You will arrive at Milan’s Malpensa Airport to begin a fabulous 7-day vacation in this magnificent Italian city. You will experience the best that this thriving metropolis has to offer during the week ahead. A private transfer will escort you from the airport to your luxurious hotel that will be located in the heart of the city. After getting acquainted with your room, you will be greeted by a local guide, who will lead you on a private, afternoon tour of the world-renowned La Scala Opera House. Dating back to the 18thcentury, the opera house has hosted some of the world’s most famous singers. The grand and gorgeous interior will surround you as you step inside this legendary building. With its gold and velvet décor, sparkling chandelier, and six tiers of seating, the main auditorium is simply breathtaking. The view will get even better as you step onto the main stage and discover what it feels like to walk in the steps of Luciano Pavarotti and other brilliant performers. The tour will continue to the opera house’s accompanying museum. The opera will come to life as you view the displays of musical instruments and detailed costumes that have once graced the stage.
In the evening, you can enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and feast on a typical dish of veal Milanese, which is locally known as cotoletta alla Milanese. With the flavor of the fried breading and soft meat still on your taste buds, you will retire to your hotel for the night.