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  • 1. Offers World Expo Milano 2015 May 1st - October 31st Group travel to Italy since 1985
  • 2. 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 en-tirely innovative characteristics. Not only a collection of exhibits, but more an intense process of participa-tion that will actively involve the interested parties – the or-ganiser country, participating www.gadis.it/expo nations, international organisations, civil society, visitors, partners, scientifi c and International eco-nomic communities – to focus on one central theme for the fate of humanity: „Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life“ Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia more info Gadis has been active in Milan and the Lombardy region for many years: our offi ce 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 . World Expo Milano 2015 1. May - 31. October 2015 2
  • 3. 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 visi-tors with its striking fl air that truly brings the spirit of the dolce vita to life. Between the famous cathed-ral 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, Ver-sace, 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 fi ne dining: The city is the birthplace of numerous trends that have been exported all over Europe, and its ris-toranti compete to off er 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 Go-thic architecture in Italy. • The sumptuous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shop-ping 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 collec-tions and second only to the Uffi zi Gallery in Flo-rence. • Sempione park and the Castello Sforzesco, a ma-gnifi cent fortress in its grounds. Particular high-lights here are the room frescoed by Leonardo von Da Vinci and Michelangelo‘s Pieta Rondani-ni, a marble sculpture that he worked on until his death in 1564. • The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which hou-ses The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. • Via Montenapoleone, Italy‘s most fashionable street for luxury shopping and browsing luxury goods. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 3
  • 4. World Expo Milano 2015 Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 4 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 full day coach hire for visit to EXPO (8 hours) 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)
  • 5. Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival and check-in at a 4 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: Castel-lo 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 fl avours 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! Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 5
  • 6. World Expo Milano 2015 Hotel Crowne Plaza 4 - San Donato Milanese Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 6 (Mailand Raum) 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 off ers two restaurants. The hotel bar is the perfect place to relax with a drink. The hotel also has a fi tness 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 fi tness 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).
  • 7. Hotel Best Western Galles 4 - Milan This 4 ping 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 off er, even on foot. Its 201 soundproofed rooms and/or suites all have en suite bathroom, hair-dryer, air conditioning, mini-bar, radio, TV and telephone. Start off your day in the best of ways with the buff et breakfast in the restaurant that aff ords a marvellous bird‘s eye view of Milan, in addition to a rich variety of delicacies. The hotel also off ers its guests a restaurant whose cuisine blends tradition with innovation and creativity. The wellness area with indoor swimming pool off ers 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. 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 Caff è Baglioni, it is a popular meeting place of the Italian and international jet set. The other amenities that the hotel off ers its guests include a spa with a range of wellness and beauty treatments. An on-site car park complements the off er 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. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 7
  • 8. World Expo Milano 2015 Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 8 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 buff et breakfast. At lunch and dinner the Alcena Restaurant delights its guests with Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. A well-equipped fi tness centre, 13 conference halls and WLAN Internet access are also available. The hotel wellness area aff ords 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 Raff aello 4 - Milan Hotel Raff aello 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 buff et breakfast. It also has a restaurant, just 50 metres from the hotel, to delight the palates of our guests. A bar, a fi tness 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.
