|Flight time||from UK: 2hrs; from US: 8hrs 5mins|
|Ideal length||6 Days|
|Price||From £ 2,699 pp|
|When to go||All Year Round|
Getting the best seats at the opera, getting a bespoke pair of shoes made for you, or perhaps a private viewing at the Museum of Modern Arts.
Indulging in a private wine and truffle tasting at one of Milan's finest restaurants.
Heading out in February for Milan Fashion Week, or in April for its cutting-edge furniture fair, Salone de Mobile.
Escaping to the Italian Riviera to stay in an intriguing ex-monastery, perched high amongst wooded hills with ravishing seascapes.
Taking a private boat trip to beautiful secluded bays and marvel at the ancient hamlets of the Cinque Terra clinging to these rocky cliffs.
Milan is one of Europe's most vibrant cities, crammed with arts, culture, and huge mix of hip restaurants and bars. Done the Black Tomato way, you'll have access to the most exclusive tailors, private artisan studios, or a private viewing at the Museum of Modern Art.
You can't beat a day of shopping in the world's fashion capital (just a stroll away from the slick haven of the Hotel Gray)... go a step further and get a pair or bespoke shoes crafted especially for you by a master cobbler. Or if you're more into food than shopping, we can organise a private wine and truffle tasting at one of Milan's finest restaurants.
Next, cruise through the rolling Italian countryside to the Italian Riviera. Or perhaps you’d rather zoom to the coast behind the wheel of a Ferrari or an Alfa Romeo? You guessed it, we can arrange it. You'll spend the next two nights at the Hotel Splendido, overlooking a charming bay of pastel buildings and elegant boats. It is set in an ex-monastery, perched high amongst wooded hills with ravishing seascapes. Movie star charisma oozes from this impeccably discreet retreat, and trust us, this place is the perfect antidote to the pace and modernity of Milan.
Cinque Terre is one of the secret wonders of Italy, made up of five tiny villages clinging precariously to a stretch of rocky coastal cliffs. You'll enjoy a private excursion through these untouched gems -- only recently reachable by road, but much more fun to access by boat.
Afterwards wander along the seafront through olive groves, lemon trees and terraced vineyards. We can arrange a private speedboat so you can have pristine bays all to yourself, or pump up the adrenaline skimming the sea at speed. Either way, you'll no doubt want to end the day with a few canapés and glass of Pinot as you watch the sun go down on Portofino.