Shopping in Florence and Milan

We offer two shopping programs—one combining the best in both Florence and Milan, the other dedicated just to Milan—for small groups of dedicated shoppers. These programs are always combined with good eating and sightseeing of Italy's incomparable art treasures so that these trips really are memorable ones.

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FIRST DAY

Arrival on own at an attractive hotel in Florence. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening a special welcome dinner.

SECOND DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Morning dedicated to a walking tour of Florence’s art treasures, including a special pre-set visit to the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David. Afternoon dedicated to shopping Florence’s maze of shops with the skillful assistance of our special shopping hostess.

THIRD DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Departure in morning for The Mall right outside of Florence. Light lunch (on own) and proceed to Montevarchi for an afternoon of shopping at the Prada outlet. Return to Florence in early evening. Dinner on own.

FOURTH DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Morning dedicated to a tour of Florence’s famous artisans shops—Oltrarno—on the other side of the Arno River. Afternoon free—to do your last minute Florentine shopping for leather, jewelry and much more.

FIFTH DAY

Breakfast in hotel. 9:00 am departure by private bus for Milan. Early afternoon arrival in Milan and check into the Hotel De La Ville, in the heart of Milan’s historic center—just steps from the Duomo, La Scala, and all of the fabulous shops which have made Milan Europe’s fashion and design capital. Early afternoon walking tour of Milan’s fabled shopping streets (Via Montenapoleone, Via Sant’Andrea, Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni) with our specially-chosen shopping hostess.

SIXTH DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Morning dedicated to a tour of Milan’s historic sights, including a special showing of Leonardo’s masterpiece, the Last Supper. Afternoon visits to Milan’s designer outlets, with our shopping hostess.

SEVENTH DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Today is dedicated to a visit to the best Italian luxury shopping outlet “Serravalle”, outside of Genoa. Every well-known Italian fashion name is there!
Early evening return.

EIGHTH DAY

Breakfast in hotel. Departure on own.