  • 9. 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 buff et of hot and cold drinks, croissants, and other snacks. A fi tness 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. Hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Raff aello Hotel Melià Hotel Four Points Sheraton Hotel Galles BW Milano Linate Hotel Carlton Baglioni Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 9 Area Expo
  • 10. World Expo Milano 2015 Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 10 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 4 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 € 277 (Min. 25 Pax)
  • 11. Hotel Il Corazziere 4 - Merone (Lake Como area) This 4hotel 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 buff et featuring a wide variety of locally grown products is served daily. A bar, fi tness 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. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 11
  • 12. 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. Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 12
  • 13. 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 off er 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 fi nest 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 3 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) Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 13
  • 14. 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) Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 14
  • 15. 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 fi ne wines. Good health! Day 4 - Breakfast and a fi nal 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 fl ower 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! Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 15
  • 16. World Expo Milano 2015 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. Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 16 From Lake Garda... to the World Expo 2015 Milan! Tour includes 4 Nights HB at our good 3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 € 252 (min. 25 Pax)
  • 17. 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. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 17
  • 18. World Expo Milano 2015 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 fi nish the journey with fl avour! Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 18 From the World Expo... to Emilia-Romagna Tour includes 1 Night B&B with buff et 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 buff et 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)
  • 19. Itinerary Day 1 - Departure from home and arrival at a 4hotel in the Verona or Como area based on the traveller‘s needs. Time to settle into the rooms and have dinner at the Hotel. 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 fi nal aged cheese! To fi nish, 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. Balsamic cream and vinegar pearls (Tasted with parmesan shavings or with disposable spoons) Ciotta with 5 homemade tortelloni and maccheroni al pettine (with balsamic vinegar) Ricotta cheese and Amaretti biscuits. 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 fi rst 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. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 19
  • 20. World Expo Milano 2015 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. Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 20 World Expo, design and culture: Milan, Venice and Florence 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)
  • 21. Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival at the airport with assistance from our English-speaking guide and a guided tour of Milan to discover one of the international capitals of fashion. Transfer to the Como area and check-in to a 4hotel. Dinner. Day 2 - After breakfast, journey by bus to Milan and the World Expo. The entire day is at your disposal to visit the Expo. After having immersed yourself in the future of the planet, we will return to the hotel. Free dinner. Day 3 - Breakfast and departure for Veneto. In the morning, a boat trip on Lake Garda to admire Sirmione, widely considered the pearl of Lake Garda. Before leaving the beautiful lakeside town of Sirmione, we will stop for a delicious ice cream. We will then proceed to the Treviso area. Check-in to the hotel and free dinner. Day 4 - After breakfast, journey by bus to Tronchetto. From there we will reach the historic centre of Venice by private boat. Our guide will be waiting for you in the stunning Piazza San Marco, ready to show you the heart of Venice in all its splendour: the Grand Canal, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs. After having your fi ll of emotions and a little free time, we will return to the hotel for some well-deserved relax. Free dinner. Day 5 - Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning, a guided tour of Padua and its historic centre. From there we will continue on to Emilia Romagna to savour the regional specialities on a farm in the Bologna area. We will then proceed on to Tuscany, checking-in to a hotel in Florence. Free dinner. Day 6 - After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Lucca. A guide will accompany you to discover its well-preserved historic centre, enclosed like a jewel within its medieval walls. We will stop for a delicious snack on a farm just a few kilometres from Lucca. The day will continue with a guided tour of Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and full of masterpieces: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Santa Croce, the Uffi zi Gallery, the San Lorenzo open-air market, the Ponte Vecchio... After a little free time for shopping, we will return to the hotel and have dinner. Day 7 - Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return fl ight. Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 21
  • 22. World Expo Milano 2015 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! Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 22 The heart of Italy, from Milan to Florence and Rome Tour includes Bus 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)
