DAY 1 | We meet at the airport in the morning for our flight to Milan. Transfer by coach to Livigno, along the magnificent Lake Como, through the vineyards of the Valtellina and past the beautiful Basilica in Tirano. Our hotel is located right in the centre of the village. Dinner at the hotel (extra).
DAY 2 | Today we explore the unique charms of Livigno on foot. A very gentle walk with no hills to climb, during which we admire the towering peaks of Mt. Mottolino and Mt. Carosello (3000m) on either side of the valley. You can take a cable car ride (extra) to the very top for a spectacular 360 degrees view of the mountains. In the afternoon we visit the new Alpine Museum of Livigno (entrance extra). Dinner at the hotel (extra).
DAY 3 | Full day optional excursion to Switzerland. We visit the impressive towns of Davos and Klosters and walk around Lake Davos. There will be a photo stop at the top of the Flüela pass. Dinner at the hotel (extra).
DAY 4 | Full day optional excursion to the beautiful neighbouring countries of Austria and Switzerland. The drive goes past the beautiful castle of Tarasp and then onto Landeck in Austria with free time for shopping and to explore this Alpine village. We stop to see the submerged village of Curon, with only the church steeple visible above the surface of the beautiful Lago di Resia. We then visit the small fortified town of Glorenz in Switzerland before continuing on our way through the Rezia Pass. Dinner at the hotel (extra).
DAY 5 | An optional guided visit (on foot), to the ‘Latteria’ in Livigno, where fresh dairy products including cheese, yoghurt and ice-cream are produced. A detailed explanation of the processes and machinery used is included. Sampling their delicious products is also possible against a small fee. Free time in the afternoon at the nearby lake of Livigno ideal for duty-free shopping, cycling along the Livigno stream, trekking and other activities… Dinner at the hotel (extra).
DAY 6 | Full day optional excursion to St. Moritz. From Poschiavo in Switzerland, we ride one of the world’s most famous and beautiful train journeys (extra) – the Bernina Express. The slow moving red train from Poschiavo to the Morteratsch glacier is an unforgettable journey, winding through mountains, across a glacier and passing magnificent lakes. At Morteratsch, we re-board our coach and continue to Celerina, then on to the world famous St. Moritz, the playground of the rich and famous. From St. Moritz, we drive past the beautiful lakes of Champfèr, Sils and Silvaplana. Dinner (extra).
DAY 7 | Half-day optional excursion to the nearby town of Bormio with its charming medieval centre. Bormio has a sense of sophistication about it with its chic shops and streets with cobbled stones. Do not miss the Braulio liqueur, created and made exclusively in town. Free afternoon in Livigno. Dinner (extra).
DAY 8 | Early morning departure from Livigno to Milan for our flight back to Malta.