Italian Excellence in 7 Days – Portofino and Como Experience

Have you always wanted to take a tailor-made tour through Italy, but never been sure about exactly what to do and where to go? With Luxo Italia, you get to experience Italy’s very finest experience, curated by our in-country experts. For us, attention to detail is everything. Our dedicated team takes care of everything from elegant transport and luxury accommodation to activities and restaurant bookings at award-winning establishments. All we need from you is a sense of your passions, interests, and bucket-list items – and then we take care of the rest.

To give you a sense of what you can expect from a journey with Luxo Italia, we include one of our most recent and truly exceptional itineraries below:

Day 1

Nighttime view of Luxury hotels near Portofino Bay

Upon arrival in Italy, our chauffeured Mercedes S class will transport you to your hotel in Portofino, situated just two and a half hours from Milan. The Belmond Splendido and Belmond Splendido Mare are two of the finest luxury hotels in Portofino.  Whether you’re into soaking up local life in the harbor, or prefer gazing down to the coast from the hillsides, Portofino is bound to inspire you.

Your first evening will be spent at one of the best restaurants along this stretch of coast. Taverna Del Marinaio is the place to experience decadent local fare, lovely views, and a truly romantic atmosphere.

Day 2

Tourists enjoy swimming in Paraggi Bay with crystal clear blue water.

Enjoy a free day exploring the town or visit Paraggi, a beautiful bay located between Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino.


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Day 3

Colorful village on hill on rocky seashore in Cinque Terre

Don your best swimsuit and prepare for a leisurely day spent on a private yacht cruising around Cinque Terre, an area famous for its spectacular multicolored cliffside towns. The cruise departs at 10am and includes a premium bottle of champagne.

Day 4

Floating swimming pool in front of Grand Tremezzo Hotel.

Start the day by saying farewell to the Belmond Hotel and set off on your private transfer. The magnificent Mandarin Oriental awaits your arrival on the shores of Italy’s legendary Lake Como. Expect exclusivity and timeless elegance combined with signature Italian charisma. Spend the afternoon settling into your new abode, relax at the floating pool, or spoil yourself with a treatment at the on-site spa.

Day 5

The yachts are parked in Lake Como.

Board a classic Riva Arniston and set off on an unforgettable adventure around Lake Como. The Arniston was described by Carlo Riva as being ‘designed with love, born pure and strong like a pedigree horse. Unforgettable! It was my lord of the sea’ – and it is known as a smooth yet sporty ride.

Your tour includes stunning sights such as Villa Balbinanello, an iconic location featured in the James Bond movie Casino Royale, and one of the recent Star Wars movies. The day’s adventure also includes lunch at a traditional Italian restaurant in Bellagio.

Day 6

A beautiful Lake Como with colorful houses and green rocky mountains

Lake Como is one of the most magical places in Italy, so make the most of a free day here by exploring the age-old towns that adorn its shores, shopping in Como or sampling the incredible restaurants in the area.


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Day 7

Check out of the Mandarin Oriental and enjoy the scenic drive back to Milan’s Malpensa Airport for a flight home.

Once you have experienced the culture, beauty and culinary masterpieces of Italy, the likelihood of you planning your next trip on the flight home is high. When you’re ready to return, don’t forget to consult your local travel experts for another tailor-made itinerary!