Discover the charm of Northern Italy for your next trip

Discover the charm of Northern Italy for your next trip


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Let yourself be tempted by a shopping spree in Milan, take a cruise on Lake Como, savor exquisite wine in Bergamo and go on an adventure in St. Moritz aboard the Bernina Express.

In a country as beautiful as Italy, train travel is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while admiring breathtaking scenery. Let yourself be lulled from town to town by the smoothness of the journey, enjoy excellent service and admire the beauty of the scenery.

Train tickets and hotel nights are included in the package, as are some meals and many other essentials that will help make this trip simple, fun and unforgettable.


Day 1  – Milan

Private transfer from MXP to hotel in Milan

Today’s time at leisure will give you the freedom to do whatever you want.


Day 2 – Milan. Guided walk of Milan with skip-the-line entrance to the cathedral and La Scala theatre

Begin your tour from outside the great, medieval “Castello Sforzesco,” one of the most impressive urban castles in Europe! Your guide will dive into its eventful history: once a residence of the ruling Sforza family of Milan and a military fortress, it was partly destroyed in times of war. Next, your guide will head towards the majestic Cathedral of Milan, a fantastic expression of Gothic art in Italy. It is home to the famous, copper “Madonnina” as well as more than 3,200 statues in the center of its incredible facade. Inside the cathedral, you can find wonderful stained-glass windows and priceless masterpieces from the fourteenth century until present day. After discovering the Cathedral of Milan, you can enjoy a relaxing walk inside the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, full of trendy cafes and shops. Wander throughout the boutiques of Italy’s most renowned fashion designers and allow them to inspire you for the next season. The tour end at La Scala Theatre, where some of the world’s greatest musicians and opera singers performed, such as Pavarotti, Maria Callas and Giuseppe Verdi and continues to be one of the symbols of Italy and Europe.


Day 3 – Milan

Time at leisure


Day 4 – Lake Como. Lake Como and Bellagio full-day self-guided excursion

Visit the charming cities of Como and Bellagio and take a cruise on the Lake. Enjoy a walking tour of Como city center, then admire the splendid lakeside villas and gardens on a boat cruise across the lake. Reach by boat the famous village of Bellagio, the so-called “Pearl of the Lake”, and enjoy your time in this idyllic and relaxing place. Return then to Milan and relax at your hotel.


Day 5 –  Bernina Express.  Bernina Express Panoramic Tour and St. Moritz

From up among sparkling glaciers and down to a land of palms, the Bernina Express offers a change of scene like no other. No other railway links north to south in such a wonderful manner on trains with glass-topped panoramic cars. In the morning, depart by bus from Milan Piazza della Repubblica to the cosmopolitan city of St. Moritz. Upon arrival, enjoy time at your disposal for a panoramic walk along the lake area, some shopping, or sweet tasting in one of the delicious local pastry shops. In the afternoon, head over to the train station and get seated in one of the panoramic carriages on board the Bernina Express Train bound for Tirano. Experience one of life’s finest cultural and natural-world experiences on a train that traverses no fewer than 55 tunnels and 196 bridges, easily tackling inclines of up to 70 mm/m along the way. Admire the view as the train travels into the mountains. Gaze in awe at the panoramas of the Morteratsch Glacier and the world-famous Montebello Curve. Continue past the lakes of Lago Bianco e Laj Neir up to Alp Gruem. Arrive in Tirano before boarding a bus to make the return journey to Milan with a scheduled arrival in the late evening.


Day 6 – Bergamo. Discover Bergamo walking tour

After breakfast take your train to Bergamo, make your way and check in at your hotel.

Bergamo is the hidden gem of Lombardy, absolutely worth a visit! Meet your history expert guide and enjoy a walking tour of the Upper town, The historic center. Get stunned seeing the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Cappella Colleoni and the Piazza Vecchia with its Palazzo della Ragione.


Day 7 – Franciacorta.  Food and Wine Experience in Franciacorta

Take a daytrip to Franciacorta region to discover its high-quality sparkling wines and is often described as Italy’s answer to Champagne. Visit a local winery and taste some of its iconic wines, matched with local hot, cold cuts and cheese. Explore the cellar which hosts the bottles during the second fermentation phase and finish your winery tour with a tasting of two Franciacorta wines. In the afternoon, after the visit to the winery, drive down the coast along the Franciacorta Wine Route to return to Bergamo, passing through the hillside vineyards.

Day 8 – End

After breakfast private transfer to the airport



When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.

Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.

Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.

So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.

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