SHOP AROUND ITALY - SIX NIGHTS
Milan, Florence and Rome
The shopping begins! Today, your group can choose between visiting two different outlet centers: Foxtown Factory Stores in Mendrisio, Switzerland or the Serravalle Designer Outlet, in Italy’s Piedmont region. These American-style outlet malls both feature a diverse variety of Italian and international brands.
You can view the brands available at Foxtown here.
You can check out the brands at Serravalle, Europe’s largest outlet mall here.
This morning, we travel by coach from Milan to the Tuscan countryside. We'll be visiting the Dolce & Gabbana outlet, as well as The Mall, featuring Gucci, Fendi, Armani, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Roberto Cavalli, Bottega Veneta, Tods/Hogan, Valentino, Dior, Ermenegildo Zegna, Ferragamo, Loro Piana, Sergio Rossi, Burberry, McQueen, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Emilio Pucci. There is also an adjacent Prada outlet.
Florence is famous for leather goods, and we begin our day touring a leather factory where we'll learn about the craftsmanship the Florentines are known for. We take a break from shopping at Castello di Verrazzano, in the heart of the Chianti region, where we'll enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by a sumptuous lunch featuring local Tuscan specialties.