Travelling Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland tour to Milan - Jon Baines Tours

Travelling Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland tour to Milan

15 - 22 May 2020
  • Medical & Professional Tours

About the tour

The vibrant, forward looking city of Milan is a byword for design, culture and commerce. It has an ancient and fascinating history and has been an important industrial and cultural centre since Italian unification in 1861. As well as being a treasure trove of 20th-century art, art deco and rationalist architecture abound. Today the city leads the way with the largest post-war re-development in Italy, impressive, sustainable architecture and a futuristic skyline. It pushes boundaries with its cuisine and holds the highest number of Michelin stars in Italy. This tour will delve into the rich culture of the city, with many opportunities to enjoy the wonderful cuisine and wine of the region.

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Itinerary at a glance

  • 15 May (Fri) Milan: Check into the UnaHotel Century Milan. Welcome dinner at the hotel restaurant
  • 16 May (Sat) Milan: Surgeons transfer to professional visit. Partners visit the Italian Art Renaissance collection in the Poldi Pezzoli Museum with an art historian guide. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening walk to dinner at a local restaurant
  • 17 May (Sun) Milan: Explore the historic city of Milan, starting with the Santa Maria della Grazia Church, where you will see da Vinci’s famous “Last Supper” fresco. From here walk to Castello Sforzesco and visit the Museum of Ancient Art.After lunch take a walking tour of the city and visit the gothic Duomo Cathedral.
  • 18 May (Mon) Milan: Discover Milan’s gastronomic highlights on a food tour. Visit local market and specialist shops with tasting en route. At leisure
  • 19 May (Tues) Milan /Verona / Milan: Surgeons transfer to professional visit. Partners travel to Verona by train to meet local guide. Walking orientation tour of Verona’s artistic and architectural highlights. Visit the Arena, the best-preserved Roman Amphitheatre in Italy, see the house of Romeo and Juliet, the colourful Piazza delle Erbe and Arche Scalifere. Typical Italian tapas lunch in a bacaro and at leisure. Return to Milan by train.
  • 20 May (Wed) Milan / Como / Milan: Depart Milan for Lake Como by train. Walking tour of the historic centre of Como. Transfer by bus to a local winery with views over the lake. Enjoy a wine pairing lunch before visiting Villa Carlotta and its gardens. Return to Milan by private bus.
  • 21 May (Thurs) Milan: Surgeons’ meeting at the hotel. Partners will take a fashion walk through Milan led by fashion expert. They will visit spectacular high end fashion stores, concept stores, vintage ateliers and exclusive boutiques, enjoy the city’s fashion scene and discover the secrets of the most famous Italian stylists. Afternoon at leisure. Farewell dinner at a rooftop restaurant with views over the city
  • 22 May (Fri) Milan: Depart after breakfast

Tour cost

£1,995 per person sharing (excludes international flights and transfers)

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