate 420
Private visit is possible upon request (price upon request)

Milan, capital of Design

Milan’s creativity is one of its distinctive traits and a symbol of Italian culture all over the world. Let’s discover the capital of design through its big names and spaces.

A design and architecture expert guide will guide you to Fondazione studio MuseoVico Magistretti and Achille Castiglioni House. The tour continues with a visit to La Triennale, the first Design Italian museum with lunch at La Terrazza, the restaurant of La Triennale.

It will be possible to organize a private visit in one with well known designer such as Patricia Urquiola, Nina Yashar or Laboratorio Paravicini, a Milanese beloved ceramic house.

Tour with a dedicated design and architecture expert guide starting rate 540

Go behind the scenes at Milan’s famous landmarks

There is much to explore in Milan, and Hotel Principe di Savoia can offer guests behind-the-scenes access and private guided tours of some of the city’s most amazing landmarks including:
  • Sforzesco Castle
Built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Castello Sforzesco houses several of the city’s art collections and museums. The castle was home to the powerful ruler of renaissance Milan, Duke Ludovico il Moro (son of Francesco), who employed da Vinci between 1482-1499. Located in Biblioteca Trivulziana, the castle’s library, is the Codex Trivulzianus, which includes the artist’s studies in architecture and religion.
  • Museum of Science and Technology
The museum, the largest science and technology museum in Italy, is dedicated to engineer, painter and scientist, Leonardo da Vinci, and features numerous models of his machines and paintings. The museum is housed in the ancient monastery of San Vittore al Corpo in Milan.
  • La Scala Theatre
Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala) is a world famous opera house, widely regarded as one of the leading opera and ballet houses in the world. Dating back to 1778, Italy’s greatest opera stars have appeared on its stage and La Scala premiered works such as Verdi’s Otello and Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. The experience includes a visit to the museum, theatre and “behind-the-scenes” access to the cast areas and the stage.

Starting rate from &150 per person, with an additional cost for private visits during closing hours.

All rates stated above exclude accommodation. Starting rate for a Classic Room is 330 euro per night, double occupancy (excluding breakfast) and 370 euro per night with breakfast included.

Blackout dates may apply, subject to availability.

About Dorchester Collection

Dorchester Collection is a portfolio of the world’s foremost luxury hotels and residences. The unique properties are all legendary in their own right, with rich heritages and worldwide reputations as places offering the most sought-after experiences of good living, charm, elegance, and unparalleled standards of service.

The current portfolio includes the following hotels: The Dorchester, London; 45 Park Lane, London; Coworth Park, Ascot, UK; Le Meurice, Paris; Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Hotel Eden, Rome; The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; and Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles; The Lana, Dubai (opening 2022). Luxury residences include Mayfair Park Residences, London; The Residences, Dorchester Collection, Dubai and One at Palm Jumeirah, Dorchester Collection, Dubai.

Ultimate luxury experience will end on 2022-07-17

Hotel Principe di Savoia Imperial Executive Suite Bedroom

Hotel Principe di Savoia Imperial Executive Suite Bedroom
Photo credit © Dorchester Collection




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