July 27- August 4, 2023

Sand & Spa 

July 27-August 4

Sand & Spa 

Sauna

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$3,400 USD

$2,800 USD

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Sand & Spa 

Relax and reconnect as we enjoy different spa experiences and sandy beaches of northern Italy. Take time to "la dolce vita" and enjoy the good life. You deserve it!

Thursday - July 27
Day 1: Leave for Italy to Milan Malpensa. From the NYC area you will arrive the next day.


Friday - July 28

Day 2: Arrive at Milano-Malpensa for pickup at 10:30 at the airport and transfer to Bedonia. In the afternoon, you will have time to settle into your room, explore the town, or relax. Wine and appetizers will be served at the Villa. We will walk into town for a typical dinner of the region. 

Meals: Appetizers and Dinner


Saturday - July 29
Day 3: Thermal Spas of Salsomaggiore & Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting
Today we enjoy Terme di Salsomaggiore. This is one of the largest Italian spas, famous for its salsobromiodic waters, among the richest in mineral salts known in nature. Our day consists of 3-hour access to Salt Baths and hydro and cervical fountains, emotional showers, salt room, and relaxation room. In the afternoon, we visit a vineyard for a tour and wine tasting and a delicious selection of local foods of the region.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch


Sunday - July 30
Day 4: Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Tour, Lunch & Dancing with the Locals

Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese tour in the morning. Learn how this famous cheese is produced and have the opportunity to buy it at exceptional prices.  Our afternoon is spent enjoying a typical family style lunch at Monte Penna Refugio (mountainside retreat) where we are treated to live music, dancing, and mingling with the locals (lunch included). Our guests tell us this is one of their most cherished memories of Italy. On this day, you will have the opportunity to experience the authentic culture with the locals. 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Monday - July 31
Day 5: Lake Garda, Aqua Thermal Spa & Sirimione  

We head to Lake Garda the larget lake in Italy. Lago di Garda, as it is known in Italian, is one of northern Italy's most loved destination for its lakeshore villages and towns.  We will spend our time at Lake Garda’s Aqua Thermal Spa located in the villae of Sirimone. This is an oasis of wellness! Thermal water, wet and dry steam baths, pools, and the breathtaking views of Lake Garda provides a calming environment to recharge. Find beauty, equilibrem and harmony. Anyone interested in staying the full day at the spa with additional treatments can do so, at an additional cost. After our spa experiece, we will explore the quaint town of Sirmione. Walk the beautiful streets of this peninsula with time to explore the shops and enjoy gorgeous vegetation and views.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Tuesday - August 1

Day 6: Grotta Guisti, Mansummano Tuscany  

Grotta Guisti is the ultimate natural spa experience. The thermal cave is sculpted by water, and will wrap you in up to 93 degrees of steam. The humidity of the caves creates a thermal vapor that stimulates the body as a whole. The spa includes mineral spring spa pools, and thermal waters. The spa is based in healing rituals related to the ancient concept of Salus per Aquam (healing through water). We can relax as our pores open and then swim in the thermal pools. A treat for the mind, body and soul. Lunch will be served.

 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Wednesday - August 2

Viareggio Beach 
Day 7:  The Viareggio coast has the longest sandy beaches in Italy! This is an endlessly long sandy beach, complete with blue sea and and colorful umbrellas. This beach day conjures up a unique ambience. The history of Viareggio as a seaside resort goes back to the beginning of the 19th century. In that time, this destination was popular with wealthy people and artists, and much charm has remained from this glamorous period. Viareggio is also known by locals for its artistic floats during Mardi Gras, Liberty Style architecture and equisite shops along the promenade. Italian doctors often prescribe a therapeutic beach vacation for their patients with breathing difficulties.  You’ll have the opportunity to swim, sunbathe, and explore this popular Italian destination.

 

Meals: Breakfast 


Thursday - August 3
Day 8: Bedonia, Local Day to Explore 

This is the perfect time to see how the locals live. You can check out the shops, sit at a sidewalk caffè and people watch or just mill about. Guests can also choose other activities. Options include hiking, electronic mountain biking, local pool, horseback riding or the local swimming hole.  Most activities include a fee. Final Night Farewell Dinner. 

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


Friday - August 4
Day 9: Return home