  • 23. Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival at the airport with assistance from our English-speaking guide and a guided tour of Milan to discover of one of the international capitals of fashion. Transfer to the Como area and check-in to a 4 hotel. Free dinner. Day 2 - After breakfast, journey by bus to Milan and the World Expo. The entire day is at your disposal to visit the Expo and learn everything about the food of the planet Earth. Return to the hotel and free dinner. Day 3 - Breakfast and departure for Parma, destination for food lovers, to visit the beautiful historic centre. This is followed by a rich food tasting of the famous Parma ham, cold meats and cheese “drowned” in Lambrusco wine. We will then go to Florence. Check-in to the hotel and free dinner. Day 4 - After breakfast, tour of Florence, along the banks of the Arno River. Strolling along the Ponte Vecchio, in the famous Piazza della Signoria and through the streets of the city centre you can discover the birthplace of the Renaissance and the masterpieces created by some of the greatest artists in history. Free time in the afternoon for shopping and then return to the hotel. Free dinner. Day 5 - Breakfast and departure for Orvieto, on top of an enormous cliff of tuff stone. Visit to the Cathedral, one of the most spectacular Italian Gothic buildings both because of its size and because of the richness of the façade decorated with mosaics and sculptures. In the afternoon, we will reach Rome. A panoramic tour with a guide will give you a fi rst taste of the beauties of the eternal city. Check-in to the hotel and free dinner. Day 6 - After breakfast, the day is entirely devoted to a guided tour of Rome. Starting from the ancient city: a walk through the ages will begin in Piazza Venezia with the Trajan’s Column, one of the seven wonders of Ancient Rome, the Trajan’s Forum, the Capitoline Hill, then along the “via Sacra” that leads to the valley of the Roman Forum and the Coliseum. In the afternoon, we will continue through the most beautiful and famous squares such as Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, and Via Condotti and Via Veneto with the most exclusive shops in the city. The day ends with an excellent dinner in a farm where you can taste real Roman cuisine in the quietness of the countryside a few miles from the city. Return to the hotel. Day 7 - Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return fl ight. See you soon Italy! Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 23
  • 24. World Expo Milano 2015 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 diff erent local specialities and discover local crafts. A journey that uncovers the link between man and the environment, from the antiquity to the present days. Contact us: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 24 Gourmet Italy tour 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 Raum Rimini 1 Half-day tour of Ravenna 1 Valpolicella wine tasting with various snacks 1 Night HB in a good 3 Hotel Raum Verona Package price per person, 8 days from € 549 (Min. 25 Pax)
  • 25. Itinerary Day 1 - Arrival at the Hotel, dinner and overnight. Day 2 - Starting from the Como area, we will fi rst 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. Day 3- After visiting a time-honoured rice mill near Vercelli and try the famous “risotto”, we will have a typical dinner in Alba to accompany the excellent and famous Langhe region wines. Day 4 - Today we will go down to Liguria, land of sun and sea, to visit Genoa, the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Here, you will taste the “Recco focaccia bread” and “pasta with pesto”, 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 5 - In the area, you can admire the spectacular Carrara marble quarries, the raw material chosen by major artists. After visiting the charming medieval town of Lucca, the city of 99 churches, we will treat ourselves to a homemade, high-quality 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 be complete without Lambrusco wine and the delicious fl at unleavened bread. Salute! Day 7 - The last day of the tour is dedicated to visiting Ravenna, known for its beautiful mosaics. We will then continue on to Veneto, where tasting Valpolicella wine accompanied by cold cuts and cheeses will bring the day to a pleasant end. Dinner at the hotel. Day 8 - After a refreshing nights sleep in the Verona area, the journey will end and it will be the time to go home... with many memories of the beautiful (and delicious) Italy! Arrivederci Italia! Contacts: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia 25
  • 26. 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 out-side 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 fi tness and wellness centre. Breakfast buff et A selection of fresh fruit, including kiwi, melon and pineapple; egg (boiled and scrambled), tomato, ham, bacon, a variety of sausages, roast turkey, chicken, Mila-nese salami; Edam and Gouda cheese; a selection of cereals (Cornfl akes, 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 Offi cial 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 Contact: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia
  • 27. 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 buff et is served daily. Guests can also dine in the hotel‘s excellent restaurant. Breakfast buff et Muesli – Cornfl akes – fresh milk – home-made jam – Nutella – French toast – low-fat 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 – coff ee machine Public transport The hotel is 1 km away from the Como Nord Camerlata station, which connects Me-rone 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 FIT prices dates from 02/07 to 30/08/2015 Offi cial 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 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 ba-throom 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 buff et 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 buff et Muesli – Cornfl akes – fresh milk – jam – Nutella – French toast – yoghurt – fruit salad – croissants – fresh bread – boiled eggs – ham – a variety of sausages – cakes. Fruit juice – water – honey – coff ee 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 Offi cial 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 Contact: +39 0183 548 1 - info@gadis.it - Italia
  • 28. We have been travelling for 30 years in the most beautiful country in the world, showing you our Bella Italia. With 5 offi ces, 20 employees and 2.000 groups a year, Gadis is one of the largest Italian Incoming Tour Operators. Always there for you! LIGURIA Head Offi ce Località Bra 1 18021 Borgomaro(IM) T. +39 0183 548 1 F. +39 0183 548 222 info@gadis.it LAGO MAGGIORE Via Stazione 15 28831 Baveno (VB) T. +39 0183 548 410 F. +39 0183 548 422 lagomaggiore@gadis.it MILANO Via Candiani 120 20558 Milano (MI) T. +39 0183 548548 F. +39 0183 548 422 milano@gadis.it VERONA Via Fontanelle 6 37047 S.Bonifacio (VR) T. +39 0183 548 510 F. +39 0183 548 522 nord@gadis.it TOSCANA Via A. Modigliani 19/C 56016 Vicopisano (PI) T. +39 0183 548 310 F. +39 0183 548 322 toscana@gadis.it ROMA Via Monte Massico 53 00139 Roma (RM) T. +39 06 871 950 64 F. +39 0183 548 222 roma@gadis.it Please fi nd more information on www.gadis.it