Experience the sites and landmarks of northern Italy, starting in Milan, one of the world’s fashion capitals and home to the splendid baroque Duomo. Enjoy excursions to San Vitale Castle in Fontanellato, an enchanting, moat-lined medieval fortress; Parma, where you’ll have a walking orientation tour with a chance to taste Parmesan cheese at the fascinating Museum of Parmigiano Reggiano; Cinque Terre with its rugged cliffs and romantic fishing villages; and Genoa, the largest medieval historical center in Europe. On the way to Lake Maggiore, where your northern Italy vacation ends, stop in Pavia and Vigevano, where you’ll see its castle and arcades.
Individual headsetsInside visits and special features:Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Sightseeing:Visits to Milan, Parma, Pavia, Vigevano, Como
MILAN AREA Holiday Inn Garibaldi Station (F) or Holiday Inn Express (ST) at MalpensaPARMA NH (F)GENOA Starhotels President (F)LAKE MAGGIORE Simplon (F)
Buffet breakfast; 3 dinners
Transportation:Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Milan if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach. Train La Spezia to Levanto.