Vivid blue glacial lakes, jagged mountain peaks, ancient architecture and an epicentre of gourmet delights. Journey through the diverse cultures and terrains of Northern Italy...
Begin your journey exploring the many cultural treasures of Milan. The terracotta church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is a tribute to European art history. Here you can see one of the world's best-known and celebrated artworks, Leonardo's Last Supper, in its original place on the dining room wall of the former Dominican convent. Opera or ballet lovers won't want to miss a performance at Teatro alla Scala. You will be dazzled by the eighteenth-century, gold-lit auditorium, intricate costumes and world-class music.
Visit the gourmet epicentre of Lombardy for a demonstration of the traditional dégorgement of a vintage cuvee by hand. The cellar master will keep your glass topped up as you dine on Michelin-star food. Head out to the picturesque rolling hills of Monforte d'Alba. This charming hilltop town with windy streets and historic buildings overlooks the far-reaching landscape of grape vines – a tranquil setting for a wine tasting.
You can also spend the afternoon in the woods with a truffle expert, a Trifulau. Learn the habits of dog and master in uncovering these priceless subterranean gems before you sample the intense flavours of white truffles. The chef will explain the characteristics of this most coveted and expensive fungi.
Head to the glacial lakes at the foot of the Alps. Sip Prosecco as you take a motorboat past elegant towns, scented groves, botanical gardens and architectural wonders. The pearl of Lake Como, Bellagio, is a major draw. It has a delightfully cosy wine bar where you can choose from an encyclopedic wine list covering every region in Italy. Northern Italy is brimming with culinary pleasures and cultural treasures framed by cinematic backdrops. Water sports and mountain activities or scenic strolls and a café culture offer something for every taste.
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Tickets are priced at £25 per person for members or £35 per person (sold in pairs) for clients. Please contact The Lexo Club Concierge for more information regarding this event or to make a booking...